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 65 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Lamb & Flag

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

3.0 out of 5 26 September 2014
by David H.

Should be called the chicken and flag! Advertised a Lamb and we got a chicken instead (twice). The table next door to us had the same mistake and complaint. The response to the mistake felt to us as indifferent which made it worse.

One of our friends orders arrived 20 mins after the rest of the tables main courses and after her side.

Food was average. Service was reasonably friendly,...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

4.0 out of 5 28 December 2013
by Daisy D.

It's very rare I get to meet colleagues on my team as we're spread out across the United States. When I knew I was going to be in London for a few days, I e-mailed one of my business partners to see if we would be able to meet up for a pint or two. We met him in Leicester Square and made our way over to the Lamb & Flag.

I was playing the part of the American tourist and went for the Fish &...more

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