Shakespeares Head

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Shakespeares Head
Africa House, 64-68 Kingsway
Holborn
Greater London
WC2B 6BG
Phone

020 7404 8846

Opening Times*

Mon - Thu: 7am to 12am

Fri: 7am to 1am

Sat: 8am to 1am

Sun: 8am to 12am

Facilities
Awarded a Food Hygiene Rating of 5
Cask Marque Accredited
Children Welcome
In Good Beer Guide
Wifi
*Please note: actual opening hours are subject to change. For confirmation, please contact the pub.
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About this Pub
This pub opened on: 17 Mar 1998
Type: J D Wetherspoon
Pub History

This Wetherspoon pub takes its name from its famous namesake, which was in nearby Wych Street, off Drury Lane. Shakespeares Head was frequented by actors and literary figures, such as Charles Dickens. The writer Mark Lemon spent several years as the pub's landlord and later founded Punch magazine, which he edited for nearly 30 years until his death in 1870.

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