The Shakespeare

Pub Restaurant

London EC1M 7AA

The Shakespeare



Opening hours

Monday - Thursday 12:00 - 15:00 / 18:00 - 22:00

Friday 12:00 - 15:00 / 18:00 - 23:00

Saturday 17:00 - 23:00

Sunday 17:00 - 22:00


  • ​ Starters/Snacks

  • v Pitta bread – with humous
  • Sgabei

    Fried strips of bread dough served with Stracchino soft cheese, Dolcelatte cheese, Parma ham and prosciutto cotto ham

    to sh. £8.95

  • Soup of the day

    served with toasted bread Please Check Daily Specials Board For Soup Of The Day

  • Mediterranean Antipasto Platter

    to sh. £13.00

  • v Whole melted Camembert

    cheese served with toasted bread and homemade chutney

    to sh. £8.50

  • Mains

    Please Check Daily Specials Board For Main Of The Day

  • Pasta of the Day

    Please Check Daily Specials Board For Pasta Of The Day

  • Shakespeare burger

    28 day hung beef from Mathers Farm, Aberdeenshire, Scotland served with tomato, gherkin, red onion, lettuce ~ add chips £1 /add cheddar cheese £1/ add bacon £1

  • Chicken burger

    minced chicken breast, tomato, gherkin, red onion and lettuce ~ add chips £1

  • Fish and chips

    Ale battered cod fillet (approx. 120-130g) with fries and tartare sauce

  • Rib eye steak

    225g 28 day hung grass fed beef from Mathers Farm, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Rocket, cherry tomato and parmesan shavings, Served with chips Optional cooked at the table on sizzling hot volcanic stones ~ stones are subject to availability

  • Caesar Salad

    Romaine lettuce, chicken, croutons, parmesan shavings, Caesar dressing

  • Sandwiches

  • Shakespeare’s Club Sandwich

    with chicken, bacon, beef tomato, horseradish and mayo ~ add chips £1 or soup £1

  • Vagabondo

    Fresh mozzarella, prosciutto cotto from Parma, sundried tomatoes, rocket

  • Fish Finger Sandwich

    Breaded cod, lettuce, tartar sauce, on fresh not toasted buttered white bread

  • Sgabeo Sandwich

    Fried pizza dough filled with Stracchino cheese, prosciutto cotto di Parma, rocket

  • Spicy Sgabeo Sandwich

    Fried pizza dough filled with Stracchino cheese, spicy salame, rocket

  • Dessert of the Day

    Please Check Daily Specials Board For Dessert Of The Day

  • Pizza menu

  • Margherita

    tomato, mozzarella, fresh basil v

  • Prosciutto e funghi

    tomato, mozzarella, mushroom, Italian cooked ham

  • Salame

    tomato, mozzarella, Italian salame

  • Quattro formaggi

    tomato, mozzarella, brie, Dolcelatte, Parmesan v

  • Quattro stagioni

    tomato, mozzarella, artichokes, mushrooms, ham, olives

  • Vegetable

    tomato, mozzarella, artichokes, courgettes, olives, grilled peppers v

  • Napoli

    tomato, mozzarella, capers, anchovies, oregano

  • Shakespeare

    tomato, mozzarella, Parma ham, rocket salad, Parmesan shavings, cherry tomatoes

  • Calzone

    tomato, mozzarella, ham, mushrooms, Italian salame (closed and sealed pizza)

  • Spicy Diavola

    tomato, mozzarella, spicy Neapolitan salame, chili flakes

  • Vegetable calzone

    tomato, mozzarella, courgettes, artichokes, mushrooms (closed and sealed pizza) v

  • Fat Oscar

    Stracchinosoft cheese, Italian sausage, onions, rocket salad

  • Camorra

    tomato, mozzarella, onions, spicy Neapolitan salame, mushrooms and chili flakes

  • Lorry driver

    tomato, mozzarella, mushrooms, Italian sausage, chips, mayo

  • Oscarino

    Stracchino soft cheese, Parma ham, onions, rocket salad

  • Scarrafone bomba

    Fresh cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, prosciutto cotto, parmesan shavings, Italian sausage, Extra virgin olive oil, fresh basil all added fresh inside after the dough is cooked

