The George Tavern


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

Events at The George Tavern

Venue Details & Map

The George Tavern

373 Commercial Road
E1 0LA
+44 (0)20 7790 1763
Public transport:
Shadwell, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The George Tavern

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

4.0 out of 5 29 August 2013
by Morgan1234

A nice pub, located in central London. It's always a suitable option for a beer or two with friends. I haven't really eaten anything besides starters there so I can't really judge the food.more

4.0 out of 5 3 June 2011
by Chris T.

The George is not exactly your typical East London local, but it's definitely a venue worth seeking out. It feels curiously like some kind of mixture of traditional pub and a Brooklyn hipster hangout, and that is exactly its charm. It feels almost verging on derelict - peeling paint on the ceiling, cobwebs, a bar that feels almost plonked in the corner. Plus so many of the windows are...more

4.0 out of 5 8 December 2008
by Glen S.

Long held in local lore, The George holds its ramshackle head high in a list of London's top night spots. To say that its scene and crowd are consistent is somewhat misleading, as it attracts a wide array of people who unite most readily for their contrariness and less for their style or their adherence to any particular scene or movement, a feature that makes this place refreshingly...more

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