Ye Olde Mitre

Pub in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Image by Will Jones Lonely Planet

A delightfully cosy historic pub with an extensive beer selection, tucked away in a backstreet off Hatton Garden, Ye Olde Mitre was built in 1546 for the servants of Ely Palace. There’s no music, so rooms echo only with amiable chit-chat. Queen Elizabeth I danced around the cherry tree by the bar, they say.

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