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About Prospect of Whitby:

The Prospect of Whitby is London's oldest riverside pub and dates back to 1520, according to a sign outside the building. You'll find flagstone flooring and a pewter-covered bar counter (which is actually a modern refurbishment).

The Prospect of Whitby was a 16th century smugglers' inn, and was later popular with Samuel Pepys and Charles Dickens. Today, it's popular with locals and tourists and serves a find selection of real ales, as well as hot and cold meals.

Address:

Prospect of Whitby
57 Wapping Wall
London
E1W 3SH

Nearest Tube Stations:

  • Wapping
  • Shadwell
  • Tower Hill

Telephone:

020 7481 1095

Email:

prospect.of.whitby8166@thespiritgroup.com

In The Area:

The Prospect of Whitby is opposite Wapping Project (restaurant and arts space).

It's about a 20 minute walk to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge.

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