The Colonel Fawcett


This popular Camden pub owes its name to a Victorian colonel who was an enthusiastic patron during his life. Nowadays, the pub offers an extensive menu, outside seating and a gin list that features more than 60 varieties of Colonel Fawcett’s favourite drink. There is also a selection of craft beers on draught. The food is all high end pub fare, and the Sunday roasts are award winning.

Venue Details & Map

The Colonel Fawcett

1 Randolph Street
+44 (0)20 7267 9829
Public transport:
Camden Road, National Railway

Yelp Reviews

9.00 out of 5
based on 21 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Colonel Fawcett

5.0 out of 5
16 August 2016
by Sue C.

It is well worth the trek to Camden for Colonel Fawcett's Sunday roast. And if you come, stay for some pudding. The roast is served from 12-8 and there were few other diners when we arrived at 1 but many others by the time we left, closer to 3. I'd say if you plan to get there after 2:30, try to make a booking.

Colonel Fawcett serves a proper vegetarian roast and it sounded so good that I... more

5.0 out of 5
26 March 2016
by Sharon S.

Top Staff

Top Food

Top Vibes

Top Gin Menu plus plenty of craft beer available

Really enjoyed socialising here, although not local, I know I'll definitely be shortlisting this place for when I'm next back in town. Keep doing what you're doing! It's awesome! more

5.0 out of 5
21 November 2015
by Jess C.

Today was a fortunate day. What a cool spot. While waiting for my fiancé while he got some work done nearby, looked for somewhere to hang my hat. Boy, did I come up.

Started with one of their 100+ gins. Was recommended a berry influenced, super palatable Brockman's. With a wedge of grapefruit, was one of the most easy to drink gin and tonics I've ever had in my entire. life.

Then an open... more

3.0 out of 5
23 June 2017
by Rich P.

Quirky, great selection of gins and beers, and reasonably friendly staff who put up with my lack of familiarity with local brews but didn't offer much guidance. Dessert was very slow and while the ginger cake was fine the pairing with marmalade and white chocolate ice cream sounded better than it tasted. more

5.0 out of 5
14 June 2015
by Merijn H.

I give 5 stars for the concept of the celebration of Colonel Fawcett day combined with National Gin Day (or was it Global Gin Day?) in this great local place in Camden.

I think I also give them five stars for:

An amazing list of available gins

A great burger

Two terraces (one at the street side and one rustic at the back)

Board games

Nice crowd

The gin tasting was super, and not only... more

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