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The Porterhouse

) #1,148 of 18,119 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ , British,
21-22 Maiden Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7NA, England
+44 20 7379 7917
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“porterhouse” (39 reviews)
“oyster stout” (9 reviews)
“great pub” (33 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
21-22 Maiden Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7NA, England
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1 - 10 of 334 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is quite a nice pub. Lots of seating. Shame the outside seats go to the smokers. You need to find your seat and order at bar because not a lot of service. Large meals and all were good. Fairly standard pub food. Meals arrived...More

Thank Adriandcass
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited a few places multiple times during our stay in London, but the Porterhouse was not one of them. Their beer selection is very good, but it doesn't balance out the lukewarm, if not slightly rude, service and food that didn't quite reach the...More

Thank FinnAmericanTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only one experience in London which I didn't like it . I don't want to be rude but The Porterhouse was the dirtiest place I ever seen ! There's is unique beer collection and a wide selection of them on the menu,...More

Thank yavorgatev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a convenient outdoor location for lunch on way to convent garden we stumbled across porterhouse and not disappointed. Enjoyed a "huge" sharing platter of tasty nibbles and great choice of optional sides all v very reasonably priced. Great service and really friendly staff...More

Thank londonHands
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We dropped in to this pub post work, was very busy in the evening. Lots of different varieties of beers and ales offered at the pub and it seemed to have multiple floors.

Thank arjunonholiday1980
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Good pub, excellent choice of beers. Lots of atmosphere and multiple levels to sit in. Oyster stout very good. Very popular, though pleased to say plenty of bars and staff serving. Wifi didn't work when we visited and phone reception inside is patchy. Food very...More

Thank peakdistricttravel
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The title says it all - there was a really good range of craft beers available (both on tap or in can form). They have some quirky ones as well like a chocolate stout. The venue is very big - there is a fairly sizeable...More

Thank Dominic V
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I've accidentally visited this pub every time I've visited London (3 times). It has a nice atmosphere a nice selection of beers. I did not try the food, but the food smelled amazing that passed by. If I ever go to London again, I'll visit...More

Thank mdc5027
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Love the atmosphere here so it's a good place to catch up w friends! they show football matches and there are also a good variety of beers! lower ground floor w stage and live music!!!

Thank Alice B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

With an hour to spare before a theatre matinee my husband was desperate to see his beloved team. Using the Sky tv locator we arrived. It wasn't what I'd expected. The clue was in the name, but it felt like I'd arrived in Dublin. What...More

Thank Supertrooper84
Nearby
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
...More
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James G
Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
23 April 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 37
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21-22 Maiden Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 7917
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