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Ye Old Fighting Cocks

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“oldest pub”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years. Perfectly situated for a Sunday stroll around St Albans, the Cathedral and it's surrounding parks. Hearty, tasty Sunday lunch with all the trimmings. Staff are really pleasant and friendly. Recommended!

Thank Dean G
Response from Christo T, Owner at Ye Old Fighting CocksResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review Dean

Reviewed 27 August 2017 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

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Response from Christo T, Owner at Ye Old Fighting CocksResponded 29 August 2017

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 1 August 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

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Reviewed 12 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

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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

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Hi Dave, you are lucky to be there for several times :). I was there once only, but unforgettable impression. VERA
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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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