Prospect of Whitby, Wapping
Open Today: 11:00am - 11:00pm

about our pub

Prospect of Whitby, built in 1520, is the oldest riverside tavern. All sorts of people from sailors, smugglers and cut throats to British movie stars and politicians have tread over our original 400-year-old stone floor.

Opening Hours

Mon
11:00am - 11:00pm
Tue
11:00am - 11:00pm
Wed
11:00am - 11:00pm
Thu
11:00am - 11:00pm
Fri
11:00am - 11:00pm
Sat
11:00am - 11:00pm
Sun
12:00pm - 10:00pm

Serving Hours

Mon
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Tue
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Sat
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Sun
12:00pm - 9:00pm

Facilities

Top-notch amenities to make sure you have a great time. Here’s what you can expect when you visit The Prospect of Whitby:

  • Disabled Facilities
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Beer Garden

What makes us special

Find out what makes us special at The Prospect of Whitby and come and join us!

The Prospect of Whitby, London

The Prospect of Whitby is London's oldest riverside pub dating back to 1520. Its original flagstone floor survives and the pub also has a rare pewter-topped bar as well as old barrels and ships masts built into the structure. Most areas of the pub have spectacular views over the River Thames, including the beer garden and first floor balcony and terrace.

Did you know? The pub was originally frequented by those involved in life on the river and sea and it was a notorious haunt for smugglers, thieves and pirates! Other notable customers have been Charles Dickens, Samuel Pepys, Judge Jeffries and artists Whistler and Turner. Step into a piece of British history and book your visit with us today.

A pub for all

We’re a family friendly, wheelchair accessible pub with free Wi-Fi for all visitors.

Delicious food and drink for any occasion

The Prospect Of Whitby is a traditional British pub in Wapping serving great cask ales and freshly cooked traditional pub food such as hand-battered fish and chips and our brilliant Sunday roast. Vegan, vegetarian and non-gluten options are also available.

Friends enjoying a drink together

Gift Cards

Give the gift of a cold pint on a hot day, a family catch up, the perfect place to watch the winning goal, and even more, with the Greene King gift card.

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