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The Water Poet, Shoreditch, E1

11 Folgate Street
E1
E1 6BX
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Quinno _ left this review about The Water Poet

A pretty backstreet pub, with a London-wide reputation but due to close imminently (redevelopment). The main bar is a fairly open L space with bare stripped board flooring and a slightly odd red maroon and gold colour scheme, bordello-esque. There's some quasi gothic stylings off on the side wall – barque mirrors and that sort of garb. A couple of rooms for dining branch off behind so it's actually a deceptively large place. A bank of four handpumps as you enter with another two hoiked away off left which I didn't see until after I ordered. Three ales on despite it being the penultimate day of trading; Sharps Doom Bar, Redemption Fellowship and Purity Mad Goose (NBSS 2) which tasted fusty. It's an average pub, just a bit dressed up in stylings to appeal to the first wave of hipsters and city suits who think they’re a bit edgy. 5.5

On 1st April 2019 - rating: 5
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. Wittenden left this review about The Water Poet

Large,rambling pub close to Liverpool Street Station.Would probably be pleasant out of hours, but by five thirty on a warm June Saturday it was packed and deafening.My notes said "hell hole", a touch unfairly. Our group all agreed that the cask ales-Siren Craft Liquid Mistress and Thornbridge Jaipur IPA were on the warm side.Other cask beers included ones from Redemption and Truman's.

On 1st July 2018 - no rating submitted
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Tris C left this review about The Water Poet

Clearly a very trendy place in which to be seen.
Unfortunately the place was rammed and service was nigh-on unavailable so we left.

Visited autumn 2016.

On 19th October 2017 - rating: 3
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Map location corrected by Tris C
Shoreditch High Street, 0.25 miles, 4 min walk (show)
London Liverpool Street, 0.37 miles, 7 min walk (show)
Moorgate, 0.64 miles, 12 min walk (show)
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5th Aug 2019, 22:34
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27th Jul 2019, 09:19
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