London, The British Museum
Pay a visit to this world famous museum and follow it with a tour of some really unusual pubs in this fascinating area. Click the pictures for more views.

The British Museum London
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at the British Museum   Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG
The British Museum  is dedicated to human history and culture. Its permanent collection, numbering some 8 million works, is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence and originates from all continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present. Entrance is free of charge.

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https://www.britishmuseum.org/

You will see our first pub across the road opposite the museum.

The Museum Tavern

The Museum Tavern London

49 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3BA  020 7242 8987
The British Museum was built in the 1760's and the Museum Tavern changed its name to suit. Past customers include, J.B. Priestley, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Karl Marx. Free wifi.

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Turn left out of the pub down Museum street and take the next right down Little Russel Street to then turn left down Coptic Street. Walk on to soon see the Bloomsbury across the road.

The Bloomsbury

The Bloomsbury London236 Shaftsbury Ave, London WC2H 8EG  020 7379 9811
Open all day from 11am Mon-Sat, closed Sunday, with good ales and food is served from Monday to Saturday, 12pm to 6pm and including such favourites as fish and chips, sausage and mash, lasagne and steak and ale pie. Free wifi.

http://www.shepherdneame.co.uk/pubs/london/bloomsbury-tavern

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Turn left out of the Bloomsbury and walk down Shaftesbury avenue to eventually turn right into St Giles High Street. You will find the Angel on your left.


Angel

The Angel, London

The Angel.
61-62 St Giles High St, London WC2H 8LE  Open all day from noon.
Sam Smith's pub with their limited range of ales but low prices for the area. Good value food and quite unspoilt.
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Turn right out of the Angel and retrace your steps a short distance, then keep straight ahead past the Shaftesbury Theatre into High Holborn.  Keep to the right hand side of the road and you will find the Princess Louise on your right.

Princess Louise, London

Princess Louise
208 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EP

Open all day from 11am (noon on Sundays), this is a traditional victorian pub that still retains its internal screen dividers. The pub is divided into seven sections each with an outer entrance. Food is served lunchtimes and evenings. Another Sam Smiths pub with organic fruit beers available.
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http://princesslouisepub.co.uk/

It is a short walk from here to Holborn tube station.

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