5B Urban Bar information

5B Urban Bar is an old Victorian pub painted with zebra stripes and converted into modern bar. They serve a varied choice of drinks and classic pub grub.

Ranked #1941 of 2091 pubs & bars in London
"A fun pub situated in the heart of the east end, the drinks we offer on tap are: Red Stripe, Heineken, Amstel, Kronenbourg 1664, Guinness, Strongbow Cloudy apple as well as an ever changing range of 3 cask ales.

We have a range of special offers from £3 pints on Mondays, a weekly Quiz night on a Wednesday with the chance to win a £50 bar voucher and a monthly BBQ on the last Sunday of every month as well as a wide range of other events changing frequently.

A friendly staff team completes this pub by ensuring everyone has a safe and enjoyable night as well as being completely professional and fun at all times.

You wont find a better bar around"

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Opening Hours
Opening Hours

16:00 - 23:30


16:00 - 23:30


16:00 - 23:30


16:00 - 00:30


16:00 - 00:30


12:00 - 00:30


16:00 - 23:30

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5B Urban Bar reviews

By S.

5B Urban Bar is a unique experience! I’ve been there a couple of times and on both occasions had a fantastic, crazy night.

Definitely not one for a quiet drink but if you want a big night out with some cool people, 5B Urban Bar is the place to go!

By Ann-Marie S.

Best pub in the world - it's our local and have been going there for about 6 years. Never had a bad night in the place and if you dont like wigs n hats on any night of the week, then steer clear as this is not for you. Oh, and if you dont like dancing on the bar and on the chairs - or even tables, then again you'll hate this place. On the other hand, if you love that kinda thing, then you'll love this place. Mark and Lorraine own it (and another one in Whitechapel, beside hospital) and are the best - always ones for dressing up and having a laugh. It's all you could ask for in a local pub and more :)

By D.

5B Urban Bar provided the best night out in town for a long time. It has a great atmosphere, great staff, great prices and some crazy wigs! 5B Urban Bar is well worth a visit if you are in the area and well worth a vist if you're not!

By Knight H.

Things don’t always work at 5B Urban Bar - all the disparate bits don’t necessarily settle into a satisfying whole - but they get a lot of points for effort. After so many fill-in-the-blanks pubs it’s refreshing to come across one that shows a bit of originality.

The Venue
5B Urban Bar, previously called the Five Bells and Blade Bone, is located on a quiet side street in Limehouse, opposite the beautiful St Anne’s Church - an Eighteenth Century lovely designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor. The exterior of the pub is zebra print with colourful flags – you can spot it all the way from the high street. Inside, it is quirky and comfortable with wood panelled walls and bashed up tables and leather sofas. A collection of exotic wood carvings are scattered about. Out back is a spacious beer garden covered by a tarpaulin.

The Atmosphere
You can expect a large contingent of well-behaved twentysomethings to frequent 5B Urban Bar, indicative of the location that attracts huge swathes of young professionals thanks to its proximity to Canary Wharf. The soundtrack is pleasantly groovy and complements the joint but isn’t so loud that you need to shout a conversation.

The staff are friendly and open to a bit of banter, even if you’re not one of the regulars. Overall, there’s a real neighborhood feeling that stays on the right side of being inclusive.

The Food
There’s a surprisingly good menu at 5B Urban Bar. The kitchen is open past midnight and whether you fancy a nibble or a full meal there should be something to suit. Some of the snacks available include ones and zeros (skinny fries and onion rings for £3), a twisted trio (three nibbles plus three toppings) and coconut prawns with chili sauce. Best of all, the prices are incredibly low (a good thing if you don’t fancy splashing out the Gordon Ramsay prices of the nearby Narrow) - burgers are only five quid for a double. Bangers and mash, steaks, lasagna with goats cheese and chilli are all appealing options and also well priced.

The Drink
5B Urban Bar offers up a choice of Carling, Carlsberg, Life, Stella, Strongbow and Guinness on tap. There is also a good selection of bottled beers, cider and spirits. If you dare, give the barstaff a cocktail challenge and see if they’ll mix you up an off-menu cocktail.

The Last Word
Hats off to this shabby chic watering hole for trying to be a bit different. The menu is particularly attractive and 5B Urban Bar would be a great place to host a party or gathering.

By Keith L.

The best pub and location around here

Quaint with a "speakeasy" atmospherel about it and situated on the edge of the graveyard just 100 metres from an early 18th century Hawkesmore church with its graveyard adding to the feel. Great music too

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