Crusting Pipe

The Crusting Pipe Wine Bar and Restaurant is set in the heart of Covent Garden Market, just minutes from Charing Cross, Embankment, Covent Garden and Leicester Square tube stations. You can relax in the covered courtyard and enjoy one of the regular live operatic performances over a glass of wine, or head inside to the bar and dining rooms and escape the hubbub above in one of the many cosy corners.

Open from breakfast, through to lunch, afternoon tea, pre-theatre dining and dinner, tables at The Crusting Pipe are always in high demand.  You will find classic British dishes on the menu, made with seasonal ingredients sourced from our trusted suppliers. Choose from an interesting and diverse selection of wines to enjoy with them, all sourced by Davy’s Wine Merchants. Whether you’re hosting birthday drinks, a leaving do or group dinner, The Crusting Pipe has flexible private and semi-private areas which can accommodate all manner of events. The team looks forward to welcoming you soon.

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Crusting Pipe
27 The Market
Covent Garden

  • London Underground (Covent Garden (3 mins), Leicester Square (6 mins), Charing Cross (5 mins))
  • National Rail (Charing Cross (5 mins))

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Our doors are open on:


09:00 – 22:00


09:00 – 22:00


09:00 – 23:00


09:00 – 23:00


09:00 – 23:00


09:00 – 23:00


09:00 – 22:00

Private Dining Rooms

The Crusting Pipe sits in a prime location, in the heart of Covent Garden. Parties are our bread and butter – we have been hosting all manner of private parties and events for more than 35 years. We offer a variety of bookable spaces for drinks parties and group dining, while our private dining rooms provide more discreet spaces for a smaller dinner party or business meeting.

Private Rooms

8 seated

Semi-Private Spaces

6 seated
2x 14 seated / 20 standing
2x 18 seated
36 seated

Exclusive Hire

160 seated / 200 standing
Courtyard 65 seated
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Food & Wine

Visitors to The Crusting Pipe enjoy classic British cooking, using seasonal, and wherever possible, locally sourced ingredients. All of our wines are supplied by Davy’s Wine Merchants and selected by James Davy and the wine buying team.

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