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Punch & Judy

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Covent Garden
Bar, British, Pub
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Covent Garden Piazza | Covent Garden, London WC2E 8RF, England
+44 20 7379 0923
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Today
12:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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St Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

£11.50 for a large G & T with one ice cube, seriously 😡I expect higher prices in Covent Garden but that really isn't justified 😡

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Thank Becster1968
Nottingham
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165 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This pub relies on its location. If it wasn't in Covent Garden it wouldn't survive! Had the so called 'Steak & Ale' pie, more like 'Gristle & brown water' pie. Served luke warm. Looked ok, until you cut it open. Served with a jug of 'just add boiling water' gravy. This is what you pour over to heat up your... More 

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Thank NottmFoody
Dubai
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location with upstairs pub with balcony or basement cellar pub. Vibrant with excellent typical pub food. Very cool

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Thank 463angelicad
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a food complaint. It was dealt with quickly and efficiently. The manager was excellent and very polite and considerate. You can't ask for more really! Well done!

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Thank vossellerfaerie
Worthing, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Punch and Judy Pub situated in the middle of Covent Garden, great atmosphere, happy and attentive staff, only down side plastic glasses a real no no for me, but well worth a visit

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Thank DutchDuke37
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for typical pub food with my out of town friends. But this one disappointed. Balcony looks like fun to take in the Covenant Garden street performers while getting a quick meal or a beverage. That drew us in along with a good a vibe. But the food just did not meet expectations. Not even by pub grub standards.... More 

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Thank TeamO-My
Turin, Italy
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46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy at peak hours and you might have to wait for some time. Been there for lunch with a friend, great prices for huge dishes. Good quality of the main (I had a pied) but veggies were frozen and not fresh.

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Thank ValeVaze
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far one of the best pubs in London. Not only do you have unrestricted viewing of the Covent Garden street performances, but the food and service is impeccable. My girlfriend and I had fish & chips with macaroni & cheese. The fish & chips were some of the best that I've had in my life! I can't wait to... More 

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Thank Harriet H
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good atmosphere, pleasant and attentive staff and good pub food. Very busy but still manages to cope well to the benefit of the customer. Will I return? Yes!

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Thank einhorrido
Vancouver, Canada
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An Iconic Pub in the center of Covent Garden. Had a dinner there, Food was good but nothing special. A fun place to be is the balcony overlooking the square. Best enjoyed on a hot summer day. This place has been here forever!

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Thank Twisty

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Covent Garden Piazza | Covent Garden, London WC2E 8RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 0923

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Covent Garden

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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 by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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