The Lamb and Flag

Right in London's infamous West End The Lamb & Flag has some of the world's most famous theatres and art galleries right on its doorstep. London pubs don't get much more historic than this; Charles Dickens a regular drinker here, The Lamb & Flag is a history hunter's dream. In the early 19th century, the Lamb & Flag acquired something of a reputation for bare-knuckle fighting, earning it the nickname 'The Bucket of Blood.' In 1679, the poet John Dryden is said to have been attacked by hired thugs in the alleyway at the side of the pub and was nearly killed! Nowadays it's somewhat more friendly! Although first licensed in 1623 and the oldest pub in Covent Garden, the brick front and upper floors of the pub are 19th century but its core is from the late 17th century. The downstairs rooms are delightfully simple, with a well worn, olde-worlde charm, created by the low beams, wood panelling and bare pine floorboards. The back bar area has a fireplace and plain wooden settles.

33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London
020 7497 9504
Food Served: Monday - Thursday 12 - 8pm Friday & Saturday 12 - 5pm Sunday 12 - 8pm

Facilities available at this pub

General
WiFi (free), Child Friendly, Disabled Access, Covered Smoking Area, Open Fire,
Food Styles
Bar Snacks, Traditional,
Function Room
For hire,
Pub Sports
Board Games,
Drink Types
Wine , Tea & Coffee, Real Ale,

Butcombe Bitter

Alcohol
4.0%
Brewery
Butcombe Brewery Ltd

Deuchars IPA

Alcohol
3.8%
Brewery
Caledonian Brewing Company Ltd

Castle Rock Harvest Pale

Alcohol
3.8%
Brewery
Castle Rock Brewery

Gales HSB

Alcohol
4.8%
Brewery
Fullers

London Pride

Alcohol
4.1%
Brewery
Fullers

Seafarers Ale

Alcohol
3.6%
Brewery
Fullers

ESB

Alcohol
5.5%
Brewery
Fullers

Frontier

Alcohol
4.5%
Brewery
Fullers

Fullers Chiswick Bitter

Alcohol
3.5%
Brewery
Fullers

SA Gold

Alcohol
4.3%
Brewery
SA Brains
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