The Freemasons Arms in Covent Garden 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 the pub continue to 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! The Freemasons Arms serves delicious, traditional pub food, burgers and sandwiches, and a great selection of authentic Kentish cask ales. The pub has even been awarded a Cask Marque and have been featured in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide.
You’ll find the Freemasons Arms in the heart of central London, just a short walk from Covent Garden tube station and Charring Cross. The pub occupies a prime location near the Royal Opera House and other tourist hotspots, so they are perfectly position for unwinding after a long day’s work, sightseeing or even a pre or post theatre meal.
The Freemasons Arms has two function rooms available for private hire. The main function room has its own bar and can accommodate up to 80 for a sit-down meal, or up to 100 for a buffet. The room has been redecorated to a high standard without compromising the traditional design, and it retains many of its original features. The second function room, designed in a similar style, accommodates 15 for a meal or 40 people for a buffet.
As the Freemasons Arms is a lasting tribute to the founders of the football association, the pub is the perfect place to watch today’s football, with six high definition plasma TV screens, featuring all the top matches as well as other big sporting occasions.