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Ye Old Fighting Cocks

16 Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans AL3 4HE, England
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  • St Albans Cathedral
    0.3 km
  • 4 star hotel
Reviewed 26 May 2016
Reportedley one of the oldest three pubs in the country
After a recent visit to Ye Old Trip To Jerusalem I thought it... more
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Milton Keynes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

After a recent visit to Ye Old Trip To Jerusalem I thought it was a great opportunity when in St Albans to visit another of the countries reported oldest pubs. It certainly looked the part and was in a lovely setting close to the lake and by the Cathedral. We sat outside for a drink on a nice sunny day...

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Split, Croatia
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

It was a hot day and for some mad reason we decided to get a roast dinner. It was the first time my friends had come to st Albans so I decided to take them here. They have a massive beer garden and we were easily able to get a seat even though it did progressively get busier during our...

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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

My husband and I hadn't been to Ye Old Fighting Cocks for years, despite being frequent visitors to St Albans. My memory was of an atmospheric old Inn with bags of charm, and I expected much of the same on this visit, but we slightly disappointed. We called in on a sunny Saturday lunchtime and found a table inside. There...

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St Ives, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Living close to the "Fighters"' we sometimes drop by on the way home from town for a drink. So today we stopped off but our experience was not to be recommended. In an attempt to kill a large wasp, "Chris" managed to swat the insect in our direction along with the rolled up menu, resulting in depositing the entire contents...

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Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2016

A busy, bustling venue which must be experienced even for a drink or two. We shared a Greek style platter with home-made bread which we all enjoyed. Good quality food and you are allowed to relax, enjoy and order at your leisure from the varied menu. Very popular so booking might be advised. A warm welcome and enjoyable experience. Not...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Visitor or local resident, Ye Old Fighting Cocks is a terrific ancient inn steeped in history packed with nooks and crannies. Incredible atmosphere, great food and drinks. Tucked away from the maddening crowds yet in the shadow of the great Abbey.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Have visited several times in recent months. The Sunday lunch is excellent with good service and this is a lovely historic pub to visit for a drink. Staff are friendly and welcoming. Thoroughly recommended.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2015

A friend took us to this pub and we are really glad he did. It has a wonderful atmosphere and was worth the drive from Welwyn Garden city. We would liked to have had the time to visit St. Alban's during the day but time simply ran out..

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We booked a table at the Ye Old Fighting Cocks for sunday lunch today and really looked forward to it. First of all we waited a very long time for our food and when it came out they brought the wrong meals out! When we received our meals they clearly had been heated in a microwave, there was very little...

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3Thank john k
Hertfordshire
Reviewed 23 October 2015

I am local to St Albans and I love this old charming pub. full of history and character. Supposedly the oldest pub in the UK which can be believeable when you are sat in the oldest section. There is some great floor plans which show you the dates of the pub sections, have a look at them as it gives...

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Ye Olde Fighting Cocks is Britain's oldest pub, set overlooking Verulamium park lake in the heart of St. Albans. Serving great food great wine and a fine selection of real ales. ... more   less 

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Address: 16 Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans AL3 4HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St Albans
Hotel Class:4 star — Ye Old Fighting Cocks 4*
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Ye Old Fighting Cocks Hotel St. Albans
Ye Old Fighting Cocks St Albans, England
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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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