The Cheshire Cheese


Cheshire Cheese is a pub that serves a variety of traditional English dishes as well as a selection of pub snacks and can cater for private parties of up to 60 guests upon request. They also provide a range of entertainment including Sky TV, pool tables and a variety of gaming machines.

Venue Details & Map

The Cheshire Cheese

5 Little Essex Street
Covent Garden
+44 (0)20 7836 2347
Public transport:
Temple, Underground
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 11 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Cheshire Cheese

4.0 out of 5 13 February 2016
by Tracey S.

This quaint little pub tucked away from the bustling streets of London is a rare little gem. The street it resides in has few foot traffic which I suppose would prove popular with office workers from the nearby buildings. I came here on a Friday evening and the place was filling up nicely. Price wise is fine. What I do have a niggle about is that food stops being served 9:30 ish which is a...more

2.0 out of 5 21 January 2016
by Christopher R.

It's all about the history here, and as a North American, I'm a pushover for anything over 200 years old. Other than that....typical pub with typical prices.

Pleasant experience marred by an ogre-like bartender. I was in its street-facing pub last Friday night, and was astonished at how rude the (Australian) bartender was. At 11:30 he brusquely demanded that everyone leave immediately...more

4.0 out of 5 31 October 2015
by Rich G.

This place is proof that people used to be shorter.

I really like this pub. It's got a lot of character, low ceilings, meandering stairs down to weird cellar bars and a freakish amount of room! You can tell its 400 odd years old.

Being a Sam Smiths the beer is cheap, which is a bonus. The service wasn't too slow despite being a Friday night and only one of my (far far too many) beers...more

3.0 out of 5 11 August 2014
by Steve C.

This place shares the name of the real authentic place on Fleet Street. Make sure you go to the right one because we didnt and had to go to the other one later on.

The place tries to be old but it doesnt share the same vibe. Loud ass construction went on our entire lunch but it was ok. Reasonable prices but Not much reason to come backmore

4.0 out of 5 2 June 2014
by Bill H.

One of the oldest pubs in London built in 1538 then destroyed by the great fire of 1666 then rebuilt in 1667. Bars in almost every room. Lots of tiny stairwells. Good craft beers and ok food.more

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