Admiral Codrington

Long-standing Chelsea landmark with easy-going bar and pretty restaurant, popular food and seats outside

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The good pub guide review

There's a pleasing café feel and civilised but informal atmosphere at the well run, bustling 'Cod', tucked away down a small street in Chelsea. A central dark-panelled bar has high red chairs beside the counter with more around equally high tables on either side of the log-effect gas fire, button-back wall banquettes with cream and red patterned seats, little stools and plain wooden chairs around a medley of tables on black-painted floorboards, patterned wallpaper above a dado and a shelf with daily papers. There are ornate flower arrangements, a big portrait above the fire, several naval prints and quiet background music. Helpful staff serve Bombardier, Shepherd Neame Whitstable Bay and guests such as Sambrooks on handpump, 18 wines by the glass and a thoughtful range of spirits. The light and airy restaurant area is a total contrast: high-backed pretty wall seats and plush dining chairs around light tables, an open kitchen, fish prints on pale blue paintwork, a second fireplace and an impressive skylight. A back garden has chunky benches and tables under a summer awning.

The good pub guide food review

Well presented, enjoyable food includes truffle mac 'n' cheese fritters, pork and apple sausage rolls, seared bream fillet with Cornish new potato niçoise, chicken, tarragon and leek pie with mash and buttered greens, British brisket burger with ruby slaw, fries and onion relish, and puddings such as lemon tart with crème fraîche and rhubarb and custard crumble pie.

2021 Awards

Licensee’s introduction

The Admiral Codrington in the heart of Chelsea has been a dining institution for Londoners for many years and is renowned for its excellent British cuisine.Part cosy traditional pub, part elegant restaurant, here you can relax at the bar with a pint of Cask Marque ale or dine on fabulous seafood paired with exquisite fine wines. Pop down on a Wednesday to savour one of their famed gourmet burgers or make a pit-stop on a Sunday for their award-winning roasts. There is also a private room hidden away atop the pub where you can host your own intimate soiree – perfect for special occasions.Visit their website for more information www.theadmiralcodrington.co.ukThe Admiral Codrington is part of The Epicurean Collection, a selection of Britain's most iconic pubs and inns who are passionate about creating the ultimate countryside experience www.epicureantimes.com/epicurean-collectionWe are really proud to be part of 'Pub Group of the Year 2016' by The Good Pub Guide.


Licensee Information

Raphael Nebot

Contact Details

Admiral Codrington, 17 Mossop Street, London, SW3 2LY

(020) 7581 0005

Pub Group: Cirrus Inns

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 11.30-11

Saturday: 11.30am-1am Fri,

Sunday: 12-10.30