The Old Shades is an iconic Grade II listed traditional pub that has been serving the people of London since it was originally built in 1898. Ideally situated in the heart of Westminster, just off Trafalgar Square, The Old Shades is a favourite amongst lo

Featuring a characterful bar, dining area and a range of quality British ales, The Old Shades serves a varied menu of the nation’s much-loved pub classics and light bites alongside a wide selection of the finest world wines and premium spirits.

We are proud of our selection of real ales and are on a mission to make sure that you always get a great pint. Alongside the modern ales made by young brewing companies, we keep classic beers from all over Great Britain.

If you are unfamiliar with some, just ask for a taste; we are sure that you will find more than one that you love.


  • Food
  • Outside area
  • Real ale
  • Smoking area