The Ten Bells is a pub that serves a variety of beers, wines and spirits as selection of pub snacks.
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Venue Details & Map
The Ten Bells
84 Commercial RoadSpitalfieldsLondonE1 6LY
- +44 (0)20 7366 1721
- Public transport:
- Aldgate, Underground
I love the ten bells and these are the reasons why:
1. It's got history and shizzle (Jack the Ripper found his victims here or something)
2. It's got a central bar which you access from all areas (this pleases me)
3. The food is actually quite surprising- not what you'd expect in a small pub- it's quite adventurous
4. The location is ideal for the start to a shoreditch night out.
Being a complete and utter history "nerd", I have wanted to go to The Ten Bells since I read about it in a book about Jack the Ripper. A lot of the internal parts of the pub have been largely untouched since it was built (original tiles, original columns, etc.), so it really does ooze history. And I have to say, apparently stopping in on a Monday afternoon is the way to go, as there were very...more
This is a trendy kids boozer that plays up its history to pull in the punters - nothing wrong with that just kinda spoils it for regular folk such as the likes of me who just want a quite pint in a nice pub.
Now the beer isn't that expensive but it's always hard to find a table and as Evelyn says, at the peril of your own arse do you sit on the sofas. It's quite nice in summer though as you...more
Being the morbid weirdo that I am, I was always interested in visiting The Ten Bells just because of its ties to Jack the Ripper. So, I was ridiculously excited when I found out that the Jack the Ripper walking tour in London ended here at The Ten Bells. Experiencing it was another story. We had to wait 20 minutes just to get in because there was approximately 1,073 people shoved into this...more
Ever come across a deceptively uncomfortable sofa? The ten bells is full of them! Throw yourself down with any vigour and expect your spine to be punished as broken springs and hard wooden supports physically rattle their way through your body. Oww! Ow! Ow!
The clientele at the Ten Bells belongs to the trendy set, although if I'm honest, a slightly dated trendy set littered with tourists...more