The Sherlock Holmes Pub


The Sherlock Holmes pub is a traditional English pub serving pints and pub food.

As well as a bar and restaurant, the pub has a secret - a complete recreation of Holmes and Watson's study and sitting room with a large collection of objects and photographs related to the characters from the books and adaptations.

The collection was put together for the Festival of Great Britain and moved to this permanent home at the Sherlock Holmes pub in 1957.

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Venue Details & Map

The Sherlock Holmes Pub

10 Northumberland Street
Charing Cross
+44 (0)20 7930 2644
Public transport:
Charing Cross, Underground
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 108 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Sherlock Holmes Pub

4.0 out of 5 19 April 2016
by Vanessa T.

I was skeptic about coming here, tourist spots normally equal bad food... But Sherlock did not disappoint, I had fish and chips, meat pie and the Sherlock Holmes ale. Fish and chips were delicious, try their Sherlock Holmes ale... So good...more

3.0 out of 5 10 March 2016
by Steven R.

We came here as we had a friend who is a Sherlock Holmes fan and wasn't disappointed from the historical perspective but service was quite hit and miss. We ate in the upstairs restaurant.

Ambience: Excellent, captured the feeling of an old London pub inter-mixed with the Sherlock Holmes experience.

Service: we noticed a distinct lack of knowledge of the items on the menu. One of the...more

5.0 out of 5 7 December 2015
by Marilyn B.

"Try Their Own Sherlock Holmes Ale"

Charming pub with a great brew of their own, the Sherlock Holmes Ale. It was packed with people, they were spilling out onto the street, as I became accustomed to seeing in London. It fascinates me that they let people drink in the street kind of far away from the tavern; they don't allow that where I come from. People were sitting across the street drinking...more

4.0 out of 5 8 September 2015
by Brittanie M.

A very charming "typical" London pub that's a must for any visitor with even a vague admiration for Sir Doyle's immortal detective. Lots of kitsch interior details (like the head of the Hound) as well as gorgeous etched windows and decorated exterior. The upstairs is apparently made out just like Holmes' living room but I didn't check it out as we were in a bit of a hurry. Also had super...more

3.0 out of 5 26 April 2015
by Jessica S.

It kind of saddens me that the museum at 221B Baker Street has received such bad reviews from fans of Doyle's stories. I had really been looking forward to spending some time there, but after reading several not-so-glowing reviews, I revised our plans. I had no desire to spend hours in line just to see some haphazard displays with no reference to the author himself (at least, that's the...more

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