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Shakespeare's Head

Africa House, 64-68 Kingsway
Holborn
London
WC2B 6BG

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Opening Times

7am-Midnight Mon-Thu; 7am-1am Fri; 8am-1am Sat; 8am-Midnight Sun

Meal Times

7am-11pm Mon-Fri; 8am-11pm Sat&Sun

Owner

Wetherspoon

About the Pub

The pub takes its name from a famous pub that was located nearby until the entire street (Wych Street) was demolished over 100 years ago, shortly before Africa House, was built. Converted from a bank/building society in 1998. Now a cavernous Wetherspoon pub whose convenient location means that it is nearly always busy, even weekends when the absence of the work crowd is made up for by shoppers, out of towners and people starting their Saturday nights (on Sunday many other local establishments are closed, which helps boost its custom). The nearby location of the London School of Economics means that students swell the pub's population during term time. Even though this is a very busy pub, service is normally quick from an efficient staff team.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Fuller's London Pride
  • Greene King IPA
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing Beers

This pub serves 6 changing beers.

Up to 6 rotating to give a spread across beer types, from such as Portobello, Twickenham, Exmoor, Bath Ales.

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Shakespeare's Head, London

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Entrance on the right-hand side of the pub.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Breakfast served from opening, and then the main menu.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Seating on road at front of pub.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    4 Tables outside entrance.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Shakespeare's Head

Africa House, 64-68 Kingsway
Holborn
London
WC2B 6BG

Sat Nav Reference

51.516846, -0.1197

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to Underground/DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (5m)

1, 59, 6, 91, 168, 171, 188, 243, 521

Nearby Station (1050m)

London Charing Cross

Nearby London Underground/DLR (100m)

Holborn

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  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Member Discount Scheme Member Discount Scheme
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Underground/DLR Close to Underground/DLR
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Underground/DLR Close to Underground/DLR
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Underground/DLR Close to Underground/DLR
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Underground/DLR Close to Underground/DLR
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Underground/DLR Close to Underground/DLR
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
  • Important Historic Interior Important Historic Interior
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