Drink a Few Pints at the Porterhouse
It dubs itself as “the largest pub in London,” but size is deceiving when you take a seat inside the Porterhouse. A short walk from Covent Garden’s piazza, this pub is divided into twelve levels that all share an industrial theme. Copper-hued beams parcel the spaces as parts of balconies, staircases, and décor, and add a warm glow to the place. But the real attention is on the bars, which serve up perfectly poured lagers, stouts, ales, specialty and seasonal brews. Order a “red” ale, and take a seat at a booth overlooking the ground floor bar, or outside under an umbrella if the weather is nice. If a live band is playing – usually on the weekends – make your way down to the basement. There’s no cover to be a part of the crowd, but you may want to bring some dance moves.
By Kelly Dawson
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21-22 Maiden Ln, London WC2E 7NA, UK
+44 20 7379 7917
Sun 12pm - 10:30pm
Mon - Thur 12pm - 11pm
Fri 12pm - 11:30pm
Sat 12pm - 12am