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The Old Red Cow
71 Long LaneThe CityLondonEC1A 9EJ
- +44 (0)20 7726 2595
- Public transport:
- Farringdon, Underground
I visited this place with a friend last Sunday, as we were eager to have a roast but wanted to try something new (he is a regular at Pig & Butcher). I suggested Old Red Cow, as I had heard good things, but somehow never made it over despite its convenient location in the City. I've actually never even been for drinks! We were seated on the ground floor at a table with high stools, and the...more
A little pricey, but worth it--we stopped by about noon on a Sunday for their "Sunday roast" after reading some positive (but a bit old) reviews on Yelp! We couldn't have made a better choice. The roast shoulder of lamb fell apart under the fork and the roast beef was medium and delicious. But the best part was the sides: Yorkshire puddings, tall, crisp and savory, roast potatoes with a...more
While they have a good selection of beers this place is really small and the bartenders seem to be a bit clueless. They have a whole wall of spirits but apparently no mixers so forget having a cocktail. Also while we were there some guy asked to borrow a hammer, went upstairs, and began hammering repeatedly which was incredibly loud. My husband said he was hammering the nail in the...more
What can I say.
After a week of food disappointments in London finally something to positively YELP about!
This place lived up to all the hype and more.
My starter was the chili squid - this was a great starter for what was about to come.
We had the Lamb Shoulder roast with Yorkshire Pudding roast veggies and a outstanding gravy. Just to top things of they also provided a side condiment of...more
I've been here for a beer on a few occasions, and finally got around to trying the food yesterday. Firstly the beer - this is one of the best selections in the area with loads of locally brewed craft beer from breweries like Beavertown, Kernel and Fourpure on with several on keg and a few more from the cask. They also usually have some good quality cider like Orchard Pig.
I had heard they...more