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 (USD38.21) 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 83 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Water Poet

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

5.0 out of 5 17 April 2016
by Sally L.

The bar is huge ! That garden is enormous

I highly recommend, I'll go there again !more

3.0 out of 5 23 November 2015
by Katy G.

I often pass the Water Poet on my way towards Spitalifields market when looking to avoid walking along the high street. The place seems to be packed no matter what time of day I pass so when my ex colleague was in town visiting recently, I recommended that we meet here for the traditional Sunday Roast. We didn't make reservations ahead of time, but thankfully were able to find a seat for two...more

5.0 out of 5 10 November 2015
by Mark D.

Sunday night drinks, footy was on and the place was packed to the hilt.

Management had staff well and wait at the bar wasn't long at all.

Staff friendly and efficient, good fun (noisy) crowd of punters, excellent beer garden.more

4.0 out of 5 9 September 2015
by Rich G.

Decent spot, bit loud, food was good though!!!

Firstly: the booze. It was ok. Nothing exciting. Pricey.

Secondly: the ambience was mind blowingly loud. We could barely hear each other. We wee sat outside though so it's to be expected. And there was a festival on. Generally it seemed perfect. If you weren't trying to eat and talk!

Thirdly: the food tasted great. We all had roasts. They were...more

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