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Marquess Of Anglesey

(formerly Barley Mow, Green Man, Marquis of Anglesea)

39 Bow Street
Covent Garden

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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 - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

11 - 10 Mon - Sat
12 - 9 Sun

About the Pub

Reopening 17 May 2021 subject to Covid constraints.

The Marquess is built on the site of Edward Miles' coffee house, one of the first in London in 1663, and the site of a licensed victualler. Licensed in 1752 as the Barley Mow and the Green Man from 1755 until 1815. It was then renamed the Marquis of Anglesea after William Henry Paget (then the Earl of Uxbridge) who was elevated for his exploits at the Battle of Waterloo when as cavalry commander he lost a leg to one of the last cannon shots fired on June 18th 1815. Reputedly he was near to the Duke of Wellington and exclaimed "By God, sir, I've lost my leg!", to which Wellington replied "By God, sir, so you have!"

Rebuilt in 1880, the pub has also been in the wars having been bomb-damaged in WWII; shrapnel damage can still be seen on the outside. A rather unremarkable building, it was rebuilt in 1956; the current spelling of the pub name dates from 1979.

One of a limited number of Young's pubs in central London, the split level ground floor bar has some comfortable settee seating while upstairs there is a plush "Lady Charlotte" bar and restaurant area.

In addition to five real ales there is Guinness on offer plus five keg beers/lagers.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Young's London Original
  • Young's London Special

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Sambrook's --varies--
  • Wimbledon --varies--

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Downstairs "Nook" area or upstairs in the Lady Charlotte areas.

  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

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Marquess Of Anglesey

39 Bow Street
Covent Garden

Sat Nav Reference

51.512803, -0.12117


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

Nearby Bus Routes (150m)

6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 91

Nearby Station (600m)

London Charing Cross

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (250m)

Covent Garden

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