Venue Details & Map
The Ship & Shovell
1-3 Craven PassageCharing CrossLondonWC2N 5PH
- +44 (0)20 7839 1311
- Public transport:
- Charing Cross, Underground
Had to come here because my mum worked here in the early 80's. According to her it was pretty run down but to my surprise it was done up nicely and had younger clientele.
Just a 10min walk from Covent Garden this place is refreshingly traditional yet modern with a great selection of beers and wines. I want to bring my expat friends here to show off.more
The Ship and Shovel is two tiny pubs separated by pavement. It is a shame you have to walk through a pee smelling alley to get to this little cubby, however it's always worth it.
Due to its quirky nature attracts the wandering tourist and bar crawl crowd. However certain times of the night it will be full of the locals. It's a favorite for the teckies and performers that spill out from...more
A. I've never seen a bar split in two...that's a lie, now I have
B. In an alley past Sherlock Holmes...you may miss it, just look for the really red paint
C. Bartenders were cool and attentive
D. Lots of beer options, half-pint of cask ales anyone?
E. Love the decor and the intimacy of the space
F. Classic pub
I will hit again if I can find it.more