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    Ye Old Fighting Cocks

    16 Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans AL3 4HE, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
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    • Average16%
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    “oldest pub” (3 reviews)
    “great beer” (3 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 77 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    What a hot day to visit! Obviously we headed straight for the beer garden but there were few umbrellas so plenty of open unusable tables. We sat under awning which was fine but there were no flowers. Okay. Maybe more of a winter place!More

    1  Thank Karen M
    Response from Christo T, Owner at Ye Old Fighting CocksResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello Karen We have thousands of people that visit our garden and believe it or not, not everyone wants an umbrella like you. To say unusable area is not only wrong but completely unreasonable and very misleading. 70% of our garden is covered or has...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    Nice roast Sunday in this lovely pub, super nice positioned. The food was really good, tasty and complete; the beer garden has a nice spot view on the lake and park side. We had to wait a bit for the food, but was a good...More

    Thank Susan_Sho_
    Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

    Love this place! Me and my boyfriend often take a walk around the lake with our jack Russel and then pop in for a bite to eat and a strawberry beer , lovely in the summer and lovely in the winter too! It's such a...More

    Thank Melissa Carla M
    Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

    My long term favourite pub! Not only has history but it is a charming place! Food and beer is good! Beer garden is nice but get crowded in the summer! They do very nice pizza at the garden! Definitely worth a visit if you are...More

    Thank CPJimenez
    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    They claim to be the oldest pub in England. Unsure on legitimacy, but was a cool experience. The portobello burger was really good. I took a star off because I asked the bartender whether the cider was sweet or dry, she said sweet, but in...More

    Thank rubymoose
    Response from Christo T, Owner at Ye Old Fighting CocksResponded 20 June 2017

    Hello Rubymoose, Thank you for you kind and honest review. We have now trained all part time staff on our new cider. I also accept that you must have got your cider at the end of a barrel. As it's a natural product it will...More

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    • St Albans
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    Room Tips
    "Not a hotel"
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    "the table by the bar by the indoor fireplace - mainly for service and fun."
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    "If you don't drink I wouldn't try it out and avoid outside if you don't smoke."
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