Review on The Gun

There has been a public house on this Docklands site for over 250 years and it's still going strong, The Gun is now part of the Fullers group of pubs, set in a magnificent Grade II listed building.

Many of the original features have been retained, the floors are oak timbered and there are lots of cosy corners furnished with comfy Chesterfields. The kitchen deals in gastro pub dishes along the lines of smoked pigeon salad with quail's egg, pan-fried sea bass with cauliflower purée and osso buco sauce, sherry trifle and melon parfait with praline and melon salad.

The Gun also boasts a fantastic riverside terrace and an intimate private dining room, which is accessed via a hidden staircase that Admiral Nelson used when visiting Emma Hamilton for their secret assignations in this famous old building.

The Gun is also featured in: Michelin Guide, Hardens, AA Guide

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Gastro pub / British


Matt Colk

Restaurant Opening Times

Lunch: 12.00 - 3.00pm Mon-Fri (4.00pm Sat-Sun)
Dinner: 6.00 - 10.30pm Mon-Sat (9.30pm Sun)

Accepted credit cards

Visa, Master Card, American Express

Online Booking Availability for The Gun

Facilities at The Gun

  • Childrens menu
  • Alfresco dining
  • Private dining room
  • Private parties
  • Vegetarian menu
  • 36 covers
  • Family Friendly


WiFi is available

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The Gun
27 Coldharbour
East London
E14 9NS

Nearest tube station: South Quay

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