Cock Tavern [Hackney](Howling Hops) | Hackney, Greater London
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Cock Tavern [Hackney](Howling Hops)
Excellent based on 31 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

315 Mare Street, Hackney
Hackney, Greater London England E8 1EJ [ print map ]
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Hours: Mon-Sat 1200-0100; Sun 1200-2230

Mayor: Theydon_Bois (57) | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 10-12

Cock Tavern [Hackney](Howling Hops)

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Beer Available At Cock Tavern [Hackney](Howling Hops) (arranged by most recent)
Howling Hops Mild Ale (Single Hop Special) , Howling Hops Burton Ale , Howling Hops 1914 AK , Howling Hops Pale XX Superior No.8 , Howling Hops Smoked Red Rye , Howling Hops Pale Ale Number 5 , Windsor & Eton Windsor Knot 73, The Kernel India Pale Ale Amarillo Citra Summit 95, Howling Hops Pale XX Superior No.5 (Citra Cascade Centennial) , Howling Hops Pale XX Superior No.5 , Howling Hops English Light Ale (UK Cascade) , Howling Hops Old London (7.5%) , Windsor & Eton Conqueror 92, Howling Hops European Light Ale , Howling Hops IPA Export No. 2 , Kaapse Brouwers Harrie 48, Howling Hops Pale Ale Number 7 , Fourpure IPA 47, Howling Hops Black XX Superior No.1 , The Kernel Pale Ale Polaris 91
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31 reviews for Cock Tavern [Hackney](Howling Hops)
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  82%
 Selection  82%
 Food  70%
 Value  78%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 19/20
Sparky_  (8) Sudbury, England | April 6, 2014
great pub, well done the boys from the southampton arms bringing real ale east
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
purc  (25) , Poland | March 22, 2014
Fine place with some good Howling Hops on cask and keg. Service could be more friendly to outsiders.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer  (65) London, England | February 15, 2014
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
kermis  (132) The Hague, Netherlands | December 30, 2013
A faded old London boozer with a certain messy charm, thereís a decent selection of cask ales and ciders, friendly service and fairly reasonable prices. Visited on a Saturday evening with Jmgreenuk who was very quick to state that he really likes The Cock.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
downender  (293) Bristol, England | December 27, 2013
Visited mid afternoon on a Tuesday in September 2013, so unsuprisingly not very busy. A decent pub, with a traditional theme including heritage handpulls. Howling Hops and other London brews were available, plus some decent ciders. Worth a visit.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87  (57) London via, Wales | December 24, 2013
The major selling point is the beer, and the rest fell short for me. I didnít get a very good first impression when I came in - it seemed a bit smelly and grungy, and I had to persuade my girlfriend that it was worth staying! I went to a few pubs in Hackney on the day and this one certainly had the best selection.
DanielBrown  (254) Birmingham (via Leicester), England | November 27, 2013
This really was like stepping into a bygone era: original fixtures and fittings and gloomy lighting. Awesome line up of beers and the house brewery ainít too shabby neither. Great stuff.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
EdKing  (132) London, England | September 21, 2013
One of the new breed of ímoderní old style boozers. Ceramic tile decorations, minimal wooden tables, along similar lines to Holborn Whippet and Southampton Arms. Most importantly, a range of about 14 cask taps and 6 keg taps, featuring many of their own beers, which are of an excellent craft beer variety. Crowd is dressed down young urban types, and thankfully not too many of the hipster clones. It tends to get busy in the evenings with a good young crowd. Food is available and is of the British variety, including pickled eggs, pork pies and the like. All in all a very good pub.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Erasmus_ro  (109) Alabama | September 2, 2013
Very nice looking place, classic style to my eye. Visited in the afternoon before four so very quiet. Nice and knowledgeable service. Laid back yet never too much, like they were lazy or didnít care. A lot of stuff on tap, about half their own, half other stuff. Mostly other micros from the region. Prices vary. Own stuff from cask was cheap, from keg pricier.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken  (168) Tokyo, Japan | August 12, 2013
Daytime visit so was very quiet, but thatís what I like. I did like this place. More keg beers than the Southampton Arms and a decent if small selection of bottles. Barman was very helpful filling me in on what has been going on over the last year or so. Maybe my favourite place of the newer London ones I have tried this visit.

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