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The Water Poet

#259 of 1,335 Nightlife in London
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My favourite place in Spitalfields!

Have been here several times but not for a while - glad I went back! We were there for Sunday... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
CheekyLondon
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Good food

This place was recommended to me by my friend. According to him the food and beer was good. I’m not... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Mazio1973
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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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21 May 2018
“My favourite place in Spitalfields!”
9 Feb 2018
“Good food ”
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9-11 Folgate Street, London E1 6BX, England
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Have been here several times but not for a while - glad I went back! We were there for Sunday lunch - the roast pork from Ginger Pig was delicious with lovely crackling. Others in my party had beef and chicken and all were good....More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended to me by my friend. According to him the food and beer was good. I’m not a drinker so I was hoping for a good menu and great tasting food; I was not disappointed. We went for the set menu that...More

Thank Mazio1973
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Lunch with my Son. Fabulous fish and chips and a pint of Beavertown Neck Oil. A combo, which cannot be beaten. This is one special eating house.

Thank Cuthbert-Henrys
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Visited this pub with some friends and first impression was ‘no room at the inn’ - the bar was mobbed. Unusual for London pubs at 4:00 in the afternoon. We were told that there were other areas and wander around which we did. Sure enough...More

Thank tartnjohn
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A fine old pub in a good location - just off Old SpitalFields Market and up from Liverpool St. Good selection of beers, plenty space and good seating. The roast dinners looked excellent- next time !

Thank PhilnGill
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Very good food and huge portions - Sunday roast was amazing and so was the mozarella and soy burger, it comes with a lot of delicious fries as well. Offers a few classic cocktails with a twist. Excellent service even on a busy Sunday lunch...More

Thank audreystauth
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We met friends at The Water Poet for a quick drink to start our evening off and enjoyed the large surroundings, quirky beer garden and being served by friendly staff. We met on a Friday night and 2 of our party had managed to get...More

Thank Temer2
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The Water Poet was very lovely place nearby my hotel. Stuff very friendly, wi-fi fast, food delicious (especially fish&ships).

Thank sarunasl2017
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

This place is a bit of a Tardis. Far bigger inside than it appears from the outside. It also has an outside seating area that isn't obvious from the street. It offers a good range of non-commercial brand beers that should satisfy all; in particularly...More

Thank SteveCAFC63
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I visited this pub on Mothers Day with my daughter. Great atmosphere, very friendly and attentive staff and the fish and chip meal was delicious. There was a bit of a mix up with the order we placed but the staff couldn't apologise enough. We...More

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