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The Urban Bar Whitechapel

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Blooming Noisy But A Great Range Of Beers

Very convenient meeting-up place opposite Whitechapel tube station for those intending to go on to... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Brighton, United Kingdom
Friendly but quiet bar

Friendly but quiet bar to start our day off in London. Furnishings rustic but a bit dated. Toilet... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 Sep 2018
“Blooming Noisy But A Great Range Of Beers”
13 Aug 2018
“Friendly but quiet bar”
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176 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BJ, England
+44 20 7247 8978
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Very convenient meeting-up place opposite Whitechapel tube station for those intending to go on to the venerable Tayyabs. And, certainly at 7pm on a Tuesday evening, it does the near-impossible and manages to make Tayyabs sound like a library by comparison! Hard to make yourself...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Not my cup of tea in terms of customer service and the overall atmosphere. They cater to a particular crowd and failed to meet my standards. Staff look miserable too which dims the place down even more than the dingy walls. Dodgy atmosphere

Thank Catherine846
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I booked this venue for a music gig, and it was a terrible experience. The upstairs was rented for my show that consisted of mainly Gospel artists, and Neo-soul what was planned to be a great show was cancelled by the manager only 10minutes before...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly but quiet bar to start our day off in London. Furnishings rustic but a bit dated. Toilet facilities excellent.

Thank juliechubb
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We had drinks here on 2 occasions - good atmosphere and service and attentive staff. The bar has a nice feel to it and the range of beers and lagers good.

Thank shirlham
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We’ve been drinking in this pub on and off for many years now, we only drop by maybe twice a year because it’s a bit off (our) beaten track. You maybe wouldn’t expect a bar like this in this area but it’s right next door...More

Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I love this pub. It is warm, friendly, welcoming and serves great cocktails.. with a great shaker. If peckish the good is fab too. A must visit if in Whitechapel.

1  Thank SamanthaJNash
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Been here a few times. Decent pub for the area. Good for a few quiet drinks. It's open very late so perfect for one of them chilled late night drinks. All the times I have been it has never been busy, so you can have...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

A really nice bar this I opted for the chilli-con-carne the meat side was excellent, but the clumpy rice let the whole dish down! Took longer than normal to get the food delivered considering there was no one else eating at the time! The meal...More

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Stopped here on flying visit wanting to rest our feet. Had drinks and food it looked so appetizing. Great value compared to London prices typically. Waitress was extremely nice and friendly,.

Thank Paula B
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Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the
Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious
legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour
groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden
squares, these days you're more likely to catch a
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