A charming pub in Farringdon, The Castle 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.
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Venue Details & Map
34-35 Cowcross StreetCity of LondonLondonEC1M 6DB
- +44 (0)20 7553 7621
- Public transport:
- Farringdon, Underground
Location wise, this serves as a perfect spot for Friday night drinks and nibbles. A stone's throw away from Farringdon station, this pub is best for those who aim to have a great night out without the worries on how to get to the nearest station home.
Although abit pricey for a pub, the food is actually restaurant-like quality and is freshly cooked and promptly delivered. On the menu, you...more
The Castle is the perfect example of a three star just OK spot.
I came here for a private event on a Thursday evening, which does twist my review in a different direction, because it wasn't the normal-normal experience. And the private room is nice. They have a space upstairs that they reserve just for you, complete with your own bar and bathroom so you don't have to go anywhere. Nice.
Absolutely loved this pub. We had our team Christmas party which started in the snug here with mulled wine and really delicious sharing platters. They weren't just standard garlic bread, chips and popcorn chicken but we had calamari, sweet potato fries, flatbreads, merguez sausages with goats cheese, pumpkin and spinach croquettes and more!
We then went upstairs to a dining room where there...more
Ah, The Castle. You wonderful slice of Britishness! This has to be one of my favourite pubs in The City.
The atmosphere is always buzzing, the staff are friendly (especially the manager, Andy, and his colleague, Eric), and the food is great.
I opted for the fish Finger bap this evening as I was on a budget (£7.50). The fish fingers were actually more like fish goujons - really meaty cod and...more
Really busy with post work, pre commute crowd when I visited. Although it was very busy, it was not too cramped. The staff were very attentive too.
It had the feel of an old boozer (in a good way).
The upstairs room looked really nice if you had a big crowd and wanted a space of your own.more