The Fox & Anchor serves what is probably the most talked about breakfast in Smithfield and the breakfast is very much of the Full English variety. They also serve a good selection of beers.
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Fox & Anchor
115 Charterhouse StreetClerkenwellLondonEC1M 6AA
- +44 (0)20 7250 1300
- Public transport:
- Farringdon, Underground
Loved the interior of this pub! We brought a friend here for a new year's eve dinner and were tucked away in a booth in a private nook. We had the fish and chips, scotch egg, and duck salad. All were good, but I could have passed on the duck salad (I wasn't crazy about the beetroot crisps sprinkled on top).more
The Fox & Anchor has everything you'd want in an authentic pub but does a good job of meeting the present day - decent music, some craft beers, etc.
Firstly they have some non-standard beers and ciders available. When all the pub-group owned pubs serve Becks, Carlesberg and Heineken - the Fox & Anchor has the standards but also some more interesting options.
The atmosphere is laid back....more
If you're in the Farringdon area and are looking for a very traditional pub to go to - this is definitely where you SHOULD go.
Everything about this place is quirky and cute, and makes you want to hug it - but you can't, and that would be silly: this is a pub.
I fell in love even more when I discovered the little hidden rooms at the back of the pub, which gives an extra sense of...more
The foxes den - located in the back - is no less than small, cozy, intimate... it is supposed to be a nod to the 'drinking unseen' trend of the past.. (that the story we were told when my mates and I originally went - been back several times since). It really is a great place to drink with a few people and converse without competing with speakers and multiple teles. It is also a great place to...more
I found the Fox and Anchor experience to be a slightly disappointing one of a terrible Sunday roast and mediocre IPA, offset by a charming interior, good service and some surprisingly good desserts.
I'll be honest: we came here because the Old Red Cow on the other side of Smithfields had stopped serving Sunday lunch. So the friendly reception with which we were greeted at the Fox and Anchor...more