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Ye Old Fighting Cocks

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is very good but clearly priced for the tourist market. In particular I found being charged nearly £7 for a 175ml glass of house wine rather excessive. But this pub is very dog friendly and it is a great friendly place in a...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

I used to come here a lot when I was younger with my family as a treat when we had walked around the park on a Sunday afternoon.It seems just as special now. A couple of friends and I had done the same and walked...More

Thank Lisajfraser
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

So they erect a fantastic screen in the garden, I rang and asked if we could reserve but advised no but should be plenty of room. Just arrived for the England vs Columbia game and half the seats/benches reserved for Landlord. When I asked at...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit, both times have been hot and sunny, but this trip was definitely much better. It wasn’t too busy this time (the pub definitely struggles when it’s busy), and the food (we had the sharing meze) was a reasonable size and...More

Thank Catriona H
Response from Christo T, Owner at Ye Old Fighting CocksResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you We have building plans in to bring the pub into 2018 in both kitchen and disabled facilities. We are well equipped but lack the space needed when we are really busy. We have grown. However, as I hope you know, we will never...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The most amazing external screen in the rear garden. Find the leather sofas and chairs outside for the most comfortable experience. The oldest recorded pub in uk 795 according to Guinness Book of Records.

Thank Max P
Response from Christo T, Owner at Ye Old Fighting CocksResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you and yes, yes it is. Guinness book of records says so if that helps

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Dave S
22 March 2018|
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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