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Old Doctor Butler's Head

#7,662 of 19,549 Restaurants in London
££ - £££, British,
2 Mason's Avenue | Moorgate, London EC2V 5BT, England
+44 20 7606 3504
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Mason's Avenue | Moorgate, London EC2V 5BT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mrs.Electric and I visited here post Christmas meal recently, along with two friends. We were lucky enough to get a seat. Although extremely busy the bar guys did a super job of doing their best to quench the thirst of the punters. It is a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Electricwarrior
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, Long serving staff and a great pint with a pork pie if you fancy it. These places are dying all across the country! Save our pubs and support the “Boozer” if you’re feeling brave ask for Bouch save the money on the history...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank benrumary
Reviewed 9 November 2018

I recall coming here some 15 years ago and the main floor area was substantially bigger. Did they downsize or am I dreaming?

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DrJ6
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We had very good, very traditional british pub lunch food. Not too long a wait and very friendly staff.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nielsjespersen
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Good selection of Ales and Beers - pub is very old school but this is what makes it great. Go upstairs and be treated to a dining room which is perfect for having some good old fashioned pub grub. I recommend if you are ever...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank VANTERHEYDEN
Reviewed 17 April 2018

If you want to see the City of London workers relaxing then this historic pub, in a little alleyway is a must. The upstairs restaurant does surprisingly good pub food and at good prices, which in the City is a big plus.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Neil C
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The downstairs has a regular pub menu, while upstairs, where we were located, is a more traditional restaurant. We both enjoyed fish and chips cooked in excellent batter, I had a glass of wine and we enjoyed two coffees, total came to about £16,00 each....More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Peter V
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

It’s been a couple of years since I was at a reunion here, but a small group met up and the food was excellent. Stilton bonbons, followed by steak and ale pie. Too full for dessert ,service fantastic and great ambience!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MJM61
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Fantastic food for a city pub and service excellent even when it is full; draft ales and lagers always great quality. Recommended for a great traditional city pub for a drink or a bite to eat if you are not a fan of the loud...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Richard W
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Dark wood paneled pub very near Guildhall buildings and Barbican center down little alleyway. Roast beef and fish & chips both good.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Mary S
Nearby
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mason's Avenue | Moorgate, London EC2V 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7606 3504
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