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 45 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Shakespeare

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

3.0 out of 5 19 April 2016
by John J.

Popped in here for lunch and a pint. Comfortable seating. Friendly staff. Good food. Good selection of beers. We shared a Wagyu burger and each had a pint. 27+ GBP. Very enjoyable hour. Close to Victoria Station on the one side and Buckingham Palace on the other. Family friendly too. 3.5/5.more

4.0 out of 5 24 January 2016
by Steve P.

Nice pub which wasn't overly full, and we could get a seat at a table. I didn't order food, but had some amazing mulled wine, which is probably a seasonal drink there. Music was on, but wasn't so loud that we couldn't chat. Bathrooms weren't very clean though.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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