Olde Cheshire Cheese (Sam Smithís) | Fleet Street, Greater London
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Olde Cheshire Cheese (Sam Smithís)
Exceptional based on 24 ratings
Type: Bar (see listing)

145 Fleet St
Fleet Street, Greater London England EC4A 2BU [ print map ]
020 7353 6170



Mayor: Leighton (3) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 12


Olde Cheshire Cheese (Sam Smithís)

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Beer Available At Olde Cheshire Cheese (Sam Smithís) (arranged by most recent)
Samuel Smiths Old Brewery Bitter (Cask) 48, Samuel Smiths Dark Mild 45, Samuel Smiths Double Four Lager 40, Samuel Smiths Light Mild 37, Samuel Smiths Winter Welcome Ale 71, Samuel Smiths Organic Apricot Fruit Beer 90
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24 reviews for Olde Cheshire Cheese (Sam Smithís)
 Ambiance  91%
 Service  71%
 Selection  55%
 Food  64%
 Value  80%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  80%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
Caytinator  (112) Tucson, Arizona | February 6, 2012
Historic old pub, an anachronism surrounded by modern buildings, this place survives to remind you that drinking beer can still be a civil affair centered around good conversation instead of ESPN & Hooters. The Sam Smithís is particularly delicious here, I donít know why.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
Strebs  (167) St. Louis, Missouri | April 23, 2012| Updated April 24, 2012
When you step through the close to get to the front door of Ye Olde CC, you step back into the 17th century. I really enjoyed my couple of visits there...itís a real treat for history deprived Yanks. As w/all Sam Smith pubs that I have visited, the food is a cut above other pubs, and the bitter is the cheapest in London...highly recommended.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
demmbonz  (58) Erin, Wisconsin | April 10, 2013
I didnít want to ever leave this place. You can walk in there in the middle of the day and lose all sense of time within minutes. Open fireplace with ashes everywhere. Nitro beers. Low ceilings. Timeless. Love it.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Pep10  (30) , Sweden | June 7, 2013
It is a place you have to visit just for the history. You are transported back the minute you step through the door. Not a huge selection but enough for you to enjoy the atmoshere and friendly service. Look closely from the street and find the small alley to the entrance.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
tandembrauer  (12) Stavanger, Norway | April 21, 2014
Surprisingly much space in a variety of different bars. Ended up in a somewhat younger part of the pub - a room with 25 seats. Ca. 10 beers on tap. Large selection of dishes incl. pies, sandwiches, salads, burger, ribs etc. On tap: ..Samuel Smith Taddy lager, Double four lager, Alpine lager, Pure brewed organic lager, Extra Stout, Old brewery bitter, Organic wheat beer, Dark Mild.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 19/20
McWorta  (106) , Luxembourg | July 22, 2013
Nice pub set on fleet street with the entry set aside. Dark wodden panaled inside with a tiny bar at first but covering several floors which expand out. Also a restaurant and pub grub was available though i did not have any but it looked pretty good and typically Sam smith priced which is unusual for London. Sam smith on tap and several different bottles available, too. Service was average non-smile London type with London prices for a pint. Overall a good pub though really worth the visit taking in the atmosphere and beer...
76
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Jimmythespoon  (129) , Cyprus | October 30, 2013
If ever in London this is an absolutely GREAT pub to visit just for the building. Make sure you head to the basement floor amazing ambiance. Selection is purely sam smiths but very good value. You must visit this pub at least once!
76
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer  (106) London, England | January 26, 2014
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
Brugmansia  (392) Jylland, Denmark | April 15, 2013
No matter why you are in London, you simply have to visit this awesome pub :-) First time i visited this great place I had a lovely chocolate cake and a Taddy Porter, and I loved it. This old pub, time seems in one way to have stand still and yet its a perfect place to go for a beer, some food or some cake and coffee if you are touristing ( or pub crawling ) in London.. The pub have several rooms, fireplaces in each room, friendly staff amd beers are in a good condition... Make sure you visit this historic pub at least once :-)......
72
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
juan13  (27) Bergamo, Italy | September 11, 2013
very interesting and historical ambiance. pump beers are served very well, perfect temperature and carbonation in my glass. food is quite good. the selection is quite poor because is a samuel smithís pub.

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