1-3 Craven Passage, Charing Cross, London, WC2N 5PH
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+44 (0)20 7839 1311
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The Ship & Shovell
1-3 Craven PassageCharing CrossLondonWC2N 5PH
- +44 (0)20 7839 1311
- Public transport:
- Charing Cross
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This is a great classic British pub. Something I've missed since moving to the states. While I was in town for a week me and a friend made this place our temporary local. It's split across two sides of an alley, out of the way enough that compared to the rest of London it is quiet enough to really enjoy yourself. Some good beers on tap too.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
Go see this if youre in London. The pub is in 2 pieces, one on either side of a little alley. Food is terrific, waitstaff were great, beer is fresh and cold and mostly local. My daughter got baked pasta, I got steak pie and soup, all of it brilliant.more
(Pub #1 in what has now become a 20 Best Pubs in London Cyber-Crawl. Give your liver a good punch, and tell it its about to work overtime. Ready. Set. Booze.)
I don't remember which is The Ship and which is the Shovell (Yes, there are two ells in the word), but I like this odd pub that is tucked away on an alleyway leading down to Charing Cross Underground station. The S &S is about 70...more
Great little pub a short walk from the river. You've got to pass the Sherlock Holmes tourist-trap, though, to find this.
Cozy atmosphere, great interior. Attentive staff, good beer (of course - addicted to London Pride), and very solid food for a pub. Tasty without being greasy.
Put it on the list.more