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The Blind Beggar

E1 337 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BU, England
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Salvation Army founder William Booth preached his first sermon at this storied pub.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average28%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“east end” (18 reviews)
“ginger cat” (4 reviews)
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E1 337 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This old pub doesn't look amazing from the outside, but I like the atmosphere once I'm in, and the beer garden is really nice.

Thank RicardoMarcelino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in as part of a weekend visiting Krays old haunts, the place was dark and gloomy and I really do not see the attraction especially when you are being charged £16 for two gins. The place is not the most desirable area and clearly...More

Thank PAMK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the pub as we were curious to stand in the establishment where Ronnie Kray shot George Cornell. The pub is very reasonably priced for London and has a nice outdoor seating area. Looks like they sell food too, but I couldn't comment on...More

Thank Rebecca J
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We went to the Blind Beggar during our trip to London after seeing the movie legend and watching documentaries about the Kray Twins looking to see where it happened and what it was like in real life. On arrival we were greeted by a friendly...More

Thank Ross L
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I was invited to the Blind Beggar on a return visit to Whitechapel after 15 years away; used to frequent the place with work colleagues in the evenings. Back then there was a strong Kray Brothers connection and a certain 'glamorisation' of their life in...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice food and drinks, friendly staff, smoking outdoor patio with heaters. An old Pub filled in historic whitechapel area of east end London near Jack the Ripper area of hassles. Worth a visit. I returned 3 times. Loved the outdoor space.

Thank Antonio N
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Good evening The waitress was so rude, At 6:30 when the terrace is full, they put a paper on the table take that is reserves at 6:30. And when we have the full drink wee have to leave the table. Minimun they have to give...More

Thank macarena o
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

A lot has been written and said about the 'glamorisation' of crime and criminals. I do feel that this place has a strong locus in the social history of the East End of London, and as such should be on the list to visit. People...More

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Having tried to make the most of our trip to the Capital, we ventured to try and see as much as we possibly could in the time we had there.That was when we found ourselves around the Whitechapel Road area,within the Vicinity of the Blind...More

Thank pavlosrugbypaul
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Bar staff were friendly and helpful but having to apologise far too often for things not available. Guess they made their money from the tour people that came in. Didn't seem to make anything of it's "dodgy" East End past or even "traditional pub" that...More

Thank notrevich
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Response from Tom R | Reviewed this property |
I have zero idea what don't you ring them and ask
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Response from jaynebelinda123 | Reviewed this property |
I have been twice now and i come from Thailand..... I like the place, its always lively, and i recognized it immediately from watching the Krays movie from the 80s. All the staff are nice and friendly !