What is The Fire Station like?
The Fire Station is about as close to Waterloo station as you can get - it is in the same building. Located directly on Waterloo Road, this is a convenient and pleasant bar to head to on your way to or from the train station. It is a large space with a big open fronted area, meaning that it in the warmer months there is a vibrant atmosphere as drinkers spill out into the street, enjoying a beer and some sunshine. The indoor area has gone with the 'fire station' theme - there are red buckets dotted about the place, black-tiled bar and high ceilings. The bar also has a restaurant area, ensuring that you can grab a bite whilst you're drinking in there.
Who would visit this bar?
The Fire Station is a convenient and welcoming bar in a central location, meaning that it appeals to a wide cross-section. It is popular amongst people who work in the area, meaning that it gets busy in the early evening on week nights. At the weekend the bar attracts more of an out-of-town crowd who have arrived into London on the train. This is a place to stop for a drink if you are dolled up and on your way for a big night out.
When is the best time to visit?
The Fire Station has general pub opening hours (see the official website for exact opening times - link below). It is also open in the morning for breakfast (there is also a restaurant area in the bar), meaning that you can head here in the morning for a coffee and a bite to eat. It is popular with an after-work crowd meaning that the atmosphere is energetic from about 18:00 onwards on weeknights. At the weekends the bar is busy in the evenings, as people come here for a drink before heading out.
Where is the bar situated?
Why should you consider visiting The Fire Station?
The Fire Station has a lot going for it. It is well situated right in the very heart of Waterloo. It is close to the train station, the theatres and other bars and restaurants in the area. It is a large space that attracts big crowds every night of the week. It has a welcoming atmosphere and appeals to people from all walks of life. The restaurant that is in the bar offers a high standard of British seasonal food, meaning that you can enjoy a whole night out here.
If you are coming with a large group of people and are planning on eating at The Fire Station, it is worth booking in advance to ensure that you avoid disappointment. To book a table or a private party, use the Online Booking Form for The Fire Station
The Fire Station Waterloo
150 Waterloo Road
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3727 5938