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Shakespeares Head

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29 Great Marlborough Street | Soho, London W1F 7HZ, England
+44 20 7734 2911
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“fish and chips” (28 reviews)
“steak ale pie” (6 reviews)
“pies” (6 reviews)
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29 Great Marlborough Street | Soho, London W1F 7HZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a typical big, noisy West End pub, based at one of the top tourist destinations on the corner of Great Marlborough Street and the iconic Carnaby Street, opposite the London Palladium theatre. It's always busy, but this was the evening before St Patrick's...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited to celebrate a birthday. We had made a booking ahead to secure a table. When we arrived the bar staff looked clueless when I said we had a reservation and they muttered something about take a table. After taking the...More

Thank johanna_ainsworth
ShakespeareTeam, General Manager at Shakespeares Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

First of all we you like to apologize for the poor experience that you and your family received on what was supposed to have been a memorable Sunday lunch. We value feedback as this will help to ensure that such experiences are not repeated and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pub is located a stone's throw away from the iconic Carnaby Street and as can be imagined the area is always very busy. We visited for the Sunday roast and were lucky to find a table. The dining area is upstairs and as you...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I saw a sign saying award winning range and it has a picture of a pie so I order a pie meal - the Pie was way over cooked, I even tasted burnt pie, The pie pastry was hard. The mash was also really hard...More

Thank InfoseekUK
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Location is fantastic as its not common to have a typical pub in the middle of the area of Oxford circus and Regent's str. Very good food just took a long time to serve. But besides that it's a pub like every other and that's...More

Thank Andre S
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Called in for breakfast on a theatre trip to the City. This place is OK. Large and great value as you expect from a Spoons. It did give the impression it was struggling with meeting the demands of customers with little get than normal waiting...More

Thank northants90
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We had been walking around doing some shopping and stopped here for a pit stop . I must say ordering at the bar was actually extremely painful the lady could not understand hardly any English so I had to repeat the drinks 3 or 4...More

Thank Joanna W
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I popped in for a pint one evening while the family was shopping. The place looks very appealing from the outside but inside it is rather dull. The service was disappointing and prices were high (6 pounds for a pint of lager!). This is clearly...More

Thank Hemster7
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We went out of our way to visit the shakespear as on previous occasions we have been satified with what we ate.This time was very dissapointing,but we all have off days so lets hope when we are in London next its better.

Thank patricia g
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Downstairs, we waited patiently to be served. No joy after 15 minutes so we went upstairs. Waited in a queue for 10 minutes at the bar to be told they did not have the beers we ordered....big signs advertising those beers.... Staff were doing their...More

Thank dublindweller2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Great Marlborough Street | Soho, London W1F 7HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7734 2911
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