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The Old Bell, Fleet Street - pub details

Old Bell
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Address: 95 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1DH [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 4875) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Blackfriars (0.2 miles), St. Pauls (0.4 miles), Chancery Lane (0.4 miles)

Nearest DLR station Bank (0.8 miles)

Nearest train stations City Thameslink (0.1 miles), Blackfriars (0.2 miles), Farringdon (0.5 miles)

Chain: Nicholson's

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> Current user rating: 6.9/10 (rated by 67 users)
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Punch Tavern, Fleet Street (0.0 miles), Crown and Sugarloaf, Bride's Lane (0.0 miles), Albion, Blackfriars (0.0 miles), St Brides Tavern, Blackfriars (0.1 miles), Hosgshead, City Of London (0.1 miles) - see more nearby pubs

 

user reviews of the Old Bell, Fleet Street

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Another Thursday afternoon pub tick from the 2016 GBG and another Nicholsons pub.

This part of Fleet St is not an area I have spent much time in so this was another new pub for me. Like The White Swan in Covent Garden again there were 8 hand pumps, this time in 2 banks of 4 & with 8 different ales on. At least 3 of these seemed to be guests. I went for a pint of Everards Sly Fox @ 4.0%.

Busy with a few larger groups, the pub is small so getting a seat / table that wasn’t already reserved was a bit of a mission, I ended up in a larger comfy armchair to the right of the bar. It’s a very quaint pub separated into a front lounge area & a smallish rear bar area, out the back is a terrace area overlooking the church.

Plenty of age to the pub coupled with a slopping floor towards the bar.

I liked this pub, stayed for 2 pints and only left when it started getting really busy.
lezford - 25 Dec 2016 08:42
Last review made me smile? When did the smoking ban come in? Maybe you cant smoke outside?

More pubby than the next door Punch Tavern. Four real ales on but the quality of my Hogs Back Tea was poor.

Wouldnt go out of my way to come back and there is plenty of choice in the area.

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Mappiman - 19 Oct 2016 13:07
Non-smoking pub .. don't bother.
dsuter - 10 Jun 2016 13:39
You can sit at the front near the strained glass, or at the back where it's darker, or stand because it's too busy. Beer almost always good. Food a bit pricey.
JBanana - 3 Jul 2015 15:17
Popped in with the intention of stopping for a quick Guinness but ended up having 3 pints with some excellent company accompanied by an excellent atmosphere! Really nice pub, good beer and good staff in a quirky location.

Would return without a doubt!!
Miker1234 - 30 Mar 2015 21:31

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