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Covent Garden

An area just north and east of Charing Cross station. Very popular with tourists.

The craft markets in the piazza and the nearby Jubilee Market are worth a trip, is the London Transport Museum with its fine collection of old buses and tube trains.

Getting to Covent Garden

Covent Garden tube station is how most people arrive in the area – so it gets busy. It’s on the Piccadilly line.

Other tube stations are close by – Leicester Square (Piccadilly, Northern Lines) and Charing Cross (Northern, Bakerloo Lines).

Covent Garden Pubs

Coal Hole

Coal Hole - full review

91-92 Strand, London WC2R 0DW
Tel: 020 7379 9883
Large and busy Nicholson's pub very close to the Savoy Hotel. The ground floor has a traditional feel with some interesting features. There's a balcony area at the back which is a good way to view some of the interesting features and ... Read full review of Coal Hole

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

Cove Bar

Cove Bar - full review

1 The Piazza, Covent Garden, WC2E 8HB
Tel: 020 7836 8336
*** UPDATE *** Pub Closed early 2011. See: So Farewell to the Cove in Covent Garden Tiny Cornish-flavour bar in the centre of Covent Garden. Good friendly vibe and with a balcony that overlooks the street entertainers. ... Read full review of Cove Bar

Cross Keys

Cross Keys - full review

31 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9BA
Tel: 020 7836 5185
Cosy traditional pub in the streets between Covent Garden and Holborn. The first thing that strikes you about the Cross Keys is that it appears to be trying to camouflage itself behind hanging baskets and other vegetation. It almost ... Read full review of Cross Keys

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 4 stars out of 5

Lamb & Flag

Lamb & Flag - full review

33 Rose St, London WC2E 9EB
Tel: 020 7497 9504
Larger photos of the Lamb & Flag in Covent Garden Popular two floor pub around the corner from Covent Garden - set back slightly from Garrick Street. The timber interior is obviously very old and there is a busy but friendly vibe in the ... Read full review of Lamb & Flag

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 3.5 stars out of 5


354 Strand, London WC2R 0HS
Busy upstairs/downstairs pub near north sideĀ of Waterloo Bridge. Food available. Also a Sam Smith's pub - so cheap drinking. And they still have the cask bitter which not all Sam Smiths pubs do. The whole pub often smells a bit like a toilet ... Read full review of Lyceum

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 2 stars out of 5

Marquess of Anglesey

Marquess of Anglesey - full review

39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AU
Tel: 020 7240 3216
Prize-winning Youngs pub in Covent Garden. Favourite with theatre goers due to it's location so can get very busy. I last visited a while ago and the pub was really full but the atmosphere was excellent - although our clothes reeked of smoke ... Read full review of Marquess of Anglesey

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 3 stars out of 5


21-22 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2 E7NA
Tel: 020 7379 7917
Large multi-level drinking palace in the back streets of Covent Garden. This popular pub is always busy. Be careful if you're meeting people here - it's very easy to lose people in all the different areas. As the name implies the beer selection ... Read full review of Porterhouse

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 4 stars out of 5

Round House

Round House - full review

1 Garrick St, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9AR
Tel: 020 7836 9838
Now a Fuller's pub, the Round House is a popular pre-theatre destination in the heart of Covent Garden. See larger photos of the Round House here The interior has obviously been refurbed recently and is all dark panneling and dark red ... Read full review of Round House

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 4 stars out of 5


90 St. Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AP
Tel: 020 7836 5863
The Salisbury is a superb traditional wood and mirrors style pub in Covent Garden belonging to the Spirit Group. The striking interior and mouldings outside mark this pub out from others in the area. The staircase at the rear of the bar is most ... Read full review of Salisbury

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 3 stars out of 5


Wellington - full review

351 Strand, London WC2R 0HS
Tel: 020 7557 9881
Popular Nicholson's pub right by the junction of thye Strand, Aldwych and Waterloo Bridge. Much improved from years ago this pub is now somewhere actually worth visiting. A good selection of real ales is available and they seem to be well ... Read full review of Wellington

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 4 stars out of 5

White Lion

White Lion - full review

24 James Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8NS
Tel: 020 7240 1064
Small Nicholson's pub between Covent Garden tube station and the main Covent Garden piazza. Given its location it's not surprisingly a busy pub although in warmer months most people will be on the pavement outside. Nicholson's have ... Read full review of White Lion

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

White Swan

White Swan - full review

14 New Row, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4LF
Tel: 020 3077 1129
Small Nicholson's pub opposite the larger Round House near Covent Garden Piazza. Obviously an old pub with an interesting bowed front window. Interior is sparsely decorated with framed pictures and wood panneling. An impressive array of 8 ... Read full review of White Swan

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

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