We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Harp

#374 of 19,550 Restaurants in London
£, British,
47 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HS, England
+44 20 7836 0291
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork pie” (4 reviews)
“real ale” (38 reviews)
“great pub” (40 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
£
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
47 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HS, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (484)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 398 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Why why why do food if you won’t put effort into the preparation and presentation. Upstairs on a Saturday evening, lackadaisical staff, body language that smacked of couldn’t really care whether you order or not... fish special, soggy battered fish so unappetising.... burger was decent......More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ciaran M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Mrs.Electric and I returned here with a friend on 17th January 2019. Quite astonishingly, our friend had never been here. We didn't test the food, but the alcohol served here is served well and and will appease even the most critical. I would frequent this...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Electricwarrior
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Harp, a small real ale pub just off Trafalgar Square is a wondeful drop and drink pub. It is always busy....and rightly so...a superb selection of ales and ciders, a great bar staff. A wonderful place to drinkMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank L8851PQmarkm
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for rating us 5 out of 5 and for taking the time to write your review in which you mention our superb selection of ales and ciders, and it is particular pleasing to hear that you thought our staff were great, which is...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018

If you are looking for an old London pub in the heart of town then The Harp is the place for you. Situated in Chandos Place, just off Trafalgar Square, this is a pub with great atmosphere. The long narrow bar area does get quite...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank j0nesrm
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Many thanks for your 4 out of 5 rating and taking the time to write your review of The Harp which describes us very well - CHEERS !!!

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Excellent historic pub in the centre of London with a great range of London focussed craft beers. Great place to relax with a couple of drinks.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dr_Marc_B
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Many thanks for rating us 5 out of 5 and taking the time to give us your review, which is all very much appreciated.

Reviewed 25 November 2018

When in the area we have been visiting the Harp for a long time and always found the range of beer to be exceptional and the beer to be very well kept. The atmosphere is very convivial and the location is wonderful with an old...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DaveFromTwickenham
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Many thanks Dave for your 5 out of 5 rating and very kind words, and long may we continue to be of service to you when you are in this area of London. I am glad that your cardigan, which I'm sure was forgotten due...More

Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Great traditional London pub serving luvly ales in a friendly pub. Not for everyone but I love it and wish I lived nearer.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Keith D
HarpTeam, General Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Many thanks for rating us 5 out of 5 and for your very nice word about our friendly pub serving great real ales. We hope to be welcoming you again when you are next in this area of London - Cheers !!!

Reviewed 19 November 2018

A very quaint and lively pub. But oh so crowded on a Saturday night - to be expected of course. Good beer. We had reserved the upstairs room for a function - but were rather disappointed to find that we would be sharing the room...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank swedensm
HarpTeam, General Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to review The Harp and for rating us 4 out of 5. I am sorry that you thought you would be getting the entire 1st floor lounge for exclusive use for the 12 persons in your party and I...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018

This pub has such great atmosphere and service. It's also full of locals so you feel you are getting the true London and not just a touristy place. The food is also very good and good value.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Traveler40877639992
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Many thanks for you 4 star rating and commenting so kindly about The Harp - it's all very much appreciated.

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Have wanted to try this pub for years due to its excellent reputation. Went on a fairly busy evening but stood ignored at the bar whilst staff served whoever asked first. Walked out after 10 minutes of being blanked. Staff and fellow customers need to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sloany49
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to send us your review and I'm sorry to hear that your long awaited visit to The Harp was made disappointing to the point of you leaving before being served. During busy times at the bar my staff do...More

Nearby
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
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,083 hotels in London
hub by Premier Inn London Covent Garden Hotel
3,565 reviews
.07 miles away
St Martins Lane London Hotel
3,109 reviews
.07 miles away
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
4,969 reviews
.09 miles away
Royal Adelphi Hotel
40 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Rosetta
132 reviews
.03 miles away
Barrafina
678 reviews
.01 miles away
Tandoor Chop House
372 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby Attractions
National Portrait Gallery
5,387 reviews
.09 miles away
Trafalgar Square
7,522 reviews
.03 miles away
London Coliseum
988 reviews
.04 miles away
Duke of York's Theatre
338 reviews
.07 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Gail F
4 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from londonbronco | Reviewed this property |
hi think the harp only does dinner time stacks
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
Description
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing