The Prince of Wales is a traditional English pub and one of the oldest in Wimbledon. Originally a coaching inn from the 17th Century, the house often served as a refuge for the infamous Dick Turpin during the notorious highwaymen years.
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Prince Of Wales
2 Hartfield RoadWimbledonLondonSW19 3TA
- +44 (0)20 8946 5369
- Public transport:
- Wimbledon, Underground
There are something like 177 pubs in England called "The Prince of Wales". Not the most popular name, but certainly pretty common. This pub is easy to get to, easy to order at, and easy to find a place to sit and enjoy your drink. I've been there on fairly crowded evenings and still found a place to sit. It's noisy, but not outrageously so. It's a pub. By and large, it does what it says on the...more
As a rule of thumb, the nearest pub to the train station is to be avoided. Thankfully, the Prince of Wales is the exception to said rule.
In all honesty, there's not a huge deal to say about this place, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. It's got a good selection of real ales on tap, isn't too pricey and the food is standard pub grub at ok prices.
I've wasted many an hour sitting,...more
Traditionial is an overused word in my reviews. However, this is a tradional town centre english pub. Boozer, it aint really as it lacks that sense of community I feel you need from a 'local'. It is not pretenious or classy despite having a sign saying 'No soiled work clothes' it is still frequented by those type of people and people who are meeting as it is a landmark opposite Wimbledon...more
Located very conveniently opposite the station exit, the Prince of Wales is a typical British pub that has managed to shy away from the dinginess that haunt so many of them today.
Decorated with heavy dark wooded panelling and leather chairs around small tables the environment feels sophisticated yet comfortable and always intimate. This pub is usually busy but not in an overly lively way...more