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Cosy pub

Lovely cosy warm traditional pub, friendly landlord (Jim) and staff, delicious food, held my 50th... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DavidTim2016
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Traditional Pub, child friendly

We have passed this pub many times, never ventured in. We noticed that they served Sunday lunch and... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Carolynk77
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Watford
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1 week ago
“Cosy pub”
19 Dec 2017
“Traditional Pub, child friendly”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely cosy warm traditional pub, friendly landlord (Jim) and staff, delicious food, held my 50th birthday here with family and friends, very convenient, near train and bus station.

Thank DavidTim2016
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We have passed this pub many times, never ventured in. We noticed that they served Sunday lunch and decided to give it a go. The portions were a good size, staff were friendly and welcoming. It is a traditional pub and certainly has a lot...More

Thank Carolynk77
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I passed by this pub and heard good reviews from CAMRA members for a long time but never had a chance to stop by (due to its location probably, nothing wrong with it, its just in the middle of a main road). We really enjoyed...More

Thank Aliyatk
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A pub stuck in a time warp. No airs or graces, just a good range of beers and good friendly service. A great place for a drink with your mates.

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I visited here today as I couldn't be bothered to cook, ( I tried last week but it was full) and what a lovely surprise, the staff were very friendly and accommodating. Being a lone female I was given a lovely table for four (...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great pub with a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. The Sunday lunch is the best I have ever had. Will be going back soon!

Thank SarahCerys
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Visited this pub prior to the football match on Saturday. And we would definitely use it again. Very friendly with a nice selection of drinks available.

Thank DavidS22-1962
Reviewed 12 December 2016

A welcoming atmosphere on a nice quiet Saturday night. Beer (real ale) was in excellent condition and the staff were attentive. Cozy and warm on a freezing evening and stayed rather too long!

Thank ravingrabbids
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Visited for lunch with my work team. We all ordered separately. The food comes out very separated to the point some people have finished when others are starting. My friend ordered a baguette and chips the chips didn't arrive when asked they said they could...More

Thank Lorraine D
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

This is one the best pubs in Watford. The service is outstanding and every one is welcome. Give this place a go its better then the chains in the town.

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