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Goat Inn

37 Sopwell Lane
St Albans

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Opening Times

Monday1.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday1.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday1.30 pm - 11.30 pm
Thursday1.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday1.00 pm - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

No Service Mon - Fri
12 - 10 Sat
12 - 4, 6 - 10 Sun

About the Pub

Welcoming, traditional 15th century pub, a short walk from the cathedral and situated on the old coaching route from London. Families welcome weekend lunchtimes and afternoons. Westons Old Rosie cider available. Music third and last Wednesdays in the month. Wednesday evenings. Quiz night Sunday. Games room with bar billiards, darts, dominoes, shove halfpenny and a selection of board games. Licensee is a St Austell's Tribute master.

Historic Interest

An old coaching inn.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Redemption Big Chief
  • St Austell Tribute

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

From Charles Wells list.

Source: National

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Goat Inn, St Albans


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Westons Old Rosie, occasional local cider.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited




  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals


  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    1 room en suite.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Back bar can be reserved.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts, Dominoes, Bar Billiards, Board games.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    1st and last Saturday of the month.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Goat Inn

37 Sopwell Lane
St Albans

Sat Nav Reference

51.748733, -0.339031

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  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (200m)

321, 652, 655, S4/5, S8/9

Nearby Station (800m)

St Albans Abbey

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