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Experimental Cocktail Club
Experimental Cocktail Club

13A Gerrard Street , Covent Garden, London, W1D 5PS

A great place for great cocktails.Read more

Nightlife Soho Pubs Gerrard Street Covent Garden

Foundation Bar
Foundation Bar

5 Langley Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JA

Welcome to the underground playground in the heart of Covent Garden. Foundation Bar offers the quirkiest cocktails...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Foundation Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Foundation Bar
Inspected: on 24/03/2017

Lyceum Tavern
Lyceum Tavern

354 Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0HS

The Lyceum is a decent enough pub, especially given its touristy location, with the usual cheap-but-decent Sam...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Strand Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Lyceum Tavern
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Lyceum Tavern
Inspected: on 30/11/2017

Round Table
Round Table

26-27 St Martin's Court, Soho, London, WC2N 4AL

In the 18th century, the neighbourhood of St Martin's Lane, where the Round Table sit, was the resort of ‘horse and...Read more

Nightlife Covent Garden Pubs St Martin's Court Soho


Food Hygiene Ratings for Round Table
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Round Table
Inspected: on 12/05/2014

The Beer House
The Beer House

Charing Cross Station (next to platform 1), Soho, London, WC2N 5HS

Before Charing Cross Station was built, there was a village named Charing. People met there to drink on their...Read more

Nightlife Covent Garden Pubs Charing Cross Station Soho


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Beer House
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Beer House
Inspected: on 12/10/2015

The Hercules Pillars
The Hercules Pillars

18 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5DG

The Hercules Pillars is a charming traditional English pub that can be found minutes away from Holborn Station. This...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Hercules Pillars
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Hercules Pillars
Inspected: on 14/06/2017

The Marquis
The Marquis

51-52 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HS

The Marquis The Marquis’ history is as colourful as the people who drink here. The name The Marquis is rooted in...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Marquis
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Marquis
Inspected: on 28/01/2015

The Salisbury
The Salisbury

90 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4AP

We've been providing the best British pub food and drink to the people of our great cities for over two...Read more

Nightlife Pubs St Martin's Lane Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Salisbury
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Salisbury
Inspected: on 09/01/2013

The Wellington
The Wellington

351 Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0HS

Our pub dates from 1903 and is well known for featuring an attractive neo-gothic exterior. We retain many lovely...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Wellington
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Wellington
Inspected: on 24/07/2018

The White Hart
The White Hart

191 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5QD

The Old Bailey archives reveal this corner to be the first and oldest licensed premise in London, dating back to...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Drury Lane Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The White Hart
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The White Hart
Inspected: on 17/05/2017

Bloomsbury Tavern
Bloomsbury Tavern

236 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 8EG

One of the most historic pubs in Holborn, The Bloomsbury Tavern was once the ominous final watering hole en route to...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Shaftesbury Avenue Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Bloomsbury Tavern
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bloomsbury Tavern
Inspected: on 24/05/2016

Maple Leaf
Maple Leaf

41 Maiden Lane, London, WC2E 7LJ

A Canadian sports bar and grill located in Covent Garden.Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Maple Leaf
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Maple Leaf
Inspected: on 16/06/2014

Punch & Judy
Punch & Judy

40 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8RF

Built in 1787, this listed building and retains much of the original brick and stonework. It's known as being one of...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Punch & Judy
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Punch & Judy
Inspected: on 07/09/2017

The Porterhouse
The Porterhouse

21 – 22 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7NA

OK, so we might be one of the largest bars in London, but it does not feel that way. The bar is split over three...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Porterhouse
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Porterhouse
Inspected: on 10/03/2014

Princess Louise
Princess Louise

208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London, WC1V 7EP

The Princess Louise is a famous pub in Holborn, central London, known for its traditional Victorian interior. If...Read more

Nightlife Pubs High Holborn Covent Garden High Holborn


Food Hygiene Ratings for Princess Louise
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Princess Louise
Inspected: on 14/02/2017

The Craft Beer Co.
The Craft Beer Co.

