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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%
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“pork pie” (4 reviews)
“real ale” (31 reviews)
“great pub” (38 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 4 weeks ago

This pub is a great place for a respite from the sightseeing and shopping. We arrived footsore and weary and left refreshed and ready to continue on. We sat upstairs in what can only be described as a living room. it was like being is...More

Thank mitchCork
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks mitchCork for your 4 star rating and I'm glad to hear you found your visit to be relaxing and enjoyable, and we look forward to welcoming you when you are next in the area.

Reviewed 31 December 2017

I do not know if you can write another review but I have revisited the Harp Pub today and it just gets better. I , and some of my family spent Saturday afternoon in there and it was spot on , great real ale beer...More

1  Thank RoverNutter
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi RoverNutter. Many thanks for your 5 star rating and very kind words about the pub, its beer and the staff. It's really good to hear that the way the pub is, and is being run, is superb in every way, and best wishes to...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This spot was perfect for a mid afternoon respite after a long day of sight seeing. Good food, friendly service, and of course the drinks were cold and hot the spot.

Thank Thomas D
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Many thanks Thomas for giving us a 4 star rating and I'm glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 29 November 2017

Whenever I am in London I go to The Harp. Great location near Charing Cross, Covent Garden and the chaos and fun of the West End. I always drink the real cask ales and the bar staff are efficient and know their booze. Can get...More

Thank icktuz
HarpTeam, General Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Many thanks icktuz for your 5 star rating and nice words about The Harp, and we look forward to serving you a great pint on your next visit - Cheers !!!

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Only if you’re a local will you receive good service here, from the management anyway. The manager props up the bar at the end with the locals, laughing and sharing jokes. If you dare to interrupt him to actually lead by example and serve his...More

Thank winchesterbred
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

I'm sorry to hear this news but very interested by your comments and I believe I might know of whom out of the management team you are referring to. If I'm correct in my assumption, then you will be pleased to know that he is...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017

There are precious few pubs in Central London that provide both authenticity and outstanding beer choice. The Harp is one of the best in both regards, evidenced by its history and . Conveniently located near Trafalgar Square, you can always find an excuse to walk...More

Thank Jeff B
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Many thanks Jeff for rating us with 5 stars and your wonderful words about The Harp, it's always great to hear that a place such as here is very much appreciated. See you when you are next on a trip to London - Cheers !!!

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Sitting here as I review and just love it! Bar staff that know the ales, let you try and understand the taste. Comfortable atmosphere with an impressive selection of beer mats to which I will eternally be jealous.

Thank Lilmonsta
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Hi Lilmonsta and many thanks for rating us with 5 stars. Like you have mentioned, we are all about the great beer and the staff who serve it, and I'm so glad that you loved your visit - Cheers.

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is a bit of a rarity in London: a proper old pub which has resisted the siren call of gastro-chic. It’s all the better for it: bustling downstairs, quiet upstairs, it’s always guaranteed to have a friendly atmosphere AND they charge among the least...More

Thank TheOExpress
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Many thanks for your 5 star rating and accurate account of what we are and always will be - Cheers !!!

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Regular visitor here when I visit London. Lovely, friendly atmosphere and excellent ales - what more could you want?

Thank Brookie777
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you Brookie777 for your 5 star rating and nice words - very much appreciated.

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Excellent Pub always a good selection of Craft ,Cider and Real Ales. my only criticism is the Lighting .Way to brightMore

Thank Graham G
HarpTeam, General Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi Graham. Many thanks for your 5 star rating and glad to hear you consider our selection of crafted beer, ciders and ales to be excellent. I understand your comment about the levels of lighting and it is something we are working towards getting the...More

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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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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