A charming pub in Wanstead, The Cuckfield brings timeless watering-hole hospitality to this buzzy urban postcode. Food menus feature seasonal dishes made using carefully sourced ingredients, while the drinks list spans from well-chosen world wines, to artisan soft drinks and an ever-changing list of craft beers.
Venue Details & Map
31 High Street WansteadWansteadLondonE11 2AA
- +44 (0)20 8989 1913
- Public transport:
- Snaresbrook, Underground
A solid place to stop in for a drink if you're in the area - we had that Friday feeling which probably helped too (everyone's always just that little bit smilier on a Friday don't you think?!).
It's a deceptively large space inside with a number of different types of seating - sofas, high stools, booths and proper tables if you're eating too. We were double dating and lucky enough to nab a...more
Happened to stumble across this place while their weekly pub quiz was on. Didn't participate as we were just too late but it could actually be a place where you may be able to win, which is quite refreshing. They have a good selection of beer/ales and offer a beer of the week which is at a reduced price. We ended up getting burgers and a side of Mac & Cheese. My beef burger was ok, nothing...more
A family friendly pub, although there seemed to be a time after which children were no longer welcome. That actually seems a pretty good compromise to me. The pub is very modern. I would recommend the window seats if you can get them. We managed to and it was a nice place to relax (particularly once the nearby kids had gone!)
They serve real ale but the selection was pretty boring so keg is...more
Really surprised this place has 4 star reviews. Maybe we just got unlucky. The whole place feels a bit run down, the seats we were sitting on we're stained and the lock on the door in the bathroom was broken.
I ordered a flat white (on the menu), but was told they couldn't do that today (?) I had a cappuccino instead which came half full and appallingly presented. Then I ordered the smoked...more
A solid middle-class gastro pub, this is.
From the respectable range of ales (including some guests) to more than quaffable wines, you're sure to find something you enjoy drinking. Sierra Nevada is a mainstay. The food menu is long and varied, and the fare I've tried was respectable, albeit a bit spendy given this is zone 4.
On the subject of cost, I should say I would have liked to see...more