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The Porterhouse

21-22 Maiden Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7NA, England
+44 20 7379 7917
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Bad bar practice.

Enjoyable evening until spotted one of the bar staff carrying a tray of half to two third drawn... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hampshire UK
via mobile
verbally abused and threatened by bouncers

On 2nd Dec just bought a drink when final round was announced. Asked to immediately go upstairs as... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Aaron O
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Award winning stouts, ales and lagers, all from our brewery in Dublin. Home of the Dingle Whiskey Bar with over 180 world whiskies.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
21-22 Maiden Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7NA, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7379 7917
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable evening until spotted one of the bar staff carrying a tray of half to two third drawn pints, which were placed out of sight behind the pumps. As people asked for a pint these were taken and topped up. Some of these beers were...More

Thank darwindc
Reviewed 4 December 2017

On 2nd Dec just bought a drink when final round was announced. Asked to immediately go upstairs as downstairs closing so we went upstairs. Twice bar staff tried to take drinks from table as we sat there within ten minutes of ordering. After further five...More

Thank Aaron O
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Went in on a Wednesday night the place was busy and they had a good band playing the staff that served us and showed us the toilets were friendly and nice atmosphere. kopperberg cost £7 where I know other places charge £5

Thank Asc1217
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

First please ignore the chip on shoulder review of the bigoted Irish reviewer that claimed the England has 'poor bar standard' the opposite is true having been to Ireland! Great pub,good staff,a full of friendly English people counteracting the usual dank,dark and overpriced Irish pub....More

Thank Justtrytolikeme
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Whilst shopping in Covent garden and noting all the high prices we saw the Porterthouse had a sign outside for a bottle of wine and plate of charcutterie or cheese for £26. Bargain, we thought. Alas, the offer didn't start until 15.00, but that wasn't...More

1  Thank Higgypee
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Popped in prior to visiting Rules restaurant, had drink and awaited a refill. being a gent noted who was before me and when it was my turn was totally ignored. being 6ft 4 inches and holding my notes in hand thought it was obvious I...More

1  Thank colin h
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Good drinks, good company, good ambience, good selection... it's all an understatement! It's great!!! Highly recommended and reasonably priced for London. Staff should concentrate on serving one at a time rather than 4 people at once.. as its annoying! Small complaint only and only wrote...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Tends to be very busy but there's such a warren of rooms you can usually find somewhere to sit. Good array of beers on offer in this central pub. Dark and moody interior.

Thank NinaTom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice little pub tucked out of the way of central covent garden, just very very busy during game time. The atmosphere was fantastic even if service was a tad slow.

Thank Sean W
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat and a pint but was left hungry after the food came out cold. This wasnt simply a bit tepid, but as if it had been sitting on the kitchen side for 15 mins. In the end, money was...More

Thank Mat P
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
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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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Fabio C
23 December 2016|
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Response from Cafedweller | Reviewed this property |
Apologies Fabio, only just seen your question.... Great to know all sorted & hope you enjoyed!!