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Philomena's

(formerly O'Neill's; Sugar Loaf)

40 Great Queen Street
Covent Garden
London
WC2B 5AA

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Opening Times

Regular

Monday10.00 am - Midnight
Tuesday10.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday10.00 am - Midnight
Thursday10.00 am - 1.00 am
Friday10.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday10.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday10.00 am - Midnight

Meal Times

Mon - Sun 10am - 10pm

Operator

Independent

About the Pub

Formerly part of Mitchells and Butlers O'Neill's chain of theme pubs, before that the Sugar Loaf (a Bass Charrington house in the 1970s, and apparently it featured in an episode of Minder - let us know if you spot it!) and a pub dating back to at least the 1770s when it was a meeting place for the Jerusalem lodge. Now down to just one cask beer at a generous £7 a pint (Aug 2022).

It changed in September 2012 to Philomena's, with the faux-Oirish makeover of the previous decades being stripped away, and the somewhat cavernous bar was lightened and opened up. A full renovation was undertaken earlier in 2013, and further improvements have been made. A self-proclaimed Irish Sports Bar and Cafe. Big screens remain, and sports featured especially at weekends.

Regular ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Meals are described as good pub grub!

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    10 screens and 3 Sky boxes!

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Philomena's

40 Great Queen Street
Covent Garden
London
WC2B 5AA

Sat Nav Reference

51.5151, -0.1219

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (250m)

59, 68, 91, 168, 171, 188, 243, 521, X68

Nearby Station (850m)

London Charing Cross

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (300m)

Covent Garden

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Philomena's

40 Great Queen Street
Covent Garden
London
WC2B 5AA

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Sports TV
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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