Welcome to the Guard House

Our kitchen is open everyday of the week and is fronted by our fantastic Head Chef Simon. We celebrate the best of British food by only ever using the best seasonal ingredients which are delivered daily throughout the year and with our three varied rooms, from our Glasshouse restaurant, the Aviary which is perfect for intimate dining or our Mess bar with a roaring flame and seats you can sink into, each room can cater for your needs.

We’re open for breakfast every weekday from 8am and weekend from 10am, we’re only a stone throw away from the soon to be completed crossrail as well as a two minute walk to Woolwich Arsenal DLR or why not walk down from the clipper? So whether you’re wanting to grab something on the go or start your day right with our amazing John Street coffee and a Royal Breakfast, we have you covered.

Prepare for the festive season and all the bad puns that come along with it (Gin-gle bells) Celebrate with your loved ones and closest work colleagues with us, make sure to have a look on our festive page about the amazing Christmas we are offering and get your enquiry in now so we can ho-ho-hold your table

Aswell as spending an amazing Christmas with us, we have so much to look forward to in 2020! Such as Six Nations, Euro 2020, Burns night and Mothers day, aswell as events popping up here, there and everywhere so be sure to keep checking our Whats on page

Dan and the team, look forward to welcoming you soon.

Fresh British Food

We only ever serve and cook with the best British produce each season has to offer. We open for breakfast every day with a take out option for those wanting to grab something on the go.

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Christmas 2019

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The Guard House customer Rating 5

I hosted my book launch at the Guard House on the 1st of December 2018. The service we received was impeccable and the food was so delicious. Thank you Dan and Rikki for going out of your way to support my big day and thank you to Imogen for being amazing behind the bar! I will definitely be hosting more event in this venue.


Just what I needed and more

When my usual commute was unfortunately disrupted I popped in here for a quick beer. I ended up having a long chat with Dan and stayed for a great dinner (sausage & mash, got to go for a classic!) and he recommended me through their selection of ales.

Now whenever I want to treat myself I “disrupt” my commute via the guard house!


Outstanding Service

Popped in only for a quick lunch with my family, but our experience was so good we ended up staying much longer! Great food and drinks, with the best service I have ever received. Thanks again to all the staff who looked after us – we had a lovely time! We will definitely be returning.