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The Wellington

#621 of 18,266 Restaurants in London
££ - £££, British,
351 Strand, London WC2R 0HS, England
+44 20 7836 2789
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (75 reviews)
“pie” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
351 Strand, London WC2R 0HS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After scouring the area for a simple but classic lunch pre theatre one afternoon we I thought I could not go wrong in choosing a traditional pub and good ole fish n chips. How sadly wrong I was. The pub itself is lovely but with...More

Thank 6asha
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great little pub with a vibrant atmosphere! The mulled cider was delicious. You need to get there early to get a table in the restaurant.

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On a very wet snowy/rainy day we enjoyed the hospitality of The Wellington before visiting the Lyceum Theatre. Definitely a bonus to our trip. The welcome was friendly, the food excellent-gammon steak with all the trimmings & scampi with thick chips & peas. Served to...More

Thank Wendy7781
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visiting this pup every year. Just love it, charm and nice serving. I can recommend this place any day.

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical English pub. I went for lunch and had the classical fish and tips which was very good. Great atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank olchju
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub right by our hotel and theatre, staff were excellent as was our lunch, I can recommend the avocado open sandwich with chips, prices very good for London, will visit again!!

Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A standard old pub but taking advantage of the theatre location by the Lyceum. Wine and a lager £13.05. Expensive

Thank JP070766
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday I brought my friends here for lunch after a lovely visit to Covent Garden. The pub is nice and the food was good but the poor service turned it into a very bad experience. The blonde girl who “served us” upstairs was rude, unprofessional...More

Thank glothesweetypie
General Manager A, Manager at The Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glothesweetypie, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional service, so we are extremely disappointed to hear that your visit with us was anything less than satisfactory. Having investigated this further, we have identified the team member that served you to be a new recruit. At the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Wellington is Classic English pub located in Covent Garden. Went for afternoon tea and the food and service was spot on. Jolly Chriss.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were quickly seated, but after that the server took a very long time to come to the table, and that took because I had to call her. The service was not good at all. We had to call her repeatedly for filling water, the...More

Thank Ness S
General Manager A, Manager at The Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ness S, we strive for 100% satisfaction, and we regret to find out that this was not the case. I am very concerned to hear that the steak your daughter and wife shared was not cooked the way you ordered. It is also disappointing to...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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Questions & Answers
Joan M
27 April 2017|
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Response from Barry H | Reviewed this property |
You can eat downstairs no problem.
15 December 2016|
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Response from Taormina56 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, like the other responders, I suggest you phone them or perhaps go on-line (if you have access). I hope you enjoy your meal.
23 November 2016|
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Response from Wellington P | Property representative |
thanks Emms that's correct!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 Strand, London WC2R 0HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 2789
You'd be hard pushed to find a finer real ale pub in Strand London. In fact, we believe The Wellington is unrivalled in its choice of quality cask-conditioned beers and carefully compiled menu of British pub dishes.
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