The Merchant of Bishopsgate

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The Merchant of Bishopsgate is located in the belly of Liverpool Street Station and boasts all the character, charm and personality of a welcoming British pub. It a great place to eat, drink and rest. The Freehouse and Kitchen serves delicious, independently-produced food and drink procured both from world-leading experts and local merchants. Lovers of grain and grape are equally well catered for, with a selection of distinguished imported brews, Goose Island IPA from Chicago and the Trappist Chimay Rouge from Belgium. Cask ales such as Sharps Doom Bar sit alongside local beers like Meantime Pale Ale. The Merchant has selected the best old and new world wines offered by the glass via the revolutionary Enomatic dispensers. No matter what your tastes or your timetable. The Merchant of Bishopsgate has excellent food and drink to revive even the weariest of traveller. 


For bookings over 10 they require pre-orders in advance and credit/debit card details to secure the booking. Numbers need to be confirmed by at least 11am on the day of the booking. If food is prepared for someone who does not arrive for the booking they reserve the right to charge the card in full for this serving.



No Door Charge
No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
Liverpool Street
No music
Disabled Toilets


Day Open Close Notes
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The Merchant of Bishopsgate
Lower Concourse Liverpool Street Station, London, EC2M 7PY

East London

Nearest station:
Liverpool Street (Tube)
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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £3.95
Pint of Real Ale £3.90
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £3.90
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £4.70
Cocktail £6.70
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £3.55
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £4.00
Bottle of House Wine £14.00
Bottle of Champagne £45.00

A word from the chef:
The food menu features a selection of delicious hot and cold ‘grazers’, which are ideal for groups enjoying a social drink after work, or travellers wanting a quick bite before continuing on their journey. For those wanting a larger plate there are a host of great British pub classics with a twist.

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Good spot for weeknight drinks and nibbles. Wine selection is nice if not a little over priced. The food is ok but the chips are the best bar snacks considering they sound great the pitta and bread was crispy to a fault.
by on March 31st, 2015

Very cool place, not what you expect to find in a train station. A lot better than the surrounding pubs and better than any train station pub I've been to. Really good range of beers - I managed to try some craft beers I'd never heard of before, which is a pleasant change from having to choose from the usual suspects. There is a really cool wine system which allows you to serve yourself and avoid the queue at the bar. I'm not the biggest wine drinker, but even I appreciate the wine selection and the fact you can have little tasters of expensive wine, without having to buy the whole bottle. I didn't eat, but the guys next to us had some mini burgers and mini fish and chips, which looked amazing. The food must be good because I saw a lot of people eating (always a good sign) and all of the food looked fresh and really tasty. We ordered at the bar, but there is table service. All the staff were very friendly and the guys behind the bar got the balance right being both chatty and quick to serve, which is more than I can say for a lot of pubs in the area. I will definitely be back and I recommend it if you haven't been in already!
by on May 21st, 2012

Excellent service, smiley staff and delicious food. Steak was cooked perfectly. Will definitely be back with friends!
by on May 20th, 2012

Average place, overpriced drinks/food and totally anonymous service,decor lacks character and soul (McDonalds/Starbucks sort of style) I wouldnt waste my time going back as lots of better places in the area to spend time.
by on May 15th, 2012

Popped in here before heading off to Stansted and I must say its a really cool pub for LIverpool street station! Much better than those horrible wetherspoons pubs and will be back.
by on May 9th, 2012

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