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The Porterhouse

#52 of 1,278 Nightlife in London
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Address: 21-22 Maiden Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7NA, England
Phone Number: 442073797917
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Award winning stouts, ales and lagers, all from our brewery in Dublin. Home...

Award winning stouts, ales and lagers, all from our brewery in Dublin. Home of the Dingle Whiskey Bar with over 180 world whiskies.

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Great location

Porterhouse has a great location in Covent Garden and an excellent meeting venue. The pub itself is huge with multiple levels and a warren of rooms which adds to its charm... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
AK6
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284 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Porterhouse has a great location in Covent Garden and an excellent meeting venue. The pub itself is huge with multiple levels and a warren of rooms which adds to its charm - unless you get lost of course!! We were a large group and Service was excellent. A large variety of beers and other drinks. Food is fine as Long... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the pub, with all the nooks and crannies to sit. It was almost as if you were in little private dining areas. The food was good. I would have liked to have tried more of their beers, but they were out of most of them due to a busy night prior. I did enjoy a flight of their... More 

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Thank greenwalleye
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a Saturday night, There was a live band on and the atmosphere was fantastic, very friendly mix of tourists, regulars and UK visitors all up drinking n dancing together, felt like a party !!!!

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Thank rich5452015
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Good choice of unusual beers. Great atmosphere. Really friendly bar staff. The bar has lots of different sub areas to sit eat and relax throughout an evening. It feels relaxing and spacious after a long day in the busy west end. Thoroughly recommend.

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Thank SunSeekerwithkids
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We go onto this place on every visit to London and quite honestly you will be hard pushed to beat it. It covers pretty much all angles, TV sport, good food and an excellent selection of drinks. It can get quite busy but service is always good, the food reasonably priced, and large in quantity. We find this place to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a couple of beers. Huge selection with helpful staff to give advice and samples of beer ! Will go back here again to sample some more !

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Thank Smdmac
Orpington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Great beer selection, great sport, great food, great service! Cannot fault it. Their own brewers beer is also brilliant

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

What can I say! This place is my favourite pub in London and everybody I take there loves it, massive selection of beer and they have a cocktail bar upstairs. Food I thought was lovely and didn't realise until yesterday that they also play football! Live band down stairs and always a good vibe, the only thing I could ask... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Superb pub next to "Ping Pong" (see other review) and great for a drink with friends.... Check-out the GREAT variety of beers and the brilliant wall-coverings!!

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Thank Cafedweller
Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This place is great for a drink, I have eaten here before and wasn't that impressed however the Oyster stout is why I come here! There are many different levels here for you to sit. There is so much choice for beer here you have to give it a try!

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Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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