The Old Crown


The Old Crown is a Victorian-themed gastro pub in Holborn, away from the bustle of the West End with a relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff. We serve award-winning homemade burgers, hot dogs, wings, ribs and a range of dishes combining the best traditions of American food and British ambiance.

Venue Details & Map

The Old Crown

33 New Oxford Street
+44 (0)20 7836 9121
Public transport:
Holborn, Underground

Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 26 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Old Crown

3.0 out of 5 17 August 2016
by Elaine M.

Is this place going to win any awards? Maybe for being one of the best architectural finds of a pub I've come across yet (I'm getting there ..) but food wise??

Just to be clear, I enjoyed mine and my friends spontaneous lunch date in this spot. Walking around Holborn after an event we were hungry and in a 'This place looks like it will do' mentality. And to be honest, it really did do the...more

3.0 out of 5 17 June 2016
by Laur H.

I can't speak to The OC as a pub, but I can say that when it comes to lunch spots, it's a pretty solid choice in Holborn. I went here for burgers with friends, and was really impressed! I ordered The OC Burger, which had bacon and sweet chili jam on it (I can't explain quite what that is, but I promise it was good). Apparently, The OC has been voted one of the best burger joints in London, and...more

5.0 out of 5 8 April 2016
by Louis R.

So this is what's goin on in London pubs: Burgers.

This spot is known for its deelish and unique burger options. I tore up the burger with pulled-pork and coleslaw. Heavenly, bruv.

The pub interior has lots of brick and wood, traditional Victorian ish. Great vibe and pic ops.

It can get packed, with locals, but when I went it was chill. There was a DJ at some point but I was too...more

4.0 out of 5 10 July 2015
by Haydy S.

So you all know I'm a serious burger addict, and this may come as a surprise to you; I hadn't had a good burger in a few weeks, maybe even a month until I popped down to The Old Crown Public House on New Oxford Street. The pub itself is Victorian themed with exposed brickwork and super friendly staff.

The menu consists of burgers and hot dogs, yes, the stuff in which dreams are made of!


2.0 out of 5 26 April 2015
by Stephanie O.

I was disappointed with the service in this place. There were a few servers behind the bar yet I had to practically wave and say "hello, can I have a drink please?" I finally got served but before I could pay the server left me at the bar to run off and serve a whole table their food!! A while later he finally came back, passed me my drink and took my money...

It could have just been a one...more

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