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The Old Fountain

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Fri, 4/19
8:00 PM
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#1,750 of 18,793 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Reviews (158)
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All reviews bavette steak burger sunday roast scotch egg yorkshire pudding mash salad great pub genuine pub keg beers reasonable by london standards range of real ales great sunday lunch excellent selection pub lunch beer selection home made
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for a bite for lunch and were served a great ribeye steak with home made white wine and rosemary sauce. A great choice of keg beers and real ales. Ended up drinking a lovely bottle of Chianti that was recommended by the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank selwyngr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For an area with so many pretentious or chain affiliated pubs, this is a real gem. Best place in that area of London for Cask beer too. Something for craft and traditional beer lovers alike. Nice fish tank too!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank tom_tappd91
Reviewed March 10, 2019

I visited with a local friend on a day trip to London from Sheffield. Have drunk here quite a few times over the past few years, but usually arrived after we had lunch, so today we resolved to rectify this anomaly. The pub is airy...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Andrewms14
Reviewed March 5, 2019

What should have been a good day was ruined by Wales beating England... and a nasty pub manager. Despite putting a couple of hundred quid behind the bar, watching two games and having lunch there, with a lot of beer between us, the manager made...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank chinamostly
Reviewed January 30, 2019

Was convinced must have reviewed before as this has been one of favourite pubs in the area for drinking and family meals for years, but appears haven't. Excellent wide range of cask and keg beers from small independent breweries, always well kept. However its particular...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 11diner11
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Great selection of beers marred by off hand dismissive staff. Xmas brings its own pressures.... but people still matter ... don't they?

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MattHousden
Reviewed November 18, 2018

How busy this place gets is testament to the variety of drinks on offer along with an excellent menu should food be needed!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barneyw1
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This pub stands head and shoulders above anything else in the vicinity. An absolute treasure, good independent traditional pub but run by a landlord with an eye for the modern drinkers who clearly takes pride in his pub and is interested in his clientele. Up...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Tony M
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Ordered the roast chicken and the herb roasted mushroom both with their recommended ales, which I must say complemented the food nicely. The gravy had a lovely aroma of roast chicken and I mopped the plate with the Yorkshire pudding it was so good. My...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jackd787
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I have been to this pub a couple of times recently, once on a busy Friday evening when it was packed and once on a week day afternoon when it was pretty quiet. On both occasions, the service was good, the selection of drinks excellent...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Dee W
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