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The Harp

47 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HS, England
+44 20 7836 0291
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork pie” (4 reviews)
“real ale” (37 reviews)
“great pub” (39 reviews)
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47 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HS, England
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I had a 14 hour layover in London. It was his first trip to London. I wanted to take him to an authentic English pub for his first pint. The Harp was perfect! Sat downstairs with the locals listening to their melodic...More

2  Thank Britt G
HarpTeam, General Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks Britt for your 5 star rating and I'm glad to hear that you chose to visit The Harp for your son to enjoy his first pint in an English pub.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The Harp twice (so far) during our visit here. It is a friendly pub, traditional, cool and, if you aren't used to real pubs, definitely worth seeing. The service is quick and friend. The prices are lower than many. The place fairly sings...More

Thank Rick G
HarpTeam, General Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks Rick for your 5 star rating and I'm glad to here you've enjoyed your visits, and I thank you for writing such nice comments - CHEERS !!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place twice, within the same week, both times beer was good, staff were attentive and efficient, managed to find seats both downstairs and upstairs. beer choices almost completely different, plenty of choice. Cost about average for central london about £4.40-4.90 a pint. Lots...More

Thank derek12Tonbridge
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks Derek for your 5 star rating and such a nice write-up which says what we are all about - CHEERS !!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice staff and great beer mat feature above the bar. Packed after work and great buzz, only issue is some of the pints are crazy priced, 7+ pound a pint. Great selection just ensure to ask price before ordering as you may get a shock,...More

Thank Pete H
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks Pete for your 4 star rating. I understand your pricing comment.......some of the beers we have on at times, can seem a little pricy, but the general rule is - the higher the ABV% the more it costs.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superbly kept real ales at a reasonable price. Knowledgeable and friendly manageress. Great traditional British pub ambience - ie packed and people mostly standing and no food. Also plenty of other beer - "craft beer" if you feel the need to pay £3/pint more and...More

Thank zchug
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi zchug and many thanks for giving us a 5 star rating. Thanks also for taking the time to write a great review which sums-up what we are all about - CHEERS !!!

Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is a real traditional pub in the heart of London. It is easy to miss, the tiny front is on Chandos Place, not too far from Charing Cross or Covent Garden depending on where you're coming from. Inside, it is small and cosy with...More

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Many thanks SevenoaksSinjun for your 5 star rating and you have written a wonderful summary of what we are all about - traditional pub with efficient staff serving a great selection of well kept ales. CHEERS !!!

Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a gem of a traditional London Pub. For me its everything I would expect from a real ale and or cask ale pub. To note they also sell proper cider. I have visited on a few occasions and the service as always been...More

Thank Ter F
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Many thanks Ter F for your 5 star rating and for the fantastic words you have put together to describe The Harp, and it's much appreciated that you also mention how great the team of staff are - CHEERS and look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

A small pub just around the corner of trafalgar square with a superb choice of cask ales always busy but have super staff and you get served very quickly

Thank londonbronco
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Many thanks londonbronco for your 5 star rating and very nice comments about our superb choice of cask ales and super staff - Cheers !!!

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The Harp is a tremendous traditional pub in the heart of London’s theatreland. Huge range of real ales, in excellent condition. Not to be missed.

Thank Tony B
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Many thanks Tony for taking the time to wright some great words about The Harp and for giving us a 5 star rating, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future - CHEERS !!!

Reviewed 23 February 2018

This is a hidden gem in Central London. Cracking pub with great choice of beer and good atmosphere too.

Thank Greg J
HarpTeam, Manager at The Harp, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Many thanks Greg for taking the time to review us with a 4 star rating and some very nice comments - Cheers !!!

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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
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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.
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