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Famous cock tavern

259 Upper Street, London N1 1RU, England
+44 20 7226 4627
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Security is shocking

Drinks with my girlfriend after a concert at Olympic stadium. What is the point of your security... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Michele G
via mobile
Terrible security

Nice place but some aggressive drunk men were playing up and annoying everyone and when the... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Emily B
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Apr 20, 2018
“Bad Attitude”
Dec 30, 2017
“Good pub in Islington London ”
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259 Upper Street, London N1 1RU, England
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Drinks with my girlfriend after a concert at Olympic stadium. What is the point of your security? To ask people who are causing trouble to leave and then be having a laugh with the same people for the rest of the evening. A few guys...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Nice place but some aggressive drunk men were playing up and annoying everyone and when the security man told him he had to leave he replied not now and the security man said okay and left him in the pub. He was a danger to...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Nothing wrong with the pub as such, but the slim blonde woman (who I'm presuming is management, as she wasn't wearing uniform like the rest) - her attitude absolutely stinks. A guy in front of me had ordered two beers and then asked her which...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Visited the pub yesterday. Long time since I have been there so was absolutely amazed by how it has been refurbished and substantially upgraded. My wife and I had the lunch and soft drink for £6.50. Fantastic food and fantastic value. Peperoni pizza must have...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Superb pub with superb beers and a lively atmosphere. One of the best in the area and good pleadant freindly staff. Always seems to be busy and the customers are freindly to. Exceptional background music.

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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

This is a pub! Nothing more nothing less. A great place to meet greetings to start night out or a place to have a last drying after a night out on Upper Street. With the station next door as frat links to Stratford, Richmond and...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Solid no nonsense pub, something slowly being eroded in Islington. Good burgers, friendly staff and a great place to watch the football.

Thank Jonathan C
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Stylish boozer, located by station its ideal for starting a pub crawl on upper st or wasting a few mins waiting for your train. Looks good inside, toilets are reasonable and seating inside and outside are comfy. Has a feel of an American diner slightly...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

Had a few beers in here on the way to the football very busy great atmosphere staff friendly and helpful

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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Yes, I knew I am, but I can help my self, I just enjoy being myself and have some fun. But to call me 'famous' and to name your pub after me it's too much...

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