The Wellington Hotel
81-83 Waterloo Road
London SE1 8UD
020 7928 6083
Opening Hours: 
Monday - Thursday: 11:00-23:30
Friday - Saturday: 11:00-0:00
Sunday: 12:00-22:30
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If you love your sport then you’ll love this big pub with a big heart and a head for history.

Well-known for its multiple screens showing even the rarest of sporting events, the Wellington Hotel has become a warm and inviting respite for weary travellers, tourists and those who live or work in the area.

Diplomats and tourists stay in the rooms upstairs, while the spacious bar area serves up decent food and beer at even more decent prices.

Despite the exterior requiring a paint job, once you step inside the Wellington opens up into one of the cheeriest places in Waterloo.

George Orwell and Buster Edwards have been known to drink here and we often stop in because this is a pub where the service is always friendly. It was one of the first deaf-friendly pubs in London and still welcomes children with accompanying adults until 8pm.

Our little known fact about The Wellington Hotel:
Named after the commander of the British forces in the Napoleonic Wars, the Wellington nearly sparked its own international dispute when the Eurostar first opened at Waterloo station. Keen not to upset new arrivals, the French wanted the place renamed.