In London there are some of the best pubs in the world. Particularly noteworthy are the historical ones, which not only serve cold pints of beer, but they also have many stories to tell lost in the mists of history. One of these pubs is the Ye Olde Mitre, which located in Ely Court. Here that you can try the best beer and also eat traditional bar snacks – in good company and affordable prices.
The pub is located in a small alley, and you might have difficulty in accessing it, but definitely it is worth visiting. Certainly the pub will be recognized by enthusiasts of the cinema –scenes for movies such as Snatch and The Deep Blue Sea were filmed here.
Ye Olde Mitre is located on the premises, which since 1546 was intended for the servants of the bishops of Ely. In the past, the pub was a part of Cambridge. In particular it is renowned for its cherry tree, which now can be seen at the entrance – it is said that the Queen Elizabeth was dancing here with Sir Christopher Hatton. Currently, Ye Olde Mitre is a traditional pub with a warm and lively atmosphere. The classic decor enhances the effect – in the interior you can see multiple photos, mugs of beer, old wooden furniture, a fireplace and other decorations.
In Ye Olde Mitre you can enjoy only the best quality beer. Every year, three times great beer festivals are held here, during which you can try drinks from around the world, as well as classic favorite drinks that never get old. Many of the beers served in this pub several times won various competitions and those who are fond of ales will surely will find something for themselves. It serves real ales on tap, of which a minimum of three are guests ones, that come from different regions of the country. Also, here you can have a real cider. Also noteworthy ar homemade traditional snacks – these include traditional English dishes, but without the fries, they are mainly sandwiches and tapas inspired by Spanish cuisine. They are a great addition to pints of delicious ale.
Ye Olde Mitre's also is a great place to organize different events depending on your plans. For rent are the Bishop's Room located on the first floor, which holds up to 30 people, as well as The Snug, which is situated on the ground floor and holds up to 8-10 people. They are perfect for a birthday party and other meetings with beer and snacks.
Pub repeatedly has been awarded and you can read about it in numerous guides like Good Beer Guide, the Good Pub Guide, the AA Guide, Real Ale Pub Guide, The Square Mile Guide for the City of London. In 2013 it was declared a London pub of the year by the SPBW community.
Ye Olde Mitre is a unique historic pub in London – it is worth a visit to experience this unique atmosphere and enjoy real ale here.
Ye Olde Mitre
1 Ely Place
London EC1N 6SJ
Tel.: +44 20 7405 4751