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Old Dr. Butler's Head

#536 of 1,335 Nightlife in London
Closes in 11 min: 11:00 - 23:00
Open today: 11:00 - 23:00
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Decent City pub

Quite small inside bur you can stand outside. Gets very busy but a proper old fashioned pub and not... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2015
Colchester, United Kingdom
Best Steak & Kidney pud in Town

A regular business meeting place, close to Moorgate station, provides the best steak & kidney pud I... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2014
Grantham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
15 Aug 2018
“Wonderful gem of a pub”
20 Jan 2018
“Interesting pub.”
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

First time visitor but I will be back. A little difficult to find but that's the charm of it. Wonderful service, very friendly staff what's not to like. Defiantly will return

Thank 1959robin820
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

An interesting pub tucked down an alley but obviously well known and popular. Good Shepherd Neame ales. Given the location it's full of suited and booted city types. Make of that what you will...

Thank Montyf1
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Every year we turn up for one of the highlights of the year - our Christmas lunch at ODBH. What started as a group of 10-15 19 years ago has become 50-60 including recent Exeter University hockey alumni. Mariano is always welcoming and Dina enjoys...More

Thank vonireland
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The Old Dr Butlers Head sits minutes from Moorgate or Bank tube stations and looks like the interior hasn't changed in 200 years or more. Downstairs is the pub serving an array of real ales and good pub food and on the first floor is...More

1  Thank vince c
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this pub yesterday afternoon for a few drinks. It is a very nice, tucked away pub, that offers decent food at good prices, however the blonde barmaid that served me on several occasions was extremely miserable and clearly didn't want to be there.......More

Thank Hounslowfunkylizard
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Quite small inside bur you can stand outside. Gets very busy but a proper old fashioned pub and not a All Bar One style place.

Thank Hemmo1968
Reviewed 20 February 2014

A regular business meeting place, close to Moorgate station, provides the best steak & kidney pud I have eaten. Beer well kept and lovely staff. Excellent fruit crumble but loses a star as no Spotted Dick on current menu. Not for those who want to...More

2  Thank Wrexon
Reviewed 13 February 2014

A good oldfashioned pub with good pub-grub for lunch. It's in the City, so closed in the evening. Typical lunchtime pub with good ales

1  Thank PrebenRytter
Reviewed 20 November 2013

We've been going to ODBH for many (10?) years for Chrsitmas lunch with numbers varying between 10 and 18 and every time have had a fantastic time. The food is pretty good (but it's a Christmas dinner so what do you expect) the beer (Spitfire)...More

1  Thank vonireland
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Well what can I say fine ales great food and a lovely old pub in the heart of the City. This has to be one of the best pubs in the city of London I visit it every time I m on business and have...More

Thank Trevor P
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