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US$8 - US$34
Bar, British, Pub
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Reviewed 18 November 2021

The manager was very loud, and quite obnoxious and rude. Wasn't impressed and won't be going back. Also very expensive

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 2 October 2021

Really good pub, great staff and quality beers. Beer garden amazing and all festivities celebrated in style.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 22 August 2021

The manager was so lovely, she looked after me when I was very drunk and had been refused by an Uber, she got me water and a chair and I hadn’t even been into the pub. She even offered and gave me a lift home...which she really did not need to do. I can’t thank her enough for getting me home safely. Definitely going to recommend the drill to friends and family.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 12 July 2021

Walked my dog, from Elmpark.Was told it was ticket only, understandably, England football,but the governor let me have a cider.Sat outside with my dog, all the pubs dogs came out&they were all so friendly,+ staff.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 16 May 2021 via mobile

what an appalling experience, the manager on duty was incredibly rude. we are so disappointed with our experience. the drinks were satisfactory but the customer service from the male manager was appalling. won’t be returning anytime soon.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 26 October 2020 via mobile

The perfect place to go !!! We’ve just finished a gym session and we’ve accidentally ended up in this place, and I’m so glad we did ! The food it’s amazing, we had beef and vegetarian burgers, buffalo wings and cauliflowers wings and they are...just 😋🤤 delicious. The pub it’s very clean, it is a family pub and the owners are lovely !!! I definitely recommend the place !More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 9 October 2020

We left the Indian opposite tonight at 9.25 we do have proof... Went over the road for a quick drink and got refused entry as the last bell had just gone.... And it wasn't even 9.30pm...... Recommended no... Defo not...

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 July 2020

Our first visit to a pub since lock-down so we were a bit apprehensive about what to expect. From the moment we arrived the staff were fantastic. We were greeted at the door and everything was explained very clearly to us about the new system...that was in place. Very straightforward to order food and drink, either on the app or directly from the bar. Food was first class pub grub. Menu was limited but there was enough choice there to please everyone in our small group. Will certainly be going back there soon. Would recommend.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 26 January 2020

What can I say great place to eat drink and be merry staff really good and friendly they go that extra mile

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 4 January 2020 via mobile

Great local pub not far from gidea park train station. with super friendly Bar staff and management who always make you feel welcome

Date of visit: January 2020
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Yes the landlady has a dog herself called Rocky he is a very friendly good natured dog, and the punters bring their own dogs in too.
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The Drill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5