The Mayflower

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The Mayflower is one of the oldest pubs on the river Thames and is located in Rotherhithe Village just two minutes from Rotherhithe Station. The bar is classically warm and cosy with French doors opening out onto a deck over the Thames.

The upstairs restaurant and bar are ideal for private parties up to 60 people, with stunning views of the river . The venue serves high quality food along with well kept real ales and an eclectic range of thoughtfully chosen wines, all at sensible prices.

Venue Details & Map

The Mayflower

117 Rotherhithe Street
SE16 4NF
+44 (0)787 650 0140
Public transport:
Rotherhithe, Underground

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 64 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Mayflower

5.0 out of 5 18 September 2016
by Christine H.

Wanted to get some fish and chips and went to this bar a friend recommended! We ordered at the bar and went to find seats. If you can sit outside by the ledge. You will get a beautiful view of the Thames.

As for food we ordered a large fish and chips, as well as a steak and ale pie. Both were wonderful. The pie had a nice gravy in it and solid flavor. My boyfriend kept wanting to steal it...more

5.0 out of 5 8 August 2016
by Tina S.

Wow! BEST fish and chips I've EVER had. Great ambiance (as you'd expect from a 400 year old pub) and very friendly staff. LOVED it.more

4.0 out of 5 16 May 2016
by Eric S.

Solid. Nice location on the river, back patio is outstanding. Bartenders are friendly (especially for London), food is quite good, only issue is finding a table.more

5.0 out of 5 14 March 2016
by Louis R.

My best mate told me its the 2nd oldest pub in London. That's fuckin old, brav.

I came for pie night. No jokes please.

They had a shit-ton of savory pies and I had the Steak N Ale pie, of course. It was heavenly and adding the ales was a bonus. If you come early, you get the pie AND ale for like 8 Quid. Dafukyousay. Yup.

You come here for the crazy traditional decor, the food, the ale...more

5.0 out of 5 10 December 2015
by Jennifer S.

Really impressed with this place. Very cosy with history oozing out of its walls and even pamphlets lying about on the area's history. As a history geek and US expat, I also was very interested in the illustration on one wall of those who left for US on the Mayflower but also a stark illustration below that of the scant who survived the winter for the first unofficial Thanksgiving. The pub is...more

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