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Address: 174-180 Old Street, Old Street, London, EC1V 9BP [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 42464) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Old Street (0.2 miles), Moorgate (0.5 miles), Barbican (0.5 miles)

Nearest DLR station Bank (0.9 miles)

Nearest train stations Old Street (0.1 miles), London Barbican (0.5 miles), Moorgate (0.5 miles)

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other pubs nearby:

Masque Haunt, Old Street (0.0 miles), Artillery Arms, Old Street (0.1 miles), Angel, Old Street (0.1 miles), Trader, Old Street (0.1 miles), Old Fountain, Old Street (0.2 miles) - see more nearby pubs

 

user reviews of the William Blake, Old Street

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You could be forgiven for thinking you're in a Wetherspoon's when here. It's a large open-plan chain-type pub, which was fairly packed on my visit. People were watching the Six Nations rugby. Pride, Doom Bar & Tribute were the real ales. For a moment, I was excited to see two real ciders on a couple of handpulls at the side of the bar. But alas they were just for show and neither were available. No real cider is served. Another disappointing pub.
blue_scrumpy - 4 Feb 2018 19:24
An acceptable bar mainly showing the football. Pretty bland but at least it was fairly empty.
BeerOnlyMan - 4 Nov 2016 16:00
Got a pint of Young's cask bitter here recently for under gbp3 which is competitive. Place has potential but near-adjoining Wetherspoons is stern competition.
_grobag_ - 12 Nov 2011 11:09
Fail to understand why BITE cannot put the photo on this page. Weird.
TiaMariaJim - 8 Oct 2011 12:18
proper noise fest, so called "free house" but dont expect much choice... for all Wetherspoons faults your much better of at the Masque Haunt next door
moclips2002 - 22 Jun 2011 18:58

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