48 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0BS +44 2077686204
- Main course: £15
- Food spend: £25
- Opening hours
- Monday to Thursday: 10:00 - 23:30 Friday to Saturday: 10:00 - 24:00 Sunday: 10:00 - 23:00
FRIENDLY WITH AN OLD FASHIONED FEEL
15 November 2016
Within easy walking reach of London world-famous Theatreland, the Porcupine dates back to 1725. With a covered outdoor seating area for sipping ice-cold beers and watching the world go by on sunny days, the traditional pub serves hearty British food in a welcoming environment.
Since Nicholson’s pubs were first established in 1873, these traditional British inns have become synonymous with warm hospitality, hearty pub food and a speciality range of ales. As well as always featuring British pub classics like beer-battered fish & chips and gammon & eggs, the Porcupine menu is complemented by a rotating selection of pie, sausage & chop and fish specials for each season.
The Porcupine bar is always stocked with exquisite gins, warming whiskies and fine wines to pair with favourite meals, and there’s always a superb range of seasonal and regional real ales on offer. A constant at the bar is the St Austell-brewed Nicholson’s Pale Ale, made with Cornish Maris Otter malts, and a hand-picked blend of English hops.
Porcupine in Leicester Square is under a minute’s walk from Leicester Square Tube Station. Covent Garden is just a 4-minute walk away.
48 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0BS
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Customer reviews for Porcupine
((((* 5 December 2016 by Andrei Butucaru from Surbiton
Very nice food and good selection of wines
((((( 15 November 2016 by Michelle Hinder from London
FRIENDLY WITH AN OLD FASHIONED FEEL
((((( 4 July 2016 by Gill Hoggan from London
Very good service, very attentive, we complained about the chips being cold and the waitress was very helpful and brought seem fresh cooked chips and keep coming back to apologise, when we asked for the bill she mentioned that they would be a discount and they took 20% off the food bill.
((((* 2 July 2016 by Wendy Magson from Crawley
We had family from Newcastle visiting and we had found this pub a few years ago . The food was excellent we had the Chicken ,Fish and Crab . The service was excellent even if the girl was very busy .Only one thing we were not offered the pre theather menu,but we did ask and it was no problem
((((( 26 June 2016 by Marie Castelain from Villeneuve d ascq
Very good restaurant.
(((** 5 April 2016 by Carol Pavlis from The porcupine charing cross road
Food was not very tasty. I was disappointed at the very limited menu for the LOVEtheatre vouchers having looked at the restaurant online.
((((( 23 February 2016 by Laura Ambrose from London Borough of Hillingdon
Had lunch there with a 30% off food voucher. Still able to choose from whole menu even with voucher. Great choice of food and drinks. Dining area nice and clean, staff were very nice and the service was quick. Really enjoyed the food and would go back again.
((((* 23 February 2016 by Denise Williams from Solihull, West Midlands
Pre booked a meal at the Porcupine before going to the theatre. Wasn't sure what to expect but the food that was chosen was very good although a very limited menu on the pre theatre menu.
(((** 30 January 2016 by Christinej Chapman from London
We ate here before going to the theatre. It was easy to find and convenient. The service was very good and the food was lovely. We would go back next time we are going to the theatre near there.
((((* 19 January 2016 by Amanda Boyd from Chester
The food was good value and service great. The only problem we had, was the horrendous draft coming from the old windows. Some sort of draught proofing measures should be taken as the cold air whistling in made our meal uncomfortable for all the 6 diners.
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