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The Cross Keys

) #2,596 of 18,119 Restaurants in London $ , British,
31 Endell Street | Covent Garden, London WC2H 9EB, England
+44 20 7836 5185
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub
31 Endell Street | Covent Garden, London WC2H 9EB, England
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Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Lovely old fashioned London pub. Had a bacon stilton and tomato sarnie and my wife had a ham and cheese omelette. They were tasty and good value for money. The service was prompt and the servers polite and friendly? Great pint of Shoreditch Sunrise as...More

Thank Andrew261033
Reviewed December 29, 2016

It was cold so we popped in for a pint and a sherry for me. Old style pub with interesting decorations and memorabilia . Cosy.

Thank travelbag45
Reviewed December 23, 2016

Lovely bar staff especially the tall geezer that has been very nice with us, reasonable prices for central london, lovely pint of guinness and delicious food!! The place to go in covent garden!!

Thank balbacci R
Reviewed December 18, 2016

what a cracking pub, brodies beer spot on.you could spend ages looking at décor didn't eat there but grub looked good

Thank mickyboy55
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a typical London pub with fantastic atmosphere and minutes walk from centre of Covent Garden. Brodie's beer..'Bethnal Green' in perfect condition and reaonable choice of wines. It is always very busy and spills over to outside. Seat not guaranteed but still worth a...More

Thank arcachon
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Some excellent real ales on. Guardsman bitter very choice. Bar staff helpful, quick and have a sense of humour, very busy but friendly pub

Thank John H
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Ended a day of meetings in here over a few glasses of wine and some banter with some randoms. Good selection of grapes and vintages, with acceptable prices too - considering the area. Recommended!

Thank SimonandNicola
Reviewed November 7, 2016

It is a wonderful place with all the memorabilia around, a good place to visit. Gets very busy The ales are good.

Thank ElizabethAdam
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this great pub last year and were keen to revisit and we weren't disappointed. As someone who spent 20 years managing pubs this wee cracking pub is everything a good pub should be. Great drinks selection, great atmosphere, fantastic service...More

Thank RobboSnr
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch whilst on a day trip to The Shaftesbury Theatre in London. The food was fantastic. The inside of the pub was very quaint and the staff were very pleasant. Would certainly recommend this pub to anyone for lunch, or a...More

Thank kram67
Covent Garden
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
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Is a small dog allowed in for Sunday lunch?
December 18, 2016|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
No, it's a proper, really good old fashioned pub. They serve beer there. The only dogs they serve there come with chips and a side salad. Try a Wetherspoons or a Macdonalds if you want to take a dog inside.
What are your Holiday hours this year? Specifically 12/24-12/27?
December 6, 2016|
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Response from willow731 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I actually live in Scotland so the holiday hours could be a bit different from England. I was also just visiting The Cross Keys and London in general. In Scotland, it is only Christmas Day and New Years Day that... More
are you open sunday lunchtime?
August 6, 2015|
Response from Giles A |
12pm till 2:30pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Endell Street | Covent Garden, London WC2H 9EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighborhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 5185
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