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Old Dr. Butler's Head

#538 of 1 351 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 11:00 - 23:00
Open today: 11:00 - 23:00
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Decent City pub

Quite small inside bur you can stand outside. Gets very busy but a proper old fashioned pub and not... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2015
Colchester, United Kingdom
Annual Highlight

December and time for our annual get together in the top floor of ODBH. Manu had a warm welcome... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
15 Dec 2018
“Annual Highlight”
11 Dec 2018
“A bit of atmosphere”
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

December and time for our annual get together in the top floor of ODBH. Manu had a warm welcome for us and new staff Alex and Jorge kept the ale flowing. No Dina but well done Maria for sipping bourbon through a straw! Fabulous lunch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Such a fantastic traditional pub in the city of London. It’s a bit of a bloke’s pub because of the beer I think! Having said that all ladies are welcomed! It’s really buzzy and worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Muirkurk
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Every Christmas a group of us who did A levels together in about 1966 meet up for lunch somewhere in London. We have eaten here a number of times. But not any more as we have been banned. Yes, a group of seven 70 year...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Great pub atmosphere, first rate service by friendly staff, great beers and not a bad bit of tucker to boot. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Superhoopa
Reviewed 15 August 2018

First time visitor but I will be back. A little difficult to find but that's the charm of it. Wonderful service, very friendly staff what's not to like. Defiantly will return

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 1959robin820
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

An interesting pub tucked down an alley but obviously well known and popular. Good Shepherd Neame ales. Given the location it's full of suited and booted city types. Make of that what you will...

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Montyf1
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Every year we turn up for one of the highlights of the year - our Christmas lunch at ODBH. What started as a group of 10-15 19 years ago has become 50-60 including recent Exeter University hockey alumni. Mariano is always welcoming and Dina enjoys...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank vonireland
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The Old Dr Butlers Head sits minutes from Moorgate or Bank tube stations and looks like the interior hasn't changed in 200 years or more. Downstairs is the pub serving an array of real ales and good pub food and on the first floor is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank vince c
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this pub yesterday afternoon for a few drinks. It is a very nice, tucked away pub, that offers decent food at good prices, however the blonde barmaid that served me on several occasions was extremely miserable and clearly didn't want to be there.......More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Hounslowfunkylizard
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Quite small inside bur you can stand outside. Gets very busy but a proper old fashioned pub and not a All Bar One style place.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Hemmo1968
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