Holborn, London

The Holborn area of London used to be known for it's many places of entertainment in the 17th and 18th centuries. Today it is a little more sedate although still has many places of interest to visit. 

The area is the home to many of the top legal firms, barristers and courts of justice including Lincoln Inn fields and The Temple.

If you are looking for a quite place to get away from the hustle of the city then the beautiful squares and gardens around the courts of justice are perfect to relax in.

The area was also the home of Britain's main newspapers which were found in Fleet street. Still a fascinating street to visit.

Things To Do

Museums in the area

Hunterian museum (The Royal College of Surgeons, 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields)

Sir John Soanes Museum (13 Lincoln's Inn Fields)

Dr Johnson's House (17 Gough Square)

Other Places of Interest In the Area 

London Silver Vaults (53-64 Chancery Lane
Antiques and Collectors' Items. Forty shops containing the largest display of silver.

St Clement Danes Church (Strand)
'Oranges and Lemons' said the bells of St Clements". (Olde English Childs Song)

Lincoln's Inn Field - Garden
London's largest public square.

The Temple Church (The Master's House, Temple)
Built by Knights Templar.


Peacock Theatre (Kingsway (entrance on Portugal Street)
Sadler's Wells is the UK's leading dance house

The Cochrane Theatre (Southampton Row)
The Cochrane Theatre is a receiving and producing house that aims to present all aspects of the performing arts within a proscenium arch.

Volupte ( 7-9 Norwich Street)
Sophisticated cocktails, burlesque and cabaret!

Places To Eat

Pearl Restaurant - French Cuisine - one of London's most elegant dining venues.
( 252 High Holborn)

Pu's Brasserie - Thai Restaurant 
( 10 Gate Street)

Sushi Hiroba - Fusion Japanese food.
50-54 Kingsway)

The Square Pig - Pub and Dining
( 30-32 Procter Street)

Coopers Restaurant - British Cuisine
( 49A Lincoln's Inn Fields)

Shopping In The Area

New Street Square - A hidden gem of a place to meet friends and shop in the heart of the area.
(New Fetter Lane)

The area is not a main shopping centre but it is surrounded by some major streets such as The Strand and Kingsway. All will have major high street retailers as well as some more unique and smaller outlets.


Club Quarters Lincolns Inn Fields

61 Lincolns Inn Fields

Newly refurbished 2012

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Chancery Court Hotel

252 High Holborn

classic elegance

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94 High Holborn

192 studios and apartments

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Kingsway Hall

66 Great Queen Street

4 star deluxe hotel

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Tube Stations

Central and piccadilly Lines

Temple (Victoria Embankment)
Circle and District Lines

Chancery Lane (Grays Inn Road)
Central Line

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