A Grade II listed early 19th century building, steeped in history, The Gun is located on the banks of the River Thames in the heart of the Docklands. The Gun takes its name from the cannon, fired to celebrate the opening of the West India Import Docks in 1802 and was allegedly home to Lord Nelson’s secret assignations with his lover Lady Emma Hamilton. The pub has been painstaking restored to its former glory, and with a multitude of stunningly refurbished private dining rooms and snug areas to discover, is the perfect destination to settle in with a bottle of fine wine and lose your self in the company of your guests.

The Gun serves a strictly British seasonal menu, with daily changing specials. They are open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, with the choice of their carefully crafted fine dining menus and their less formal pub menu for their hungry patrons. Retire to the riverside terrace with sweeping view of the River Thames and the O2 for the ideal spot for your pre-dinner glass of champagne. 

This is a very popular destination in the area, be sure to book your table online so you don't miss out!

What's on

Five Points Tap Takoever
On Friday 20th September The Five Points Brewing Company will be taking over the riverside Gin Garden with 4 of their delightful beers on draught…

Fri, 20th Sep 2019 @ 18:00 - 22:00

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Cheese & Wine Festival
On Friday 27th September we celebrate the end of summer with a Cheese & Wine Festival at The Gun. Try 24 different types of wine from our…

Fri, 27th Sep 2019 @ 18:00 - 21:30

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Offer Availability
Free Return Taxi Journey With Carrot Cars
Get a free return taxi journey from your office (in Canary Wharf/Isle of Dogs) to The Gun from our partner Carrot Cars when ordering off the A La Carte menu with your booking on weekeday lunchtimes (12-3pm) - Please email us with your address and pick up time and we will book this for you. Please note this is subject to taxi availability.
Monday 12:00 – 15:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 15:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 15:00
Thursday 12:00 – 15:00
Friday 12:00 – 15:00
Friday Free Cocktail Deal
Get a free cocktail of your choice when ordering any 2 courses
Friday 12:00 – 22:00
Selected wines 15% off every Wednesday!
Wednesday 11:30 – 00:00
Free Taxi Transfer for Private Dining Bookings
Get a free one way taxi transfer from the E14 postcode to The Gun when hiring one of our private rooms for dining midweek. Subject to availability.
15% Off Steaks
Every Monday get 15% off ribeye, sirloin or big rib of beef!
Early Bird Free Drinks Reception
Book your private festive party by the end of August and we'll give you a complimentary prosecco reception!


  • London - Christmas Lunch, London - Christmas Dinner, London - Private Hire
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • No Door Charge
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 11:30 0:00
Tuesday 11:30 0:00
Wednesday 11:30 0:00
Thursday 11:30 0:00
Friday 11:30 0:00
Saturday 11:30 0:00
Sunday 11:30 23:00



Gun, 27 Coldharbour, Docklands, E14 9NS


Canary Wharf

Nearest Station

Canary Wharf (Tube)

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  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Pub Food, Bar Snacks, Seafood, Roast Dinner and Brunch food.

  • A word from the chef:

    The Gun serves a strictly British seasonal menu, with daily changing specials made with fresh produce from local British farmers.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
River Room Private Room 16 0 - From £650 From £650
Cabin Room Private Room 22 30 - From £650 From £650
Red Room Private Room 20 30 - From £500 From £500
Riverside Terrace Outdoor Space 30 80 - From £500 (partial) / From £1500 (private) From £500 (partial) / From £1500 (private)
The Gin Garden Outdoor Space 0 120 - From £500 (partial) / From £1500 (private) From £500 (partial) / From £1500 (private)
Restaurant Private Room 75 100 - From £3,500 From £3,500

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Gun London - Pub Review

The Gun London - Pub Review

  The Venue In all honesty, The Gun isn’t much to look at from the outside. Cross the threshold however, and it’s a totally different ball game. The front dining area and bar is littered with beautifully laid tables, impressive naval-inspired portraits hang on the walls and homelytrinkets…

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