Williamsons Tavern


Although it’s now an iconic London public house, the Williamson’s Tavern was once home to past Lord Mayors of London, welcoming the likes of medieval royalty, such as William III, through its doors. Tracing its history to the mid-1600s, the pub was rebuilt in the 30s where it was given the distinctive look and feel of the era.

Inside, alongside the main bar, you’ll find two private hire spaces which can accommodate around 70 guests each – perfect for private parties – one of which is named after Martha, the alleged ghost that haunts the building.

If you prefer your spirits in a bottle, there’s plenty to choose from behind the bar, as well as a range of cask ales and traditional British pub food on the generous menus.

Head outside and you’ll be spoiled for choice about where to visit: you can reach St Paul’s, the Shard, Tate Modern, the Barbican, HMS Belfast, the Tower of London and many more iconic landmarks. If you want to venture further, that’s no problem either – the pub is around two minutes’ walk from Mansion House Tube Station.


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Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 22:00
Tuesday 12:00 22:00
Wednesday 12:00 23:00
Thursday 11:30 23:00
Friday 11:30 23:00
Saturday - - Private Hire Only.
Sunday - - Private Hire Only.



Williamsons Tavern, 1, Groveland Court, EC4M 9EH


St Pauls

Nearest Station

Mansion House (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Breakfast, Pub Food, Bar Snacks and Burgers food.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Martha's Bar Private Room 50 80 - £500 -
Williamson's Tavern Exclusive Hire Venue Hire 60 250 - NA £1500

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

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