The Princess of Shoreditch

“Expect outstanding seasonal cooking at this popular old pub” - AA Inspector



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From the ‘short – but very good’ wine list to the spot-on, sharply seasonal cooking, The Princess certainly lives up to her dreams of being ‘the best pub in Shoreditch’. Dating from the 18th century, the building has plenty of atmosphere, and the upstairs dining room is a comfortable place, simply decorated with exposed floorboards and a stripped back look in shades of blue. Head chef Ruth Hansom brings a focus on seasonal British produce with dishes like a stunning piece of south coast hake with confit artichoke, pickled grapes, toasted almond and chervil. Service is relaxed and friendly, with staff easy to spot in their long green aprons.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Princess of Shoreditch


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The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.

London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.

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