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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

145 Fleet Street, London, England
020 7353 6170
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Ranked #203 of 644 Activities in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Coffeehouses
Activities: Drinking
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We visited Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese for Sandwiches and Ale. it was just an interesting experience. It was definitely a very aged place. We ate in the bar on the bottom floor. That particular room was very full when we arrived, but the crowd eventualy thinned out. The place was extremely noisy, and we almost had to shout across the... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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34 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I have been here several times and I just think this is the coolest pub around. The place is cramped and dimly lit and there are 100 places to hit your head... and all that makes it AWESOME!. If you go on a cold night, they will be burning coal in the fireplace as soon as you enter. The rest... More

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Philadelphia
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stopped in for a pint, loved the historic quality of the place. Make sure to go to every room and look at the old photos. You can see they have kept everything in original state except to add modern restrooms and lighting. A bit stuffy down in the cellar, but had a cool temperature due to being under ground. Didn't... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Well, went for the day in London and was tempted to dine here, by the mainly rave reviews. Must have caught them on an off day, as the service was poor, speedy, but with no conversation whatever. The two of us ordered fish & chips, again on the strength of one review saying 'best fish & chips in London'. Well,... More

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The waitress was really nice and service was excellent. She never got tired of telling patrons that they had very limited seating in the restaurant but there was pub food available in the room at the back, and other rooms, I think. There were separate rooms scattered all over the place. We sat in Cosy Corner, just as you enter... More

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went for lunch my husband had the chicken and it esd not tasty very bland he would recommend the steak and kidney pudding.i had a pannini and it was fine the cider wss a bit pricey

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Ilford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A great Samuel Smith's pub on Fleet Street. Good booze, well kept and well priced (except for a few more specialist things, be sure to check the price list. Most draughts, house wines and basic spirit s are very cheap for central London.) The pub itself is about as old school as it gets. A 17th century warren of a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had a wonderful cider and a delicious cottage pie while sitting in the very bottom basement room. It was so hot and humid outside, and down here it was cool and dry and friendly and cozy. The parrot upstairs was very friendly and we had a whistling duet through the window. They had blackcurrant to put in their ciders,... More

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My partner had to practically drag me here on our last night in London because I simply was not interested, but I must say I enjoyed the evening. We ate down in the cellar, in an atmospheric and somewhat romantic alcove in a cozy room just off the stairs between another room and the bar. The beer and cider selection... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This pub is just perfect for a cheaper than usual drink in London . A pint of bitter was £2.90 ! It's a lovely cosy pub with a great atmosphere and very friendly staff . The bar food was great , freshly cooked and scrummy as well as great value at £8.50 for fish and chips , served on news... More

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