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The Princess of Shoreditch

#1,911 of 18,164 Restaurants in London}
€€ - €€€, European, British
76_78 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE, England
+44 20 7729 9270
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (59 reviews)
“pork belly” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
76_78 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shoreditch is very trendy at present and The Princess has tried hard to adapt, turning an old, run down pub into a clean and pleasant bar and restaurant. The beer is good and the food is now traditional pub food. I had a burger which...More

Thank NickLD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled from quite a way away to eat here as the reviews were really good. Had to wait 50 minutes for a table which is fair enough as it's Sunday in shoreditch and we didn't book. The service from the waiting staff was pretty poor...More

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delightful staff and service. Lovely welcome and fantastic roast beef lunch and drinks. Really impressive. Thank you.

Thank steveR285SR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ive been here once for a date upon her recommendation. We had the steak it was pretty good! It was a small cozy restaurant with not a lot of tables, so you'd probably need a reservation all the time. It was nice i'd definitely go...More

Thank Ozgur G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After enjoying a solo visit on my last trip to London I wanted to show hubby what a nice place it was. Called in on a quiet Monday evening around 9pm. Hubby had a pint, I had a small glass of Shiraz. Cost £12.30. Hubby...More

Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Frankly surprised at some of the bad reviews...my boyfriend and I absolutely love this place and go here for Sunday lunch all the time. It is pricey but so worth it. Just absolutely delicious and super friendly staff. I'd recommend booking in advance as they...More

Thank Sen12392
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The "Princess" serves, frankly, the worst food I've ever tried (and failed) to eat. My fiance and I walked in on a random night around 9pm (after calling first), were told that there were only two dishes still available on the menu, the lamb and...More

Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time out to write about your visit. I am sorry to learn that you experienced anything other than the great food we normally pride ourselves on serving. On the Sunday in question we had been extremely busy and...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

high end pub in shoreditch! good for meeting friends and have a chat! we just had drinks but it is a good spot for food too! staff very gentle and ready to put us in a big table even if it was busy. just pop...More

Thank Erika O
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Booked a table and ordered roast chicken lunch only to be informed that they had run out of chicken! Had to settle for overpriced cod. Waiter informed me that it was advisable to order vegetables as an extra as the fish was served on its...More

Thank PETER200
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time out to write about your experience. We only prepare a set number of whole chickens to serve each Sunday and I am sorry that on this occasion we had already run out by the time you visited....More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for a Sunday roast and we had lunch upstairs. A friendly and skilled waiter served us and the food was superb. We must come back!

Thank Carmen V
The western front of the edgy East End, Shoreditch is
a perennially trendy haven for anything “street” – be
it art, food, or fashion. With its handful of well
connected transportation links dotting its perimeter,
along with an ever increasing variety of shops,
hotels, bars, and restaurants, it's easy to explore
this trend-conscious and youth-oriented neighbourhood.
There's a lingering post-industrial grit about
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Questions & Answers
Hilary R
22 January 2017|
Response from Danrallen | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch Hilary. We serve our roasts all the way through until 9pm on a Sunday and take walk-ins throughout. So, do come along and very much look forward to welcoming you. Warm regards
Tomohisa U
30 November 2016|
Response from Danrallen | Property representative |
Thank you for your question Tomohisa. We would very much like to accommodate you on those dates but we close-down to give our staff a break for Christmas 24,25 and 26th of December. We hope you find somewhere great and thank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$46
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76_78 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Shoreditch
  • Neighbourhood: Shoreditch
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7729 9270
  • E-mail
Blissfully hidden down a quiet side street, the 'Princess' has become a Shoreditch institution. From the award winning people behind Smokehouse and the Pig and Butcher, the Princess serves top quality traditional British pub food in the lively downstairs bar and refined British & European cuisine in the elegant and charming dining room. We source the best meat and fish we can using small family companies, farms throughout the UK and south coast day boats. Winner of multiple awards including Timeouts "Best New Gastropub''.
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