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The Lemon Tree


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Welcome to the Lemon Tree pub in Covent Garden. Offering delicious authentic Thai cuisine, a great selection of food-friendly easy-drinking wines, an extensive range of rare premium spirits - including gins, rums, vodkas & whiskies - and outstanding real ales. Our friendly welcoming atmosphere makes us a perfect afternoon venue or a great spot for a night out on the town. The Lemon Tree pub serves up a mouthwatering selection of authentic Thai cuisine along with a menu of international wines. We also stock real ales and speciality spirits. Our function room is available for corporate meetings or private parties.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, Thai, Pub
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just before Christmas - but they managed to accommodate us. Food was absolutely excellent and such good value. Bit of a hassle having to go downstairs and que up for drinks - but staff are friendly and helpful. Restaurant upstairs is busy but a great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bermuda1064
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

The stir fry had lots of flavour and highly recommended. Quiet intimate space on the second floor. Pad Thai was a bit bland and needed a bit of something. Big potions! Drinks are bought on the first floor. Definitely would go back to try some...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dananthi
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Had a very late lunch there so not busy at the time we arrived. Order drinks downstairs at bar, food is upstairs. Pad See Yu and Krapow were great! Would definitely go there again!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Adam S
Reviewed 18 October 2018

A very busy pub in a popular area of London. Close to Covent Garden it is packed early evening. However the staff are attentive and the beer is excellent, with a good choice of cask ales. Well worth a look.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Booked the upstairs room for a business event. It was nice enough - a pub that also has Thai food. It’s in Covent Garden so you get the tourist crowd a bit but it’s also off the main streets so not super crowded. The Thai...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Quiet and friendly public house within easy reach of tourist attractions and short distance from Charing X Station.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank steve g
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Hi Everyone, I have never written a review but feel it is absolutely necessary. I went to The Lemon Tree last night and I was absolutely shocked. DON'T BELIEVE THE PICTURES on the website, it doesn't look like that at all- It was absolutely filthy....More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

I've often call in at The Lemon Tree both at lunchtimes and evenings and always enjoyed the experience. Except for the last two occasions. Both these lunch times the staff were seated around the bar talking loudly to each other and today even had a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Londoner121
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Trad pub downstairs in the heart of Covent Garden, but in a back street, upstairs half Thai half pub grub in a square slightly sticky smallish room. Menu as sticky as the table, you order drinks downstairs then food upstairs, if a waitress appears. Early...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 757mariannec
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Twenty of us came. Here and had the whole upstairs. Lovely food and extremely good value. The Pad Thai is outstanding. X

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FionaMcC
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