Shakespeare

Greater London North - Stoke Newington

A historic pub interior of some regional importance

Listed Status: Not listed

57 Allen Road
Stoke Newington
N16 8RY

Tel: (020) 7254 4190

Email: shakespeare@remarkablepubs.co.uk

Website https://theshakespeare.co.uk/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/214946498557255

Real Ale: Yes

Nearby Station: Hackney Downs

Station Distance: 1650m

Public Transport: Near Railway Station (Hackney Downs)

View on: Whatpub

Three-storey of London stock brick. The lobby on the right has a ‘Shakespeare’ mosaic floor as well as etched glazing, and the entrance on left also has a possibly Edwardian ‘Shakespeare’ mosaic floor. The old bar counter has leaf decorated console brackets; the bar back is also old but with modern changes; and the dado panelling on the walls is also old. On the right is a marble and tiled fireplace which looks old and a corner with three-sided bare wall benches and dado back.

Three-storey of London stock brick with a ground floor of mainly brown glazed brick with some black narrow banding. On Shakespeare Walk side there is a lobby with mosaic ‘Shakespeare’ floor and large vestibule with etched glass panels, possibly Edwardian ‘Saloon’ and others. Another entrance on Allen Road with a ‘Shakespeare’ mosaic floor and full height vestibule and a ‘Luncheon Bar’ window.

Bare boarded pub with island servery. Old bar counter with console brackets having leaf decoration. Island bar back is old but has seen a lot of modern change. Possibly the bar counter moved back? Or a separate (ladies) snug at the front on the Allen Road side? Old dado panelling around interior.

At the end of the Shakespeare Walk side is a marble and tiled fireplace which looks old and a corner with three-sided bare wall benches and dado back. Floor markings indicate a partition lost on the S Walk side.

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