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Shakespeare's Head

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

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Opening Times

Monday7.00 am - Midnight
Tuesday7.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday7.00 am - Midnight
Thursday7.00 am - Midnight
Friday7.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday8.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday8.00 am - Midnight

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 5 regular beers.

  • Fuller's London Pride
  • Greene King Abbot
  • Greene King IPA
  • Sharp's Doom Bar
  • Windsor & Eton Shakespeare's Head

Changing Beers

This pub serves 5 changing beers.

Up to 6 rotating to give a spread across beer types, usually with a couple of London beers.

Source: National

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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
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (5m)

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

Closest Station (1050m)

London Charing Cross

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (100m)

Holborn

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