This pub was built in 1869 and is named after the Holborn Viaduct. Its appearance is deceptive because although it has quite a large curved frontage, it is actually fairly small inside. Most of its original decoration has survived, from the mirrors and decorated glass to the three paintings of wistful maidens. It is built on the site of Newgate Prison and its cellars are the former cells. It serves bar food between midday and 8pm.
126 Newgate Street, The City, London, EC1A 7AA
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+44 (0)20 7600 1863
I loved this place, we kind of happened to stumble into it while on the search for somewhere new to go, and this was an oddly delightful find. The bar itself has some great traditional decorations and the relief-tiled ceiling creates that great pub-vibe. The Viaduct is apparently known for its extensive gin list, but next to that board, there was a sign saying "ask us about our historic...more