Concealed between the busy Kingsway and the serene Lincoln’s Inn Fields "The Oak Room" located above The Ship Tavern public house, (Est. 1549) exudes charm and warmth. Antique paintings, books and trinkets adorn the mahogany walls and a crackling open fire and private booths create a cosy ‘Dickensian’ environment. <br /><br />The menu features great British restaurant classics such as steaks, chops, pots, pies, pork belly & our famous ‘1549 house ale’ beer battered fish & chips as well as a daily specials board. <br /><br />After dinner you can relax in our main downstairs bar whilst supping one of our six award winning cask ales. Open for Saturday brunch & Sunday lunch featuring live jazz every Sunday in the main bar from 4pm. <br />
£25 and under
i'm not a fish & chips expert but of the three i had while in the UK, this place was my favorite. the fish was huge but not oily so i ate everything--breading, skin, and all.
the restaurant looks really expensive with its oak paneled walls, fireplace, and fancy decor but don't be fooled--the food is reasonably priced.more
One of my favourite pubs. Downstairs, you have the typical central London pub with a very good selection of ales and beers and excellent pub food (try the hot salt beef sandwich - yummy!!). Upstairs, you find a wonderful dining room, serving fantastic British food (yes, this does indeed exist!) in a phenomenal atmosphere. The "Oak Room" is the perfect place to have a Sunday roast or a relaxed...more
Shhh, dont tell anyone BUT this is a pretty warm and cozy pub to run into in case you get caught in an alley in the rain.
Chance rain happens in London, you'll thank me later..more
I was looking for a quiet place to grab dinner while on a business trip and a rare night with no entertaining. The upstairs dining area is a nice chilled out, quiet place to eat. I had the Pie Special on Tuesday which included a pint of ale for 10 GBP, a good deal in central London. Good food, good prices, nice quiet environment and if you wanted to whoop it up downstairs and have a few...more
This is a great pub. I have been coming here for several years. Even have the T-shirt. Friendly, good food and ale, what more could you want. Some nights it is so crowded that it is hard to get in.more