The Fire Station: "Gastro Pub near Waterloo" Top 5 Page for this destination The Fire Station Bar & Restaurant Tip by sue_stone

  Geoff & Jane enjoying their meal
by sue_stone
 
 

The Fire Station is located right next to Waterloo Station, and is one of the original Gastro pubs in London.

There is a large bar area at the front of this converted fire station, which has a really high beamed ceiling and memorabilia from the old fire station days on the wall.

You can order bar snack and eat them in the main bar, or move to the rear to the restaurant area, where you can sit and relax over a tasty meal.

I will say that I wasn't taken with the look of the bar area, but we walked straight through to the restaurant section for a late dinner. Again, it wasn't decorated to me taste, so I held hope for the food.

Favorite Dish: The Fire Station specialises in modern British cuisine. We ate the most delicious duck breast with roast sweet potato and bok choy - it was very yum. Our friends ate the spinach canneloni and a type of vegetable pie. The servings were very generous.

There was a large number of wines available by the glass, and service was friendly, though a little vague.

Address: 150 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8SB
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: Located right next door to Waterloo Station, close to the Old Vic theatre.
othercontact: firestation@wizardinns.co.uk
Phone: 020 7620 2226
Price: US$21-30
Rating: 4
Website: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/view.php?venueid=84

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jun 26, 2005
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