The Old Crown Public House


Located in Central London, The Old Crown is a Victorian themed gastro pub, away from the hustle and bustle of the West End. With a relaxing atmosphere The Old Crown Pub serves gourmet burgers, posh dogs, wings, ribs and other traditional American dishes using the finest of British ingredients. Or if it's just a drink (or a few) you're looking for, the OC also serves a wide variety drinks including spirits, English ales, beers and wines, plus an impressive cocktail list.

With a large capacity in the main restaurant and bar area, the venue also has two private function rooms which can be hired exclusively for almost any occasion. The 'Lounge' on the first floor is a comfortable, intimate room and caters for parties of up to 30 guests or private dining for up to 16. With an open fire place, comfy couches, zoned music facilities, free WiFi, and full waiter service, the Lounge is the perfect space for drinks, dinner or informal meetings. The 'Top Floor' is the ultimate facility for parties of up to 70 or a luxurious dining experience for groups of up to 35. This private function room has its own bar, large projector and screen, music and PA system, free WiFi, and bespoke furniture to suit any event. This fully serviced room with a bathroom on the same floor is perfect for larger parties or sit down meals, corporate events and private screenings. 

What's on


  • Wheelchair Access
  • No Door Charge
  • None
  • No age limit.


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 0:00
Tuesday 12:00 0:00
Wednesday 12:00 0:00
Thursday 12:00 3:00
Friday 12:00 3:00
Saturday 10:00 3:00
Sunday 10:00 0:00



The Old Crown Public House, 33, New Oxford Street, WC1A 1BH



Nearest Station

Holborn (Tube)


  • A word from the chef:

    The Old Crown Pub is famous for its gourmet burgers which have been voted 'best burger in London' by Burgaffair. Ttry their Philli cheese steak patty at £8.50 with shaved beef and cheese and chilli sauce, or the 'Colonel Can Do One' burger with butterfly chicken at £7.95.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Lounge Private Room 16 30 - £250 £1k
The Top Floor Private Room 35 70 - £700 £1.75k

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

Customer Reviews (5)

Our Review

The Old Crown Public House - Holborn Pub Review

Tucked away in Holborn on the outskirts of the West End, The Old Crown is a gastro pub serving up hearty fare, tasty cocktails and a lively ambience over multiple floors. Knowing this to be an after-work favourite, after my own ‘hard day’ at the DMN offices, I scooted on over to central to…