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The Shakespeare offers well-kept beers and cask ales and friendly service in a casual no-frills environment. Serving a more sophisticated ‘pub grub’ repertoire coupled with a setting reminiscent of a 14th century tavern, the pub is the perfect place to have a pint and grab a bite to eat. We also have two elegant rooms located above the pub, The Peacock Room is modeled after a 19th Century gentleman’s club complete with an elegant fireplace. The Garden Room is decorated beautifully with artwork by Bradley Wood and a stunning Waterford Crystal Chandelier. We are as well fortunate to have Raines Law Room located in the same building at The William where guests can enjoy craft cocktails with a small
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $50
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Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Television, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed February 16, 2020

We made a reservation, and we're glad we did! We went there on a Tuesday evening, and it was a nearly full dining room. The dining room is somewhat small, but the waiter came quickly to take our drink order and soon after our dinner...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

At the base of a hotel one can find the Shakespeare bar, a cozy English style place. Waiting for our table, they provided drinks, and then we had wonderful fish and chips and shepherd's pie; all in a crowded but lively ambiance. The food and...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020

Well, they DO have something like that here. Very nice menu, quite diverse, as Shakespeare's plays are. Ate onside because it was a bit cool outside, but they have a very nice outside eating area. Servers were great, knowledgable about their dishes, and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2019 via mobile

The hostess was nice. That’s about it. Four friends enter the bar, look for a table. Okay, there’s an empty private table at the end of the bar in a curtained-off space. We sit and can see the bartender through the service window above the...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2019

Went with friends and have a good time the staff was great and friendly. The food is very average: shepherds pie was 90% mash potatoes, but heard fish and chips was good. Would go again but try something different or only have some fine liquids.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 16, 2019

Yes...I'm coming down on the side of 'excellent'. That's not to give the impression that it's an utterly excellent restaurant, but rather because it has enough attributes to give you an excellent meal. My wife met cousins at the Shakespeare for a lunch. The location...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

I went to dinner here with a friend and we had such a good time. The food was delicious! The wonderful woman who served us made us feel very welcome and was extremely attentive to us. She made great recommendations and was very patient with...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019

Stopped in for 1 drink on a Friday happy hour. Great, busy vibe. Very cool place downstairs from a hotel.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

Friends from England recommended this restaurant so we thought we would try it out Pure pub vibe. Wonderful service and atmosphere and amazing food.. If we start off by sharing the scotch eggs , tasted others dinners from the Shepard's pie, bangers & mash to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 15, 2019

Fabulous food, amazing drinks and incredible service. Lovely ambiance, beautiful decor. So glad I discovered this little gem! I will definitely return on my next trip to the city.

Date of visit: July 2019
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