The White Lion


The White Lion in Covent Garden London is a short stroll from Covent Garden Tube. Step inside to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.


Average main course: £12.00 (USD15.20) per diner
Average food spend: £25.00 (USD31.66) per diner

Venue Details & Map

The White Lion

24 James Street
+44 (0)20 7240 1064
Public transport:
Covent Garden, Underground

Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 18 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The White Lion

5.0 out of 5 24 August 2016
by Michelle M.

The upstairs dining room is adorable and quaint. We went Monday, August 22. The woman who served us was polite and helpful as could be!! My friend and I had the mushroom and cheese bake, it was delicious and the portion was generous. For an entree we both got the fish and chips and it was done very well. My friend and I are from the USA and were looking for great fish and chips and unlike a...more

5.0 out of 5 21 February 2016
by Ferdy B.

Kind staff and good prices, a friend of mine and I were looking for a good place to have dinner and it was perfect. Food is really tasteful and service is quick and helpful. I would really recommend it!more

4.0 out of 5 27 June 2015
by James H.

Excellent pub just a few minutes from the Covent Garden tube station. Excellent traditional Ale selection, very friendly staff, and a great after work atmosphere.

The Ales are rotated regularly and there's a good eight or so on tap. The staff are very knowledgable if you're not sure which to go for, and very helpfully, they place a small sample of rack ale in a mustard jar in front of the...more

4.0 out of 5 1 April 2014
by Rod J.

My "go to" place when the wife is shopping in Covent Garden... pretty quiet in the afternoon but can be very busy in the evening.more

4.0 out of 5 10 October 2010
by Jennifer D.

My favorite weekly place to venture to, the White Lion not only has a great selection of food but of drinks as well. My girlfriend and I enjoy the fish and chips with a bottle of the house wine; affordable and delicious, a combo that a student like myself always enjoys!

Easy to find with friendly people there all the time.more

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