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William IV

4.1
4.1
10 Reviews
£25 and under
British
A traditional local Gastro pub located just moments from Old Street, serving excellent real ales, draught lagers and a fine selection of wine and spirits. The pub interior reflects the elegant simplicity of the menu with it's oak flooring and stripped back styling still retaining all it's original features. Menus are based on classic British comfort food using only high quality produce. There is a fixed menu, a seasonal specials menu as well as a range of set menus for larger parties and canapes for receptions.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    British
  • Hours of operation
    Kitchen Mon–Sat 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Mon–Wed 6:00 pm–9:00 pm Mon–Thu 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Thu–Sat 6:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am Sun 12:00 pm–7:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–10:30 pm
  • Phone number
    020 3119 3012
  • Payment options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Morgan Devine
  • Neighborhood
    Old Street
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Public transit
    Northern Line (Old Street or Angel), Buses (394, 21, 43, 205, 214, 135, 76, 141)
  • Entertainment
    Board games, Newspapers, free WiFi, Soul/Jazz/Indie/Rock/Dub/Alternative music played
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 10 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.1
4.1 based on all time ratings
  • 3.9Food
  • 4Service
  • 4.1Ambience
  • 1.9Value

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10 Reviews
  1. StuFromSaturday

    London

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2013

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The William IV is one of our locals, although as fairly new parents we aren't as regular there as we'd like to be. The service is always warm and friendly, the food is always of excellent quality (check out either the Sunday roasts or their house burger with blue cheese), the range of drinks is outstanding, the place oozes character and charm, and most of all there is a real friendly feel about the place. There really is nothing that lets it down at all. I only wish we could be more regular regulars!

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  2. natfoodlover

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2013

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely Mother's Day lunch. Very friendly staff, excellent roast. (a bit cold on a very cold snowy day)

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  3. Clomange

    London

    19 reviews

    3.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on February 24, 2013

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    We chose this pub as it was a very cold weekend and I wanted a cosy pub with a log fire. Unfortunately the pub was freezing as there was a hole in one of the enormous windows, and the fire was only lit approx. an hour and a half after we arrived.The service and the food was good however, and, I'm sure when it's busier and the fire is going it's got a great buzz to it and is a lovely space with a cool crowd.

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  4. LondonTowner

    London

    166 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    166 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2012

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    My partner and I booked the William IV for Sunday lunch. I suffer from arthritis and found the steps to get into the pub exceedingly high with no offer of help from staff. Infact, the service in general, was very laid back. I was disappointed there was no roast beef on the Sunday lunch menu, so had a burger. My partner had roast chicken. The food was quite tasty, but I thought £6 for a glass of house wine a bit steep. Probably would not go back. We live not too far away and we are spoilt for choice in the area for much better restaurants.

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  5. hphulajw

    London

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2012

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is by far my favourite pub in London. Great people. Great food. Wonderful atmosphere. Every time we come to William IV they take care of us and we always have a great time with fantastic food and drink.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2012

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    William IV London was nice but a bit on the pricey side. Good English food though!

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    London

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2012

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    William IV, Old Street Sunday brunch in this cute little pub set away from the bustle of Shoreditch. Food was good, fry up for £8 reasonable value although £7 Bloody Marys from a pre-made jug was a bit cheeky! The atmosphere is great though, perfect mix of buzzing and chilled out.

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  8. SteveC

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2012

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    We used to live in the neighbourhood so we popped in to see what they'd done to the old place, the food was very good.

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  9. Staceyh

    Sydney

    58 reviews

    4.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on January 31, 2012

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Really nice, cosy local pub. Lovely atmosphere - lively even on a Tuesday night. Food was simple and delicious. And the staff were...entertaining.

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  10. Domerspe

    London

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2011

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    As usual, great service and great food round out a wonderful Sunday afternoon with friends. This place is a must for a Sunday roast and the sticky toffee pudding is delish!!

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FAQs

William IV offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 3119 3012.

William IV is rated 4.1 stars by 10 OpenTable diners.

Not bookable

This restaurant will be on the OpenTable reservation network soon. Please contact the restaurant directly or check back shortly for availability.

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Google Map for William IV

7 Shepherdess Walk, Shoreditch, London, London N17QE

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Old Street
  • Hours of operation
    Kitchen Mon–Sat 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Mon–Wed 6:00 pm–9:00 pm Mon–Thu 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Thu–Sat 6:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am Sun 12:00 pm–7:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–10:30 pm
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    British
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Public transit
    Northern Line (Old Street or Angel), Buses (394, 21, 43, 205, 214, 135, 76, 141)
  • Payment options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Morgan Devine
  • Entertainment
    Board games, Newspapers, free WiFi, Soul/Jazz/Indie/Rock/Dub/Alternative music played
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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