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Princess Louise

Wc1 208 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EP, England
+44 20 7405 8816
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Upstairs Bar: the best-kept-secret in Holborn

We were looking to find a place where we could linger over drinks on a buzzy, busy Tuesday evening... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ithaca, New York
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Called in here for a few drinks. Lovely warm coal fire. Good beer lovely surroundings. Victorian... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mick V
Bedford, United Kingdom
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Excellent food and wide array of beer choices make the Princess Louise a fine pub.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Wc1 208 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EP, England
+44 20 7405 8816
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking to find a place where we could linger over drinks on a buzzy, busy Tuesday evening for our party of 5. All the neighbourhood bars were standing room only for some reason. Princess Louise is one of our favourites but the downstairs...More

Thank rh24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in here for a few drinks. Lovely warm coal fire. Good beer lovely surroundings. Victorian decor with interior glass & woodwork

Thank Mick V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend you experience this pub, it has all the traditional fixtures and fittings, including private boots wall tiles and timber bar. Great experience and atmosphere.

Thank BIG_APL_68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Princess Louise in the middle of the day when there was only a handful of people around, but I wished we could have gone back when it was busier. I loved the glasswork and the Victorian decor, plus it was great to...More

Thank Higgles26
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Upstairs dining room was roomy and comfortable. Had a meat pie which was delicious and a good local ale. Our server was very efficient and friendly.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely old pub with Samuel Smith beer at £3.20 per pint. Bargain! Just off of Dury Lane and well worth a visit.

Thank 528glenl
Reviewed 3 November 2017

My daughter and I met a friend here for drinks and food. Downstairs it is proper fully restored Victorian pub, with marvellous woodwork, glass and tiling. Full of people enjoying a drink after work. Upstairs is a much quieter and calmer dining room. The food...More

Thank DerekNorthumberland
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This pub is not a hole in the wall, wood paneled quaint historic place. It's flashy with Victorian décor and gold and mirror paneling which makes it feel very grand and pretty. We had a nice drink which is all we wanted. There used to...More

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nice looking pub. Which is just as well because you are more likely to spend time looking than drinking. Friday night and thirsty punters two deep all around the three sections of the bar. Only two staff on serving, both in a disinterested manner. What...More

Thank southlondonsno1
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The staff were being friendly and helpful with the directions i loved the atmosphere and the nice booths

Thank Drajev
Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or
quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially
convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
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27 April 2015|
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Response from WMIM | Reviewed this property |
Only just seen your question. This place is one of my favourites in London, and I've been to hundreds. The previous answer mentions the ground floor bar area but somehow has failed to mention the lovely, authentic Victorian... More