Taking pride along Lea Bridge Road and overlooking the River Lea, The Princess of Wales is a gem of a pub. You’ll find this dog-friendly local a short walk from Lea Bridge station. With a beautiful beer garden that’s perfect for lazy Sundays, an ample beer and wine selection, plus the best menu in Clapton, there’s no better place to while away the day in the heart of Hackney. Chef David’s menus feature innovative, homegrown recipes, and the bar team love nothing more than to mix up phenomenal cocktails.

You’ll always get a friendly welcome from Aura and her magnificent team who look forward to welcoming you soon.

Six Nations

Few things capture a rugby fan’s attention like the pub atmosphere during the Six Nations. Come and soak up the action and atmosphere at one of East London’s best rugby pub.

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Whether it’s a round of cocktails, a romantic dinner for two, or indulging in one of our beloved Sunday Roasts, our gift vouchers are the perfect gift to treat that special someone. Plus, they’ve got a full year of fun to look forward to.

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The POW terrace

Dine and drink al fresco in our riverside garden

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Pub Drinks

Indulge in a well-deserved drink or two at The Princess of Wales. Our resident mixologists are ready to shake things up with classic brews, winter cocktails with a twist, as well as seasonal serves that are available for a limited time only!
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Events At The PoW

Head to The PoW for our brilliant events! Whether it be our weekly East London Pub Quiz serving up all the midweek fun, exciting bespoke Supper Clubs from our amazingly talented Head Chef David, or Abstract art classes with local artist, Anna Kosa. Keep your eyes peeled for all the fun at The PoW!

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Opening Times


Monday – Saturday: 11:00 – 23:00

Sunday: 11:00 – 22:30


Monday – Saturday: 11:00 – 21:45

Sunday: 11:00 – 20:45

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