Pubs in Covent Garden

Known for its cobbled streets, charming character and Seven Dials district, Covent Garden is London's epicentre for all things boutique, independent and a little bit quaint. Always a hive of activity and drawing in throngs of tourists, finding a pub in this labyrinth of the West End is a crucial refuge. Home to stalwart Irish pubs, your typical boozers and plenty of old personality, here's our picks of the best pubs in Covent Garden. 

Last updated on 28th September 2022




On the side of Covent Garden closer to the river, you'll uncover The Wellington's neo-gothic interiors, including stained glass windows and an original marble fireplace. Plus, this cosy spot serves good ol' British classics like toad in the hole, pies and fish 'n' chips.

A fun party pub in the heart of Charing Cross, The Porcupine offers an impressive selection of local cask ales and craft brews, delicious pub grub and an epic playlist and tunes on a Friday and Saturday night that usually puts a little dance in everyone's evening.

This Covent Garden pub is not only quite the looker, but its classic take on British hospitality isn't to be missed out on. Head down for an impressive range of cask ales, a specialist pie menu and plenty of classic fare, all while you take in the charming space.

Lamb and Flag

67 user reviews 5

Another old timer to add to the ranks, the Lamb and Flag dates back to 1772 steeped with all the charm you could expect from a pub that was once a bare-knuckle fighting destination (true story). Staying true to quintessential British pubbing ventures, expect good pints, good foods and a great atmosphere. 

Lowlander Grand Cafe

689 user reviews 5

Cosy interiors, over 200 craft brews and a menu of mouthwatering bites: Lowlander Grand Cafe is a brilliant quirky pub in Covent Garden. The Belgian-themed boozer is dishing up mussels, schnitzels and salads to keep you fuelled up as you sample some of the many hops on offer.