The Shakespeare


The Shakespeare pub is opposite Victoria train station. Our range of drinks includes cask ale and an extensive wine list as well as a great range of soft drinks and coffees.

With fabulous British food to accompany our drinks, you can relax at this Taylor Walker pub over classics such as hand battered cod, chips and mushy or garden peas, traditional British recipe bangers & mash or a roast of the day seven days a week. Our pub food is freshly prepared and includes all your British favourites. We also offer a range of sandwiches and jacket potatoes.

We are delighted to welcome you at Taylor Walker and assure you of friendly service in a relaxing British pub with a welcoming atmosphere.

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Venue Details & Map

The Shakespeare

99 Buckingham Palace Road
+44 (0)20 7828 4913
Public transport:
Victoria, Underground
Yelp Reviews

3.0 out of 5 based on 49 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Shakespeare

1.0 out of 5 10 October 2016
by Riley C.

Don't go, unless it is pertinent to eat someplace named Shakespeare.

The service was terrible, I am pretty sure we could have left without paying and nobody would have noticed.

Their version of a ploughman is bad. A weird Brie pie thing and an apple that was dry and looked as though it was cut the day prior.

One person at our table ordered something completely different than what they got....more

5.0 out of 5 21 September 2016
by Sheryl S.

Everything was delicious! The traditional fish & chips, the Brie cheese app, and chocolate cheesecake dessert was fabulous!!!more

2.0 out of 5 31 May 2016
by Nathan F.

My wife and I stopped in for a couple of late night drinks. This would have been a 4 star review until closing time. I ordered our last 2 drinks 15 min prior to closing. Our last waiter/bartender of the night was very rude about letting me know that we only had 15 min left. I'm honestly surprised that he served me. But 15 min is plenty of time to have 1 last drink and the bar was still full of...more

5.0 out of 5 12 February 2015
by Cesar Q.

We stopped in for dinner. It was great! Fish and chips were exactly as we expected!!! We returned a few nights later and had a few drinks. No Irish coffees but we're not in Ireland so had some vodka sodas. Met some pretty chill English people that were playing drinking games, got pretty faded, had a lot of fun

Convenient location, probably 3 minute walk from Victoria station directly next...more

3.0 out of 5 5 January 2015
by Allison F.

This place gets a solid three stars....nothing more, nothing less.

Yes, there were hiccups. We ordered a chicken pie and a meat pie, and got two meat pies. When I tell you the mashed potatoes were ice cold, I mean that they literally were taken from the freezer and not heated thoroughly. Awful........

BUT alas, four tiny words saved the day: steak and ale pie. It was honestly good enough...more

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