The Smithfield Tavern is to provide an excellent local pub, offering outstanding homemade food with great wines & real ales in a relaxed atmosphere.
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The Smithfield Tavern
105 Charterhouse StreetClerkenwellLondonEC1M 6HW
- +44 (0)20 7253 3882
- Public transport:
- Farringdon, Underground
You know how the Smithfield Tavern's website has a menu with loads and loads of vegetarian and vegan pub foods? Well, they've gone and changed their menu completely: 5 salads, 5 sandwiches, small amount of beers on tap. Never again.
DO NOT MAKE THE SAME MISTAKE!more
This is a nice place for drinks with colleagues or friends, and it does close very late (which is great and very rare in this city !).
However, besides that, there's nothing that makes it stand out of the crowd of nearby pubs, in my opinion...more
I have to say, I quite liked it when it was open much later because then we could end here. As Thomas A. says, it truly does close at a different time each night of each week, depending on the bartender's moods.
I've met some odd but nice people there as well. A homeless guy gave me a rose and was like 'Honey, you be careful they don't snatch your purse' without HIM trying to snatch my purse....more
I'm not exactly sure on the hours of the place, as we first started going here and they seemed to be open late, then we would go back and the workers would be shoo-ing us out or offering up last call, but then someitmes a large group would come in after us and they'd mysteriously stay open later. It must have something to do with how busy they are, but regardless, there's cozy seating,...more