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The Sherlock Holmes Pub

Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Address: Westminster, WC2N 5DB 10 Northumberland Street, London WC2N 5DB, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7930 2644
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Very inviting pub

We ducked in to warm up a bit and enjoy a pint. There is some Holmes memorabilia around. I actually had the Holmes House Lager, which was flavorful and good. There is an area... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Duluth, Minnesota
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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ducked in to warm up a bit and enjoy a pint. There is some Holmes memorabilia around. I actually had the Holmes House Lager, which was flavorful and good. There is an area where you can stand outside and enjoy your pint, if you are so inclined. Staff very nice.

Thank JWK1969
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I just saw a review below and it was talking about sitting at a table waiting for service. I have done that before when I had never been in a London Pub. You go up to the bar and order and pay. No one comes to your table and takes your order. If you don't figure it out, too bad.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been to this place in December 2011. This place on weekend is usually very crowded. I loved the fish and chips ad beer here!

Thank Vish_isr
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First day in London with my boyfriend and we were walking around exploring the area of Trafalgar square. After seeing the Buckingham palace we decided to rest in a pub drinking beer. The first good looking we saw was that pub. We went inside and no-one welcomed us, we sat in a table and a waiter came and said it... More 

Thank Pandoras K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for breakfast after a long overnight flight. It was exactly what we needed! The food was great and the staff were very attentive. We will definitely go there again if we're ever back in the city.

Thank wdimmig31
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely pub very centrally located. To eat you need to book. The food was good and typical English pub food.

Thank Jenny i
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this place on a love theatre deal. The theatre messed up and didn't give us our voucher. Anyway staff could not of been more helpful and got it resolved The food. I think some reviewers for £12 a main are unreasonable. This is pub grub in the centre of London. So offers great value for a good quality food.... More 

Thank Simon W
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our "pub grub" at the Sherlock. The chef produced a fine pie and did a great job with the scampi. Our waiters, Tom and Fabs, were professional and attentive without being intrusive and the environment with most conducive, particularly give how busy the bar downstairs was. On that note, our barmaid, Kay, was very helpful. Overall a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent Friday and Saturday night here and the place never dissapoints. Great atmosphere always someone willing to share a joke over a few beers. This place is the best value for food and drink anywhere in London. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Phil W
United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Famous pub but needs a management overhaul. Could have been so much better. Areas seen by us, the customer, were cluttered with cleaning materials. The lighting was poor. Don't be fooled by the name this could be any poor quality London pub. Try somewhere else.

Thank Chris57Pat

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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