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The Cock Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Dating back to the 16th Century, The Cock Inn remains one of the most popular pubs in St Albans. We are known for our great food, real ales and extensive wine list. In winter we have a roaring log fire whilst in summer we have a fantastic heated garden offering a little oasis of calm in the centre of St Albans.
US$13 - US$37
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A friendly cosy pub and restaurant- good quality food. Starter of salmon, prawn and scallop a little disappointing however the main course seabass was fabulous. Perfectly cooked, so fresh, great vegetables. Service good. There was some disappointment about the beef pie and I share their...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Saralou64
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Superb family lunch today with my wife and little boy Archie - everything was excellent and the service led by Catherine was brilliant - thank you will shall be back 100%

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank marvyfox
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pub is interesting and retains much of the 'antique' atmosphere of old traditional English pubs. Personally, I did not appreciate the music and telly being on at the same time, but it didn't seem to bother others.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lozzatrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived for an early dinner as the kitchen was opening. The place soon started filling in the dining area. Soon found out why. Excellent service, brilliant food, tasty and well presented and a little different. For the quality of the food also very good value.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Good value Sunday lunch. A bit cosy but good service.good selection of beer and drinks and not over priced.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank greavsey2015
Reviewed 22 December 2018

We were on a day trip to St Albans to visit the Christmas market. However it was a cold, wet day and the weather got the better of us. We were so lucky to get a table at the Cock Inn. The food was delicious...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lally201
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Was here with friends in quite a large group a couple of weekends back. Service was excellent and the food was too. Portions were large and very tasty. Thoroughly recommend 👍🏻

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank B1934WDchrisb
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

My first visit and really surprised how nice it was. Lovely cosy atmosphere and good crowd. Particularly friendly young barman (Tom) who took the time to introduce himself and make sure we were happy by letting me try the hot mulled wine - it was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

I've previously left a glowing review for The Cock, having eaten here probably over 20 times over the last few years. Not really sure what's happened, but the last few meals have been below average. Most recently we had burgers and they were poor. Frozen...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Samjcan
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Had lunch with a friend all dishes were brilliant, staff friendly, would come again and definitely would recommend. Fair prices with good quality dishes.

Date of visit: November 2018
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14 May 2017|
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Response from Allan B | Property representative |
Yes, we do take AMEX.
Steve M
13 January 2015|
Response from Allan B | Property representative |
Parking can be found within a few minutes’ walk. There is a large NCP multi-storey car park in Drovers Way, in addition to 30 spaces in Adelaide Street which has 1 disabled bay. A taxi rank is situated 20 metres away
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