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Prospect Of Whitby

#3,368 of 18,303 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
57 Wapping Wall, London E1W 3SH, England
+44 20 7481 1095
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (20 reviews)
“historic pub” (24 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
57 Wapping Wall, London E1W 3SH, England
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1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Beer and food was excellent, staff very friendly, plenty of things to read about with pictures showing the history of the Pub over the centuries.......Water at spring high tide when we were there was lapping at the door - luckily fully protected with flood barrier!

Thank henrywho
Reviewed 6 days ago

Popped in for lunch after being recommended the pub for its incredible history. It was Mothers Day when my husband and I went and we arrived 1230 (before all the families!). The barman told us we'd be lucky to find a table but we happily...More

Thank TeganRr
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to eating here as we’d heard great reviews about the food. We were a party of 9 and whilst I understand that today was busy I felt it no excuse for the fact that the we waited ages for our...More

Thank alicebee_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can only rate this as average because I didn't eat here so can't rate it as very good on the basis of having one drink here. It's a very old pub with a very historic, cosy feel about it. It was a very cold...More

Thank jamie b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this pub because I have used it as a location in a novel I have published. I live abroad so hadn't visited before It met all my expectations and more. It has a long and dark history of ruffians, pirates and ne're do...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a friend highly recommended The Prospect Of Whitby - we were excited to visit. After a couple of pints, we decided to go for the vegetarian nachos. The portion size was a big let down. Loads of nachos but hardly any cheese, jalapeños or...More

Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

My friends' place is nearby and chose it for I have read on the internet that it was the favourite place of Charles Dickens! The prices are ok, maybe a little too much 13-15 £ for a Fish and Chips plate. The drinks are ok,...More

Thank Emmanuel F
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Characterful old pub in the old Wapping docklands. Good beer. Good food. Good venue. We will be back again! Fish and chips here is high quality fish and chip shop good.. not like most restaurant fish.

Thank James T
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We’ve just been for a family Sunday lunch. We had to wait over an hour for our order to arrive. The quality of the food was disappointing. The roast potatoes were nearly raw and inedible. The Mexican bean salad was limp. On the positive side...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming, friendly and full of character. Only had a beer but lovely choice of lagers and cask ales. Great to walk a long the river. Well worth a visit

Thank Whitpa21
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Joan D | Reviewed this property |
Possibly....but it's not terribly spacious inside with many tables crammed in as possible. It's not really a place I'd take very young children.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Wapping Wall, London E1W 3SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > East End / East London
  • Neighbourhood: East End / East London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7481 1095
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