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Old Red Cow is your 'local beer house' in Barbican EC1. Serving up some of the finest craft beer in London, alongside a food menu that includes our highly rated Sunday roast dinners and other great flavours and carefully sourced ingredients.
Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
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71-72 Long Lane | Smithfield, London EC1A 9EJ, England
The Sunday roast was tastey, and and the staff were very friendly. The one spoiling draw back - it was a very hot day and the soft drinks weren't chilled so I was served with very warm coke. The ice in it melted very quickly...More
I visited the pub a few times last year with friends. Once we had visited the first time and had such a great experience, we had to keep going back! Great burgers and selection of drinks for a city centre location. I have kept meaning...More
After reading some of the reviews on TripAdvisor we decided this place was a must for our Sunday Dinner!! We were not disappointed. I had beef my partner had pork, both of us cleaned our plates. We've recently moved into this area so really looking...More
My partner and I attended the old Red cow on a Sunday. It was by far one of the best roast dinners we have had. Not only was the food excellent and extremily tasty but the vast selection of beers was amazing. I would recommend...More
I'm sure this place is rarely quiet, it's wasn't really quiet when we popped in on a cold lunchtime between Xmas and NY, but if you can find a time to grab a seat it'll be well worth it. Lovely warm service at the bar,...More
Came on a Sunday evening. Arrived at Smithfields area at around 930. Every other pub was closed or closing. Old Red Cow was the only one opened.
I did not go downstairs - I can only assume there is a fair bit of space there....More
A small pub with an excellent range of Ales and craft beers. Worth a visit if you are in the area. Standing room outside ...
Joshua Adam L
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile
I an old friend here for Sunday lunch, firstly we were greeted at the bar by a super friendly energetic Australian chap, who knew the beers inside out (rare for an Aussie)! We both ordered the chicken, and we were seated upstairs, a great table...More
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