The One Tun Pub & Rooms

Clerkenwell, London

A cool pub with smart rooms, English ales and Thai-inspired food – you can have breakfast in bed and the tube is round the corner


8 rooms


Rooms sleep 2


This stylish inn dates to 1759, but its moment of fame came in 1838, when Charles Dickens changed its name to the Three Cripples and made it Bill Sykes’ watering hole of choice in Oliver Twist. These days it’s a thriving local with a restaurant serving pan-Asian food and some beautiful bedrooms above the shop. It sits on peaceful Saffron Hill, with flower baskets and Victorian lanterns on the outside, then painted panelling and Chesterfield sofas within. You’ll find English ales, fancy cocktails, wines from around the world, then some very popular Asian cooking, perhaps chilli salt squid, Asian pork belly with choy sum, vanilla ice cream topped with tamarind caramel. Bedrooms upstairs (some at the top might be a push for the less than mobile) are delightful – crisp linen, beautiful fabrics, stylish wallpapers, robes in excellent bathrooms. Most are big, none are small, one has a decked terrace, all have comfy beds, coffee machines, smart TVs and super-fast WiFi. Breakfast (7.30am-11am) is brought to your room with a complimentary newspaper. St Paul’s, the Barbican and the Tate Modern all within easy reach.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • WiFi
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Tennis court
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
Check out
By 11am
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Continental breakfast, £12. Lunch from £4.50. Dinner, 3 courses, about £30. Pub closed on Sundays.


Nightly price
from £145
Extra bed £25.
8 Doubles
From £145


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from The Reservations Team

  • We are located in the heart of Farringdon so only steps away from the Farringdon station, 7 minutes from Chancery Lane station and 15 minutes from Holborn station
  • We are right in the famous Hatton Garden Jewellery Quarter and centre of the UK diamond trade. With nearly 300 jewellery businesses and 55 shops representing the largest retailers in the UK best destination for buying diamonds & jewels!
  • We are very close to St Pauls Catherdral, The RIver Thames, Museum of London and The British Museum. Perfect if you want to take in all the sites.


The Reservations Team

The First Group run a small boutique chain of pubs with rooms in London. You are looked after by a friendly, helpful team of staff.