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 its connection to victims of Jack the Ripper.
Venue Details & Map
The Ten Bells
84 Commercial RoadLondonE1 6LY
- +44 (0)20 7366 1721
- Public transport:
- Aldgate, Underground
Top 5 reviews of The Ten Bells
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
So here's the thing with London pubs. They are all pretty much the same, but usually have some amazing story attached. The Ten Bells is no exception.
This place is over 300-hundred years old and is also the last place that Jack the Ripper's first victim was seen alive. Yeah buddy, this bar is located in the same area as the Jack The Ripper murders, a neighborhood called White Chapel. How's... more
We went to Spitalfields Market, and then dropped by this pub around opening time. While they weren't open for another hour or so, we hung around, knowing we wouldn't be back that way for the rest of the afternoon. We didn't eat at that time because we were on a tight schedule, but I sort of wish we had since many people said the food was good.
Of Jack the Ripper fame, this pub is famous for... more
Ten Bells is a pretty good English pub that I visited over the weekend. There are two floors of action here with the first floor being the usual pub scene and an upstairs that is a little more cozy, more like a large living room with a bar attached to it.
The place was super busy on our visit, but everyone is friendly from the door staff to the bartenders. Also, even though it was a zoo... more
My cousin took me to The Ten Bells for a pint, selling me on the "Jack The Hipster" angle...uh Ripper, sorry.
I liked the place. We drank beer. It was fun.
4 stars. more