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January £10 tasting Buy Your Ticket
Wednesday 24 January 2018
Valentine's Blind Tasting Buy Your Ticket
Wednesday 14 February 2018

Description

Village East on Bermondsey Street, a stones throw from London Bridge, is a chic restaurant and bar modelled on the slick and modern establishments you find in its namesake in Manhattan.

Located in a listed warehouse and decked out with large oak tables, inviting lounging chairs and slick dark wooden floors, this London bar is perfect for impressing a date or conducting an important business meeting as style is firmly on both the food and drinks menu. With a European menu boasting Confit Turkey Leg and Cheeseburger as well as Steamed Mussels and Fish n Chips, you won't leave Village East hungry. An impressive wine list awaits and delicious cocktails are served up in the bar.

Village East is a diverse space and has a number of options for events and private parties. The Lounge Bar is the largest space accommodating up to 40 seated guests and 80 standing. The Little Room seats 16 together and located downstairs, away from the hustle and bustle of the main restaurant, has its own private entrance. The cosy private dining room mimics design qualities of an old country house, ideal for festive banquets and kitted out with all the facilities you'll need from a meeting room. 

What's on

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January £10 tasting

January £10 tasting

Wednesday 24 January 2018

After the festive period, you may think you don’t want to look at another bottle of wine for a while.  That’s...

Valentine's Blind Tasting

Valentine's Blind Tasting

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Our Valentines Wine Watch tasting event means you can unashamedly let a bottle of wine be your date for the night. Or,...

Wine Watch: Raw Wines

Wine Watch: Raw Wines

Wednesday 14 March 2018

They can seem like a strange bunch, but don’t knock em’ till you’ve tried them. It’s London Raw Wine fair from...

Wine Watch: Not your usual

Wine Watch: Not your usual

Wednesday 18 April 2018

We all have our go to wine, this is your opportunity to sample something a little different. We’ve selected six of...

Info

No Door Charge
Booking required
Happily Affordable ££
London Bridge
No restrictions
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
None

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
12:00 23:30
12:00 23:30
12:00 23:30
12:00 23:30
12:00 01:30
09:00 01:30
09:00 23:00

Location

Village East
171-173 Bermondsey Street, City of London, SE1 3UW

Area:
Central London

Nearest station:
London Bridge (Tube)
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Menus

Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.90
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £4.90
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £5.50
Cocktail £8.75
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £7.00
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £4.50
Bottle of House Wine £18.00
Bottle of Champagne £60.00

Menus

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This venue serves British, Gastro, European and Brunch food.

A word from the chef:
Brunch, lunch, dinner and cocktails served at Village East. European and British dishes

Our Review

Village East - Restaurant Bar Review

Village East - Restaurant Bar Review

You're so right, Bermondsey does sound like a rough 'em tough 'em, Cumbrian cheese, but it's also the location for hidden edible embellishments just shy of London Bridge. Invited down to try their range of rustic and thoughtful plates, I let Village...

Read our full Village East - Restaurant Bar Review review

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
The Little Room Private Room 16 350 350
Lounge Bar Venue Hire 40 80 £25 per person
The Snug Venue Hire 25 30 600 800
The Dining Room Venue Hire 26 30 600 800
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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We had a group event, a retirement party, held in the little room. It was brilliant. Everyone was so helpful throughout the booking, and on the evening. The food was very very tasty and the wine was fine! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the,selves, especially the ambience of the room and our server was very efficient and extremely helpful. Thank you the whole team at Village East. Visited Village East on 2017-09-28
by on September 30th, 2017
5

Great food, great service, great atmoshphere. Visited Village East on 2017-08-31
by on September 4th, 2017
5

Incredibly flexible service, and very attentive. Really appreciate the help on the evening. A great outfit, and excited to go back again soon Visited Village East on 2017-08-26
by on August 29th, 2017
5

Great experience - room was lovely and service was fabulous. Many thanks for the great time! I will definitely look to Village East for future large team events. Visited Village East on 2017-08-21
by on August 23rd, 2017
5

Great food and atmosphere in the private room. Ideal for the 70th celebration Visited Village East on 2017-07-29
by on July 31st, 2017
5

We were really well looked after all night, personable staff, tasty drinks, fast service and good tunes. It was perfect. Thanks everyone! Visited Village East on 2017-07-28
by on July 31st, 2017
5

There was an initial mix up with the table - the one we had been given didn't have enough seats and wasn't big enough for our group of 10. It was resolved though and we had an alternative table. For such a large group, table service from the bar staff would have been appreciated especially given a 12.5% service charge was added to our drinks bill. Visited Village East on 2017-07-22
by on July 30th, 2017
3

We had an absolutely wonderful time at Village East on Saturday. We'd booked the private room as part of the celebrations for my friends hen do, and it couldn't have been better. The food was fantastic and the staff went above and beyond to make sure everything ran smoothly. Huge thank you to Tom and Sinead for helping us organize everything! Visited Village East on 2017-07-15
by on July 18th, 2017
5

Excellent night at Village East - friendly bar space for pre meal drinks and good service both in advance and on the day for our private pre wedding dinner. Food was good and there was plenty of it. Visited Village East on 2017-05-11
by on May 15th, 2017
4

Our waiter Chris was awesome! We were part of a Stag party group and he had great personality and made great recommendations from the menu! Made the experience all that better!! Food and drinks were also top notch!! Visited Village East on 2017-05-13
by on May 15th, 2017
5

We all had a great night at Village East; Delicious food, excellent service and fabulous atmosphere. Looking forward to coming back. Thanks to all at Village East for making it such a great night! Visited Village East on 2017-05-06
by on May 9th, 2017
5

