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Ye Old Fighting Cocks

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“oldest pub”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have traveled to St.Albans a few times for business it was suggested at the office that I pay a visit to the Fighting Cocks inn. I found that it was in a nice location close to park and St. Albans Cathedral, bar staff know...More

Thank Dave S
Response from Christo T, Owner at Ye Old Fighting CocksResponded 2 days ago

So glad you enjoyed yourself Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointed to have received a very rude response with both bar staff and management repeatedly barking "NO ALTERATIONS" when politely asking for cheese to be removed from a burger. Manager proposed "If a dietary requirement you should order something you can eat" which I...More

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Response from Christo T, Owner at Ye Old Fighting CocksResponded 1 week ago

Again. Sorry. In busy times we can not make alterations. It's the same for everyone. For someone that comes here a lot for years and knows me I feel you should be more understanding and respectful of the fact that we like any other business...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

After a long walk through Verulamium park we decided to stop her for some drinks. The pub is located just near the lakes and with the view of the cathedral it was the perfect setting. The bar staff were very friendly and we managed to...More

Thank justjono
Response from Christo T, Owner at Ye Old Fighting CocksResponded May 15, 2018

Thank you See you soon

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Claiming to have been a pub site continuously since 793 A.D. (C.E. for those up on modern historical dating), YOFC is a charming pub with all the classic appurtenances of an olde English pub: quirky architecture, dark old beams, and numerous local beers. Located right...More

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Response from Christo T, Owner at Ye Old Fighting CocksResponded May 13, 2018

Why thank you

Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Ok, so it's one of the oldest pubs on Britain. Now we have that out of the way what you have is a solid range of beers and an unimaginative menu. In any other pub this would result in a half full bar, but given...More

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Response from Vera_Pekackova | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dave, you are lucky to be there for several times :). I was there once only, but unforgettable impression. VERA
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"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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