Wapping was traditionally home to sailors and dock workers. One of the most important historic sites is Execution Dock near the marine...
Once notorious for slave traders, drunk sailors and prostitutes, Wapping’s towering warehouses, built at the beginning of the 19th...
Northwest of Deptford in Rotherhithe, this 15th-century pub, originally called the Shippe but rebuilt and renamed the Spread Eagle in...
This boisterous – bordello also means ‘chaos’ or a ‘mess’ – neighbourhood eatery is always crammed with happy diners. If you’re drinking...
Lonely Planet review
With its large windows, fine beer garden and displays recalling the hanging nearby of the eponymous pirate in 1701, this is a favourite riverside pub in Wapping. Although cleverly done up, it actually only dates back to the 1980s.