The Punch Tavern


Step back in time at their transformed 19th-century Gin Palace, steeped in history and named in the 1840s as a nod to the devoted imbibers of Punch magazine. The Punch, now elegantly restored, preserves its original period charm, boasting a capacious main bar and an exclusive rear dining room, perfect for hosting private events.

Indulge in a haven for gin and whisky enthusiasts at their bar, complemented by an impressive array of craft beers, cask ales, and a thoughtfully curated wine list. Their menu is a celebration of seasonality, offering a delightful blend of pub classics, delectable small plates, and satisfying lunchtime wraps.

For those seeking a distinguished venue, The Editor’s Room awaits—ideal for meetings, private dining, drinks parties, corporate events, and more. Join them in this unique blend of history, charm, and contemporary hospitality at The Punch.


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Taking Bookings
  • No Door Charge
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 23:00
Thursday 12:00 23:00
Friday 12:00 23:00
Saturday 12:00 23:00
Sunday 12:00 23:00



The Punch Tavern, 99, Fleet Street, EC4Y 1DE


City of London

Nearest Station

Blackfriars (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Bar Snacks, British, Burgers, Pub Food, Roast Dinner, Vegetarian Friendly, Christmas Lunch/Dinner and European food.

  • A word from the chef:

    A real pub in the heart of the city with a true independent feel, offering a concise, no-frills menu around fresh, seasonal produce.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Editors Room Private Room 45 50 - From £500 From £500
Exclusive Venue Hire Venue Hire 0 150 - From 4k From 4k

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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