The Lamb and Flag, London

The Lamb and Flag, London

Originally established back in 1623, the Lamb and Flag is the oldest public house in Covent Garden, and possible the oldest in London. The present building dates back to 18th century, with the major brickwork seen today added in the 1950s. It is a historic establishment with its run of famous patrons. Former guests to the Lamb and Flag include writers John Dryden, who has a room named in honor of him, and Charles Dickens who frequented the pub in the 19th century. For a period of time bare-knuckle boxing tournaments were held here, earning it the name the Bucket of Blood.

Its great assortment of pub fare is all made from fresh, local ingredients, and the Lamb and Flag also offers an extensive beer selection. It is said to have one of the best fish and chip meals in London.

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Sight Name: The Lamb and Flag
Sight Location: London, England
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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