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Old Bell

95 Fleet Street
Temple
London
EC4Y 1DH

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Opening Times

Regular

Monday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - Midnight
Saturday10.00 am - Midnight
Sunday10.00 am - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

Mon - Fri 11am - 10pm
Sat noon - 6pm
Sun noon - 4pm

Operator

Nicholson's (Mitchells & Butlers)

About the Pub

A Nicholsons pub with central bar, bare wooden floors and half wall panelling, giving the pub a warm and cosy feel. Said to have been first built for Wren, to cater for his masons rebuilding St Bride’s church after the fire of 1666: the crossed knife and fork in brass, set into the front threshold until the ‘80s, was considered to be a sign for the illiterate workmen. The back of the pub looks out onto St Bride’s Churchyard, and there is a little smoking space outside the door. Inside a U-shaped bar and a semi-separate drinking area. The walls are adorned with pictures and old press cuttings and announcements. There is an exceptional elaborate period coloured window to the front. At the rear is a corner cupboard carved with axes and daggers dated 1603.

Historic Interest

Grade II listing:- Probably late C17, much altered. 3 storeys plus dormers in tiled roof. 2 windows. Recessed frontage obscured by lower, later building of no interest. Rear to St Bride's Avenue stuccoed with simple, pilastered shop front and parapet to roof.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • St Austell Nicholson's Pale Ale

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

4 guest ales (From the Nicholson rage.)

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Veranda at rear.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Old Bell

95 Fleet Street
Temple
London
EC4Y 1DH

Sat Nav Reference

51.514065, -0.105201

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

4, 11, 23

Nearby Station (300m)

City Thameslink

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (600m)

London Blackfriars

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Old Bell London EC4 taken in mid 1985.

Old Bell

95 Fleet Street
Temple
London
EC4Y 1DH

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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