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Famous cock tavern

#534 of 1,343 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 11:00 - 23:00
Open today: 11:00 - 23:00
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Good beers, but slow service

Had a couple of beers here before a gig at the Garage over the road. Took us ages to get served... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
Bad Attitude

Nothing wrong with the pub as such, but the slim blonde woman (who I'm presuming is management, as... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
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  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
1 week ago
“Good beers, but slow service”
20 Apr 2018
“Bad Attitude”
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259 Upper Street, London N1 1RU, England
+44 20 7226 4627
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a couple of beers here before a gig at the Garage over the road. Took us ages to get served, even though there were four members of staff. They seemed more interested in chatting to each other. Once we were served, it was better,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KinkyNoodle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly the worst hospility I have ever encountered, I am not one to complain and run my own pub in central London. But this service, to call it awful is an understatement. Not only was my food delivered to the wrong table, they tried to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Olly A
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

The worst burger I have ever had in my whole life. Honestly tasted like it was cooked three days ago. Do not ever go there

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Love the pub, plenty of space, plenty of staff to get served quickly, love the outside space and the craft selection is on point.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CeeJay W
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Stuck in this area for work reasons. Lovely pub with an interesting and inventive menu, not badly priced either. Plus the tall brunette lady at the bar let me charge my phone at the bar which was an absolute life saver on a day where...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Drinks with my girlfriend after a concert at Olympic stadium. What is the point of your security? To ask people who are causing trouble to leave and then be having a laugh with the same people for the rest of the evening. A few guys...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michele G
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Nice place but some aggressive drunk men were playing up and annoying everyone and when the security man told him he had to leave he replied not now and the security man said okay and left him in the pub. He was a danger to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Emily B
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Nothing wrong with the pub as such, but the slim blonde woman (who I'm presuming is management, as she wasn't wearing uniform like the rest) - her attitude absolutely stinks. A guy in front of me had ordered two beers and then asked her which...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank EDibben84
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Visited the pub yesterday. Long time since I have been there so was absolutely amazed by how it has been refurbished and substantially upgraded. My wife and I had the lunch and soft drink for £6.50. Fantastic food and fantastic value. Peperoni pizza must have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JohnJCF
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Superb pub with superb beers and a lively atmosphere. One of the best in the area and good pleadant freindly staff. Always seems to be busy and the customers are freindly to. Exceptional background music.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank cricketphil
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