The Hercules Pillars

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The Hercules Pillars is a charming traditional English pub that can be found minutes away from Holborn Station. This pub is perfect if you're in the mood for a classic English dish to pair with a real cask of ale. You can sit back and relax from the hustle and bustle of London and enjoy the old wooden furnishings and surround yourself in the smell of homemade food and draught beer. 

They serve traditional pub food seven days a week and have happy hours every night, so there's something to look forward to before your journey home. Catering to all tastes, they serve pub classics like Fish & Chips and pies plus a range of speciality sausages.

They also have a spacious function room which can hold up to 100 people which is ideal for a birthday party, anniversary or engagement and with it being in a prime location it seems perfect for any occasion. So if you're looking for a place to escape the madness of the city, or want to chill out after a long day at work, The Hercules Pillars is the ideal hideaway for you to enjoy a nice cold pint.


No Door Charge
No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
18 for alcohol, no limit for restaurant.


Day Open Close Notes
10:00 23:00
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10:00 23:00
10:00 23:00
10:00 02:00
10:00 02:00
11:00 18:00


The Hercules Pillars
18 Great Queen Street, London, WC2 5DG

Central London

Nearest station:
Holborn (Tube)
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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £3.25
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £4.35
Bottle of House Wine £12.95
Bottle of Champagne £19.95


A word from the chef:
The Hercules Pillars serves classic English dishes, has a barbecued selection and an outstanding range of speciality sausages.

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Fantastic staff (Christina), fantastic food and very good ambience- have booked the lodge to dine permanently Thank you for a great time Gary visited The Hercules Pillars on 21 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016 by anonymous

We've been coming to the H-P twice a year for 20 years for our reunion. The boys love it, even when sometimes things have not gone to plan, but this time the staff were special and the buffet excellent. visited The Hercules Pillars on 20 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016 by anonymous

A group of 10 of us went to the Hercules Pillars last Saturday to have a pre-ball meet up and beer. The staff were lovely, super helpful with organising a booking and we enjoyed our visit, would definitely return! vianney visited The Hercules Pillars on 08 Oct 2016
10 Oct 2016 by vianney

We had an private dinner there. Liz who served us was engaging, and attentive. Food was great to, together with value for money. I would happy go back there any time soon.
01 May 2016 by Keith

Booked a table for the 6 Nations, was smooth communication and Michael was accommodating when I added more guests to the table. Nice atmosphere, good crowd (didn't eat) but glad i had a booking as it was busy!
09 Feb 2016 by dawn_mereana

Went here the other day and I loved the classic pub vibe. The food was really good and it was a nice place to chill out in and catch up friends.
08 May 2014 by kiran_khattra
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