Pubs in Whitechapel
Infamous for its nineteenth century murders, The Elephant Man and low place on the Monopoly board, Whitechapel seems to be a little unloved. Wrongly in our opinion. Regardless whether you work here, live here or play here, you're going to want to know where to drink here. So why not check out our recommended list of pubs in Whitechapel, so next time you're in the area, you'll know what's hot to trot.
Last updated on 27th May 2016
From 30 whiskies that dominate the back-bar to their menu of top notch gastro inspired grub, Leman Street Tavern is one of the best pubs in Whitechapel thanks to its contemporary interiors, laid back bustle and charm.
Forget you're in the city with a bottle of wine and friends at The Blind Beggar. One of the most popular pubs in Whitechapel, it boasts a gorgeous decked pergola for summer and a cosy fire in winter making it great find all year round.
With home brewed seasonal ales and lagers (from their basement), The White Hart is a great pub in Whitechapel. Traditional at heart, they serve hearty pub grub (which really is the best around) and have a wine list that wonderfully complements their hearty and stunning meals.
Boasting a spacious, sunny beer garden, The Princess of Prussia is a great pub in Whitechapel to visit this summer. This Victorian pub feels traditional and serves up some great beers and tasty pub food. As it's located close to Tower Bridge, it's the perfect stopover after a day of sightseeing.
For a warm welcome, head over to The Oliver Conquest. One of the finest pubs in Whitechapel, they serve a great selection of gins, some tasty bar snacks and host a popular quiz on a Tuesday night. First prize is a £20 bar tab, do you need another reason to go?
Not helping to discourage the 'worn' stereotype attached to Whitechapel is The George Tavern. This funky venue has dilapidated furniture and peeling paint, but that only contrasts with the great selection of modern music artists they have at this unique Whitechapel pub. Great for live music and a relaxed drink in the evening.
A great little venue in East London is The Princess Alice. With a nice selection of drinks and some great entertainment, this makes for one of the best pubs in Whitechapel. Go along for one of their DJ sets or pop up events or simply enjoy the view over East London from their rooftop bar.