Stepney, Wapping and Limehouse

5B - Urban Bar

5B - Urban Bar
27 Three Colt Street
London E14 8HH
Tel: 020 7537 1601

Nearest DLR stations: Limehouse & Westferry

Open: 12 noon – 12 Midnight, Wednesday – Sunday. 5pm – 12 Midnight, Monday and Tuesday

Available for Private Hire. Enclosed and covered beer garden. This old Victorian Pub has been covered in zebra stripes and updated with a gastro menu. Live snakes and reptiles in display cases. Kitchen open until midnight. This bar is a magnet for Suits and Students alike. A relaxed, friendly, laid-back feel during the day and a lively anything goes atmosphere in the evening. Almost every night “time at the bar”, is called with an impromptu sing along to Don McLean’s “American Pie”.


92A Narrow Street
London E14

Tel: 020 7987 8343

A popular bar cum restaurant which takes you as close to the river as you can get without falling in. The food is simple and satisfying. Real ales include Bass, Tetleys and cask beers. Every Friday there is fresh fish from Billingsgate market.

Captain Kidd

Captain Kidd
108 Wapping High Street
London E1W 2NE

Tel: 020 7480 5759

Housed in a warehouse conversion, this pub cum restaurant is named after the Naval officer turned pirate who was hanged at Execution Dock nearby in 1701.The bar food will cost a fiver or so, or you can dine in the a la carte restaurant for about £18 a head.

The Grapes Public House & Fish Restaurant

Grapes Public House & Fish Restaurant
76 Narrow Street
London E14 8BP

Tel: 020 7987 4396
Fax: 020 7987 3137

Nearest DLR stations: Limehouse & Westferry

Open: 12 noon – 3pm & 5.30pm – 11pm, Monday to Friday. 12 noon – 11pm, Saturday. 12 noon – 10.30pm, Sunday

Established in 1583 on the banks of Thames with spectacular views of the river. Dickens model for ‘The Six Jolly Fellowship Porters’ in ‘Our Mutual Friend’. Virtually unchanged, no fruit machines, no T.V, no juke box, no loud music. Top quality real Ales. Excellent wine list. Restaurant specialises in fresh fish. Won ‘Best Seafood Pub’ Nationwide 2002. Booking essential for restaurant.

The Narrow

The Narrow
Narrow Street
E14 8DP

tel: 020 7592 7950

Located at the entrance to Limehouse basin, this pub dates back to the eighteenth century. It is one of Gordon Ramsay’s London venues and offers a great a la carte plus excellent real ales, ciders and wines.

IL Bordello Pizzeria & Restaurant

IL Bordello Pizzeria & Restaurant
81 Wapping High Street

Tel: 020 7481 9950
Fax: 020 7378 6600

Nearest tube station: Wapping

Open: 12 noon – 3pm, Monday – Friday (excluding Saturday). 6pm – 11pm, Monday – Friday

Where fine Italian cuisine, quality service and ambience meet. The finest Italian food, cooked with the freshest ingredients.


237 Mile End Road
London E1 4AA

Tel: 020 7702 7051

Nearest Tube: Stepney Green

Open: Mon - Sat 12noon - 11pm, Sun,12noon - 10:30pm (last orders at 9:30pm)

Since its opening in November 2000, L' Oasis has stood out from the average bar/ restaurant with the quality of its food, extensive wine list and quality beers and spirits. Whether you fancy a nice pint, a glass of wine or a bite to eat you can do so in a relaxed atmosphere, sitting at large teak tables listening to low tempo soul/ jazz background music.  With a menu consisting of over 40 items, there is sure to be something for everyone. At weekends full English or vegetarian breakfast, pie 'n' mash and Sunday roast are added to the menu.

The Prospect of Whitby

The Prospect of Whitby
57 Wapping Wall
London E1W 3SH

Tel: 020 7481 1095

London's oldest riverside tavern started life in 1520 as The Devil's Tavern. Today's name comes from a collier bringing coal from the Tyne which used to tie up alongside. The fine views, much appreciated by today's visitors, were sketched in earlier times by Turner and Whistler, and both Pepys and Dickens were regular visitors.

There is an extensive bar menu with dishes at £5-6. The Restaurant offers more substantial meals for about £20. Wines are modestly priced, with a wide choice also available by the glass.

Queen’s Head

Queen’s Head
8 Flamborough Street
London E14

Tel: 020 7791 2504

One of the friendliest pubs in East London, it has two bars, a darts area and weekly Monday quiz night.

Railway Tavern

Railway Tavern
576 Commercial Road
London E14 7JD

Tel: 020 7790 2360

River View Chinese Restaurant

River View Chinese Restaurant
New Crane Wharf
Wapping High Street
London E1W 3TU

Tel: 020 7480 6026
Fax: 020 7481 9389

Nearest tube station: Wapping

Open: 12 noon – 3pm, Monday to Saturday. 6.00pm – 11.30pm, Monday to Saturday & 12 noon – 10.30pm, Sunday

River view an established, spacious Chinese restaurant in a converted warehouse on Wapping High Street on the river Thames. Excellent authentic Chinese cuisine specialising in seafood and dishes such as Crispy Aromatic Duck. Lunchtime - Dim Sum Menu is available, and we offer a great value set menu on Sundays.

The Steamship

The Steamship
24 Naval Row
London E14 9PS

Tel: 020 7536 9067

Town of Ramsgate

Town of Ramsgate
62 Wapping High Street
London E1 WPN

Tel: 020 7481 8000

There has been a pub on this site since the 15th Century. In the 19th Century, it came to be called the Town of Ramsgate after the fishermen who landed their catches at Wapping Old Stairs.

Those Old Stairs are still next door, and you can still see the post to which the bodies of hanged pirates were chained and then left for three tides to wash over them. The notorious Judge Jeffreys was captured here. Today's pub is a friendly one serving traditional food at modest prices.

Wapping Project – Wapping Food

Wapping Hydraulic Power Station
Wapping Wall
London E1W 3ST

Tel: 020 7680 2080

Nearest tube station: Wapping East

Open: 12noon – 3pm and 6.30pm – 11pm, Monday to Friday. 10am – 12.30pm (Brunch), 1pm – 3.30pm (lunch), 6.30pm – 11pm, Saturday. 10am – 12.30pm (Brunch), 1pm – 4pm (Lunch), Sunday

The Wapping project is an arts venue incorporating a highly acclaimed restaurant, Wapping Food. The restaurant has been nominated as Time Out’s Best restaurant (2003). It is currently number 15 in London’s top twenty restaurant’s (Harpers & Queen) and highly rated by Tatler, the Evening Standard and The Independent.

Lilly’s Restaurant, Bar and Grill

Lilly’s Restaurant, Bar and Grill
75 Wapping High Street
London E1W 2YN

Tel: 020 7702 2040

A traditional grill, large choice of main courses and a lunch special, plus Saturday and Sunday brunch available at this riverside venue. Open daily 12pm-11pm.