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The Salisbury

#2,637 of 18,395 Restaurants in London
€€ - €€€, British,
90 St. Martin's Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AP, England
+44 7393 318457
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“pies” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
90 St. Martin's Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AP, England
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1 - 10 of 402 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Salisbury is a beautiful and historic pub that just keeps getting better. Having been to almost 300 pubs in London, this still remains one of the very best. Landlord Jon and his team are welcoming, friendly and attentive at all times, and offer up...More

1  Thank ganderous
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in we felt at home. Amazing atmosphere and food great selection of beer. Jonathan you are the sweetest and what all bartenders and people in general should be warm welcoming and made as feel part of the furniture! Can’t wait...More

1  Thank Spongeeone
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our favourite pub in London and we have been in many. Ideally situated for a pre or post theatre drink and/or meal. (Fish and chips were very good). Excellent range of real ales on hand pumps which are well kept and perfectly pulled. Great staff...More

1  Thank Tkennedy1964
Jonathan B, Manager at The Salisbury, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Awesome thank you 😊😘😘😘😘

Reviewed 1 week ago

Come on Greene King, you need to try harder! There's more to a good pub than location and looking the part. While you're guaranteed to always be busy with tourists and theatre-goers, that's no excuse for poor service and rip-off food. We were hugely disappointed...More

1  Thank Nicole P
Jonathan B, Manager at The Salisbury, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, sorry you had a bad experience we have had some negative feedback about the soup previously and we will be looking to adress this issue soon, if you visit again we will be happy to give you coffe on the house, have a great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Avoid this place, especially when there are so many other places close by. The quality of the food is bad. My son's food was cold and not even quite as described on the menu. The fish and chips we ordered were not very good. To...More

1  Thank Ana V
Jonathan B, Manager at The Salisbury, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Anna sorry you had a bad experience, we hope you will return and we can make you happy next time Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attractive, large,pub serves a good range of ales and lagers, the service is friendly and efficient. Lots of dark wood and etched glass create the impression of a late Victorian drinking spot which Oscar Wilde might have enjoyed, and, I understand, probably did. The...More

Thank CdnTraveller43
Jonathan B, Manager at The Salisbury, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey there !! Really glad you had a great experience and we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being well placed for a number of theatres, this large pub is quite a good spot to kill a bit of time. There's a good range of beers on tap, and if you are lucky you may be able to find a seat towards the...More

Thank Zigett
Jonathan B, Manager at The Salisbury, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Zigget thanks for your review and we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last time we came the food was a bit off but normal service has returned . The bar staff change but big John remains and is as helpful as ever . Yes it’s busy Yes you sometimes have to wait . Yes it’s not the...More

Thank George M
Jonathan B, Manager at The Salisbury, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks guys 😃 Big Jon x x x

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went in to the pub on Monday afternoon the 19th.for a drink around 330pm. I stood at the bar for more than 5 minutes and was not even acknowledged. There was a guy who spent more time on the phone than looking after customers...More

5  Thank olivertwist459
Jonathan B, Manager at The Salisbury, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi sorry you had a bad experience this is not normal service for the Salisbury and we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pub was packed for St Patricks day. Beer and wine were good as was the service. My wifes sandwich was good. But mine Oh Dear! I ordered a Cheese and Pickle sandwich. Now I do like a bit of pickle but I do also like...More

5  Thank Alan L
Jonathan B, Manager at The Salisbury, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Alan thanks for your fair review and sorry about the cheese and pickle sandwich, hope to see you again soon

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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
...More
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angiec79
31 December 2017|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
Children are allowed into pubs but cannot consume alcohol. It is not usual to give tips in pubs.
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cheeky chic s
18 December 2016|
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Response from ClareMcK | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I took a look at their website and the pub is open from 11am-11pm with a Christmas menu in place. It has no mentioned of a NYE event. i would recommend that you give the pub a call to enquire. Sorry I cannot help... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 St. Martin's Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 7393 318457
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