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 HolbornLondonWC1V 7BW
- +44 (0)20 7405 8816
- Public transport:
- Holborn, Underground
Top 5 reviews of Princess Louise
This is a beautiful Sam Smith pub with the name of one of Queen Victoria's children, located on High Holburn. Originally built in 1872, it still features tilework and original Victorian stained glass and wood paneling circa 1891. The way it's set up is interesting: as you enter, you'll move down a narrow entrance--featuring slightly chipped tile that only adds to the character--with more tiles... more
Simple fare but it was homemade. No prefab food. Even lumps in the mash which in my book is a sign of fresh made. more
The pub has beautiful Victorian decor and delicious Sam Smith beers. The first floor has cozy, enclosed spaces with stained glass. Unfortunately it was very full when we went, so we went upstairs and were happy to find a quieter area, with comfortable seating and open spaces.
Hopefully next time we can snag a spot on the first floor! more
Not my favorite on the list of cool local pubs that we visited. It was super congested , loud due to design, and not my idea of having an experience. However, if your mission is to go out and meet up with a group - there was plenty of that going on, just not an intimate experience compared to other pubs we've visited. Bathrooms cool old architecture, but a frat type odor that I could have... more
Amazing place to grab a Pint! Great atmosphere and amazing characters coming and going... more