Welcome to the Ship and Shovell Pub

A traditional and charming London local pub in Charing Cross

The Ship & Shovell is the only London pub in two halves, situated on either side of Craven Passage linked only by a tunnel which also contains the kitchen and cellar. Simply oozing with character and charm, the pub serves as the perfect traditional local for business guests and residents alike, as well as tourists frequenting the Charing Cross area.

The buildings date back to the 1730s and the original Ship was joined by the opposite Shovell (named after Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell) in 1998 after Hall & Woodhouse acquired them both in 1997. Admiral Shovell died in 1707 in the Scilly naval disaster and legend has it that he was alive when he reached the shore of Scilly at Porthellick Cove, but was subsequently killed by a local woman for his expensive emerald ring.

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Opening Times

Monday – Saturday: 11.00am – 11.00pm
Sunday: Closed

Food Service Times

Monday – Friday: 12 noon – 3.30pm
Saturday: 12 noon – 4.00pm
Sunday: Closed

Celebrate Christmas With Us

Where better than to celebrate Christmas than in a cosy traditional pub? Come and celebrate with friends, family or colleagues and let us help you get your festive season off to the perfect start.

If you haven’t already booked what are you waiting for, click on the link below to find out what we have on offer.

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New Menu!

Our autumn menu arrives on the 16th October and we’re so excited we couldn’t wait to let everyone know. Taking inspiration from around the world and closer to home, our chefs have been hard at work creating amazing new dishes and improving some of our classics, making them better than ever. With loads on offer, including some tantalising new vegan and vegetarian dishes, we’re sure you’ll find something to tickle your tastebuds.

Don’t miss out, make sure you book your table now!

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CELEBRATIONS

Our flexible and comfortable pub offers a host of opportunities for all sorts of celebrations from office get togethers to birthdays, anniversaries and reunions. It’s also possible to reserve areas in the south side of the pub by prior arrangement and also to book exclusive use of either the Crow’s Nest or the South Side of the pub, subject to minimum spends.

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BUCKET OF BEER – 4 FOR £12.50

Buy any 4 bottled ales or lagers from our extensive range for just £12.50 and celebrate with your friends, work colleagues or family in our cosy and comfortable traditional surroundings.

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