168 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London, WC1V 7AA

For The Craft Beer Co., it’s almost fair to say that they started that wave – they formed the idea way out at sea and...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Chinatown High Holborn Covent Garden High Holborn


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Craft Beer Co.
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Craft Beer Co.
Inspected: on 02/08/2017

CellarDoor
CellarDoor

1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DN

CellarDoor is an intimate cocktail bar beneath the Aldwych in a space just big enough for cats (both feline and...Read more

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Dalla Terra
Dalla Terra

St Martins Courtyard, 25 Slingsby Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9AB

A bounty of beautiful bubbles, selected seasonal whites & reds are always available by the glass, alongside...Read more

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Taittinger Terrace
Taittinger Terrace

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5

The Taittinger Terrace is the best kept secret in Covent Garden - overlooking the bustling streets...Read more

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The Cross Keys (Covent Garden)
The Cross Keys (Covent Garden)

31 Endell Street, Greater London, WC2H 9EB

The Cross Keys is testimony to Londoners love of old fashioned Victorian pubs. It is the perfect place to lose track...Read more

Eating Nightlife Covent Garden Pubs Endell Street

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The Sherlock Holmes Pub
The Sherlock Holmes Pub

10 Northumberland Street, St James's, London, WC2N 5DB

0.32km

We're a traditional pub in London offering great food and drink, whilst you admire memorabilia from one of the...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Northumberland Street St James's

Montagu Pyke (Charing Cross Road)
Montagu Pyke (Charing Cross Road)

105-107 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London, WC2H 0BP

0.32km

The main part of this pub (fronting onto Charing Cross Road) was built in 1911 by Montagu Pyke as his 16th (and last)...Read more

Pubs Greek Street Charing Cross Road Soho

Golden Lion
Golden Lion

51 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 5BH

0.36km

The Golden Lion in Chinatown dates back to 1769. The pub has many original features including a carved oak facade and...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Dean Street Soho Eating Gastro Pubs British Restaurants

Flight Club (Bloomsbury)
Flight Club (Bloomsbury)

55 New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury , London, WC1A 1BS

0.38km

…a social experience like no other. We’ve lovingly created beautifully designed venues, serving bespoke cocktails...Read more

Nightlife Bars Pubs New Oxford Street Bloomsbury Oxford Street

The Flying Horse
The Flying Horse

The Tottenham, 6 Oxford Street, London, W1D 1AN

0.46km

The Flying Horse is the last remaining pub on Oxford Street. Once known as The Flying Horse, its heritage can be...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Oxford Street Fitzrovia

The Lyric
The Lyric

37 Great Windmill Street, Soho, London, W1D 7LT

0.48km

Welcome to The Lyric, a beautiful little Victorian pub in central London that offers more than expected: An excellent...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Great Windmill Street Soho

The Toucan
The Toucan

19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London, W1D 3BY

0.49km

The Toucan is a cosy little pub in the heart of soho. The bar was set up by Colin Taylor and his business partner to...Read more

Pubs Carlisle Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars

The Ship
The Ship

116 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 0TT

0.5km

The best nights out in Soho always start at The Ship - a lively local at the heart of the Soho music scene. A relaxed...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Soho Wardour Street

The Duck & Rice
The Duck & Rice

90 Berwick Street, Soho, London, W1F 0QB

0.52km

The Duck+Rice is a Soho pub serving Chinese comfort food. Downstairs is a public bar, fronting onto the bustling...Read more

Eating Gastro Pubs Berwick Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Pubs

The George
The George

1 D'Arblay Street, Soho, London, W1F 8DG

0.56km

There’s no shortage of great pubs in Soho - but a visit to The George is special. Cross the threshold to a warm...Read more

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The Breakfast Club (D'Arblay Street)
The Breakfast Club (D'Arblay Street)

33 D'Arblay Street, Soho, London, W1F 8EU

0.56km

Ahh, good old Soho BC. Small but mighty, this is the cafe where it all began when we opened up on D’Arblay Street in...Read more

Nightlife Pubs D'Arblay Street Soho

Star & Garter
Star & Garter

62 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 7NX

0.59km

For a cosy night in Soho, head to The Star and Garter on Poland Street. A favourite with post-production workers and...Read more

Pubs Poland Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars

100 Club
100 Club

100 Oxford Street, Fiztrovia, London, W1D 1LL

0.6km

The 100 Club is one of the most celebrated live music venue in Europe and one of the most famous in the world. ...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Fitzrovia Oxford Street Live Music Venues

