The Water Poet


The Water Poet is a multi-tasking backstreet boozer with an array of spaces including a dining room, a pool parlour, a cinema and a beer garden that offers an outside bar and awning to keep you covered come rain or shine. Proper pub grub is served from 12pm until 9.30pm Monday to Saturday. The critically acclaimed roasts are served on Sundays between midday and 8pm, with booking advisable.

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Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD31.87) per diner

£26 to £40

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Venue Details & Map

The Water Poet

9-11 Folgate Street
E1 6BX
Public transport:
London Liverpool Street, Underground
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 87 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Water Poet

4.0 out of 5 23 July 2016
by Laura C.

It's loud, it's proud, The Water Poet buzzes with banter. Lots of outdoor space complete with pretty fairy lights.

Seems like more of a beer/ale place, but they serve Pimms and wine.

It gets seriously noisy when there's a game on outside and the weather's sizzling, as it was today. So head away from the TV if you actually want to hear what your companion is saying.

Service is quick. I...more

5.0 out of 5 17 July 2016
by Natalie R.

Love this venue. I wanted to highlight with this review, the fact that they offer a range of events almost every evening from comedy, film screenings to swing dancing. If you are stuck for something to do in the Shoreditch area I would suggest checking out their website.more

5.0 out of 5 20 June 2016
by Amanda M.

This place is really incredible. It's massive with so many different rooms, a pool room, plenty of TVs and seating, and an outdoor patio with beautiful lights. There's a covered area and an uncovered area. You can fit so many people in here!

We came here last night to watch a Euro game and had great seats. We were able to order dinner- which was freaking delicious, and watch the game at the...more

4.0 out of 5 1 June 2016
by Kay J.

Great pub. Beautiful outside area. The only problem being how unbelievably busy it gets on weekend nights - you can barely move and it's really quite uncomfortable so I try to go on weekday nights instead!


5.0 out of 5 10 May 2016
by Ami W.

Lovely pub near Liverpool Street Station, the Water Poet is quite large with a nice outside area which is decorated with lights after dark.

They also have a room downstairs where they host comedy shows as well as other things. Drinks aren't extortionate either.

It's quite warm and cosy inside and the food is pretty good too!more

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