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Lamb & Flag

#39 of 1 338 Nightlife in London
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Wonderful Characterful Pub

A wonderfully historic pub giving an authentic window into bygone London. It's been our staple... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DJ_Lewis123
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Poynton, United Kingdom
Simply Awesome

We stumbled in for drinks and couldn't seem to leave. The atmosphere is terrific and the staff was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JohnP3143
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Tallahassee, Florida
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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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33 Rose Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9EB, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 March 2014

I try to squeeze in a visit to the Lamb & Flag whenever I am in London. Over the years I've taken many friends along and none has been disappointed. If it's the summer, the windows are fully open and the crowd spills onto the...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Came across this pub by accident, but where looking forward to a nice drink as we had previously read about the pub in the good pub beer guide. Unfortunately we where greeted by rude and obnoxious staff, which ruined the experience of our afternoon drink....More

3  Thank Abby W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

That kind of old traditional English pub, that is a must go in London. It is from the XVII century, and claimed as one of the favorites of Charles Dickens. Once I consider one of the best fish and chips in central London pubs, but...More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Anapiussi thank you for taking the time to place a review and for recommending it as a must go when in London. Let me assure you that we always strive to provide the very best food, drinks and service no matter how busy it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderfully historic pub giving an authentic window into bygone London. It's been our staple watering hole whenever we are in central London, which is quite often. I have always found the bar staff to be friendly and we have met some very interesting people...More

Thank DJ_Lewis123
Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi DJ_Lewis123 firstly thank you for taking the time to place a lovely review here and thank you for the nice mentions for our team members who work really hard and strive to be helpful and friendly all the time. Pubs continue to thrive and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled in for drinks and couldn't seem to leave. The atmosphere is terrific and the staff was wonderful. We decided to stay for diner and were very happy we did. We visited a number of Pubs and restaurants in London and this was our...More

Thank JohnP3143
Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi John you are very kind, please accept my humble thanks for saying such wonderful things about our pub, our team work really hard every day to make sure that we deliver the best service possible and it is always amazing to get such positive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away in side street off Garrick St near Covent Garden. Ye Olde style pub, usual wood interior, creaky stairs, etc good beer available, pleasant publican. Didn’t eat. Will visit again when in cental LondonMore

Thank Gmglcfc
Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gmglcfc thanks for placing some lovely comments, we like to think the creaky stairs and wonky floors are all part of the charm, glad you enjoyed your visit and please do pop in next time you are in the city centre. many Thanks Patrick...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Lamb & Flag with friends on a Friday afternoon. We visited about 10 pubs in London, and this was our favorite. The beer selection was outstanding. It was crowded inside, but there is a nice outdoor area next to the front entrance that has...More

Thank csalonga89
Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi csalonga89 really pleased you stopped by and enjoyed it so much, we are rather proud of our little slice on London magic so it is always great to hear that our efforts are appreciated, please make sure you say hi when you come in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For some reason, Tripadvisor classifies this as an attraction, so the questions they ask are relative to that versus a restaurant?! So here's the restaurant comments. If you want a little break from the Covent Garden mayhem and their touristy restaurants, take a short walk...More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi ParkerSturbridge for reasons we have never been quite sure of tripadvisor has us listed twice, as a place to eat and as an attraction, I have never managed to get to the bottom of it and in truth it is not the end of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked through their website for a meet up with friends for dinner (It works great!). I chose the pub because it’s so central and really wasn’t expecting much. When I got there the pub was packed with Friday night drinkers and my heart sank......More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Katie M thank you so much for such a lovely review, we always try to get it right each and every time and it looks as though we got it pretty much spot on this time other than not having a cheeseboard on the...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

We visited London with our grown up children for a theatre weekend. We found this by accident after we passed it whilst looking for somewhere to eat after a show. We ate elsewhere, and then popped in for a drink because it looked so interesting.....More

1  Thank MissingLady
Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi MissingLady thanks for taking the time to place a review, it is much appreciated. I am sorry if the cost came as a bit of a shock, we are pretty competitive for the area. We try very hard to be the most welcoming and...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Pitched as one of the oldest pubs in London the Lamb & Flag is hidden down a side alley just off Covent Garden. Inside it looks the part, all old wooden beams and pannels. Reasonable selection of drinks and we enjoyed having a pint to...More

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Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

HI jackinbox99 glad to provide some well needed liquid refreshment during your journey. see you again hopefully Regards Patrick L GM

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Visited this place which is so convenient for theatre goers plus steeped in history, This is a typical old London pub, with dining area upstairs. We didn’t eat today however will return.

Thank Bigdaddy2593
Patrick L, General Manager at Lamb & Flag, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi Bigdaddy2593 thanks for stopping in, next time try some vittles maybe. Regards Patrick L GM

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