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Shakespeare
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Address: 99 Buckingham Palace Rd, London, SW1W 0RP [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 93) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Victoria (0 miles), St James's Park (0.6 miles), Hyde Park Corner (0.6 miles)

Nearest train stations London Victoria (0.1 miles), Vauxhall (1.3 miles), London Charing Cross (1.3 miles)

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Kings Arms, Victoria (0.1 miles), Club Bar, Victoria (0.1 miles), Victoria, Victoria (0.1 miles), Sports Bar and Grill, Victoria (0.1 miles), Sloe Bar, Victoria Station (0.1 miles) - see more nearby pubs

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I wouldn’t agree with the previous reviewer that this is the worst pub in London there’s certainly a lot worse than the Shakespeare.

It was packed with food being as popular as drink, lot’s of tourists plotting up here for lunch and to get out of the rain that was falling very heavily.

4 ales on the hand pumps, all fairly standard choice, I tucked in to a few pints of Westerham Breweries 1730 which is a decent session ale at 4.0%.

With no where to sit we stood at the corner of the bar for the next 90 minutes or so chatting and enjoying our drinks. The service was good, with all of the staff seemingly from Eastern Europe, you weren’t always guaranteed a smile 

As I say I have been in much worse pubs that this, it’s convenient for the station and sells decent real ale.
lezford - 11 Jan 2017 13:21
Worst pub in London? Undoubtedly.

Opposite Victoria Station, and fails under all headings.

Including staff (untrained), hygiene (awful) and beer quality.

AVOID
tradervic - 4 Nov 2016 16:02
They has absolutely no awareness of anyone with a hearing and speech disability and have made no attempt to help. A friend went to this pub with this disability and was thrown out as they saw hand gestures as being drunk and aggressive without understanding that it was recognised sign language even though the person concerned had already written this down on a piece of paper for them to see. Appalling treatment and the large population of the deaf community have vowed never to set foot inside this pub again!
Lirva - 14 Aug 2014 10:27
The comments are about this pub are a bit harsh , its a busy pub so the staff have to deal with alot , its a tidy pub, nothing exciting, lager was ok, id have another cheeky beer in there, wouldnt rush back though

htid - 15 Jun 2014 16:31
I don't think you can ignore the post, because it really is one of the worst pubs I've ever been to.
Pat_Bateman - 31 Jan 2014 09:27

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