The Chandos


The Chandos has two bars - the downstairs one consisting of alcoves and bench tables while upstairs the Opera Room consists of sofas and glass-topped tables. A bar menu is available upstairs and baguettes are available downstairs. Catering for private parties is available upon request.

Venue Details & Map

The Chandos

29 St. Martin's Lane
Charing Cross
+44 (0)20 7836 1401
Public transport:
Leicester Square, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 86 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Chandos

4.0 out of 5 13 January 2015
by Neli D.

A great place to unwind after a busy week! A very good location combined with bustling ambiance and friendly staff. I've never been to the second floor where they serve food as all the fun is downstairs at the ground floor where there are decent cheese toasts and a humble selection of crisps and peanuts you can nibble while enjoying your drinks. There is a good selection of beers of which my...more

5.0 out of 5 2 January 2015
by Thay D.

Nice location close to Trafalgar Square, comfy seating, very friendly staff - many from Australia, pub lunch menu around 5/8 pounds the meal and 4 pounds for a pint. I even needed to charge my phone and the bar man offered to charge it inside the counter ;)more

5.0 out of 5 17 December 2014
by Tiffany H.

I love coming here once in a while for a pint. It's a really great place and seems to be a very traditional pub. No TVs or trivia machines here. The whole place seems to try and keep people talking to each other, as opposed to distracted by other "stuff".

The beer here is really tasty as well! I love the comfy spots around the whole place to sit and chat. Would highly recommend coming here!more

3.0 out of 5 11 November 2014
by Tom Y.

As a Yank, this hits me as weird that you would close at 11pm or so on a Thursday night when you still have plenty of people and plenty of people on the street. Oh well this was close to my hotel, and my local friends wanted to have a few beers without to hit the insanity that is SOHO. They have ales so you can drink those, wasn't extremely expensive given that it is a block off Trafalgar...more

3.0 out of 5 18 August 2014
by Helen C.

Went here because Rick Steves recommended it in his book. And of course the minute I walk in I see other people in there with Rick Steves books.....go figure lol. But of course, I also saw a lot of locals grabbing a drink after work and socializing. Aka....IT WAS PACKED DURING HAPPY HOUR TIME lol. We had to creep and stalk for a while before we got a table upstairs.

The place is a very...more

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