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Doggett’s Coat and Badge - Central London

1 Blackfriars Bridge, Central London, SE1 9UD

Venue Introduction

You will find Doggett’s Coat and Badge in South Bank, London within a short stroll of Blackfriars Bridge, Stamford Street and Blackfriars Road – however you won’t find another like it.

Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.

For almost 300 years, there has been an amateur rowing race on the Thames, from London Bridge to Chelsea. Originally organised by Thomas Doggett, the winner was awarded a coat and badge, hence the historic origin of our name. Thomas Doggett was an actor who became manager at the Drury Lane Theatre, then the Haymarket Theatre before becoming a politician and wit.

Doggett’s Coat and Badge is one of many rare gems in theNicholson’s collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.

Additional Notes:

The Terrace Bar on the 3rd floor is perfect for meetings for up to 24, seated lunches for up to 40 and buffets/BBQs for 120 using the terrace (uncovered) or 60 within the room.

Ideal for Christmas and summer parties with its private bar all night.

Thomas Doggetts Bar is great for daytime meetings for up to 80 theatre style, 40 boardroom. Projector, screen and microphone available. Seated lunches up to 75, buffets 120.

The Boardroom is ideal for daytime meetings for up to 24 boardroom style, with screen and projector available, and natural daylight. Private dining for up to 24 available lunchtime or evenings.

The venue is great for weddings, too.

The pub also has a large restaurant on the 1st floor that can seat up to 60. There is lift access to all floors.

Room Information

Room NameSeat CapReception Cap
Terrace Bar40120
Thomas Doggett's Bar80120
The Boardroom24n/a


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