The Greencoat Boy is a traditionally styled pub. Set in the heart of Victoria it is 5 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey and 10 minutes walk from Victoria Station and Buckingham Palace. In good weather the outside area is extremely popular since it is the only pub in the immediate vicinity with facilities for outside drinking.
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Venue Details & Map
2 Greencoat PlaceVictoriaLondonSW1P 1PJ
- +44 (0)20 7834 7894
- Public transport:
- St. James's Park, Underground
This is our work local. They might as well take down the sign and stick a big owl over the door.
It's really not the most glamorous or unique* of pubs, but the staff are super friendly and never seem to mind how much we amble drunkenly up to the bar. The only downsides are that they close at the ridiculously early time of 11.30. This does mean we can catch the last tube home, but who wants...more
Didn't know the British did sushi. Our cod and chips arrived cold and raw in the middle. It took almost 20 minutes to get a new plate. The pea returned were inedible. The manager made no effort to make up for almost giving us food poisoning.more
Nice decor made me initially wonder why I'd never been to this place - ordered food and found out.
Waiter repeatedly misunderstood my order (even telling me they didnt sell it when it was on the menu!) and kept having to go back and forth to the kitchen (inexplicably taking 10 minutes each time) until he just stopped coming back, at which point I went to find the manager, who sorted out in...more
No. Keep going.
Tourist trap. When banners flank the chalkboards saying "REAL BRITISH FOOD & DRINK!" you can almost certainly ascertain that it does not indeed mean "REALLY GOOD BRITISH FOOD & DRINK."
No, in fact the food is pretty crap. They obviously don't try very hard. The platters (we had a hungry group that needed a bite to eat to tie us over) were lackluster, no plates were brought...more