Ye Olde London


Ye Olde London is a traditional English pub with a bar on the ground level, an extensive downstairs bar and an external courtyard suitable for outside drinking and dining.

With our friendly team ready to look after you, this Taylor Walker pub will make you feel genuinely welcome.

Venue Details & Map

Ye Olde London

42 Ludgate Hill
The City
+44 (0)20 7248 1852
Public transport:
City Thameslink, National Railway

Yelp Reviews

2.5 out of 5 based on 21 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Ye Olde London

1.0 out of 5 12 December 2016
by bill b.

This place is a joke. We arrived and ordered our meals. Two people ordered "Sunday roast" and were informed there was only chicken "roast". I ordered a lamb shank shepherds pie. Twenty minutes later the chicken "roasts" came out which were some reheated chicken breasts with store bought gravy poorer over it with chips not roasted potatoes and some frozen peas. My lamb I was told would come out...more

2.0 out of 5 15 June 2016
by Ethan P.

I am only giving this pub two stars because it is in a great location. I went here with my father to have a quick pint and the bartenders missed no opportunity to give us a hard time. While drinking my beer I noticed something out of the corner of my eye scuttle across the floor. A mouse inside the building! I don't know if this is typical of London pubs considering I am an American, but I was...more

3.0 out of 5 5 December 2015
by Jess L.

My husband and I stopped in here after lots of walking, ready to have a late weekday lunch.

No major issues or stand outs here, but it definitely did the trick. The pub was clean, and our food and beers came out quickly. Maybe things were a little overpriced, but I am not sure. We got the Taylor Walker Favourites Platter (£13.49), which included two burger sliders, two minced beef pie, two...more

1.0 out of 5 27 September 2015
by Phoebe L.


- a really cool squirrel out the back

- 3 flavours of peanuts

- a small beer garden that you wouldn't expect

- TVs for sport


- beer selection

- staff (mainly the manager)

- staff are weirdly possessive over pool table

- the managermore

4.0 out of 5 5 December 2014
by Helena D.

After wondering around St Paul's for ages trying to find a drinking establishment on a cold winter's night, my exhausted legs could take no more...trekking from pub to pub, what was my result? - no room at the inn! ...or even worse, a lone chair in the middle of the pub (hardly convenient for 2). After several attempts, there was indeed light at the end of the tunnel (hurrah) - Ye Olde London...more

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