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The Salisbury

#1,395 of 17,852 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Covent Garden
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90 St. Martin's Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AP, England
+44 20 7836 5863
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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337 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice pub situated in theatre land offering good range of beers in this very old building which is used for filming and haunted tours.

Thank Maurice S
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice old London pub. Decided to try the Salisbury since it was across the road from the hotel. Opted to have a sharing meal between the two of us - what a disappointment. Looked good on the platter however it was luke warm to say the least, informed the barman and he offered to replace it - once bitten twice... More 

Thank gcoutts310
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking for somewhere to shelter from the rain, I found this gorgeous pub. To say that it is a haven among the hustle & bustle of the West End is an understatement. The duty manager, John, was warm & welcoming, even suggesting the best theatre venues around. Definitely one of the nicest places I have been. Thank you!!

Thank girl666
Badalona, Spain
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for a pint before lunch and having seen the food coming out we stayed on for lunch. Apparently it’s a grade 2 listed Victorian Gin Palace, but whatever it is it’s warm and welcoming. The menu had good English pub food: pies, fish & chips and a Sunday roast, but also had burritos and other less traditional plates. The... More 

Thank Mark R
Tampa, Florida
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you seek out this pub in the Covent Garden area. It's one of my favorites in London. You will never want to leave! Food is terrible just go for the drinks. We had the fish and chips and it had absolutely zero flavor.

Thank bgualario
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174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the heart of theatre land this iconic pub is well worth a visit. It's a busy busy pub but great service and fantastic atmosphere

Thank geeo
Grantham, United Kingdom
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325 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two seniors, who love the atmosphere of traditional London pubs, would recommend this one to connoisseurs ! Wonderfully busy, but a warm welcome and simply superb atmosphere. This very traditional pub is virtually unspoilt, and the glass work and general décor is simply wonderful. Chalkboards tell a little of it's history, and the whole place is just magical. Sit down... More 

1 Thank Peter F
Management response:

Thanks Peter such kind words, we are glad you enjoyed the pub and our service. hope to see you again soon Jon More 

Coulsdon, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Salisbury on 22 April with my wheelchair bound Mum. We had booked a table but due to a late cab and terrible traffic, we were about 40-50 mins late. We called ahead to say we were running late. The Salisbury kept the table for us. When we arrived, it wasn't clear where the food was served but James,... More 

Management response:

Hi Bennet its Jon here not James lol I remember your visit well and it was an absolute pleasure to serve you and your lovely mother !!! have a greta week and I hope to see you all again soon Jon :-) More 

Datchet, England, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to visit the Salisbury Pub over 30 years ago when I first moved to the UK and after a matinee near by decided to see if any changes had been made. I was pleased to see that the decor is still this over the top Victoriana. Beautiful cut glass everywhere. The bar prices are very reasonable for a... More 

Thank ArtRamirez
Management response:

Thank you for your lovely words Art, we have an outstanding record on trip advisor and it's always lovely to see good feedback We hope to see you again real soon and it won't change don't worry More 

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319 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on Sunday whilst visiting covent garden, you walk in this pub and your taken back in time,this pub is a grade 2 listed building it used to be a gin palace anyway drinks were good with average west end prices, got served quite quickly didn't eat here but a nice old pub.

Thank Clivey57
Management response:

Thanks Clive for your kind words, it was our pleasure to serve you and we hope to see you again soon More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
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 20 7836 5863

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Staying in Covent Garden

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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 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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