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Address: 2 Shepherdess Walk, London, N1 7LB [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 14725) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Old Street (0.3 miles), Angel (0.7 miles), Barbican (0.7 miles)

Nearest train stations Old Street (0.3 miles), London Barbican (0.7 miles), Moorgate (0.8 miles)

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It was seemingly the only place near to our hotel that was open late on Friday night (they served until 12.30am) and I needed a few pints after not bothering to queue for beer at the Stones concert. They'd "run out" of North Brewing's Transmission on the tower font (really? on the Friday of a Bank Holiday weekend?) so I opted for the £4.70 a pint cask Skyline from London Brewing Company in preference to the boring Proper Job and Doom Bar. Fortunately, it was very good - job done.
paul_d102 - 27 May 2018 11:15
oh dear, what a terrible place. First pint of Pride cloudy - had to give it back, end of barrel, so Pride was off. Ever heard of changing the barrel? Extremely unfriendly bar staff, who seemed to be running a competition to see who could fill the pint up least. Then got angry when it was pointed out! Gets ridiculously crowded with office lemmings so even getting to the gents becomes an obstacle course. I will never set foot in this pub ever again.
afcw_ndhs - 2 Mar 2013 15:14
Quite lively and atmospheric in the early evening, I visited here for the history alone and wasn't expecting much else, it at least managed to exceed those expectations. Usual bored young bar staff you'd expect in this kind a place.
rabdes - 27 Nov 2011 11:18
Bit apprehensive about popping into this place as I feared that it would be a tourist trap. However, I was wrong. Good selection of ales on the bar and the friendly chap serving let us try before we bought. Wide meal selection too if you want to eat.
DuchyBoy - 19 Nov 2011 21:29
I believe the Wenlock is due for a change in ownership. The GBG is always cautious about such matters.

The Eagle is one of those new-fangled old-fangled pubs. The menu is Traditional British art very untraditional prices (such as �7 for a sandwich!). There is a fairly interesting selection of about 5 ales, which are served in "dimple" glasses in a typically
self conscious touch of retro. Can get extremely crowded.
Uncle_Dunkel - 27 Mar 2011 17:57

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