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the cock tavern

) #9,005 of 18,145 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, British
East Poultry Avenue, London, England
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  • Very good60%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 May 2017
“Traditional British pub with beautiful architecture and ambience”
3 Apr 2017
“Great food and great drinks”
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Steakhouse, British
$$ - $$$
East Poultry Avenue, London, England
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Dropped in on a Sunday evening for a pint and returned on Monday evening for a meal. The wood and etched glass are beautiful and the ambience great. It is part of the Samuel Smith Brewery pub chain. The food was excellent and a fine...More

Thank rmpaul1
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The selection of beers is very impressive and the food are delicious. Great atmosphere and the staff is excellent. Will be back

Thank frenchchef2016
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a cracking architectural delight. allegedly listed - and so it should be. Cracking pint of o.b. - although I had admittedly had a few by the time I got here! Yet another classic pub in the Sam's tradition, all the usual period features...More

1  Thank TR6-KID
Reviewed 2 January 2017

In a quiet street near Oxford Circus you find this charming pub. A lot of young people meeting for beer og G&Ts. Nice and "original" decor.

Thank Bitte2100
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent Sam Smiths pub, really nice inside, beer was spot on staff were friendly will be calling again on my next visit to London

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 22 February 2016

A very nice and clean place for morning breakfast. The quality of food is nice and seems rightly priced.

Thank Ricky_MJ
Reviewed 22 September 2012 via mobile

Went here for a leaving breakfast with work colleges. Food is tasty, but takes a while to be cooked and served. Price is competitive, but plenty of other places in London offer a cooked breakfast. Atmosphere is good - a throwback to cafes of yesteryear....More

1  Thank F14-Roberts
Reviewed 30 November 2011

My husband chose this breakfast stop after seeing Anthony Bourdain's show where he visited the butcher shop and this tavern. We enjoyed going there due to the long history of the location and we wanted a traditional full English breakfast and beer after our nine-hour...More

5  Thank Sasktraveller97
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site
of an ancient meat market which remains in operation
today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally
renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and
some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a
focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough
time wondering through the area's maze of streets and
you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky
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Average prices
USD 31 - USD 41
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Poultry Avenue, London, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
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