The Ten Bells


A classic east end boozer offering a pint, pub grub and a good night out, the Ten Bells dates back to the 17th century and is notable for it's connection to victims of Jack the Ripper.

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The Ten Bells

84 Commercial Road
E1 6LY
+44 (0)20 7366 1721
Public transport:
Aldgate, Underground
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 67 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Ten Bells

4.0 out of 5 29 September 2016
by Angelus K.

What was once a haunt for prostitutes soon to be devoured by Jack the Ripper is now a haunt for hipsters soon to devour anything that is authentic about London.

The ambience IS pretty cool here, and its definitely worth visiting (especially on one of the Jack the Ripper walking tours). The selection is nothing extra...but not bad. But you will, be surrounded by people much hipper than...more

4.0 out of 5 7 August 2016
by Sarah F.

My friend hired the top room of this pub for his 30th birthday. It has a cozy grandad's living room feel to it and is quite small which makes for a nice intimate party.

It has its own wc and bar/cupboard where you can get a small selection of drinks so you don't even need to leave and join the riffraff downstairs.

As part of the party he ordered some bar snack style food and in the spirit...more

3.0 out of 5 29 May 2016
by Elizabeth W.

The Ten Bells is located on Commercial Street and is a traditional pub stretching over 3 floors, serving beers, ales, wines and cocktails. On a Wednesday evening there was a nice buzz as they were fairly busy and the nice weather meant people were spilling out on to the pavement. There was one table for 2 which we grabbed while one of us waited in the queue to be served. The service is...more

4.0 out of 5 29 October 2015
by Beth V.

Had a lot of fun watching the World Cup Rugby here last weekend after shopping at Spitalfields. I'm learning so much - apparently there's less yelling at the TV when England isn't playing and you can't possibly cheer for Australia.

Comfortable couches and some less comfortable wooden chairs. Nice to get a glass of wasabi peas to snack on with our drinks (not sure if we had to pay for the...more

4.0 out of 5 11 September 2015
by Rich G.

Decent pub, decent beer, nothing exciting.

Came for a few beers on a Thursday night, it was inevitably rammed outside, people enjoying the last vestiges of summer. YET WE GOT A TABLE. Mind blown.

The beer has tasted good each time I've visited previously, so they're looking after things right. I've never eaten (not sure if they even do food).

I would come back here. Definitely. It's a...more

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