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The Princess of Shoreditch

) #1,581 of 18,121 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ , European, British
76_78 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE, England
+44 20 7729 9270
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (55 reviews)
“pork belly” (12 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
76_78 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE, England
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1 - 10 of 384 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Revisiting this old favourite we found the food excellent but the deservedly full house was quite noisy. We started with an unusual (to me) Portuguese rose wine which went some way to overturning my instinctive antipathy to this shade. I had an excellent scotch egg...More

Thank Oliverjulian
Reviewed 2 days ago

excellent fresh well prepared and good value food. wine list is good value and service excellent. it is relaxed but someone has an eye for detail in the kitchen. i will be back.

Thank Juncta1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had steak and pork both dishes were cooked perfectly. Some nice wines were available by the glass and the dining room had a beautiful ambience.

Thank Grumpykats
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there three times just for drinks. I have to say that they're always very kind! Specially the Italian lady :) thanks for being an example of how to treat people properly

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little pub with with lots of light. Food was simple and delicious. The bar makes a very nice Pimm's. Service was very good but lacked warmth. I know how hard it is to serve the public after twenty five years in the hotel business...More

Thank 1954Elizabeth
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Hi Elizabeth, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed the food however, it's disappointing the service wasn't as upbeat as usual. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Previously have had great experiences at the Princess of Shoreditch. But my last trip was not great. The food was not the best and it was extremely overpriced. The wine menu was great although very overpriced. German Gymnasium and other restaurants offer far better food...More

Thank kouts001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place just down the road from our hotel on a business trip. Went in early evening so still had the after work drinkers in which gave it a bit of a buzz. Staff really pleasant and very attentive as they even offered us...More

Thank Gball71
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your superb review. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Shoreditch chick English food menu wine lovers place to be. Loving it, dining room upstairs Scottish hen night downstairs but there more refined than un defined.

Thank Jay S
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We came as a group of 6, everyone ordered different things, everything was DELICIOUS. Good wines too! Highly recommend

Thank Jackielotz
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your splendid review. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 13 April 2017

7 of us ate here in the upstairs dining area. Excellent service with a very knowledgable waitress regarding menu choice and wine . menu varied, plenty of fish choices and unusual tasting experiences. my starter was a little bland , I had asparagus, but the...More

Thank Mumb123
Management response:Responded 17 April 2017

Thank you very much, we really appreciate your kind words. We are so pleased to hear that your overall experience was delightful however we apologise that your asparagus was bland. This certainly shouldn't be the case. We hope to see you soon.

The western front of the edgy East End, Shoreditch is
a perennially trendy haven for anything “street” – be
it art, food, or fashion. With its handful of well
connected transportation links dotting its perimeter,
along with an ever increasing variety of shops,
hotels, bars, and restaurants, it's easy to explore
this trend-conscious and youth-oriented neighbourhood.
There's a lingering post-industrial grit about
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Hilary R
Is the Sunday Roast served in the evening as well? We will be arriving too late in the day to make it for lunch.
22 January 2017|
Response from Danrallen | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch Hilary. We serve our roasts all the way through until 9pm on a Sunday and take walk-ins throughout. So, do come along and very much look forward to welcoming you. Warm regards
Tomohisa U
Hi Does the shop open on December 24 or December 25? Is the reservation possible?
1 December 2016|
Response from Danrallen | Property representative |
Thank you for your question Tomohisa. We would very much like to accommodate you on those dates but we close-down to give our staff a break for Christmas 24,25 and 26th of December. We hope you find somewhere great and thank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$45
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76_78 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Shoreditch
  • Neighbourhood: Shoreditch
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7729 9270
  • E-mail
Blissfully hidden down a quiet side street, the 'Princess' has become a Shoreditch institution. From the award winning people behind Smokehouse and the Pig and Butcher, the Princess serves top quality traditional British pub food in the lively downstairs bar and refined British & European cuisine in the elegant and charming dining room. We source the best meat and fish we can using small family companies, farms throughout the UK and south coast day boats. Winner of multiple awards including Timeouts "Best New Gastropub''.
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