Pubs in Covent Garden

Known for it's 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 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. 




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.

The Harp

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Found on Chandos Street, The Harp is a blast of the Victorian past with a contemporary approach to its beer offerings. A place where you'll find real ale, real cider and real conversation, people flock to this Covent Garden boozer for their after work refuge or a weekend session. It's humbly sized but honest and homely. 

Lamb and Flag

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With 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. 

The Porterhouse

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Quite literally London's largest pub, The Porterhouse is a playground for all competitive punters looking for a pint of world wide beers with a spread of home grown brews and hops from as far as Australia to choose from. Decked out in dark woods, old character and a bit of Irish flare, The Porterhouse is an iconic pub in Covent Garden that is a must. 

Garrick Arms

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The Garrick Arms is as traditional as British pubs come. This gem in the heart of Covent Garden is cosy and comforting with contemporary leanings and a bar stocked with true British ales for your pint pulling leisure. Nestled in the district of West End theatres, the Garrick is an ideal perching ground for some pre or post theatre grub and drinks.