Freemasons Arms, Covent Garden, London
Freemasons Arms, Covent Garden, London
Freemasons Arms, Covent Garden, London

Welcome to The Freemasons Arms, Covent Garden

The spiritual home of the Football Association.

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December update

In line with Government guidance, all Shepherd Neame pubs in Tier 3 areas and a number in Tier 2 currently remain closed. For the latest information please follow their individual social media channels or visit our pub updates page. We look forward to welcoming you back as soon as we possibly can. Read our Chief Executive’s statement on the Shepherd Neame website.

The Freemasons Arms was built during the reign of Queen Victoria and has a great place in history. It was here that the Football Association met in 1863 to thrash out the laws of a game now played in more than 200 countries across the globe, and we celebrate this connection with a fine array of soccer memorabilia in the downstairs bar.

If you're looking for excellent food and drink, this is the place to be! We serve delicious, traditional pub food and a great selection of authentic Kentish cask ales. We're proud to say that we've been awarded a Cask Marque and we've been featured in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide.

We also cater for private functions. If you're looking for a venue for a meeting, or want to celebrate a personal event, this is the perfect place to do so.

You'll find us in the heart of central London. We're 200 yards from Covent Garden tube station and just a short walk from Charing Cross, with two secure car parks nearby. We occupy a prime location near the Royal Opera House and other tourist hotspots, so we're perfectly positioned for unwinding after a long day's work/sightseeing.

We look forward to welcoming you soon!