The Old Crown


Established in 1852 The Old Crown is a vintage London spot. It is small and tall, offering a welcoming main bar on the ground floor, a luxury VOX BOX Karaoke room on the first floor and a flexible events space on the 2nd Floor. With a 3am license the Old Crown turns from charming daytime resting spot to a full-on good times venue with DJ's and dancing 'til the wee hours Thursday - Saturdays. 

The Old Crown is an innovative and imaginative venue and has partnered with Veto Meato to deliver one of the finest plant based food menus in London. Nestled in between The British Museum, Tottenham Court Road and Covent Garden The Old Crown is sure to become your favorite hidden spot. 

What's on

Bottomless Vegan Brunch
A bottomless brunch of plant based lovliness from Veto Meato and The Old Crown! Enjoy street food snacks including mini burgers and mac'n'cheese…

Every Saturday

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Vegan Sunday Roast
Join us for what is fast becoming Central London's finest Vegan Sunday Roast! A two course menu of plant based goodness that hits all the Sunday…

Every 1st Sunday of the month

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  • Cocktail Making, Comedy, Drinks Tastings
  • Happily Affordable ££
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 0:00
Thursday 12:00 3:00
Friday 12:00 3:00
Saturday 12:00 3:00
Sunday 12:00 22:00



The Old Crown, 33 New Oxford St, WC1A 1BH



Nearest Station

Holborn (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Vegan Friendly, International, Asian and Burgers food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Veto Meato operate the kitchen at The Old Crown delivering plant-based street food from around the world. Heavy on flavour, light on the planet.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
VoxBox Karaoke Private Room 15 25 - - -

The VoxBox karaoke room at The Old Crown offers private use of the 1st Floor. The room can hold up to 25 people and is ideal for a party. The room is also ideal for screenings and as a private party room for drinks and food.

Top Floor Private Room 30 80 - 500 1000

Located on the 2nd Floor our main events space is a flexible and welcoming room complete with private bar and private W/C. The space is idea for parties that take advantage of our late 3am license on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights and is often combined with the hire of the VoxBox Karaoke lounge to provide a unique offering. 

The versatility of the space and the location of the venue also make this an ideal room for company workshops, presentations and promotion events and is also where we host our cocktail workshops and drinks tasting sessions.

The room includes a 50 inch flat screen TV and projector as well as independent audio.

Full Venue Take Over Venue Hire 100 250 - TBC TBC

The Old Crown benefits from a wealth of old world charm and its central London location. The Old Crown has been used by some globally recognized brands to promote an upcoming product or simply to have a great party.

We can rebrand the venue to meet any specification and create a truly memorable corporate celebration with packages designed to suit your budget.We have enjoyed successful collaborations with, amongst others Virgin Airlines, Sainsbury's, Klarna and Netflix.

Drinks tastings and cockails workshops Private Room 12 12 - TBC TBC

The top floor is the ideal locations for a drinks tasting or cocktail workshop. The room can cater for up to 12 guests for the sessions in the room but has also been rigged to allow for a perfect live-streaming experience, meaning that with we can only fit a dozen in the rooms we can (and have) delivered sessions to groups of up to 50.


These tastings and workshops make for a great team building exercise or as a brilliant party idea.

Prices vary depending on the workshops chosen. Classic workshops include:

Whiskey tasting.

Wine tasting

Classic Cocktails

Gin Masterclass


* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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