Lamb & Flag


A historic pub in London's vibrant Covent Garden, the Lamb & Flag was a favourite watering hole of Charles Dickens. Retaining its old-world charm, the pub serves great food, excellent real ale and features in practically every London guide book ever written. The diverse Lamb & Flag menu is created from fresh, local produce and features authentic, traditional English pub cooking.

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Venue Details & Map

Lamb & Flag

33 Rose Street
Covent Garden
+44 (0)20 7497 9504
Public transport:
Covent Garden, 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 68 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Lamb & Flag

4.0 out of 5 11 February 2015
by Laura Kate S.

Crowded on a Tuesday, but a nice little pub. Everyone seemed to find a beer they liked, and I was happy with Rekorderlig. it wasn't terribly loud, which is always a bonus in a pub. After 8 it calmed down quite a bit (probably due to theatre-y things) and was even nicer. Decent service and a nice atmosphere at this lovely old spot.

The ladies toilet could do with a revamp, but it's certainly...more

5.0 out of 5 30 January 2015
by Hannah B.

I have a friend who works for Fullers, so we often go here - once we managed to get the entire top bar to ourselves.

I really like this pub. It's a proper pub, the hidden away setting is 'very London' I don't know.. glean from that what you will.. cobbled stone side streets, windy alleyways, dark wood panelling, narrow stairs. I love it. You can almost tell what it would have been like, 100+...more

5.0 out of 5 24 January 2015
by Hayley H.

Whats not to love about a pub that's got the history that Lamb & Flag does?! Go early (it was packed by 5pm once everyone got off work) and try a pint of the Cornish Orchards Cider if they have it on tap, its tart, but refreshing.more

5.0 out of 5 30 November 2014
by Angelo B.

This was my favorite pub of the trip. It's pretty small/ cozy, but I really liked the setting. For whatever reason, seemed to be more locals/ less touristy than some of the other places that I'd visited.

The streets closeby have lots of good photo opportunities too.more

4.0 out of 5 5 March 2014
by Tracey A.

The benefits of family vacations are overrated. Taking children along for the ride is a thankless task that can lessen your enjoyment of both the trip and your children. And that's why I say thank God for beer.

When I suggested a holiday trip to London neither one of my adult-in-training sons seemed very engaged by the idea. One asked whether we couldn't go somewhere more exotic and...more

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