The Ten Bells is a pub that serves a variety of beers, wines and spirits as selection of pub snacks.
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The Ten Bells
84 Commercial RoadSpitalfieldsLondonE1 6LY
- +44 (0)20 7366 1721
- Public transport:
- Aldgate, Underground
Cool pub with excellent drinks! The history of the pub is interesting too cause it evolves around the Jack and the Ripper ERA. Fascinating and the walk to the watercloset is a trip in itself. Enjoy!!more
Mention has been made in previous reviews of the history of this pub. Well, for the benefit of future yelpers I can add a little to what has been said already. The Ten Bells was one of a number of pubs which mostly served the porters, tanners and slaughter men who lived or worked in Spitalfields. On the night of her death, Jack the Ripper's final victim, Mary Kelly, was seen drinking in here....more
Interesting little pub. The first I visited whilst in London. Supposedly a couple of Jack The Ripper's victims somehow met up there prior to being murdered. Maybe this was a popular pub during those times. It seemed pretty busy the afternoon we went.
It's across the street from the Spitalfields so we warmed up here with a couple of beers. The place seemed kinda creepy but I don't know why...more
If you need to go to the bathroom here, I'd recommend you just hold it. Yep, until you get home. It's for the best.
Otherwise this place is a decent enough boozer. It's seen better days, we sat on a table that was literally diagonal as it was on a bit of a hill so we sloped downward, which isn't the worst if you've already had a few.more
A morbid historical tie to Jack the Ripper and a prime location on the shoreditch scene this bar does have, but not much more than that. It is mostly crowded, which I don't mind and usually expect. The drinks are mediocre, I also don't mind this under the right conditions/circumstances. The food is only so-so, leaning more toward the unforgettable.
In short its a whole string of slight let...more