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The Hercules Pillars

#4,336 of 18,270 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$
18 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5DG, England
+44 20 7242 2218
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“london pub” (6 reviews)
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18 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5DG, England
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

If I could give it a negative score I would. The pub in itself is fine. Nice and clean with good space and nice seating big areas. However I will never return to this pub purely because of the homophobic conversation conversation the bar attendant...More

Thank JK192014
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Just fanced a "Pub" meal . sauasage & mash was very tasty, the Scampi & Chips went down well , Good Choice of Real Ales - No slimline tonic / No elderflower tonic - But we enjoyed our visit

Thank MalcolmWW
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Our photographers enjoyed working at the Hercules Pillars. The place is nice and the atmosphere is just wonderful

Thank Splento
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Just across the Road from our hotel so easy for us. Great food great service and very friendly staff. Sport on the TV but not over powering beer is not that expensive for London and Covent Garden.

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Wonderful pub which is always busy, especially during football games. Service was superb, and the food was excellent. Well worth a visit.

Thank Neale A
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Had diner here after a meeting and the staff were great and plenty of food. Was busy in the bar area but we had a room downstairs with a bar. Will be back again.

Thank samanalex
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely place good selection of draught beers. I havnt had the food however it looks nice enough. They had a happy hour from 5-8 which was fun.

Thank Tobias B
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Comfortable pub has a varied selection of gins and some good cask conditioned beers food is good and the menu is traditional English pub fare

Thank paulvK3247HP
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this pub for a beer and food before visiting UGLE. Great little place. Excellent food and drink. Superb

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Lovely traditional pub serving traditional pub grub , a good selection of Gin and cask ales all at a reasonable cost considering it's proximity to theatre land . Staff were very pleasant .

Thank bomberosteve
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
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Martin M
20 February 2017|
Response from michaelp1573 | Property representative |
Hi Martin Yes a table can be booked please contact us on 020 7242 2218 And we can get you booked in or head to our web site to make the booking. Hope to hear from you soon Kind regards Michael
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 43
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7242 2218
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