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The Harp

#170 of 17,542 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood:
Covent Garden
Bar, British, Pub
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47 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HS, England
+44 20 7836 0291
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great traditional pub with a wide variety of real ales Chelsea Blonde ale great! No wonder it wins real ale pub of the year nearly every year.

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Thank pinkienic
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like a proper pub, with excellent beer, and very friendly staff even though you only go a couple of times a year when you are in London (yes, that's you Sarah) how could you not love this place? Please, please Fullers, keep it just as it is!

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Thank TommoNorfolk
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking to try lots of local ales then come here. It's a very well contained, traditional pub with upstairs seating (very comfortable leather seats).

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Thank Raul P
Essex, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here before. The ales on sale here are second to none. Wide variety. Won many awards from CAMRA.

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Thank Stephen B
London, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the heart of theatre land is a proper pub. Great range of real ales well kept and a comfortably down at heel feel essential in a proper pub.

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Thank Simon W
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is really buzzing and widely refute is excellent. You will find a great selection of beers and a lively atmosphere. This is close to Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden.

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1 Thank James H
Cork, Ireland
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126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small cosy bar with a really nice relaxed atmosphere. The ale is great and the bar has a very good selection.

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1 Thank JandDatOCD
Oslo
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing like visiting The Harp, it has become a tradition. I am a huge cider fan, but not the sweet stuff - the rel stuff! You will not leave The Harp diappointed in that regard. Try the ones in the carton, not on tap. Beware, it's strong... 😊

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2 Thank MereteML L
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for some drinks. Good selection of ales on draught. It was very busy, non the less plenty of staff on so it didnt take long to get served. Great atmosphere.

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2 Thank L2581
Greater London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A lovely pub in central London and was ideal for pre theatre drinks. The pub serves a number of fine cask ales that my friends thoroughly enjoyed. I'm more a cider man myself and the Cornish Orchard cider on draft was superb. Well worth the visit.

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1 Thank Alan A
Harp47, Manager at The Harp, responded to this review

Hello Alan, Thank you for your kind words, with out you guys we wouldn't be here! Cheers, Monty More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 0291

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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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