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Old Cock Inn

££ - £££, British,
58 High Street, Harpenden AL5 2SP, England
+44 1582 712649
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible19%
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“peas” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
58 High Street, Harpenden AL5 2SP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us ate at the restaurant at the Old Cock Inn - really nice food - great selection and everyone enjoyed their meal (5 of us). Prices were really reasonable. Te lady who served behind the bar served us, and was really helpful....More

Thank CarolAAB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the old cock while visiting family. On arrival we were warmly greeted by the staff and soon shown to our room. We had our dog with us so we're really happy to find such a dog friendly place. The room was well...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to meet a friend who I had not seen in 30 years. The pub is a really nice decent place with nice staff. The food we had was above the usual standard of pub food and the menu was quite well ranged. I...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I have lost count of the changes in management/staff in this pub/restaurant/B&B since the long-term landlady left for pastures new a few years ago. On hearing they had launched a new menu a couple of weeks ago and some reasonably favourable reports we decided to...More

Thank MichaelJohnMichael
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Sunday lunch average but tasty with easy service & plenty of room..... desserts let down by mould on pie!

Thank FreshFoodUK
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A friendly pub with some great beers on offer the food is of a high standard especially the fish and chips done in fresh proper beer batter . The outside seating area is very relaxing on long summer evening , well worth a visit ....More

Thank relco72 .
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights, a completely charming place, our room was lovely, comfy and quaint, we came from Paris, the Marriot and a posh hotel in London, our bathroom here was better than the bathrooms we had there, completely renovated and huge, great makeup...More

Thank valerieodell1967
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The Old Cock Inn does a delicious Sunday Carvery. Minimum three joints of meat, of which you can choose all, some or just one, together with a wide selection of vegetables including roast potatoes, roast parsnips, peas, cabbage, coli flour, and lashings of gravy, all...More

Thank CraigandCaroleUk
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I have not visited this inn for several years,the last time i managed to eat there having a Christmas meal.This time we settled for drinks,the pub,which offers accommodation also,really looks the part externally however internally it did look a little on the tired side.We were...More

1  Thank shane s
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Old Cock Inn has gone through a range of face lifts in the last 5 years and I still not convinced it knows what it wants to be. It risks being caught betwixt and between a pub, an entertainment venue and restaurant and falling...More

Thank BarnsDeneQueen
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Lee R
20 December 2015|
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Response from nbalwaystravel | Reviewed this property |
We sat outside and I think there was a dog under one of the tables, but I'm not sure about inside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 High Street, Harpenden AL5 2SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 712649
  • E-mail
Set in the centre of leafy Harpenden The Old Cock Inn coaching house is perfectly located to cater to all of your needs and desires. Only thirty minutes from central London but still maintaining a quaint village feel you will find all you need to relax whilst staying within easy reach of the city and all of London's major airports.
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