Doggett's Coat and Badge is located in South Bank, within a short stroll of Blackfriars Bridge, Stamford Street and Blackfriars Road. Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, loved 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 the name. Thomas Doggett was an actor who became manager at the Drury Lane Theatre, then the Haymarket Theatre before becoming a politician and wit. The menus combine hearty classic seasonal British dishes alongside all-year-round favourites - the ideal excuse for sharing time with friends in this pubs characterful walls and welcoming atmosphere.