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Lamb & Flag

#26 of 1,279 Nightlife in London
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Address: 33 Rose Street | Covent Garden, London, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7497 9504
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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At 400 years, the oldest pub in Covent Garden has hardly changed over the...

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.

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Old fashioned pub in the heart of Covent Garden

Wide range of cask ales, mainly Fullers, since it's a Fullers pub. Nice athmosphere. Upstair they serve (traditional pub) food. Friendly staff, wich is not always the case in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kastrup, Denmark
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Kastrup, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide range of cask ales, mainly Fullers, since it's a Fullers pub. Nice athmosphere. Upstair they serve (traditional pub) food. Friendly staff, wich is not always the case in London Pubs.

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Bushey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small intimate, cosy, busy and warm, one of the oldest pubs on site, small tucked away drinks aren't cheap, but this is London and Covent Garden otherwise defo worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate dinner in the upstairs of Lamb & Flab. Service was very friendly and the food was good. Enjoyed the famous fish & chips as well as the steak & ale pie. The downstairs was packed, but the upstairs dining area was quite comfortable. Definitely book a table ahead of time. We took the kids (9 and 12) and they... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a few beers here and then a good meal upstairs. The pub is tucked away in a side street in Covent Garden. Worth looking for. Very old pub with lots of wood in the decor. dining area upstairs with some views over street. Staff very helpful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked in a lane right in Covent Garden is one of London's famous pubs..... a great place for a beer or cider the quaint little pub is steeped in tradition and history. Well known and frequented, excess crowds will congregate outside in the lane as well... A must visit for aficionados of English establishments

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant/pub with classic British food - everything from Sunday roast to onion soop or fish and chips. The price was as most other restaurants. Would definitely recommend if you want to try the local cuisine or just a beer/cider

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere was excellent. Lamb & Flag is a very traditional pub with great service and good beers. However the food was average.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was passable, service was OK. Definitely not focused on diners as much as drinkers. My burger was cooked well even though I didn't specify a temperature. Would go back for drinks/atmosphere but not food.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my regular pub swim visit in London. There is an excellent selection of beer and you can feel the history. Give it a try I'm sure you'll enjoy it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for drinks: atmosphere was fabulous, great location and prompt service. Prices not too naughty for Covent Garden. Food menu looked great but I was heading elsewhere. MUST VISIT!

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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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