Butcher's Hook and Cleaver


Located just a five-minute walk from Farringdon tube station and right next door to the famous Smithfield Market, The Butcher’s Hook and Cleaver is a great location for drinks. Head inside, where you'll be met with a plethora of cosy features, including dark wood features, green walls and hanging lampshades. And if you're throwing a party? There's also a private hire mezzanine-level function room for up to 100 people. Oh, yes.

The menu at this joint showcases the best of British pub grub, as a Fuller’s Ale and Pie House, it specialises in hearty dishes, such as pickled eggs, alongside a range of classic plates made from fresh ingredients. As for drinks? It's also got a Master Cellarman status, meaning there's plenty to wash down with your meal, including a number of cask ales, beer and wine.


  • London - Drinks and Finger Food
  • Taking Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • No Door Charge


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 11:00 22:00
Tuesday 11:00 23:00
Wednesday 11:00 23:00
Thursday 11:00 23:00
Friday 11:00 23:00
Saturday 12:00 23:00 Private Hire Only.
Sunday 12:00 23:00 Private Hire Only.

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Wednesday 25th December 2024 - -
Thursday 26th December 2024 - -
Monday 6th May 2024 - -
Monday 27th May 2024 - -
Monday 26th August 2024 - -



Butcher's Hook and Cleaver, 60-63, West Smithfield, EC1A 9DY



Nearest Station

Farringdon (Tube)

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Full Venue Venue Hire 120 250 - - -
Semi Private Mezzanine Private Room 70 100 - - -
Semi Private Dining Area Private Room 28 28 - - -

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

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