Old Crown



For the perfect respite away from London's chaotic West End, the Old Crown has all the answers. Sit within the confines of its bare brick walls, lofty ceilings and full-length windows and enjoy either a romantic meal for two, a drink with friends, or just watch the world go by with nothing but a pint and your thoughts.

Speaking of food and drink, apart from some European lagers on tap - Belgium's Leffe, for example - some real ales and other more contemporary lagers, there's also a selection of choice wines, roses, and champagnes, making the Old Crown not just a pit-stop between bouts of shopping and theatre-going, but a prime location for a celebratory occasion.

Otherwise, on the food menu, as well as slightly increased prices thanks to the location and type of venue (high-end gastro pub), the amount of choice is big and just making the choice is difficult enough. Potted salmon, pickles and toast for £6.50 (all the starters are around this price); clams and mussels; roasted squash, mozzarella, hazelnuts and pumpkin seeds; or ham terrine all set up a meal beautifully.

Following on - and looking at a price range of between a tenner and £16.50 - there is shepherd's pie with vege; an Old Crown beef burger; rabbit and cider stew; or Scottish rib-eye with chips and watercress on the mains menu. Sides include chips, curly kale, green salad and new potatoes which are all £3 while the desserts, at an average of £6.50, are either a chocolate brownie sundae; pistachio cake and rhubarb; rice pudding; or a cheeseboard for £9.

Elsewhere in Old Crown - as in, the second floor - there is a private function room called the 2nd Floor Suite. Here, there's a fully-stocked bar with dozens of liquors for you and up to sixty others to choose from. The suite also comes with a projector screen, a couple of dumb waiters (they stand in the corner with their thumbs in their mouths...) wifi and pole fixtures. It's the perfect response to finding out where to hold a private party, watch the next big game, or hold a business function.

With so much space, class, and a food/drinks list to be the envy of all other competition, plus the fact that it's open till the wee hours, Old Crown is a definite must for when everywhere has just shut and you need somewhere else to drink. Otherwise it's a great fun pub/bar with a great atmosphere and a clientele to boot.

Opening Times

Monday - Wednesday: 12:00 - 24:00

Thursday: 12:00 - 02:00

Friday: 12:00 - 03:00

Saturday: 11:00 - 03:00

Sunday: 11:00 - 24:00


33 New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A 1BH

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