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.
29 St. Martin's Lane, Charing Cross, London, WC2N 4ER
For More Information:
+44 (0)20 7836 1401
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29 St. Martin's LaneCharing CrossLondonWC2N 4ER
- +44 (0)20 7836 1401
- Public transport:
- Leicester Square, Underground
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I visited in 2009, and I still dream about the chicken and mushroom pie I had. I have yet to find anything similar in NY, but keep on searching. This pub was PACKED when I visited and I can see why. I loved the relaxed atmosphere and amazing food. Before leaving I snapped a picture of the pub so I can always remember this place and hopefully visit again!more
I stopped here for a snack in between a cultured-pack day in London. Or walking all over the city absorbing the beauty, culture and sights! Having had my experience in the George Inn, I headed straight to the bartender and asked for fish & chips and tea. Of course, I was promptly told that warm drinks are served upstairs!
Argh! Rules! I still had not mastered the British way!
While visiting London for the Olympics just last week, I stopped by this bar because a friend of mine said it was the perfect spot for a beer with my boo boo (yes I did just call my SO that...)
I think we came here on an off-night (Sunday evening) and it was pretty empty. Call me dumb but I didn't think London had off-nights when it came to drinking.. but now I am informed and you should be...more
First of all, because this is a Sam Smith's it automatically gets 3 stars. If that wasn't the rule, I'd probably have given The Chando's 2 stars. But, because you can rely on Sam Smith's for quality and good prices, 3 stars it is.
The pub itself is rather large and, on a Friday afternoon, pretty full but not insanely so. We were able to find a wee table in the back which pretty quickly...more
This place is a weird, mixed bag, but I love it all the same. Its location makes it an interesting cross-section for locals and tourists, and cheap beer makes it appealing even if you'd rather go someplace quieter.
My friend got slapped in the face by a drunk old man in this pub (while he often deserves to be smacked, this was not the case in this particular incident). It makes me laugh...more