A pub steeped in history, with music nights.
71 Long Lane, The City, London, EC1A 9EJ
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Came for a drink here after our exams- and sad that I only discovered in on the last day of college!
This is a brill little pub with dozens of beer on tap and dozens more bottled options- the fridge is so full of a hodge podge variety of beer that I gave up choosing and just asked for something. Unfortunately they were out of strawberry and cherry beer, but I was assured it is proper belgium...more
A very decent beer bar in the Smithfield area. I was surprised to stumble across this place as I have never heard it mentioned by anyone in London. The Old Red Cow has about four cask pumps and c. 12 keg taps. You'll find stuff from the likes of BrewDog, Camden, Kernel, Harviestoun, etc. There is also a large bottle list, though most of the stuff on it is fairly pedestrian.The bar has two...more
As part of my Tour de Pubs de London with friends, we made a dinner (or supper, if you prefer to call it that) pit stop in the Old Red Cow. It was,
thankfully, not completely packed, so we were able to grab a table and camp out for a while. Notable notes:
Un: An upstairs and a downstairs and plenty of space to have small groups, large groups, couples, or a pint at the bar.
Deux: Live music...more
This is one of the few bars I miss from Islington... The ORC has...wait for it..Jenga. JENGA. Now, I know most of you are like...Sarah, what are you on? it's just a game from the 90s that no one plays anymore. Well, friends...you are wrong. Ever played a game of drunk Jenga? You have not lived. I personally think this could be a Yelp event topic.
ORC actually has several different games to be...more
If you reallllly need more reasons to come here, I guess you can keep reading.
They do their food from locally-sourced ingredients, and the munchies we ordered (and the sight of the mains that some other people ordered around us, cause you know, we're nosy like that) were quite good. They've got games downstairs you can grab and play with your friends, though we did turn...more