The Running Horse Aldgate in Whitechapel is a vibrant gastropub serving delectable British cuisine with an international twist. This London bar and restaurant, located on the corner of Leman Street and Piazza Walk, has a bustling atmosphere and friendly service and it’s a great option for lunch, dinner or a cheeky drink in between. The menu has a number of succulent dishes like spit-roasted rotisserie chicken, Greek flatbreads and charcoal-grilled steak and burgers. The drinks menu features an extensive gin list, refreshing craft beer on tap and a well-rounded wine selection. The Running Horse is open every day, with special menus during the weekend. On Saturdays bottomless brunch and breakfast dishes are available, like avocado smash or eggs Benedict, while the Sunday lunch menu includes traditional roast options like Aberdeen Angus sirloin, Shropshire chicken or sweet potato and lentil Wellington. This pub is a Whitechapel favourite, so be sure to book in advance!
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The Running Horse is passionate about blending the best of British cuisine with a distinctive international influence to create one seriously perfect menu. The chefs at this Whitechapel gastropub have created a crowd-pleasing array of dishes with something for everyone. You’ll see traditional pub favourites like fish and chips, Scotch eggs; venison steaks and sticky toffee pudding. But you’ll also see BBQ duck bao buns; lamb shawarma flatbreads and buttermilk fried chicken with hot sauce. We recommend trying a juicy burger, a specialty at this London bar and restaurant. You can pick from a classic cheeseburger; pork and chorizo burger with bacon or the vegetarian pulled jackfruit and halloumi burger topped with avocado. Delicious!
Such tasty food calls for thirst-quenching drinks to match and The Running Horse definitely delivers. The beer selection showcases a wide range of British craft beers, and you’ll find brews from The Wild Beer Co and West Berkshire Brewery as well as two tanks of Truman’s beer, a local brewery from Hackney. Gin is also a staple at this delightful pub and the bar is home to 11 different gins. The single malt selection is a classy drawcard, as is the wine list which offers a number of internationally sourced bottles. Located a short distance from Aldgate Station in Whitechapel, The Running Horse is conveniently situated on Leman Street near the Tower of London and the River Thames. The Running Horse’s casual atmosphere is suitable for any occasion, whether it’s an after-work drink, weekend lunch with family or somewhere fun to watch the game with friends.