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 112 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Sherlock Holmes Pub

5.0 out of 5 17 July 2016
by Aaron M.

We weren't planning on eating here, we just walked by and stopped in after going to the London Eye. It had a really nice pub feel and the waiters were very attentive.

My wife and I had the fish and chips, which was really good and a good sized portion. They had fountain drinks which a lot of places in London didn't have, so that was nice instead of just getting a single can or bottle. Very...more

4.0 out of 5 19 May 2016
by Morgan E.

Isn't it mandatory while in London to eat fish and chips? I think so. That would be like going to New York and not having a slice of pizza. My friends and I stumbled upon this place while doing the tourist-thing in London. It was quick service, but the food was great. The fish was already fried and was lightly breaded and crisp. The fillets were huge! You also got a side of thick-cut...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

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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