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The Prospect of Whitby

57 Wapping Wall, London E1W 3SH, England
+44 20 7481 1095
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Poor food

The food was incredibly poor, worst than any standard pub food by far, very disappointing and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gxbow
Never disappoints

My family and I regularly visit the prospect of Whitby and it never disappoints! Surrounded by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lucy H
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London, United Kingdom
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57 Wapping Wall, London E1W 3SH, England
East End / East London
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was incredibly poor, worst than any standard pub food by far, very disappointing and the loos were shocking

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I regularly visit the prospect of Whitby and it never disappoints! Surrounded by history, the old riverside pub in London doesn’t disappoint in terms of food or views! If you are lucky enough to get a seat outside (I would suggest getting...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went out of our way to visit this pub during an overnight stay in London as the history of the place appealed to us. The actual pub itself was lovely, and was what we would call a "real english pub". Unfortunately the bar man...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Unlike others reviews on here we felt like we had a very good meal and drinks while visiting London. The atmosphere was wonderful and it was very cool to imagine being here back in the day.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I would not say that the food was very special, but the atmosphere was great. We ended up with an area upstairs all to ourselves. It was a cozy place to spend an evening.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I have visited this pub a lot over the years. It’s generally my ‘go to’ place for lunch with visitors from out of town, but unfortunately the food has become terrible. In February of this year I took a friend for lunch on a Sunday...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Disgustingly dirty - cigarette butts, discarded crisp bags and general litter added to the overall unkempt appearance of the exterior balcony areas which also serve as general dumping grounds. They did however afford the much sought after Thames views God know what the kitchens are...More

1  Thank GREENSEssex
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I have live near for 40 years moved away 10 year and returned today. Disgusted outside area dirty full of cigarette ends stairs unsafe. Will report when home

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

When you step inside, you may feel like you are living in 16.-17. centuries due the stone ground with windows just letting a little bit of light coming inside, rustic interior and wonderful decor on bar! You may feel like an adventurer while reading the...More

1  Thank batuhos
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I've visited this pub lately on Tuesday evening with a couple of my friends. We had an Ultimate Fish & Chips and Chicken Platter. The food was excellent but what made our visit a 5-star visit was excellent service! The staff- Chris in particular, was...More

2  Thank Patrick P
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Response from NowlookatmeBanburys | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I do not know if dogs are Welcome at the Prospect. However, on the same topic I read an interesting article in CAMRA's magazine about pubs that cater especially for dogs and their owners. Amazing the... More
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