The Porterhouse


The Porterhouse is renowned for the wide selection of porters, stouts, and ales on offer, brewed at their own Dublin brewery. Customers can also choose from hundreds of brands of bottled beers from around the world. They serve a range of modern bar cuisine with an Irish flavour. There is live music every night from Wednesday to Saturday, and a traditional Irish music session on Sunday afternoons. A big screen TV shows all the major sporting events. Catering for private parties of up to 200 people.

Venue Details & Map

The Porterhouse

21-22 Maiden Lane
Covent Garden
+44 (0)20 7379 7917
Public transport:
Covent Garden, Underground
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 129 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Porterhouse

4.0 out of 5 17 July 2016
by Shane M.

What an amazing place. Fantastic beer selection. Funky layout has lots of cozy places to sit. Good service if you want it. The outdoor area is huge and very popular given the location.more

3.0 out of 5 28 March 2016
by Simon C.

The atmosphere of the bar is good, has a unique feel to it. Decorated with beer bottles wall to wall, brass pipe works and split levels all make for an engaging atmosphere.

The down side is the size vs service. The multiple bars throughout are only opened during peak times so the trek to the main bar, plus wait time for service really takes you away from being able to enjoy their range of...more

4.0 out of 5 19 March 2016
by Neil W.

The Porterhouse is an unusual place...

It's dark, it's slightly odd smelling and it's layout is really bizarre! You end up walking around in circles and ending up in the same place you started... What?!

They've got a good selection of drinks on offer, very wide in fact, and they are reasonably priced for a pub located on the outskirts of Covent Garden. My friends used to drink in here every...more

3.0 out of 5 19 February 2016
by Jessica H.

I didn't think this place was anything special and I wouldn't spend a whole night here, but it's definitely a good place to start your night if you're in the area. It's got a fun vibe, isn't overly pricey and it's huge with loads of seating areas so it's good if you're in a big group.

Something else I would suggest is buying as many drinks as possible in one round because service is a bit slow...more

4.0 out of 5 11 February 2016
by Nuella D.

Where was I this evening between 7-9pm I hear you say??

Sipping whiskey at the PorterHouse in their Dingle Whiskey bar baby!!!

For a pub I think it gets top stars!! I don't frequent pubs.....EVERRRRRRR! Yes I'm a pub snob...sue me... But this place didn't feel like it at all!

Firstly it was a maze! Stairs to the left..stairs to the right...stairs on the walls!! Wonderland had nothing on...more

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