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Ship Tavern

12 Gate Street
Holborn
London
WC2A 3HP

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - Midnight
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 10
12 - 9 Sun

Owner

Star (Heineken UK)

About the Pub

Hidden in a passage behind Holborn Underground station, a pub has been on this site since 1549. It features in many London ghost books for its association with Catholic priests once caught and executed there in the reign of Henry VIII. It was one of the few William Younger's houses in London and the leaded windows and a brass plaque reflect this previous ownership. Decor is a mix of alcoves and stools, with mahogany-coloured walls and prints of early 20th-century ships. There are six handpumps for regional beers, including two guests and the aptly named house beer. Food is available all day and regular pie promotions are held. The Oakroom restaurant upstairs takes reservations and on Sundays a traditional roast is served with live jazz late Sunday afternoons. Wheelchair accessible double-door but no disabled toilet.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Caledonian Ship Tavern 1549
  • St Austell Tribute

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Source: National

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Ship Tavern, London

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    5 Percent.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Last orders 9.30 (8.30 Sun)

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Jazz on Sundays 4.30-7.00 PM.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

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Ship Tavern

12 Gate Street
Holborn
London
WC2A 3HP

Sat Nav Reference

51.5172, -0.119

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

Closest Station (1050m)

Farringdon

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (100m)

Holborn

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