The Princess of Shoreditch

 
 
ADDRESS
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A 4NE 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Monday,Saturday: 18:30-21:30. Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday: 12:00-14:30,18:30-21:30. Sunday: 12:00-19:30
 
PRICES
Under £45
 

Nearby

 

The Princess of ShoreditchTake the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, hardwood tables and a light, luxurious vibe. My Princess immediately clocked their vintage wallpaper which matched the sign outside, and I have to say the decor is worth a mention - very nice. More importantly, the food is top notch.

Friday night and The Princess was pretty busy, with a few sizeable parties in, but the smiling staff were juggling the lot with aplomb. The wine list is pretty long in true gastro style but the waitress was knowledgeable and a subtle bottle of Sangiovese was well judged given our varied orders.

The menu is pretty adventurous but with a sensible emphasis on preparation and good ingredients, allowing fast turnaround from the kitchen. Crab and prawn risotto was lovingly prepared and richly flavoured, while a beef carpaccio was unremarkable but cleverly accompanied with sweet relishes. Our main courses were even better. Organic chicken with cucumber salsa was grilled and stacked high on the plate, a monstrous meal but somehow it disappeared. Seared tuna and rocket salad was marginally less original but still delicious, and perfectly cooked with a red centre.

By the time our chocolate pot pudding arrived we both realised we had eaten far too much and although it was aromatic and wonderfully rich we were compelled by embarrassment and possibly the wine to lob it out of the window, showering the Shoreditch pavements with scalding brown fudge. Creamy cappuccinos finished off an entirely satisfying meal.

Gastropubs are ubiquitous in London at the moment and every boozer with a kitchen is having a go, but this elevated dining room is a class act. The Princess has an original menu and the skills to pull off some fairly daring dishes. The only thing reminiscent of pub grub about our delicious meal was the portions. Massive, they were.

 

The Princess of Shoreditch images

The Princess of Shoreditch   

The Princess of Shoreditch

The Princess of Shoreditch  

The Princess of Shoreditch More Images
 

Opening and closing times for The Princess of Shoreditch

Today (Monday) The Princess of Shoreditch closes at 23.00

Monday:

12.00
-
23.00
 
 

Tuesday:

12.00
-
23.00
 
 

Wednesday:

12.00
-
23.00
 
 

Thursday:

12.00
-
23.00
 
 

Friday:

12.00
-
23.00
 
 

Saturday:

12.00
-
23.00
 
 

Sunday:

12.00
-
22.30
 
 

LondonTown.com - The Princess of Shoreditch Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Paul Street NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leonard Street Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring The Princess of Shoreditch on LondonTown.com

 
London Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near The Princess of Shoreditch

Near The Princess of Shoreditch
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  21% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from The Princess of Shoreditch
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  41% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 5 minutes from The Princess of Shoreditch
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  26% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 9 minutes from The Princess of Shoreditch
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
 

Also in Paul Street

Our recommendations in the same street as The Princess of Shoreditch

 
No.
Title
Category
 
 
28-30
The Fox Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for The Princess of Shoreditch

The Princess of Shoreditch, The Princes of Shoreditch
 
 

Hotels Near

The Princess of Shoreditch

 
 
Near The Princess of Shoreditch
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near The Princess Of Shoreditch

 
 
 
Tape
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th January 2015 

XOYO 1 minute walk from The Princess Of Shoreditch

DJs supply House, Bass, Garage, Old School Hip Hop and Trap across two floors....More

Movimento Afterhours
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 25th January 2015 

Club Aquarium 1 minute walk from The Princess Of Shoreditch

House, techno, disco and electronic soul from Gavyn Mytchel, Francesco Poggi and Gepy....More

Last Night A Speed Date Changed My Life
Leisure | On 26th January 2015 

The Book Club 2 minutes walk from The Princess Of Shoreditch

Meet new friends and possibly find love in a fast-paced dating event....More

Eat Chic Valentine's Day Chocolate Pop-Up @ Old Street Station
Leisure | Until 1st February 2015 

Old Street Station 3 minutes walk from The Princess Of Shoreditch

Eat chic puts a modern twist on the chocolate peanut butter cup and is popping up in Old Street Station ...More

DSD Sessions
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 2nd February 2015 

Trafik 3 minutes walk from The Princess Of Shoreditch

DJs spin all shades of house and techno....More

Barli
Concerts | On 26th January 2015 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 3 minutes walk from The Princess Of Shoreditch

The London-based singer performs her commercial pop originals....More

Open Mic Mondays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th January 2015 

The Bedroom Bar 4 minutes walk from The Princess Of Shoreditch

...More

Cultures Of Soul Jam
Concerts | Until 30th March 2015 

Charlie Wrights International Bar 5 minutes walk from The Princess Of Shoreditch

A live music evening for lovers of neo soul, hip-hop, R&B and funk, featuring a set from our house band ...More

Fat White Family
Music | On 26th January 2015 

Village Underground 5 minutes walk from The Princess Of Shoreditch

The alt rock band performs with support from Ghostpoet and Balthazar....More

Adam Dant: The Budge Row Bibliotheque
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Bloomberg SPACE 8 minutes walk from The Princess Of Shoreditch

Highly detailed ink drawings capturing two millennia of everyday life on the lost street of the City of London, exploring ...More

 

Trending Now

 
 
January in London 2015
January in London 2015

Cirque Du Soleil perform at the Royal Albert Hall, The Nether transfers to the West End and James McAvoy ...More

 
London 2015: Classical Music, Ballet, Dance and Opera
London 2015: Classical Music, Ballet, Dance and Opera

Sir Simon Rattle celebrates his 60th in style, Emma Thompson stars in the English National Opera's Sweeney Todd, and Wayne ...More

 
RAW Artisan Wine Fair
RAW Artisan Wine Fair
Foodie Events | 17th May 2015 - 18th May 2015 

The Old Truman Brewery

With the promise of healthy wine - well, healthier - the RAW Artisan Wine Fair at the Old Truman Brewery ...More

 
The Last of the De Mullins
The Last of the De Mullins
Theatre | 3rd February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Stephen McGill and Joel Marvin present a play set in the Edwardian England of 1908 in which one woman defies ...More

 
Deutsche Borse Photography Prize
Exhibitions | 17th April 2015 - 7th June 2015 

Photographers' Gallery

An exhibition of work by the four artists shortlisted for the annual Deutsche Borse Photography Prize shows images by Nikolai ...More

RHS Chelsea Flower Show
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Exhibitions | 19th May 2015 - 23rd May 2015 

Royal Hospital Chelsea

Held in the grounds of the Chelsea Royal Hospital since 1913, the Chelsea Flower Show, is the finest of the ...More

 
The VFX Festival 2015
Exhibitions | 27th January 2015 - 29th January 2015 

Vue West End

Now in its third year, The VFX Festival will kick off in central London on the 27th January for three ...More

Harringay Local Store
Harringay Local Store
Opened 12th January 2015 

Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two ...More

 
Bleecker Street Burger
Bleecker Street Burger
Opened January 2015 

The stylish Bleecker Street Burger matt black truck has moved around town a bit - it was part of KERB, ...More

 
Duck & Rice
Opened End of January 2015 

Hakkasan and Wagamama founder Alan Yau opens 'Chinese gastropub' Duck & Rice on the Soho street famous ...More

 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near The Princess of Shoreditch

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star suites see our deals for The Princess of Shoreditch hotels, including Holiday Inn Express London-City from 85% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960