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The Cow

89 Westbourne Park Road, London W2 5QH, England
+44 20 7221 5400
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World Famous for a reason.

This is a real pub. For real people. But in saying that this pub is so real a number of our... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Stevie T
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fantastic small British Pub

Met up with my cousins and had an absolutely fantastic meal. They specialize in assorted seafood... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Lawrence323
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West Vancouver, Canada
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The slogan of this pub is “Eat Heartily and Give the House a Good Name,” which speaks to this establishment’s fine British cuisine specializing in seafood.
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  • Terrible19%
9 Apr 2018
“World Famous for a reason. ”
2 Jan 2018
“Fantastic small British Pub”
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89 Westbourne Park Road, London W2 5QH, England
Notting Hill
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This is a real pub. For real people. But in saying that this pub is so real a number of our national treasures prefer to haunt this hidden gem. One day, a number of heritage blue plaques will be embedded and surround this world famous...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Met up with my cousins and had an absolutely fantastic meal. They specialize in assorted seafood dishes, but I had the Irish stew which was great, and also the beer - great. Perfect atmosphere with a nice fireplace. I would definitely return on my next...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Most people I know complain about airport food. Including me until now. The Marriott hotel is actually a short 6 minute walk from Gatwick airport. Even if your not staying there but want a great meal. Check this place out. (Excuse the pun!). We had...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great local pub with a very impressive shellfish bar, the mussels were top quality and good value for money.

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Cow has gone up and down and is now really up. Go for anything - oysters, shrimps, amazing fish stew, specials - fish always good - and the Malbec red or Chablis white- either at the restaurant upstairs or near the bar. It looks...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2015

I'd eaten here years ago but it felt this time the world had passed it by. As in improved enormously. Bar okish downstairs, nothing unusual but food was a little ordinary and it left like there were now so many better places - places that...More

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tomconran, Owner at The Cow, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2015

Dear Mark, Thank you for your comments, I'm truly sorry that you were underwhelmed by your visit. I hope your experience hasn't put you off permanently. We have been established 20 years and still work very hard to maintain our standards of excellence. We are...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed this little local pub while staying in Notting Hill. Service was excellent, food was pretty standard pub fare but delicious. The ambience was perfect for a cozy night out. Will be back!

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Reviewed 25 August 2015

An old friend recommended we meet here and it was just perfect. Really comfortable surroundings, friendly professional staff and a great mixed crowd of local patrons. I was unaware when I entered that they had such good seafood, but I kept seeing platters of cold...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2015

The food is delicious there, specially the pasta, the seafood and their award-winning fish-stew! The team is very friendly and impressively professional. To me, this is probably the best pub in town and they serve really nice beers.

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Greg M, General Manager at The Cow, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your visit. We hope you can make it back here again soon.

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Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

While I was living in London I use to come here with my boyfriend at least 1 time per week. They have amazing fresh seafood plus great ambience!

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Greg M, General Manager at The Cow, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2015

Hi, thank you so much for your kind words & glad you enjoyed your visit. please come back again soon. Greg M (General Manager).

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