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The William Blake

#7,551 of 18,333 Restaurants in London
£, British,
Classic House 174-180 Old Street, London EC1V 9BP, England
+44 20 7336 8310
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“great pub” (5 reviews)
“london pub” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
Classic House 174-180 Old Street, London EC1V 9BP, England
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this pub for the first time last night with a few friends to watch the Spurs vs Juve CL game. The atmosphere seemed nice and cosy and so was the pub itself. One of my friend though ordered 3 beers and the gentleman...More

Thank Alessandro M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this pub several times. There's a consistently good atmosphere, friendly staff and the food is delicious. Would highly recommend.

Thank Greta P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this pub a few time with some friends and we always have a great time here. The karaoke nights for me are the best. We had such a great time. They serve very tasty pub food. The staff the is also great in this...More

Thank Juljay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

William Blake is a very cosy and friendly pub, perfect for both a casual pint with your mates or a more serious event. The drinks aren't expensive, the food is tasty and fresh and their Guiness is the best I've tasted. The staff is also...More

2  Thank Martinas R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit this pub regularly and I'm very surprised about the previous reviews. The staff working there is always professional and friendly. They do their best to make people feel welcome and make sure that everyone is having fun. They hosted my work Christmas party...More

2  Thank KingaKa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our local pub from work, and definitely the go to. Staff are very friendly, service is quick for both food and drink and most importantly there is a great atmosphere. Ricky always makes us feel welcome and delivers a great service.

1  Thank towilliamson95
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We came here to watch the football on a Sunday afternoon, the place was basically empty. Ordered a tea and a bottle of coke. Ricky was serving us, once he served me the English tea asked if I want milk with it, I said yes...More

Thank Dolycsak S
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Wish I'd read the reviews first as there is clearly a theme! Made an unfortunate decision to stop by here with a group of friends. The barman (possibly even the manager) was having a bad day and had no issues taking it out on his...More

Thank 700jasmine
Reviewed 15 January 2018

A friend of mine had booked the function room for their birthday party months in advanced, day before they cancelled the booking! We were left struggling to find a venue in London for 25+ people with less than 24 hours notice. Appalling service and huge...More

1  Thank Hayley1492
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Booked my birthday party at this pub and even went there few days before to confirm. On the day, turned up and altought my name was in the book, they didnt bother booking a table. I spoke to the manager who was super rude and...More

1  Thank jellybabe21
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11 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from weegram | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is still open I was in there Monday whilst staying in the area
Lindsay C
23 October 2015|
Response from Neil G |
yes i think they can and it,s not very noisy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Classic House 174-180 Old Street, London EC1V 9BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7336 8310
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