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Olde Fighting Cocks

16 Abbey Mill Lane
St. Albans
AL3 4HE

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Opening Times

12:00-23:00 Mon-Thu; 12:00-00:00 Fri-Sat; 12:00-22:30 Sun

Meal Times

12:00 - 15:00,18:00 - 21:00 Mon - Fri
12:00 - 21:00 Sat
12:00 - 16:00 Sun

Operator

Mitchells & Butlers

About the Pub

The pub stakes a claim to be the oldest pub in England, dating from the late 8th century though the current building was finished in 1485 and renamed from the Round House circa 1800. It still retains many original features such as low ceilings, various nooks and crannies and a bread oven next to one of the fireplaces. There is a large refurbished garden to the rear with a new marquee and enclosed garden area for children. There is also some seating to the front of the pub by the river. Parking nearby is limited but there are car parks a pleasant walk away through Verulamium Park and along the River Ver.

Historic Interest

Reputed to be the oldest public house in England.

Regular ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Purity Pure UBU

Changing ales

This pub serves 6 changing beers.

Source: National

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Weston's Old Rosie.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    20p off a pint 10p off a half.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Farr Brewery.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Booking Advisable.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Support Earthworks Organic Farm, locla produce, Booking Advisable.

  • Garden Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Board Games, Darts.

  • LinedGlasses Lined Glasses
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Occasionally.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

    Free.

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Olde Fighting Cocks

16 Abbey Mill Lane
St. Albans
AL3 4HE

Sat Nav Reference

51.748926, -0.346970

OS Reference

TL142068

Nearby Bus Routes (1500m)

321, 724

Closest Station (1350m)

St Albans Abbey

Directions

At the cathedral, through the arch and to the bottom of the lane

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Olde Fighting Cocks at St Albans

Olde Fighting Cocks

16 Abbey Mill Lane
St. Albans
AL3 4HE

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Member Discount Scheme
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Cask Marque Accredited
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Function Room
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Lined Glasses
  • Live Music
  • Newspapers
  • Real Fire
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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