Three Compasses, Farringdon
When the Three Compasses pub changed hands a few years ago, this pub improved dramatically. There's still a Thai restaurant upstairs, but the downstairs has kept the standards up for a while now and it's good to see things haven't changed lately. Fairly modern, it still manages to straddle that line between bar and pub, but the crowd of commuters and local workers seem to think that's okay. And so what? It's comfortable and the beer's reasonable enough, if not exactly earth shattering - Doom Bar, Speckled Hen and Deuchars IPA were on the taps when we were in last. You could do far worse if you're going to catch a train than stop in here for a swift half or three.
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26 Nov 2008
i normally go there during lunchtime.. nice food a bit pricey and slow service. After today i won;t be going anymore as we had to wait for 25 min. and when the guy in charge asked us if in the end 'all was well' and I replied with no, he became pretty irritated. I told him i would leave a tip and he argued that we had only waited for 10 min, later they became even 5 min., and that we'd better go some other Thai place next time.. I can't believe the attitude but both parties shall be happy as from now on as I surely wont visit again! I do wonder about the owner...
66 Cowcross Street, Farringdon, London, EC1M 6BP
020 7253 3368
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