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The Harp

47 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HS, England
+44 20 7836 0291
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork pie” (4 reviews)
“real ale” (31 reviews)
“great pub” (37 reviews)
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10:30 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub
47 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HS, England
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The Harp is a good pub at a very convenient location near Charing Cross. It's a Fuller's pub with a good selection of the brewery's beer. Downstairs is usually crammed. There's nice seating and more quiet upstairs. Some people hang out in an alley outside...More

Thank Osmo1950
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Many thanks Osmo1950 for your 4 star rating and great descriptive comments.

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Have been to the Harp several times over the years when visiting London. Excellent range of well kept beers. Always popular and very busy but service is prompt and friendly. An old style pub not far from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden. As it is...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This pub was near our Airbnb and was always packed when we walked by. We stopped in and had a great time and met some locals. Great atmosphere and nice beer and cider selection. If you are near Trafalgar Square and thirsty, this is a...More

Thank aixlaura
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This pub is full of atmosphere and great beer. During the evenings, the patrons overflow out onto the street or out the back into a medieval feeling alleyway. We went during the afternoon and created some fun memories in the back alley. The kids ran...More

Thank Katen007
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We love this London pub; definitely one of our favourites with a terrific choice of real ales. We enjoyed the Dark Star ales on offer on our recent visit. Also popped in one lunchtime and enjoyed their pork pies. Friendly staff, interesting conversations. Recommended.

Thank has2bperfect
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Had a short visit for a few beers. Quite OK variety, for example a coffe stout from Dark Star brewery and an IPA from the Kernel. The environment was a great standard brittish pub. A nice place to rake a beer after visiting the National...More

Thank henalv
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Lovely little pub, fantastic beer, I would thoroughly recommend the Dark Star "American pale Ale" a wonderful beer. My one, slight, criticism is that even mountain goats have trouble scaling the stairs to the toilet

Thank keith_hawes
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with two friends on a Saturday evening at around 6, when our first option of Gordon's Wine Bar was already overcrowded for no reason. Lucky for us, we were able to nab three seats by the bar at the Harp. They dont do...More

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Fairly small but very cozy and friendly pub. Don't expect to find a place to sit (though you might be lucky) but it is still with visiting (a lot of locals think so as well).

Thank Pavel A
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Conveniently located for everything you want to do as a tourist. Larger inside than it looks and many real ales to try (about 15). Enough bar staff to get served very quickly and never have to wait for service. Beer keep very well. Try the...More

Thank Martin G
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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Restaurant Details

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Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
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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A blissfully traditional place with great beer and good old conversation, also well known for our traditional cider and perry from all around the country. Located in London’s famous Covent Garden area, The Harp is a great example of a Traditional British Ale House.
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