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Old Red Cow

71-72 Long Lane | Smithfield, London EC1A 9EJ, England
+44 20 7600 6240
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Amazing Sunday Roast

After reading some of the reviews on TripAdvisor we decided this place was a must for our Sunday... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2017
Funk1Chik
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London, United Kingdom
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Best roast dinner!

My partner and I attended the old Red cow on a Sunday. It was by far one of the best roast dinners... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2017
tcarter123
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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Old Red Cow is your 'local beer house' in Barbican EC1. Serving up some of the finest craft beer in London, alongside a food menu that includes our highly rated Sunday roast dinners and other great flavours and carefully sourced ingredients.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 16, 2017
“Amazing Sunday Roast”
Feb 17, 2017
“Best roast dinner! ”
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71-72 Long Lane | Smithfield, London EC1A 9EJ, England
City of London
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+44 20 7600 6240
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

After reading some of the reviews on TripAdvisor we decided this place was a must for our Sunday Dinner!! We were not disappointed. I had beef my partner had pork, both of us cleaned our plates. We've recently moved into this area so really looking...More

Thank Funk1Chik
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Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

My partner and I attended the old Red cow on a Sunday. It was by far one of the best roast dinners we have had. Not only was the food excellent and extremily tasty but the vast selection of beers was amazing. I would recommend...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I'm sure this place is rarely quiet, it's wasn't really quiet when we popped in on a cold lunchtime between Xmas and NY, but if you can find a time to grab a seat it'll be well worth it. Lovely warm service at the bar,...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Came on a Sunday evening. Arrived at Smithfields area at around 930. Every other pub was closed or closing. Old Red Cow was the only one opened. I did not go downstairs - I can only assume there is a fair bit of space there....More

Thank Sammy L
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

A small pub with an excellent range of Ales and craft beers. Worth a visit if you are in the area. Standing room outside ...

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Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

I an old friend here for Sunday lunch, firstly we were greeted at the bar by a super friendly energetic Australian chap, who knew the beers inside out (rare for an Aussie)! We both ordered the chicken, and we were seated upstairs, a great table...More

Thank Joshua Adam L
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Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful roast, lovely pub. My only criticism is that the beef wasn't pink enough for my tastes and they skimped on the gravy massively. The roast was very dry because of this. Otherwise great!

Thank Natasha A
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Reviewed May 31, 2015

I had a great afternoon as always with the ladies that lunch, but we won't be going back to this particular pub. I felt the prices were relatively high for the portions, one slice of pork belly.....good points fast service.

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Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is a beer drinkers paradise, very busy so pick your visit time wisely as you will have to queue to get served if not. Staff friendly and super hardworking. Knowledgeable and nothing too much trouble however the food we had was poor. I wanted...More

Thank frances a
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Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is a tiny old fashioned London pub with a brilliant range of new style craft beers and keg beer. This is the sort of pub that beer lovers are drooling over. Despite its size it has a great atmosphere and a very friendly staff...More

Thank Charles D
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