We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Prospect of Whitby

57 Wapping Wall, London E1W 3SH, England
+44 20 7481 1095
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Room for Improvement!

I was looking forward to visiting this pub, not least because of its famous past but left feeling... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alison52
,
Bordon, United Kingdom
Great Pub, food is slipping

I used to go here all the time, it’s a little pricey but that’s London for you. A very historic pub... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chris_Ridgwell
,
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 393 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“historic pub” (23 reviews)
“canary wharf” (20 reviews)
“nice pub” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 12:00 - 00:00
LOCATION
57 Wapping Wall, London E1W 3SH, England
East End / East London
CONTACT
Website
+44 20 7481 1095
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around London
from US$32,30
More Info
from US$62,00
More Info
from US$42,70
More Info
from US$19,40
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (393)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"historic pub"
in 23 reviews
"canary wharf"
in 20 reviews
"nice pub"
in 8 reviews
"charles dickens"
in 6 reviews
"steeped in history"
in 8 reviews
"sunny day"
in 11 reviews
"tower bridge"
in 8 reviews
"epping"
in 40 reviews
"noose"
in 17 reviews
"thames"
in 105 reviews
"pewter"
in 13 reviews
"pirates"
in 9 reviews
"boozer"
in 5 reviews
"plaques"
in 5 reviews
"tube"
in 4 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 344 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I was looking forward to visiting this pub, not least because of its famous past but left feeling that the current management aren't doing this historic pub justice if our experience was anything to go by. Admittedly we visited on a late Saturday afternoon in...More

Thank Alison52
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I used to go here all the time, it’s a little pricey but that’s London for you. A very historic pub and worth a read of all the information posted around the walls. My last visit I was pretty disappointed with the food, we ordered...More

Thank Chris_Ridgwell
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with a friend and brought my two little dogs too. We sat in the garden which overlooks the Thames. Very friendly staff at the bar, seen lovely looking meals passing us by (we’d eaten somewhere else). Delicious lagers on draught withbabbery good selection...More

3  Thank liam_kenny
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main problem in the day time is the total lack of staff, just one person on, so a long wait for a beer. But the drinker will be going for the history not the poor service. Not surprisingly full of tourists who have read...More

Thank 19chelsea70
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here at the end of a long walk from Cannon Street. Great views from the rear over the Thames. Food was good solid pub-grub - well cooked and good value. Service was a bot slow but it was a very busy night for them

Thank rogeandout
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to Sunday lunch here after reading some complimentary reviews, boy were we disappointed! The view from the terrace and gardens is lovely but the furniture or very tired. The beer (when you get served) is very good and I’m told...More

Thank Ieuan G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great afternoon celebrating my husbands 70th birthday . We had a private room and just had a wonderful,time . The staff were on the ball serving a really yummy buffet . Our family came from near and far and the pub made...More

Thank Mary W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 July 2018

A great pub in a fantastic position with a lovely beer garden on the river. But the food is dreadful. Roast half chicken....cheapest chicken available, rubber texture no flavouring or seasoning (good chips though). Sausage and mash...dreadful cheap sausages used. The pub is part of...More

Thank Mackem193
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Arrived to the pub which was busy and had a nice atmosphere but unfortunately waited over an hour for our slider sharer platter which when arrived, was very dry and small portioned. Table was also dirty and not cleaned for quite some time...

Thank caitlin68
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We came here on an working day afternoon, so the atmosphere was quite relaxed. We were pretty thirsty after a long walk from Canary wharf, and enjoyed a couple of pints each. Old but well kept, we loved the interiors and the view. Kind staff,...More

Thank czanon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 1 085 hotels in London
Element London Tobacco Dock
1 review
.59 km away
Holiday Inn Express London-Limehouse
1 034 reviews
.65 km away
Holiday Inn London - Whitechapel
899 reviews
.96 km away
Stepney City Luxury Loft Apartment
1 review
1.07 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Mayflower Pub
825 reviews
.62 km away
Prospect Of Whitby
420 reviews
.01 km away
Mogul
76 reviews
.61 km away
Victualler
34 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Brunel Museum
202 reviews
.61 km away
Cable Street Mural
17 reviews
.70 km away
Troxy
91 reviews
.80 km away
Shadwell Basin
13 reviews
.07 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ralphrover
26 December 2014|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
1
Vote