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Crown & Two Chairmen

(formerly Crown & Chairmen, Crown)

32 Dean Street
Soho
London
W1D 3SB

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.30 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.30 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.30 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.30 pm
Friday10.00 am - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Owner

Castle (Mitchells & Butlers)

About the Pub

A busy corner pub, with lunchtime table service on the first floor. Called the Crown until 1736 it is said to have been re-named after two sedan chair men who would stop by for the proverbial swift 'alf having dropped off Queen Anne (the last reigning Stuart) to have her portrait painted in a studio opposite by Sir James Thornhill. Karl Marx, the great 19th century socialist thinker and communist lived next door to the Crown & Two Chairmen during his "long, sleepless night of exile", and may well have sought inspiration here (or possibly drowned his sorrows). Here also Thackeray is said to have met the book illustrator and travel writer G A Sala. The pub was rebuilt by Meux's Brewery Co Ltd in 1929 and subsequently George Orwell and Graham Greene were regulars in the 1940s, accompanied from time to time by Arthur Koestler.

Don't trip over the resident bearded collie, Maxwell.

Sandwich & drink meal offer Mon-Fri up to 5pm. Sunday roast includes up to 5 options.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing Beers

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Siren Broken Dream Breakfast Stout
  • St Austell Proper Job
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Source: National

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Thatcher's Heritage.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Crown & Two Chairmen

32 Dean Street
Soho
London
W1D 3SB

Sat Nav Reference

51.513803, -0.132591

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

7, 19, 24, 29, 38, 96, 36

Nearby Station (850m)

London Charing Cross

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (350m)

Tottenham Court Road

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