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The Cock

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, European, British, Pub
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were a raucous table of 6 on NYD but the staff here really looked after us - almost a little too well (don’t remove our glasses if they’re not empty) ;) The food here was fantastic and The Cock is certainly a very charming...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank timrobgriff
Reviewed 3 days ago

I booked a table for 16 of us for lunch at only four days notice in November. I did the booking online and got a reply within hours confirming the booking and asking us to pre-order so as to speed up serving us on the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank camval
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a delicious 2 course lunchtime meal on Monday. I loved the creamy parsnip and leek soup and appreciated the generous drizzle of truffle oil - it was perfectly balanced. My husband enjoyed 6 large crispy ham bonbons. The waitress, Charlie,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TillyS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A couple of retired colleagues and myself visit a different pub in the area for lunch every 4-6 weeks. I had been to The Cock on a few occasions for dinner and was happy to provide 5/5 reviews on those occasions. My colleagues had the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JRD5657
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat here occasionally , most recently last night , and I have noticed a few poor reviews. We have always found the food good , service excellent ( friendly and efficient ) and the ambience is delightful. Last night the poached pear was delicious.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a Xmas meet with family Excellent service and very nice food It is strange that you have to go out in the street to move from bar to restaurant, there is no through connecting passage.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mikeb20002000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here before and it’s been fairly good - so we were expecting a nice family meal. We were a large ish group so we pre ordered. When we arrived we were shown to our seats and had our drinks order taken.. all fine....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FrankieN18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cannot believe that this pub was voted national pub of the year by the good pub guide. We have been before and given it good review but last weeks visit was a disappointment. The beer and wine choice is fine but the lunchtime choices are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dave R
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Myself and 7 other mum's went to The Cock with our babies (all under 6 months) with prams and car seats in tow. We were given a great table over looking the xmas tree and were waited on by lovely staff. The food was fantastic!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank madammim3
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Booked a table for Boxing Day back in August. Twice asked after booking what the menu would be and told the first time it would be the normal menu (which is a la carte + fish specials). The second time I asked I was told...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jhc324
MaxFreeman, Owner at The Cock, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Dear jhc324, Firstly let me apologise for the confusion. The decision to have a set menu on Boxing Day had been made way back in July or August, so it is extremely annoying that this was not communicated properly. I can only apologise for this...More

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6 May 2017|
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Response from DiscerningReggie | Reviewed this property |
I would think so.
15 February 2016|
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Response from HazelWestMidlandsUK | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall a child's menu either, sorry
Sam E
26 January 2016|
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Response from StumpyEA | Reviewed this property |
Went Sunday lunchtime, children were there and well looked after. No idea about curfew.
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