  • Red Wines

  • Montepulciano D abruzzo DOC, Piane di Maggio,Italy 13%

    Brilliant, attractive and warm ruby-red colour. The bouquet is ample and remarkably complex with vinous and characteristic tones. Dry on the palate with delicate, soft veining and a fine and harmonious balance

    250ml £6.65

    Bottle £19.95

  • Barbera D’Asti, Castel del Poggio, Piemonte, Italy 2011 14%

    Made of 100% Barbera grapes, this is ruby red with pale purple reflections. The bouquet is intense with scents of cherries and emerging spicy hints. In the mouth it is fresh and fruity, full-flavoured and appealing with a persistent finish

    Bottle £27.00

  • Merlot, Brisa Vistamar, Chile 13%

    Deep red in colour. It offers intense aromas of red fruits and plums, overlaid with pleasant notes of toasting. It tastes fruity on the palate, with rounded tannins, which, together with a delicious acidity, go to make up a long, delightful finish

    250ml £5.98

    Bottle £17.95

  • Nero D’Avola, Torre dei Venti, Erice, Sicily, Italy 13.5%
  • Tiernu, Bovale, Terralba di Sardegna, Italy 13%
  • Rose Wines

  • Pinot Grigio Blush Vaja 2012 12%

    Coppery pink in colour and has a delicate bouquet with hints of refreshing summer fruits. Soft, fresh and attractively

    250ml £5.98

    Bottle £17.95

  • White Wines

  • Pinot Grigio Vaja 2013 12%

    Pale yellow in colour and has a characteristic bouquet with hints of wild flowers, honey and bananas. The flavour is dry and soft with a lasting aftertaste of ripe pears

    250ml £5.98

    Bottle £17.95

  • Sauvignon Blanc Toblar 2012 13%

    Straw yellow colour with subtle pale green highlights. Elegant, with classic varietal characteristics, showing pink grapefruit, pineapple, mint and yellow pepper, triggered by an intriguing track tomato leaf

    250ml £6.95

    Bottle £20.85

  • Chardonnay Delle Venezie Donini 2012 12,5%

    Straw yellow in colour with greenish hues and has a fresh bouquet with scents of exotic fruits and delicate floral notes. The flavour is fresh, soft and pleasant with a lingering finish

    250ml £6.65

    Bottle £19.85

  • Sauvignon Blanc Brisa Vistamar 13%

    Pale yellow in colour. It possesses strong aromas of tropical fruits, white flowers, orange blossom and touches of citrus. Juicy in the mouth with a delicious acidity. Fresh and attractive

    250ml £6.95

    Bottle £20.85

  • Sparkling Wines

  • Prosecco Le Contesse DOC Extra Dry, Italy 200ml 11%

    Bright straw yellow with fine bubbles .The Bouquet is very fruity, with hints of green apples. Very refreshing and well-balanced, with an attractive aftertaste

  • Prosecco Lamberti Extra Dry, Italy 750 ml 11%

    Excellent as a light aperitif and with first courses, white meats and fish dishes

  • Grappa

  • Giare “Amarone” 41%

    Refined for 36 months in barriques – delicate, harmonious

  • Giare “Gewurztraminer” 41%

    Refined for 36 months in barriques – rich and aromatic

  • Giare “Chardonnay” 45%

    Refined for 36 months in barriques – very intense, elegant

  • Le Diciotto Lune 41%

    Refined for 18 months in barriques – harmonious

  • La Trentina “Morbida” 41%

    Blend of 4 vines – delicate and long-lasting

  • Grappa Nonnino “Di Prosecco” (Monovitigno) 41%

    One grape variety 100% Chardonnay. Lightly amber after a short time spent in barrique, refined and elegant, it has a scent reminiscent of bread, vanilla and pastry. On the palate there are notes of chocolate and newly shelled almonds.

  • La Trentina “Tradizionale” 41%

    Blend of 4 vines – intense, with character