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The Urban Bar Whitechapel

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Good pint & vibe

Random visit waiting for a subscription. Excellent local beer, good sounds and friendly barman... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2019
via mobile
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 September 5, 2018
Brighton, United Kingdom
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible16%
May 1, 2019
“Good pint & vibe”
Sep 5, 2018
“Blooming Noisy But A Great Range Of Beers”
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176 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BJ, England
+44 20 7247 8978
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great range of beer, great food and great atmosphere! What more do you want in a bar? We ordered the 3 for £12 sides, all came quickly and were piping hot!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SaintsBecca112
Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

Great night drinks at a good price , great music and Kirk behind the bar was throwing the cocktail mixer around like the film Cocktail. Apart from rather then a 5 ft 0 American it was a 6ft American . The night was a blur...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Random visit waiting for a subscription. Excellent local beer, good sounds and friendly barman. Only minus being a large spring sticking out of the bench seat which could have ripped trousers. Didn't try food.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank treasurybills
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

We all ordered burgers and some sides at the same time. We noticed not many people were eating so thought it would be quite quick. 40 minutes later one burger arrives, and it and the chips were luke warm. 15 minutes later The burgers gradually...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank EMG611
Reviewed March 8, 2019

watched the rugby here and it had a fantastic, laid back atmosphere. Great bar staff, range of beer and food on offer. Big screens and good value.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nellie1london
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Admittedly I was looking for somewhere out of the cold for a beer.. But I did walk into and out if a nice pub on the other side of the road cos though it looked perfect (nice rang of beers, relaxed, footie on) a supposedly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Esther M
Reviewed September 5, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ROSS M
Reviewed August 27, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Catherine846
Reviewed August 27, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Natalie D
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank juliechubb
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class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to
be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of
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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