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The Sherlock Holmes, Charing Cross - pub details

Sherlock Holmes
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Address: 10-11, Northumberland St, London, WC2N 5DA [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 658) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Charing Cross (0.1 miles), Embankment (0.1 miles), Leicester Square (0.3 miles)

Nearest train stations London Charing Cross (0.1 miles), London Waterloo (0.6 miles), London Waterloo East (0.7 miles)

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> Current user rating: 5.8/10 (rated by 106 users)
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user reviews of the Sherlock Holmes, Charing Cross

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Stuck in London for a few hours near Charing Cross, so I gave this a try (I hadn't been here for a few years). Not bad, especially for the overpriced area, but still a Greene King fairly ordinary place. Decent food, though. My wife and I were the only Brits in the place, the rest being Americans. 5.5/10
HenPen - 13 Jul 2017 21:31
Timothy taylor boltmaker on. Not seen it before. Ptobably got the name wrong. Great location.... Not as much tat as I was expecting.
Mappiman - 7 Sep 2014 19:26
Friendly enough barman on when I visited. Themed pub for Sherlock Holmes fans. GK beers and a "Sherlock Holmes Ale" which in fact is actually Morland Original! Worth a quick pit-stop but wouldn't be a regular haunt of mine. 5/10
ng10 - 27 Jan 2013 14:56
Just above average id give this place. It was harmless enough on my visit, I wouldn't say I had a bad visit.
It is not only called the Sherlock Holmes, but is a monument to the character created by Sir Arthur Conan Coyle. It has a downstairs bar area and an upstairs restaurant. I went for a meal, so never experienced downstairs. It wasn't too packed, and to service wasn't too bad throughout - the American guy hosting tried to engage the clientelle, so wheather this is something appealing or you'd rather be lest alone to dine is to personnel taste. He managed to loose his stick that you sign onto the till with, and was scrabling around looking for it before service continued, however its called being human. Admittedly, he remembered we'd ordered drinks prior to this and still delivered.
There is also a room upstairs decorated to a Sherlock Holmes scene with memorabelia. Its worth a look through the upstairs window. There's also a small warmed up enclosed balcony bit next to this.
All this being said though, the pub looks and feels standard London fare. Pint range on tap is limited upstairs, and food and drink is still typically pricey.
Id still return, however, it wouldn't be the best pub ever to return too.
the_original_rawnsleys - 17 Jul 2012 13:57
Good location and good choice of real ales. Contrary to previous reports, I found the bar staff friendly and helpful, and the service was good.
BazzersTravels - 21 Jun 2012 17:34

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