Woodin's Shades


A member of the iconic fleet dating back to 1873, Nicholson's offers timeless British pub hospitality. A fine stock of smooth and silky cask ales are pulled at the bar, while homely British classics are served in the dining room. The carefully chosen wine list brings together some great international bottles, while a Cask Ale Club is offered for any true beer aficionados.

Average main course: £12.00 (USD14.68) per diner
Average food spend: £25.00 (USD30.58) per diner

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Woodin's Shades

212 Bishopsgate
+44 (0)20 7247 4324
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Yelp Reviews

3.0 out of 5 based on 16 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Woodin's Shades

5.0 out of 5 4 August 2016
by Graham C.

Four of us had a great evening in the upstairs dining area on Tuesday. One of our party ordered a white wine spritzer and Alberto spontaneously brought over water to complement it. One of our party did not arrive until an hour and a half after the rest of us, but we were not rushed to order food before he arrived. On the contrary, Alberto was attentive and gave us at table drinks service...more

3.0 out of 5 14 March 2016
by Jack F.

The line for the nearby Breakfast Club was far too long, so we walked around and found this pub open. We got the Full English breakfast and a breakfast sandwich, along with some of their flavored lemonades. It took quite a while to actually get our order - luckily we were the first ones there, it seemed like even longer for the people there after us. This was my first time trying the...more

4.0 out of 5 11 November 2015
by Alan J V.

I enjoyed my first real English beer at this Pub after arriving. I relished it while standing outside. And in doing so, I meet a waitress from the restaurant part upstairs. She gave me a good opinion of the place, so I ate here the following night.

I decided to try their fish and chips dinner. It was a huge piece of flaky, delicate fish in a nice batter. Good and crunchy on the outside...more

3.0 out of 5 13 March 2015
by Robert S.

I dunno why everyone is so down on this place, but then again most previous reviews are a bit dated and maybe there's been recent improvements. I thought the service was pretty good but it was a Sunday night and maybe it's not so much on busier nights. I was nicely surprised by their menu though, I didn't expect so much variety for an English Pub and especially for a non-meater like me, but...more

3.0 out of 5 1 September 2014
by Chris F.

This is a reliable spot for a beer in the square mile. While possessing of almost all of the downsides of a pub in the city, on both recent visits my companions and I have managed to find space to stand or even sit, which was a most unexpected but no unwelcome surprise!

On my first visit I enjoyed an unusual but tasty beer from Stewart Brewing called Zymic. The second visit was during their...more

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