The Eagle is one of the first pubs to introduce a modern and creative menu which changes every day, and transforms into a high-end eatery. There are separate chefs in the lunch times and in the evenings and the service is very efficient. Latin and Reggae songs are played as background music. Seating on the pavement area is provided.
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Venue Details & Map
159 Farringdon RoadClerkenwellLondonEC1R 3AL
- +44 (0)20 7837 1353
- Public transport:
- Barbican, Underground
What more to say about the Eagle? You go expecting delicious food, because of the reputation. And indeed it's held to that reputation.... had a piri piri quail with a farro salad which was inventive and tasty. Doesn't break the bank either at 10.80.
The beer selection is a little uninspired, being the same standard draughts you see elsewhere. It's a little chaotic, as many come just to drink...more
This famous old pub is definitely up to the hype! Everyone swears by the steak sandwiches and I agree they are delicious but there are also plenty of other meals on offer here.
At the eagle pub you can sample anything from delicious monkfish that comes with fennel and lemon alioli, or pork that is served with amazingly tasty salsa verde.
The atmosphere is real lively, the open kitchen...more
I've walked by this dozens of times, but never really put it together that it was the famous gastropub until I was looking for a pub/restaurant close to Farringdon tube station. I met two friends here on a weekday evening, and to my surprise, it had much more of a pub atmosphere than that of a gastropub, with lots of people sitting in large groups at the table and just drinking (well, it was...more
-Great food. I didn't visit many gastropubs on my trip, but this was definitely better than all of the food that I'd had at pubs (and many other places)
-Prices seemed pretty reasonable (London standards)
-It's a big place (for a pub), and was packed with locals on a late Monday night
-Serve food till quite late (pub standards)
-My standard drink order of Ale was ok, but probably my least...more
The Eagle, as we know, is credited with being the first Gastropub and still going strong. It benefits from a location that isn't right next to a tube station or super crowded area so the punters go there as a destination which is good in my book.
The bar serves a good variety of beers and pricing is reasonable.
Foodwise, there's a short menu on the chalkboard above the bar. In fact one side...more