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Lamb & Flag

33 Rose Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9EB, England
+44 20 7497 9504
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We love this area just off Oxford St. down a narrow lane, if you haven't tried the adventure do so.

There are so many eateries down James St. Its vibrant busy and usually quite good to excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bernice D
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Great Pub Atmosphere

My husband and I came to this pub on a Tuesday night during a vacation. Even during the week it was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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At 400 years, the oldest pub in Covent Garden has hardly changed over the years and is proud of its heritage. A truely traditional English pub.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“london pub” (22 reviews)
“covent garden” (54 reviews)
“traditional pub” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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33 Rose Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9EB, England
Covent Garden
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are so many eateries down James St. Its vibrant busy and usually quite good to excellent. It was a warm May day for London so we ventured to the area to have a cold beer and bite to eat, hoping to get a seat...More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

HI Bernice I think you have us mixed up with another pub, we are in Covent Garden on Rose street which is a fair distance from Oxford street and we do not have tables and chairs outside. Glad you enjoyed your visit to that establishment,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I came to this pub on a Tuesday night during a vacation. Even during the week it was packed and had a very fun atmosphere! Very interesting history and worth a stop!

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi bkezard thanks for coming to visit during your vacation stay in London. We appreciate your kind words and great recommendation. If you are ever in the city again be sure to look us up. Regards Patrick L GM.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of the classics if you want a pint of decent ale in historic surroundings. It’s also owned by Fullers who are a London based brewery, full name Fuller, Smith & Turner founded in 1845 but with a brewing history long before that...More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Stuart and Susan Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much and that you loved the drinks. We proudly hold the title of oldest pub in Covent garden and will always stay true to the heritage of such a great pub. One...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The location of this pub was really great. It's tucked away in a little alleyway. It was my first pub stop in London and my favorite. The vibe was low key. The service was friendly. People watching is great. They can take their beverages outside...More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi pjgrad thanks for the great review, it has been this way for nearly 400 years and we hope to continue for another 400 and beyond. I will pass on your compliments to the team. Regards Patrick L GM

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Probably one of the cutest pubs in London. It is full of history and is very charming inside. There is a pub downstairs and pub restaurant above. The service and drink selection is average, but the food was very good. Highly recommend going on Sundays...More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi bethn214 thanks for the 5 star review, really pleased that you had some great Sunday roasts! We are very proud of our history and heritage, always great to get such positive feedback, I will pass it on to the team. Hope you will join...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great historic pub tucked down an alley in Covent Garden, lovely staff great ale choices, delicious Sunday lunchMore

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Ang K glad you found us, we pride ourselves on our great staff, food and beers so it is always great to get some recognition for their efforts. Please pop in and see us again next time you are in the city. Regards Patrick...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The good reviews of this pub prompted lunch. The initial look of the place was not inviting but we persisted. The beer was good but the food was below standard and far far superior offerings can be had elsewhere. However, when paying the bill there...More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Meltravel888 we are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit, we are kind of stuck with the look of the place, we are the oldest pub in Covent Garden at nearly 500 years old and as such the building is listed so we...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Welcoming service and wholesome food. A very special traditional pub. The location almost hidden and oozing with history.

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Thanks for the lovely review, we agree there is nothing better than a great pint of award winning beer with your Sunday roast. we hope you visit again soon. regards Patrick L GM

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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

In Coventry Gardens, but a smidge off the beaten path, but well worth it. Beers are good and food is as well. Has the quaint atmosphere of a traditional British pub!More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Hi rwworden glad you found us, we are the oldest pub in Covent Garden and we try to stay true to the heritage of the great British pub. it is always great to hear such lovely comments and we hope you will join us again...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

We had lunch here on a relatively hot day. The upstairs restaurant, surprisingly, had some free tables. As to drinks, the New Zealand IPA was excellent according to my husband. Good choice in G&T. Two of us had scampi and chips. Ok but not great....More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Hi Sightsaver thanks for taking the time to place a review, sorry if your food was not quite what you hoped but I am pleased you enjoyed everything else, our menu tries to cater for all tastes and is ever changing with the seasons and...More

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