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Lamb & Flag

33 Rose Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9EB, England
+44 20 7497 9504
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Enjoyed stopping by for a pint of cider

Looked down the narrow road to see this lovely pub at the end with people standing outside enjoying... read more

Reviewed today
Charlene W
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Cornelius, North Carolina
Superb

Stopped over for a drink. Great staff and lovely selection of drinks. Good place to have a drink... read more

Reviewed yesterday
toko_1965
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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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33 Rose Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9EB, England
Covent Garden
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+44 20 7497 9504
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Reviewed today

Looked down the narrow road to see this lovely pub at the end with people standing outside enjoying conversations over pints and it was too inviting to pass up. Glad we stopped. I'm not much of a beer drinker so ordered a Cornish Orchard cider....More

Thank Charlene W
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped over for a drink. Great staff and lovely selection of drinks. Good place to have a drink before you hit the city. Only suggestion the under of the tables are cleaned ....

Thank toko_1965
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Reviewed 4 days ago

5 guys. Of course 3 guys are late. Our lovely manageress patiently kept our table while we had drinks downstairs. The pub grub was spot on. My fave, the scotch egg. Fish and chips to die for. Food, service, ambiance all tops. Search this historic...More

Thank Bigbazz44
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Patrick L, Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for taking your time to write us this lovely review, we are very happy to hear you had a fantastic visit, and we hope you will come again soon

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The enjoyment in this ancient pub rests with the lottery of who is behind the bar. I suppose a fact in most public houses. My friend and I regularly use this hostelry as our starting point for lunch when we are frequenting either Chinatown or...More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thewriter I am extremely sorry for the poor service you received, it is always our policy to put our customers first and foremost in everything that we do and it looks as though this was not the case when you visited. I have spoken...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful location between Leicester Square and Covent Garden. It's a 400 year old pub and is laid out exactly like that. Super service (our guy was Celine but I've probably misspelt that), and a great selection of Craft beers on Tap. Food is also good,...More

Thank 749David
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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi 749David thank you very much for putting such a great review on, it is really most appreciated. I will pass on your compliments to Saleem who would have been looking after you. We try to maintain a great balance between service and price so...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks 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

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

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 4 weeks 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!

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

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 4 weeks 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

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

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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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

Thank bethn214
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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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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Megan H
January 27, 2017|
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