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If you fancy a pint after work or simply want a drink in central London, Holborn is a superb place to go. Try the Princess Louise to get a sense of what it was like to drink in Victorian times. If you'd rather be surrounded by pearls when you have a drink, head to Pearl Bar. Read on to find even more great places to have a drink.

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All Star Lanes

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Styling itself on stateside ‘boutique’ bowling alleys, this retro-themed venue is the more upmarket of Bloomsbury’s two bowling dens (see also Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes).

  1. Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, WC1B 4DA
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Bar Polski

  • Rated as: 3/5

This diminutive Polish hideaway stocks some 50 different vodkas, categorised according to descriptions such as ‘clean and clear’, ‘dry and interesting’ and ‘nice and sweet’.

  1. 11 Little Turnstile, WC1V 7DX
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Princess Louise

  • Rated as: 3/5

With half-a-dozen ornately carved, sumptuously tiled bar areas under one high, stucco ceiling, the Princess Louise is a classic example of the Victorian public house.

  1. 208-209 High Holborn, WC1V 7BW
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