Old Coffee House
Old Coffee House

49 Beak Street, Soho, London, W1F 9SF

0.61km

A traditional looking pub, with loads of knickknacks hanging from the ceiling and pictures on the wall to impress the...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Beak Street Soho

The Fitzroy Tavern
The Fitzroy Tavern

18 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 2LY

0.69km

The Fitzroy Tavern is a public house situated at 16 Charlotte Street in the Fitzrovia district of central London,...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Charlotte Street Fitzrovia

The Chequers Tavern
The Chequers Tavern

16 Duke Street St James's, London, SW1Y 6DB

0.69km

Situated in the heart of London, in Duke Street St James, The Chequers Tavern  represent the oldest of our...Read more

Nightlife Pubs St James's Gastro Pubs Duke Street St James's

Blue Posts
Blue Posts

18 Kingly Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PX

0.7km

A small pub with a big heartHidden away off Carnaby Street, we are a Traditional Pub serving Fresh Food with a...Read more

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Davy's at St James's
Davy's at St James's

20 King Street, London, SW1A 1EE

0.76km

An atmospheric cellar bar, elegant private rooms and the original arches of the Champagne vaults offer endless...Read more

Nightlife Bars Pubs King Street St James's Crown Passage King Street

The King's Head
The King's Head

10 Stafford Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4RX

0.8km

You will find The King's Head in Mayfair London within a short stroll of Piccadilly, Old Bond Street and Green Park...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Stafford Street Explore Mayfair

The Blue Posts
The Blue Posts

6 Bennet Street, London, SW1A 1RP

0.8km

The Blue Posts pub has been given a lease of life following the demolition of the existing site to provide a bigger,...Read more

Nightlife Pubs St James's Bennet Street

Goat Tavern
Goat Tavern

3 Stafford Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4RP

0.8km

Clarendon House was a town mansion which stood on Piccadilly from the 1660s to the 1680s. It was built for the...Read more

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The Argyll Arms
The Argyll Arms

18 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7TR

0.81km

You will find The Argyll Arms in Oxford Circus London within a short stroll of Oxford Circus Tube, Oxford Street and...Read more

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FAQs about Covent Garden and Pubs in London


Covent Garden has some great pubs which is no surprise as it is such a great area of London to meet in. Particularly if you like traditional pubs you are spoiled for choice as Covent Garden has some of the oldest and most traditional pubs to be found anywhere in London.

There are lots of pubs that serve Sunday lunch and traditional British pub grub too so if you are looking for a reasonably priced place to eat and drink one of the best gastro pubs in Covent Garden is well worth considering as a destination.

For a list of Covent Garden pubs you can view our Covent Garden pub guide (https://forbidden.london/london-guide/covent-garden/pubs) we have also recently created a blog post about our top picks for the best pubs in Covent Garden (https://forbidden.london/london-blog/best-pubs-covent-garden).



Covent Garden has some great pubs which is no surprise as it is such a great area of London to meet in. Particularly if you like traditional pubs you are spoiled for choice as Covent Garden has some of the oldest and most traditional pubs to be found anywhere in London.

There are lots of pubs that serve Sunday lunch and traditional British pub grub too so if you are looking for a reasonably priced place to eat and drink one of the best gastro pubs in Covent Garden is well worth considering as a destination.

For a list of Covent Garden pubs you can view our Covent Garden pub guide (https://forbidden.london/london-guide/covent-garden/pubs) we have also recently created a blog post about our top picks for the best pubs in Covent Garden (https://forbidden.london/london-blog/best-pubs-covent-garden).



Covent Garden Piazza is always open, but the shops usually operate between 10am and 8pm Monday to Saturday and on Sunday from around 11am to 6pm. The Apple Market is open from 10am until 6pm and the East Colonnade Market is open from 10:30am until 7pm.



There is Pay & Display parking on the streets off the Piazza - Henrietta Street, Southampton Street and Tavistock Street. There is also an NCP car park on Drury Lane.





You can view a list of shops in Covent Garden, including information about offers, by viewing our Covent Garden shopping guide (https://forbidden.london/london-guide/covent-garden/shopping-in-style#businesses)


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William Jackson Hooker And Joseph Dalton Hooker Blue Plaque - Sir William Hooker  1785-1865  Sir Joseph Hooker  1817-1911  Botanists  Directors of  Kew Gardens  lived here
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