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The Dispensary

19a Leman Street, London, United Kingdom, E1 8EN
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Monday to Friday 11.30am – 11.00pm

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  • Disabled Access
  • Easy Access
  • Children Welcome (Up to 8pm)

About The Dispensary

Round the corner from Aldgate and the Whitechapel High Street, The Dispensary Pub and Dining Room is the freshest place in London to enjoy top quality food in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

The Dispensary also offers a private dining room which can accommodate up to 40 guests.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 October 2018

A lovely venue, great spirits and beer (including a fantastic collection of keg and cask ales) and the staff are very attentive.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 September 2018

The waitress didn't seem clear what gluten free meant, so those dietary requirements were not met by the kitchen. I also felt the food was overpriced.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Fantastic place to meet up. Wonderful atmosphere and service.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 September 2018

Dispensary team facilitated, what turned out to be a fabulous celebration night. The drinks were fantastic especially the Hendricks with fresh cucumber and Pink gin cocktails were inspired and the food was fantastic, all made for a great night. Highly recommended, and thanks!

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 September 2018

I had lovely evening here with some clients which I had pre arranged with The Dispensary. The pub itself is so lovely, a great find!! A perfect balance of class and comfort. The service was top notch, drink selection was very impressive and the food was 10/10. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Special thanks to Annie who arranged this for us and and went out of her way to ensure it was a successful event. Thank you.

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Visited On Friday, 10 August 2018

I will be open, in that I know from previous experience that that The Dispensary is a fantastic establishment. My two guests views are more impartial. They were very impressed with David's cooking, The service received was of a very high standard. Being in our 40's and 50's the choice of background music was most agreeable. As for value for money the house red was astonishing in its quality when combined with our choice of meal. You would expect to pay a lot more for that quality.

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Visited On Thursday, 26 July 2018

Great venue and fabulous food!

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Visited On Thursday, 12 July 2018

Overall a fantastic day, but a very, very warm room! A fan or some air con would have been appreciated. But the food was incredible, and the venue itself is beautiful. We can't believe we work over the road and have never discovered the place! We'll definitely be back :) Thanks for everything

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Visited On Friday, 22 June 2018

The food, atmosphere and service were amazing. And the pleasant surprise of the reasonable price, meant the group who had travelled from all over the UK were surprised that London had such a reasonably priced gem. I am sure to be back frequently whenever I am hosting out of town guests.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Excellent food and drink in a laid back but stylish restaurant.

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Visited On Monday, 11 June 2018

Lovely lunchtime meal - good size portion. No room left for pud.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 May 2018

Good venue for a large group. Great staff!

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Visited On Thursday, 03 May 2018

Great night, really flexible and friendly. The food was exceptional, as was the wine.

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Great food and friendly service.

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Visited On Friday, 27 April 2018

Our large group from the BHBIA came here for drinks after a challenging competition day event - we wanted to give the entrants a chance to wind down and socialise. It was a great venue for this. Vibrant atmosphere but still quiet enough for people to talk to each other. Great service from Annie and the team - our pre-ordered drinks were ready for us and ongoing service was great. Also very good value for Central London. Thank you!

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Visited On Thursday, 26 April 2018

Excellent dinner, lovely atmosphere, delicious food! Annie was very helpful and amazing. I strongly recommend The Dispensary!!!

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Excellent food and nice atmosphere.

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Visited On Thursday, 22 March 2018

Friendly pub, great service, very attentive, ready to find solutions. Food is a bit pricey maybe but overall great experience

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Visited On Monday, 12 March 2018

The Dispensary always serves a fabulous meal with great service. They remember me year to year which makes visiting extra special.

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Visited On Friday, 09 March 2018

Dear Annie, David, Phillip and all of the staff, Thank you so much for making my 50th birthday celebration so special. Afternoon tea in a wonderful private room upstairs for 26, second to none, professional butler, friendly and attentive staff, we felt thoroughly looked after and will come back at the earliest possibility. You are a rare independent gem in the city. Thank you so much. Erika

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Visited On Friday, 09 March 2018

Lovely place, good food & service. Only drawback was (and this is common with a lot of restaurants) that the tables were too close together and therefore can be very noisy!

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Visited On Monday, 19 February 2018

i really enjoyed the food here was a very nice experiance. However i did find that the fish had a bit too much pepper on the fish which took the taste away from the dish, and my chicken had too much garlic, as there was plenty of ohter flavours there to enjoy. All in all it was a good experience and the quality of the food and presentation was very nice.

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 February 2018

Our server recommended us the pork and mushroom pie, and then a pork burger with jalapenos and apricot mayo. Her recommendations were spot on and her demeanor was wonderful. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone!

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Despite arriving 50 minutes late for our reservation, and after the 9 oclock close-time for the kitchen, nothing was too much trouble either for the chef or the staff. Great food, great place.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 January 2018

Very relaxed and friendly service, good food and drinks.

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