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
This pub is ok. It is conveniently located very close to Wimbledon train station, near the shopping centre and local businesses.
It is a chain pub so has that deja vous feel about it ...
It is large, spacious and welcoming with a good range of real ales and an array of other beers, larger and cider.
The food choice is good and the actual food is tasty. Try the lamb shank cottage pie,...more
My wife and I decided to stop by after visiting friends. Unfortunately we ordered our drinks just before the last round bell and from that moment on we were harassed and harangued by increasingly aggressive doormen who stood in front of my wife and I while we were trying to finish our drinks. Seems disingenuous to take your money for the drinks in one breath but only need to give you 10 very...more
A typical chain pub, that looks very like a JD wearthrspoon layout.
A popular bar with Wimbledon staff that has has a good atmosphere, good selection of beers available on tap, price of four beers where around £18 a bit pricey, most people that come here head to the Weatherspoon's as it's cheaper.
Nice friendly door staff that showed us to the best take away, next time I'm back I will try...more
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