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The Porterhouse

21-22 Maiden Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7NA, England
+44 20 7379 7917
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Tends to be very busy but there's such a warren of rooms you can usually find somewhere to sit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Preston, United Kingdom
via mobile
Our six nations drinking hole!

Nice little pub tucked out of the way of central covent garden, just very very busy during game... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Sean W
Essex, United Kingdom
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Award winning stouts, ales and lagers, all from our brewery in Dublin. Home of the Dingle Whiskey Bar with over 180 world whiskies.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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21-22 Maiden Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7NA, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7379 7917
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tends to be very busy but there's such a warren of rooms you can usually find somewhere to sit. Good array of beers on offer in this central pub. Dark and moody interior.

Thank NinaTom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice little pub tucked out of the way of central covent garden, just very very busy during game time. The atmosphere was fantastic even if service was a tad slow.

Thank Sean W
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat and a pint but was left hungry after the food came out cold. This wasnt simply a bit tepid, but as if it had been sitting on the kitchen side for 15 mins. In the end, money was...More

Thank Mat P
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

been here several times and there's always a queue at the bar. That's because their beer is fab! Love the Captain Nemo atmosphere with lots of copper and pseudo rivetted beams which adds to the fab character of this place. Multi levels, quiet corners (well...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We went as a group of 5 adults for cocktails but the cocktail bar didn't open until 5pm. We were disappointed about this but we were consoled by the variety of beers to choose from and all went for something different. The atmosphere is quite...More

Thank Annette G
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Love this place, can't help but end up here when in London. Cheap booze, plenty of seats spread across all quirky levels. A true fav.

Thank Megs M
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The Porterhouse is a huge, quirky pub set over several different levels. It has a great interior and a good atmosphere during weekdays and weekends. There's some good outside space too, with heated lamps and cover. The drinks selection is huge, with a range of...More

Thank annabel1992
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A great pub with loads of differant beers and there is a lot of choice it gets very busy and you have to hunt for a table

Thank beechy2603
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I really like this place it's quirky and it's not part of a large chain, there are only 2 one in Covent Garden and one in Dublin. This places gets really busy and can be hard to get a table. There is seating on multiple...More

Thank helen E
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We had a few beers and some snacks in this sports bar. Large bar with a plenty of seating areas in two (at least) floors. Lively place and nice to visit with friends or a family.

Thank Tiina12345
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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Fabio C
Can I book a table?
23 December 2016|
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Response from Cafedweller | Reviewed this property |
Apologies Fabio, only just seen your question.... Great to know all sorted & hope you enjoyed!!