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Devereux

20 Devereux Court
Aldwych
London
WC2R 3JJ

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Opening Times

Regular

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
Sundayclosed

Operator

Little Teapot Taverns

About the Pub

Following a period of closure, this Grade-II listed venue reopened in March 2019 as "a proper pub". It is located in a quiet courtyard in the Middle Temple heart of London's legal district. The pub is deceptively larger inside than its exterior would suggest; wood panelling, booths, partitions and historical prints predominate. Note that, typical of pubs in central London, the stairs down to the toilets are steep and low-ceilinged.

Four ales are normally on cask plus a range of craft keg and bottled beers. Good-value toasties and simple bar snacks are available.

Please note that the pub is not always open on a Saturday. If you are planning to visit at the weekend, please contact the pub for confirmation.

Historic Interest

Devereux Court takes its name from Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex and a famous parliamentary general in the Civil War; his bust adorns the facade. The original site builder here in the 1670s was Dr Nicholas Barbon, son of "Praise-God Barebones". The attractive Grade II-listed pub was built in 1844; part of the site used to be the Grecian Coffee House frequented by members of the Royal Society and the likes of Addison and Steele. In the early 18th century Sarah Mapp the Bonesetter (cross-eyed, very fat and "hideously ugly") carried on her trade here, some of her operations in the presence of Sir Hans Sloane.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Fuller's London Pride

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Adnams Ghost Ship
  • St Austell Tribute
  • Woodforde's Wherry

Source: National

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    15%

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Toilet on ground floor; two steps up to pub itself.

  • Garden Garden

    Tables & chairs on pavement.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Quiz on Mondays at 7.30pm.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Upstairs - 42 covers seated.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Board games.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    BT - major events only.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Devereux

20 Devereux Court
Aldwych
London
WC2R 3JJ

Sat Nav Reference

51.512785, -0.11243

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

Nearby Station (700m)

London Blackfriars

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (250m)

Temple

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Devereux WC2-1 Mar 2019

Devereux

20 Devereux Court
Aldwych
London
WC2R 3JJ

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Member Discount Scheme
  • Disabled Access
  • Garden
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Function Room
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Newspapers
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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