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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese


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#1,095 of 18,974 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews cheshire cheese steak and kidney pudding fish and chips pies fleet street charles dickens the pub samuel johnson chop room london pubs great beer real ale on tap pint beers stout downstairs
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hadn't been to the Cheese for several years but expected it to be like the old days. It was not. I took two friends from Nottinghamshire. The upstairs room was closed - at lunchtime! Went downstairs. Place two thirds empty. I'm an old lady and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank carolinerichmnd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Found this pub whilst walking along Fleet Street it's reputably the oldest pub in London rebuilt in the 1600 there is a sign on the wall out side it's well worth a visit but it does get busy as its on the walking tour route....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a pub crawl that finished at this pub. We stayed and had lunch. Food was good, it was a cool place. We went down to the basement area and had a great time. Highly recommend

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Stonecity57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this pub on the back of a recommendation i got from a guy on the train during my journey down to London. I was there with my mother to visit my son and always take him out for nice food as a treat...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dreahughes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered food, which in itself was fine. Having been told that the food would take 15 minutes, after 25 I had to chase them up. They initially couldn't find the food & when they did bring the food, it was cold.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank racoleman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the quaint entrance, the unspoiled patina of age and the beer :) This is a must. We were there between meals, so we weren't able to order food. Instead we enjoyed a beer next to the fire and talked to a lovely couple...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank janeeray
Reviewed 1 week ago

All of its historical references aside, it was actually pretty nice to sit in a little traditional English pub, or tavern if you may and speak your heart out. There are little places that offer so much unpretentious originality and traditional ale. If you're in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mandawantono
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dreadful food and service. Menu sounded great. Ordered the roast dinner. Long wait, meal arrived cold. Sent back for reheating - returned - tried to cut into a potato - brick hard. Carrots and peas looked as if they came out of a tin. Complained...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DayTrip734283
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was taken to the pub by an acquaintance/friend. We got the menu, the food descriptions on the menu seemed quite appetising with a wide range of choices. I ordered sausage and mash and my friend ordered a pie. We waited and waited and the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Joanna6918
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An old listed pub dating back to a rebuild after the Great Fire of London. Really good old atmosphere but be aware of the dim lighting, low headspace and awkward stairs. Much larger than it looks from the outside and has a large area downstairs....More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Brian A
23 November 2018|
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Response from DeepCF | Reviewed this property |
11am to 11pm if I am not mistaken
22 March 2018|
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Response from SparkleMermaid | Reviewed this property |
Yes ~ pub fare (food) its delicious
Sanjana S
3 February 2018|
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Response from 440hb | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely:) I would pick a quiet time though -after their busy lunch period or before the evening rush so you can get those perfect pictures ! Between 2-5 is good .
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