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Mussels, Guiness and former England cricket captains

Great place for a Saturday night. Had mussels and Guinness upstairs and then headed downstairs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David L
via mobile
Lovely local pub

Great local pub with a very impressive shellfish bar, the mussels were top quality and good value... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Pete B
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1 week ago
“Mussels, Guiness and former England cricket captains”
9 Apr 2018
“World Famous for a reason. ”
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The slogan of this pub is “Eat Heartily and Give the House a Good Name,” which speaks to this establishment’s fine British cuisine specializing in seafood.
Closes in 17 min
Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
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89 Westbourne Park Road, London W2 5QH, England
Notting Hill
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+44 20 7221 5400
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a Saturday night. Had mussels and Guinness upstairs and then headed downstairs. Managed a celeb spot and photo as well. Michael Atherton and Nasser Hussain :)

Thank David L
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This is a real pub. For real people. But in saying that this pub is so real a number of our national treasures prefer to haunt this hidden gem. One day, a number of heritage blue plaques will be embedded and surround this world famous...More

Thank Stevie T
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Met up with my cousins and had an absolutely fantastic meal. They specialize in assorted seafood dishes, but I had the Irish stew which was great, and also the beer - great. Perfect atmosphere with a nice fireplace. I would definitely return on my next...More

Thank Lawrence323
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Most people I know complain about airport food. Including me until now. The Marriott hotel is actually a short 6 minute walk from Gatwick airport. Even if your not staying there but want a great meal. Check this place out. (Excuse the pun!). We had...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great local pub with a very impressive shellfish bar, the mussels were top quality and good value for money.

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Cow has gone up and down and is now really up. Go for anything - oysters, shrimps, amazing fish stew, specials - fish always good - and the Malbec red or Chablis white- either at the restaurant upstairs or near the bar. It looks...More

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I'd eaten here years ago but it felt this time the world had passed it by. As in improved enormously. Bar okish downstairs, nothing unusual but food was a little ordinary and it left like there were now so many better places - places that...More

1  Thank Mark H
tomconran, Owner at The Cow, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2015

Dear Mark, Thank you for your comments, I'm truly sorry that you were underwhelmed by your visit. I hope your experience hasn't put you off permanently. We have been established 20 years and still work very hard to maintain our standards of excellence. We are...More

Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed this little local pub while staying in Notting Hill. Service was excellent, food was pretty standard pub fare but delicious. The ambience was perfect for a cozy night out. Will be back!

Thank stephanie s
Reviewed 25 August 2015

An old friend recommended we meet here and it was just perfect. Really comfortable surroundings, friendly professional staff and a great mixed crowd of local patrons. I was unaware when I entered that they had such good seafood, but I kept seeing platters of cold...More

Thank tpollock4
Reviewed 11 June 2015

The food is delicious there, specially the pasta, the seafood and their award-winning fish-stew! The team is very friendly and impressively professional. To me, this is probably the best pub in town and they serve really nice beers.

1  Thank Dan C
Greg M, General Manager at The Cow, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your visit. We hope you can make it back here again soon.

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