The Bishop's Finger

9-10 West Smithfield , London, EC1A 9JR

  • The Bishop s Finger, Clerkenwell Barbican, London
  • The Bishop s Finger, Clerkenwell Barbican, London

SquareMeal Review of The Bishop's Finger

This civilised little Smithfield pub takes its name from one of Shepherd Neame’s flagship ales, as confirmed by the bawdy posters on the walls. There’s also a slightly less risqué assortment of London memorabilia from times gone by knocking about the place – making the Bishop’s Finger an agreeable, welcoming hideaway to sip on a pint of well-kept Spitfire, Master Brew or the eponymous strong, fruity ale. The kitchen has done away with its unpopular restaurant menu & it now deals largely in bog-standard pub grub including burgers, beer-battered fish & chips & an impressive array of some 15 different sausages. Hanging baskets add some seasonal colour to the tables outside.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Farringdon Station 215m

Farringdon Tube Station 260m


Address: 9-10 West Smithfield , London EC1A 9JR

Area: Clerkenwell Barbican

Opening times

Mon-Fri 11am-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

Smithfield 41m

Worshipful Company of Haberdashers 66m


Telephone: 020 7248 2341


Cuisine: Pubs

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