The Cuckfield

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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.


Average main course £10.00 per diner
Average food spend £25.00 per diner

Venue Details & Map

The Cuckfield

31 High Street Wanstead
E11 2AA
+44 (0)20 8989 1913
Public transport:
Snaresbrook, Underground

Yelp Reviews

8.00 out of 5
based on 17 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Cuckfield

3.0 out of 5
03 June 2015
by Chris F.

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

4.0 out of 5
13 January 2014
by Larissa R.

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

2.0 out of 5
23 May 2015
by Alex N.

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

4.0 out of 5
23 March 2016
by Sanj M.

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

4.0 out of 5
18 April 2015
by Yvonne S.

This place has awesome food; is a lovely inside with. Nice conservatory area - veggie options can be a bit rubbish. Be aware on a Saturday night can be a bit scary as turns into a bit of a youngsters cattle market more

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