The Crown Tavern

Pub, Gastropub
$ $
43 Clerkenwell Green (at Clerkenwell Close)
Clerkenwell, Greater London EC1R 0EG
+44 20 7253 4973
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
10:00am - 11:00pm
10:00am - 11:00pm


  • Great cornish cider and flavoured beer!
  • 10 February: Drink in the pub where Lenin and Stalin 'first met'. Some claim that they met in the pub which is now called the Crown. Lenin had recently moved publication of Iskra to Clerkenwell Green.
  • Seen mouse trotting round the floor of the pub. Not sure I'll order any food here...
  • Immense sandwiches
  • V.busy during the week but lovely spot to while away a weekend. Don't miss specialty beers on tap in the autumn.
  • Such a lovely place! Nice food, staff and environment!
  • the best pub in London!
  • One of my favourite after work drinking holes. Can get very busy after work, but has a large area outside to stand and chill with a pint in summer
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  • Food is pricier than average but its worth it. Great fish & chips.
  • Amazing food! 6 of us down for the weekend. Nice selection on the menu and all well cooked and presented. Happy and knowledgable staff. Beer selection was also great. Will be back again.
  • Great burger with pork something or other. Excellent service from Hannah
  • Great mulled wine!
  • My new favourite local terrace for a sunny afternoon coffee at the weekend. The decor indoors is lovely, need to come back to try the food.
  • Food served quickly and good quality.
  • Good pub. Nice selection of beers. Good looks good, though I didn't try it. Nice outdoor area at the front, in the square.
  • Good Christmas atmosphere :)
  • Relaxing pub divided into several attractive drinking areas. Well known haunt of Lenin and Stalin in 1905. Great real ales.
  • Poutine hit the spot
  • Great beer selection. Big up to the upstairs (comfy couches).

Nearby places

7 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell (nr Clerkenwell Green)
9-10 Jerusalem Passage (at Aylesbury St)
34-35 Great Sutton St (Northbourgh St)