This pub is named after Queen Victoria's fourth daughter, Louise. It was built in 1872 and was refurbished in 1891. Ornate plaster work, beautiful cut and gilt mirrors and the finest decorated tiles are plentiful. It serves bar food and there is a restaurant. Catering for private parties of up to 100 guests (on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays) is available upon request.
Venue Details & Map
208-209 High HolbornHolbornLondonWC1V 7BW
- +44 (0)20 7405 8816
- Public transport:
- Holborn, Underground
Tried to go here for lunch at 1310. Listed hours say 11. Excited for such highly rated pub food. We called since the doors were closed, the pleasant person on the phone told us to ring the call button, the doors should be open. An unhappy waitress opened the door said they weren't open before shutting it our faces. Food might be good, but that they turned away 7 hungry people probably means a...more
What a cool little place! It's a Sam Smith bar (everything served is/are Sam Smith products and as an American, this is a very interesting concept). They've got Irish-style snugs which just adds to the old-world feel of things. Make sure to look up at the ceiling and the time-worn wood throughout. Beautiful and unique.more
I find myself in this London pub, quite frequently. This time, I was sorting it out with my co-workers.
I don't know if its the traditional decor, or the cubbyholes that separate groups, or the Bitter cask ales, or the talented barmaids, or the loads of local-after-work peeps, or the lamb kidney and onions / steak and kidney pie / giant fassh n chaaps, that I love about this spot.
Fun friendly service. Drinks made in house. Impressive considering this includes beers and all manner of spirits. A nice introduction to my first pint pulled in the UK. Feels like somewhere I would stop by casually if I lived nearby.more
Came here with friends to take pictures of the lovely facade, but unfortunately it was scaffolding all round. Oh well. Went inside to drown my sorrow in a pint while admiring the even more lovely interiors - all victorian tiles, etched mirrors and mosaic windows; a beauty - and only then realized they only served Sam Smiths.
One of my friends who doesn't like beer wanted a pear cider, but...more