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The Punch Tavern

#199 of 1 342 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 08:00 - 23:00
Open today: 08:00 - 23:00
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a fab oasis from the hustle and bustle of Fleet Street

my friend and i came here for a nice quiet drink at lunchtime and were pleasantly surprised at the... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
A fantastic few hours

Well done to super staff on the evening of an Irish Rugby match against the New Zealand All Blacks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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18 Mar 2018
“a fab oasis from the hustle and bustle of Fleet Street”
18 Jan 2018
“Work meal”
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99 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1DE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well done to super staff on the evening of an Irish Rugby match against the New Zealand All Blacks. A beautiful ornate pub on Fleet Street, close to St Paul’s Cathedral, we felt soar home. Great location, elegant decor, smiling happy staff and a win...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I love visiting the Old London pubs this one did not disappoint some fantastic art decor inside with friendly service and great ales on tap there is plenty of room to sit down to rest your weary feet food was available which looked good although...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Walking back to our hotel to collect luggage we decided to stop here for lunch. A lovely old traditional pub (am assuming its not part of a chain) which was much larger inside than I was expecting. The menu had a great choice and you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EssexBetty64
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Great pub with a lot of history in central London. There is no shortage of competition regarding taverns in this area but if you happen to find yourself in this one, you'll be able to choose from a good selection of ales and, if you're...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Whilst walking through the streets on our way to Covent garden we came ac4iss this fine establishment. It was pretty packed and full of what appeared to be people who had just been to a running club ( well what's the point of a fitness...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Leviathon_uk
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We went to this pub for lunch on sunday towards two o'clock. The welcome was very warm. The food was very good. In all this pub is well worth a visit. I would like to mention Urszula the waitress who's smile and general happy attitude...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in this pub after deciding it had a good menu. Very helpful staff. Had a very nicely cooked 2 course meal. Lovely fat crunchy chips with the battered fish. The fried halloumi was very tasty and loved the fish pie. A nice atmosphere in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank yvonnecT7994YD
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This place was such a great find amidst the bustle of central London! Fab selection of drinks and truly delicious roast dinner- would highly recommend! Staff are great and couldn't believe our luckj stumbling in!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank GF2424
Reviewed 18 March 2018

my friend and i came here for a nice quiet drink at lunchtime and were pleasantly surprised at the peacefulness of the place and it was not busy at all....it has been refurbed since I last went and very much in keeping with its traditional...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank madmichyLondon
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We found this pub yesterday afternoon by chance after a couple of others nearby were full but I'm so glad we did! We were in London for the weekend, party of 9 with 3 generations and having done lots of walking needed some good food...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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