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The Cock Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
48 St. Peters Street, St Albans AL1 3NF, England
+44 1727 854816
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“sunday roast” (28 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
“terrine” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
48 St. Peters Street, St Albans AL1 3NF, England
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1 - 10 of 351 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by to view a soccer match and have a pint. Stayed late, enjoyed the conversation and food at this historic pub.

Thank jl2travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited at lunch and ordered a lamb burger with tzatsiki and a steak sandwich with horseradish sauce on ciabatta bread. Both were delicious. The burger was presented well with a fried onion ring on top. Cost was around 10 pounds each. Good selection of...More

Thank wyotravels
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal here the steaks were excellent and cooked to perfection. The ice cream and sorbets are also delicious. The service was also very good.

Thank charlesksc
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Best single malt selection in st albans,good atmosphere bar staff are great ,we have not tried the restaurant side of things but we let you know when we have

Thank lobscouse
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here with 4 friends for Sunday lunch and it was so tasty! The food is also great value too. The service was excellent. The only downside was the cappuccino I ordered strangely tasted a bit salty! The waitress took it away and took it...More

Thank kattimlin
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visited for late Sunday lunch - they do roasts and a small menu of other stuff if you don't want a roast. The food was nice but the portion sizes were wildly inconsistent - roasts were big, but the two non-roast items we ordered were...More

Thank Ali M
Allan B, Manager at The Cock Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Ali M, Thanks for taking time to give us your feedback. We are sorry that you were not completely satisfied with your visit to us. We looked into what happened on the day and took appropriate actions. Glad to hear that the food was...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

I dined here with my son on the 15th June. Lovely little restaurant, quit cosy. The Sunday lunch was absolutely delicious; I haven't enjoyed a roast dinner as much as this for ages. Succulent sirloin of beef, great fresh vegetables including some delicately spiced curry...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Great food and very prompt service. Recommended for a quick meal after work or a more relaxed evening.

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

My father and I popped in for lunch on a week day and the place was very quiet. That said we were treated very well by the waiter and waitress and the seating area was very comfortable. Food was great and the chef catered for...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Just been to try and eat here, but they have stopped serving food earlier than advertised. Do not rely on the hours they advertise. Disappointed.More

1  Thank Jon A
Allan B, General Manager at The Cock Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

We are sorry to hear that on this occasion we were unable to offer our usual services. Unfortunately, in this instance we were suffering from an electrical fault which, due to the nature of our ventilation system, directly affected our mains gas supply and prevented...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 St. Peters Street, St Albans AL1 3NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 854816
  • E-mail
Dating back to the 16th Century, The Cock Inn remains one of the most popular pubs in St Albans. We are known for our great food, real ales and extensive wine list. In winter we have a roaring log fire whilst in summer we have a fantastic heated garden offering a little oasis of calm in the centre of St Albans.
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