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The Old Shades

37 Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX, England
+44 20 7839 8577
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Good fish and chips.

We came here for lunch and had the fish and chips. The fish was fresh and the batter was well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
T-family12
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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Nice pub

Were here just for a drink. It is a nice pub and the beer was very good, but the service lacked... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Thomas O
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2 weeks ago
“Good fish and chips. ”
29 Apr 2018
“Nice pub”
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37 Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX, England
Westminster
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch and had the fish and chips. The fish was fresh and the batter was well seasoned to perfection. Good chips and selection of beers also!

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Were here just for a drink. It is a nice pub and the beer was very good, but the service lacked. They were there immediately when we entered the door but when we wanted to pay they were not to be seen. It seemed like...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a splendid lunch with my Mum here. Reasonably priced considering it's location. Cocktails were great and food was decent (the chunky chips are particularly good). Our server, Emily, was friendly and attentive, and made us feel very welcome. The 20% off lunch deal is...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I do like this place and you get a good pint in there but again like last year I feel there should be more bar staff on when this event is happening ... in the end I left because it was four deep at the...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

I visit London quite often, it has become a bit of a tradition to visit The Old Shades after venturing in with a friend after being in the pub next door. Before around a month ago I would have recommended it to anyone. I took...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Excellent food and service. I had the cod and chips and my partner had a rare steak. We both cleared our plates which says it all. The waitress was very attentive and the food and drinks came quickly. We have no problem recommending this pub,...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

I must have walked past this place a dozen times and always thought it was a restaurant. Popped in with friends recently and was surprised by the character of the place. Helpful and friendly staff too!

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Reviewed 25 October 2015

While in Central London I would recommend the eating here. The fish n chips were the best I had on my trip!

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Reviewed 6 October 2015

Beyond awful, inedible, over-priced muck (it doesn't deserve to be called food) which took far too long to arrive. Poor service, half the drinks on the bar were not actually available but no one saw fit to remove them or even turn the pump clips...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

I quite fancy pub food, but the experience here left me a good distance from satisfaction. I had the bangers which where of the industrial kind without much finesse. My company went for some kind of fish and chips on a bun, and there was...More

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and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
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