The Mayflower

View from The Mayflower, Rotherhithe
The Mayflower is one of the oldest pubs on the river Thames and is located just two minutes from Rotherhithe Station. Read More


The Mayflower is one of the oldest pubs on the river Thames and is located in Rotherhithe Village just two minutes from Rotherhithe Station. The bar is classically warm and cosy with French doors opening out onto a deck over the Thames.

The upstairs restaurant and bar are ideal for private parties up to 60 people, with stunning views of the river . The venue serves high quality food along with well kept real ales and an eclectic range of thoughtfully chosen wines, all at sensible prices.

Venue Details & Map

The Mayflower

117 Rotherhithe Street
SE16 4NF
+44 (0)787 650 0140
Public transport:
Rotherhithe, Underground

Yelp Reviews

8.00 out of 5
based on 77 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Mayflower

5.0 out of 5
06 March 2018
by Yoona L.

Five stars to this charming locale, with great food and drinks. Especially love their spread of cheeses when I'm not in for a meal. I like to go on off times when the bar area isn't so rowdy, because the booth seating and deco creates a lovely ambiance when you can appreciate it without all the banter. Cosy and charming during the winter and great views with ideal patio seating during the... more

5.0 out of 5
08 January 2017
by Kathleen D.

I can't believe I haven't reviewed The Mayflower yet! It's allegedly one of the oldest pubs in London, and my Airbnb hosts highly recommended it. Since I arrived late and it was nearby, it seemed like a no-brainer to stop in for dinner.

When I walked in, I noticed the place was packed to the gills. The bar area didn't have any seats, and I couldn't tell if I had walked in the right entry or... more

5.0 out of 5
28 January 2018
by Lorre F.

Visited this vintage pub for its American-style, prix fixe dinner on the American Thanksgiving Day. This pub marks the dock from which the Mayflower (THE Mayflower!!!) sailed en route to the New World.

As Americans in London for business over Thanksgiving, we could not have asked for a more welcoming, accommodating, warm holiday meal away from home. Turkey, veg and mash were followed by... more

5.0 out of 5
01 July 2017
by Drew B.

The great thing about many London pubs have CENTURIES of history. In the Rotherhithe district (near the center of London), The Mayflower pub is not just the best pub in a 10 km radius, it's a big piece of history as the Mayflower took off for their journey to the new world left from Rotherhithe in 1620.

Back in the 1800's, seafarers docking at Rotherhithe with little time to spare were... more

5.0 out of 5
28 March 2018
by Brian F.

Great traditional English pub out of tourist territory. Sunday roast is a must. Fish and chips are really good. Awesome back deck. Especially great on a sunny day. Live visiting this spot whenever I'm in London. more

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