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
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


2 out of 5 based on 29 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Shakespeare

4.0 out of 5 15 January 2015
by Linda O.

Most atmosphere I've found so far in Londonin a pub. Great spot for a single bevvy for a girl on her own in London.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

3.0 out of 5 30 December 2014
by Tiffiny H.

My mom and I had a very kind server. Even though he was quite busy, he still made several trips to check in on us. A good selection of pub food, including fish and chips. I got a chicken burger and it was good, but I am used to a ton of flavor and it just did not deliver in that area. However, I do not blame The Shakespeare, I blame the fact that pretty much all of the food that I ate in...more

3.0 out of 5 18 July 2014
by Sarah W.

I came here as part of a group of 8 last weekend, and we all did not like the service. Since we were in London, we all wanted fish and chips, and we were all paying with cards, so we wanted 8 separate checks. My friend, a Londoner, said it's normal to do this. We did ask after we ordered instead of before, but our server was so unreasonable. She said "I don't have time for this" and switched...more

4.0 out of 5 4 July 2014
by Steven P.

I've been to see Wicked at the Victoria Apollo 3 times and each time I've taken a large group of high school kids to dinner here before the show.

Great spot for kids to get a good sit-down/pub experience in London and super convenient to the theater.

Service was a weak spot, the Chicken & Mushroom pie is the highlight!more

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