This was always a lovely old building but endured a chequered history in recent years. The pub group that now owns it has done a great job in the restyling saving many lovely features whilst offering a good and spacious blend of bars and restaurant.
Decent menu, not very innovative but safe and reliable. Big bar but not really welcoming and thereby hangs the key, nobody seems in charge. You can wander in and meander around and nobody will great you and ask what you want. Similar to the restaurant , tricky to catch attentiaon from staff who avoid eye contact at all costs.
It does all happen eventualy but you have to work hard for it,
So in summary the ambiance decor and style and the solid food delivers and makes people return despite the service.
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