The George Tavern


The George Tavern serve a variety of beers, wines and spirits. They also have a late night disco with live music.

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The George Tavern

373 Commercial Road
E1 0LA
+44 (0)20 7790 1763
Public transport:
Shadwell, Underground
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 17 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The George Tavern

5.0 out of 5 28 May 2015
by Adam G.

The coolest pub in the area, most of the local bars are pit bull friendly east end locals pubs or almost in the city fancy places, so this place gets the young hipsters, the old actors, the punks, the artists, everyone interesting. Their furniture is very distressed.more

4.0 out of 5 19 May 2015
by Harriet G.

The George Tavern is pretty much a dive pub accessible from Shadwell, Whitechapel and Aldgate East (there are a few rogue reviews below about somewhere in Soho but this is another George). You're probably going to be sat on a decaying sofa in the dark. But it's very atmospheric and it's mostly lit by candle sticks in bombay gin bottles. It's busy on Friday and Saturday night but tends to be...more

4.0 out of 5 30 March 2015
by Ray C.

A fantastic little pub in the heart of Soho, with great character, lovely features and a laid back atmosphere.

Whilst looking a tad grimy from the outside, this is a wonderful hidden haven I'm happy to have discovered.

I loved the cut glass light fittings, furnishing details, and the comfy traditional 'old world' feel.

A great place to have a few drinks and a chat with friends,...more

3.0 out of 5 12 November 2014
by Meike B.

You definitely have to be in the right mood to appreciate this place - and come on the right night. It is definitely not best for a quiet drink after work on a Monday. No matter how great the choice of music, the volume at half past six was deafening - especially alienating as there was noone there about from the two of us and the bar staff ...

I can imagine The George coming into its own...more

2.0 out of 5 21 July 2014
by Jenna C.

Oh god, how I would have loved this place when I was 15-18. However...10 years on and it is just all a wee bit cliched. Went on a Friday night after meeting the boyfriend after his travels from Glasgow at Shadwell DLR station, and needing a little pick me up, I suggested going here as it really is the only pub within spitting distance.

Initally was quite pleased that there was no cover...more

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