The Prospect of Whitby is London's oldest riverside pub dating back to 1520.
The pub was a notorious haunt for smugglers, thieves and pirates. Other notable customers include Charles Dickens, Samuel Pepys, and recently Kirk Douglas, Paul Newman, Glenn Ford, Rod Steiger, Princess Margaret and Prince Rainier.
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Prospect Of Whitby
57 Wapping WallWappingLondonE1W 3SH
- +44 (0)20 7481 1095
- Public transport:
- Wapping, Underground
A very nice old pub the peaceful yet atmospheric revamped Docklands area. It's a large pub with plenty of nooks and crannies - my friend had his birthday party in a room upstairs. A buffet was provided which looked fairly generous, although the remnants were far from delicious (nachos made with small heavily seasoned packet tortilla chips normally don't work well).
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What a place! From incredible food and amazing views from the upstairs terrace. Staff are friendly too. Glad we found it!more
I loved this pub, it's part of the Canary Wharf to London Bridge pub crawl.
We actually ended up going to different pubs ourselves but this was one we managed to make it too!
Its a really old pub, apparently the oldest in London ( i'm sure there are lots that say the same ). It has history around smuggling which is quite...more
Great pub,great river views.Decent pub grub. I like it.
It's a little out of the way but worth the effort to find. Nice outside space and wonderful inside 'ye olde worlde' charm inside.more
The Prospect of Whitby is charming. Is old pub, on the river so beautiful views (from balcony or terrace can enjoy). It has many drinks you can get - good ales (Admans) and world beers. Also they've wines and spirits. They and have food. I had a pie- chicken and mushroom. My food was very delicious and the other food I saw look good also. I want to return to try the 'cod father' (fish in...more