Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese has a real olde world feel to it, having survived through the reign of 15 monarchs. It consists of a great number of bars and dining rooms reached by a labyrinth of passages and staircases. It is decked out with a dark wooden interior. Bar food is served as well as beers, traditional ales, wines and spirits, and there is also a restaurant. They can cater for private parties of up to 120 people.
Venue Details & Map
Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
145 Fleet StreetLondonEC4A 2BU
- +44 (0)20 7353 6170
- Public transport:
- City Thameslink, National Railway
Top 5 reviews of Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
It's old and dungeon like. You'd be safe coming here if there was going to be an alien attack, as you are around 20 feet under ground surrounded by solid brick with no windows. It's dim lit and feels like you went back in time
They have the greatest drink I have ever tasted. Their bitter is absolutely wonderful. I was here 2 years ago and I have never forgotten it. It was the highlight of... more
Overall, not a bad place to have a beer. I think more than anything, one would go for the experience and for the ambiance, knowing that this is a place that has catered to people for hundreds of years. This is kind of an amazing thing, if you really stop and think about it.
However, the beers themselves weren't phenomenal (though traditional) and the food was just ok. It can get crowded... more
I'm almost tempted to rate the place at 3 stars, because the food was rather mediocre, but it could be my choice of a meal, so 4 stars it is.
First of all, the place is ancient. I mean really old. I mean eating in catacombs kind of old. The historical value for me was that this (supposedly) used to be Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's favourite haunt. I certainly liked to think so, and therefore I've... more
Went here because of a recommendation from a friend. However, I would not recommend it.
It's definitely a traditional pub and the atmosphere was added to experience of "traditional pub" but the food had absolutely no flavor to it and was somewhat cold. I got the cheese, onion, and leek pie and my mum got the fish and chips. We both felt the food had no flavor to it. The fish also had a lot... more
This was a really good meal. It may have deserved 5 stars. I ordered the 3 sausage meal with mashed potatoes & onion gravy, and it was very good. Wife ordered the fish & chips, and it was also very good. Neither one of us liked the mushy peas that came with the fish. There was malt vinegar on the table, and the waiter brought ketchup and tartar sauce in 2 separate small bowls. The waiter also... more