"I ate here today with colleagues. It was great – good food locally sourced and cooked well, matched by attentive but not intrusive service. Good range on offer on the menu. We enjoyed the surroundings and the decoration of the interior. Happy to recommend."

The Dispensary won the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) 'Pub of the Year – East London and City’ award in both 2014 and 2009. This immensely stylish dining pub – with its ‘country house in the city’ feel – is owned and run by classically trained chef David Cambridge and partner Annie Smith, aka the 'most welcoming' Front of House Manager.

"For us, quality and provenance is key. All of our produce is sourced daily from Smithfield and Billingsgate markets. It is very important to our team that we can support the local economy, as well as providing our customers with fresh food. We want those who dine here to feel ‘blown away’ by the dishes we create."

Outstanding pub food and la carte fine dining menus are available – or you can simply savour the wide selection of real ale, fine wines and spirits. Eat in The Dispensary’s welcoming bar or book a table in one of the three private dining areas within our historic grade two listed building, now exquisitely restored and redecorated in the English Heritage style.


The Dispensary 2015 | Telephone 020 7977 0486 | | 19a Leman Street, E1 8EN
Pub opening hours Monday to Friday 11.30am - 11.00pm | Dining hours Monday to Friday 12.00pm - 09.00pm (last orders 08.45pm)
We will be fully or partially closed for some events over Christmas –
please check details for 26 & 27th November and 3, 11, 15, 17, 18 & 24th December. Fully closed 25th December to 4th January 2016.


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