From the moment we arrived at Village East, we were warmly welcomed and helped by every member of staff, who couldn't have done more to accommodate us. Our party to celebrate a hen do included a wheelchair user who was happily and easily assisted by the lovely staff. Each staff member went above and beyond with their attentiveness and enthusiasm; in particular our lovely waitress Barbara who was brilliant. We were able to decorate our private room exactly as we wished and had help from the staff to use the TV and sound system to make our evening perfect and entirely personalised to us. The food was extraordinary, so good and beautifully presented, and the same goes for the delicious cocktails. Village East was the perfect choice to celebrate such a special occasion, and every member of our party agreed that we can't wait to go back there again. Thank you so much to the whole team at Village East, it was just fantastic. Visited Village East on 2017-04-22
by on April 25th, 2017
5

Fabulous afternoon in your Little Room. Amazing service and food. Visited Village East on 2017-04-14
by on April 16th, 2017
5

When making the initial booking, staff were very responsive, helpful and friendly. The venue was nice and the food very good. Visited Village East on 2017-04-03
by on April 5th, 2017
5

Thanks so much for a wonderful night in the Little room. It was so lovely. Very friendly service, good food and very affordable. We really appreciated everything. Thanks. Visited Village East on 2017-04-01
by on April 3rd, 2017
5

Such a wondeful evening. Thank you so much for making my birthday amazing. Visited Village East on 2017-04-01
by on April 3rd, 2017
5

Great location, good vibe and friendly staff. Special shout out to CJ (our waiter). Thanks for a great night for my 30th bday dinner! Visited Village East on 2017-03-30
by on April 1st, 2017
4

Bday party with 11 guests! I was half an hour late but the staff were great about it. They were very patient all night. Food was fab. They even prepared a section in the bar after :). I'll be backkkk Visited Village East on 2017-03-25
by on March 27th, 2017
5

Excellent service, great food, quiet and cozy private room. Visited Village East on 2017-03-01
by on March 5th, 2017
5

Delicious cocktails, music at the right volume, friendly staff, a great night. Highly recommend! Visited Village East on 2017-02-25
by on February 27th, 2017
5

Food - Very Very good Staff - Friendly and helpful We did have the occasional tepid pint, and maybe slightly louder music downstairs would create a bit more atmosphere. But overall very enjoyable thank you :) Visited Village East on 2017-02-15
by on February 17th, 2017
4

Very accommodating, great service, lovely venue. Visited Village East on 2017-02-13
by on February 15th, 2017
5

A fantastic evening in the ‘little room’ with a party of 10. It was a lovely setting with interesting, delicious and plentiful food. The service was attentive, efficient and good humoured throughout the night and made for a thoroughly enjoyable celebration. Well done. Visited Village East on 2017-02-10
by on February 13th, 2017
5

The room and food was great but I would say we felt a little forgotten downstairs there in the private room. The button on the wall didn't seem to get the waiter's attention so we had to go upstairs every time we wanted to order. And the wifi did not work properly at all which was very frustrating as it was a working lunch. Visited Village East on 2017-02-05
by on February 7th, 2017
3

I visited Village East with work colleagues. We were a large group of people and were seated in 3 different tables. Food was good and service was attentive although the tables were served at different times, meaning some people had to wait for the last table to finish before heading back to the office. the only cons was that we were seating near an open kitchen and the smoke from the grill kept coming towards us making the air a bit too thick and left the venue smelling of grilled meat. A massive thank you though to the receptionist Hannah who has helped me getting the party organised and was very professional throughout​. Thanks. Visited Village East on 2017-01-31
by on February 6th, 2017
4

A group of 14 of us visited on a Saturday night, the whole experience from the initial booking to actually sitting down to eat was superb. We opted for the Feast Menu at £45 p/p which allowed everyone to try a bit of everything, the food and portion sizes were excellent. However it was the service that impressed us the most, our waiter was brilliant and very attentive. I would certainly recommend for large groups and I will definitely be returning in the near future. Visited Village East on 2017-01-28
by on January 30th, 2017
4

Very disappointing customer service, including the Manager being very rude to me and some other guests in the party whilst we were ordering which was somewhat unexpected and unnecessary, the set menu which we were allowed to order from changing last minute from the menu which had been agreed on email previously without me being informed and the food taking over an hour to arrive after it had been ordered. Further to this, the booking process was very onerous and not customer friendly in the least, including me being left an answer phone message and being asked to call back within 4 minutes or risk losing my booking, very dissatisfactory and I certainly won't be returning. Visited Village East on 2017-01-25
by on January 27th, 2017
1

Double dated with a couple of friends that we had not seen for a while. The food was marvelous! The staff were very helpful, as we had a member of our party who was gluten free and the waitress provided great info on the dishes for her. This was a complicated time for them - full of Christmas parties - but everyone was cheerful, attentive and sweet. There was a little complication near to the end with the bill, but the manager Michael was very professional and lovely and solved our issue swiftly and with grace (thank you very much for your help!). My five cents? Ask the waiters for their recommendation with the wine list - it is extensive and full of gems!! - Highly recommend :)
by on December 16th, 2016
5

Had ourselves a really lovely night here. Have to say that the Gelato Sour is one of the best sour cocktails that i've had in London and the black garlic mayo with our baby squid was darn dreamy,thanks for a great night!
by on August 27th, 2015
5
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Friendly staff, great choice of food and drink but the thing that most impressed me about this place was the decor. So stylish, welcoming and full of charisma. Definitely got a real homely feel to it. A must visit.
by on November 26th, 2013
4

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