THE SHERLOCK HOLMES
10-11 Northumberland Street, Westminster, London WC2

 A pub themed on one of the most famous fictional characters in the world has to be a success and in 1957, following its return from a world tour, an entire exhibition that had been assembled for the Festival of Britain was purchased by a brewery whose aim was to create a London theme pub that would attract worldwide Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts. The inn that had been known as The Northumberland Arms thus became The Sherlock Holmes and with the aid and advice of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's (Holmes creator) family, the conversion was soon completed.
Adjacent to the restaurant in the pub there is a superb replica of Holmes and Watson's study which is brimming with authentic Victorian artifacts, and the whole place is a shrine to the legend that has arisen around this famous sleuth. Watson's old revolver is on display, as is the stuffed head of the Hound of the Baskervilles - plus an impressive collection of film and television stills and much more.

 

 

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