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Ye Olde Mitre

1 Ely Court | Ely Place, London EC1N 6SJ, England
+44 20 7405 4751
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Awesome find! A true hidden gem. Very old and worth a visit just to sit in 500 year old rooms... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Clint B
via mobile
A fine pub...

Beware, this pub is accessed from two sides, the one we chose was the Hatton Garden side, I had the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Walleroonie
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Average1%
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1 Ely Court | Ely Place, London EC1N 6SJ, England
Holborn
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+44 20 7405 4751
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome find! A true hidden gem. Very old and worth a visit just to sit in 500 year old rooms drinking beer.

Thank Clint B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beware, this pub is accessed from two sides, the one we chose was the Hatton Garden side, I had the cider, it was fabulous, also had a plate of pork scratchings, also delicious. Well the cider and the area had an effect on me, I...More

Thank Walleroonie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great historic pub tucked away in holborn. Can be cramped at busy times but part of its charm is how small it is. Oozes history as it was built in 16th century.

Thank Kentclerk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a difficult one to find, and probably one you wouldn't stumble upon. Small pub with two downstairs bars and a small function type room upstairs. Cosy surroundings, but can get a bit cramped when it is busy. Small serving area at the bars...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

For a chain that's losing its touch, this pub is a jewel in the crown. So much history lies within the walls of this establishment and it's truly fantastic. Hidden away from the city of London, a place you'll only likely to find if you're...More

Thank WilliamBlackmore
Judith N, General Manager at Ye Olde Mitre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the 5*, Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit...Ye Olde Mitre is a piece of history and the team here strive to preserve the old London atmosphere. Hope to see you soon. Judith

Reviewed 9 May 2017

(It seems the Mitre is duplicated on here as an "attraction" or as a "restaurant", but not in its principal guise as a pub. Very odd.) Ye Olde Mitre quite reasonably claims to be London's oldest standing pub. It is also one of London's smallest,...More

Thank GDR-ta
Judith N, General Manager at Ye Olde Mitre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Always great to hear that people enjoy our pub and the history of the place. Looking forward on having you back here!

Reviewed 25 April 2017

I visited here as part of a pub crawl of London's historic pubs with my daughter. You might have trouble finding it but it's worth the effort. You can feel the history as you walk down the alleyway and you're not disappointed when you enter...More

Thank Preso123
Judith N, General Manager at Ye Olde Mitre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for your review! Always great to hear that people enjoy our pub and the history of the place. Looking forward on having you back here!

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Nice pub to go with friends after work. Quite packed but very cosy and friendly. Must see if you watched "snach" ( movie with Bratt Pitt

Thank Joan C
Judith N, General Manager at Ye Olde Mitre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Glad to hear you had a great time Joan, many thanks for the 4*

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick drink whilst in Hatton Garden looking for rings. Very old pub with two bars, down a short alleyway at the Chancery Lane end of Hatton Garden. Drinkers pub in the main but does basic lunches like toasties and cheese and...More

Thank Tony H
Judith N, General Manager at Ye Olde Mitre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thanks Tony for the 4*, Glad to hear you appreciate the history.

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Built in the first half of the 16th Century, Ye Olde Mitre originally served the servants of the Bishop of Cambridge. Featured in a number of movies The Deep Blue Sea and Snatch) this little hideaway is steeped in history including patronage by Royalty. Small...More

Thank Stephen A
Judith N, General Manager at Ye Olde Mitre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thanks Stephen for the 4*, Glad to hear you appreciate the history.

Nearby
Holborn
Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or
quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially
convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
...More
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Susan S
Can minors go into pubs?
2 May 2017|
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Response from Judith N | Property representative |
Hi Susan, some pubs allow under 18's in. As we here at Ye Olde Mitre are so small without a kitchen we are over 18's only. Many thanks
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jerry m
How do you pronounce Mitre ?
9 February 2016|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
The easiest way is myter, hope that helps.
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MBMatt1147
Is there Innis & Gunn on tap?
24 October 2015|
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Response from Judith N | Property representative |
Our guest ale is Phoenix rising today, please check out our Twitter feed @yeoldemitre to see what our daily offerings are.
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