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Punch & Judy, Covent Garden, WC2

Pub added by Graham Mason
40 The Market
WC2
WC2E 8RB
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Taylor Walker (Spirit Pubs)

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custodian 42 left this review about Punch & Judy

Basement bar in Covent Garden. A couple of real ales but nothing of any great strength. Usual other offerings and full of Japanese or Chinese tourists.

On 9th February 2017 - rating: 4
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E TA left this review about Punch & Judy

I drank in the subterranean bar this time, and it's the first time I've really appreciated the vaulted ceiling down there. There were two ales on. My pint of Thwaites's Wainwright was in extremely good condition, a marked change from previous experiences here. The clientele was better behaved than previously, the amateur acts in the market basement were very good, so all in all it's a pretty good place to hide from the weather. That's the way to do it.

On 19th November 2013 - rating: 6
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Tris C left this review about Punch & Judy

The balcony is this pub's only redeeming feature. Devoid of natural light, the cramped, hot and airless bare brick basement features loud music and high stools. Food is in the form of fish and chips and the like, displayed on laminated menus. Service is dire; our barmaid couldn't speak a word of English; I had to explain to her what crisps were! She then poured my round of four Beck's to at least an inch below the pint line; we had to get all of them topped up.

This is the worst pub in Covent Garden and seems only to appeal to naïve tourists and some slightly chavey incomers.

On 5th October 2013 - rating: 1
[User has posted 912 recommendations about 899 pubs]


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Map location corrected by Graham Mason
London Charing Cross, 0.4 miles, 7 min walk (show)
London Waterloo, 1.1 miles, 21 min walk (show)
London Blackfriars, 1.98 miles, 38 min walk (show)
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Pub Details

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  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% - last updated 16 October 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
Opening Hours
Sunday12noon - 10:30pm
Monday11am - 11pm
Tuesday11am - 11pm
Wednesday11am - 11pm
Thursday11am - 11pm
Friday11am - 11:45pm
Saturday11am - 11:45pm
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