Shaws Booksellers

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A great City pub near St Paul's Cathedral, the quirkily-named Shaws Booksellers combines the understated charm of a trusted local with a thriving City centre location. Perfect for after work drinks, expect a warm welcome, high quality traditional British cuisine and a fresh-as-a-daisy pint of traditional real ale.

It's not just the name of the pub that attracts intrigued City Pub goers - customers are often fascinated by the little touches that make this place unique - things like the Star Wars figures on the blackboard, or the Scrabble-inspired reserved signs! Shaws Booksellers has Fuller's Master Cellarman status - a guarantee of quality, well sourced ale. For a fine, fresh pint near St Paul's Cathedral, there are not many places that top Shaws Booksellers!


No Door Charge
No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
City of London
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets


Day Open Close Notes
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
Saturday - -
Sunday - -


Shaws Booksellers
31-34 St. Andrew's Hill, London, EC4V 5DE

East London

Nearest station:
Blackfriars (Tube)
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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.09
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £4.40


This venue serves Pub Food and British food.

A word from the chef:
Freshly prepared, seasonal dishes have gained a real reputation for quality throughout the City, with the chef's classic Italian training adding a tasty twist to an otherwise classic British menu.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Venue Venue Hire 40 100 N/A £1.8k
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Lively after work spot, a great place to meet up with friends! I went on a busy Friday night and the Staff were competent and very friendly. The food was also good!(try the scotch egg!!) Chris visited Shaws Booksellers on 08 Jan 2016
10 Jan 2016 by Chris

A favourite of mine for after work drinks, they have a lovely selection of wine and a fabulous lunch menu, it can get very busy so booking in advance is advisable. Service is generally to a good standard and staff are mostly friendly. Nice in the summer to stand outside in the sun
24 Mar 2014 by twerker

Met a mate for drinks after-work last week. Really nice place. Not like some of the ridiculously overcrowded places you get in the city.

16 May 2013 by jermaine_c

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