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john gray left this review about Dirty Dicks
Nice enough pub but a bit dingy. Four Youngs beers and Hogsback -tea.Considering the local competition it was very busy.Always thought this pub was named after the personal hygiene of the customers.Maybe I was wrong.
On 20th April 2016
- rating: 6
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Malden man left this review about Dirty Dicks
I've been in here a few times but usually when it was standing room only, today I got a seat and could see around the place. The main bar on the ground floor is boarded and has atmosphere with reclaimed timber beams and dark soot stained exposed brickwork. Large wooden casks are "racked" in a corner, there is a fireplace, a recess allows a private area and there is an unusual lobby seating area by the entrance. Upstairs there is a so called "Dining Room" which has its own bar, galleried in the centre with a chandelier dropping down to the bar below.
Six handpumps, only three on on Saturday afternoon, probably all on when the City boys are in after work. Young's Bitter, seasonal Wooden Spoon plus Twickenham Champions Ale. Two marked as "Off" which were Young's beers plus a reversed clip that looked from the back like one from Sambrook's.
Food served, I wasn't interested in reading the menus which were folded up in metal buckets.
The unusual pub name dates from a nearby resident who let himself go to ruin after losing his fiancée and never washed or changed again. Possibly a good story or maybe a likely tale, who knows. Mr Faversham anyone?
All a bit transient as you may expect opposite the station and open at weekends but I found today's visit perfectly acceptable.
On 31st October 2015
- rating: 6
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Rex Rattus left this review about Dirty Dicks
This is a Young’s pub now, with the usual offerings, plus Sambrook’s Pale Ale and Junction. The Young’s Bitter was £2 a half, and not in very good condition – I expect I got the first one of the day which had been in the pipes overnight. There were menus in metal buckets on the tables. Light bites (e.g. chip buttie, fish finger sandwich) range from £3.95 for a scotch egg or sausage roll, to £6.95 for various sandwiches. Main courses are from £10.95 upwards.
This place is full of dark wood, solid posts and beams, old barrels serving as tall tables, so it ticks the atmosphere boxes. Seating is solid wood settles, normal tables and chairs, plus a few tall stools accompanying the aforementioned barrels. Getting in here at early doors is perhaps the best time to enjoy this pub, as it soon gets very busy. Being so close to Liverpool St Station won’t help either. It’s certainly worth a visit.
On 18th July 2015
- rating: 7
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- Official site of Dirty Dicks, contains menus, beer & wine lists and pub history - www.dirtydicks.co.uk
- Randomness Guide to London - Dirty Dick's entry
- Dirty Dicks page at the Youngs site - www.youngs.co.uk
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- Function Room : Yes - According to Twitter - last updated 21 July 2015 by Dave McNally
- Hot Food : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
- Karaoke : Yes last updated 07 October 2010 by Dave McNally
- Real Ale : Yes last updated 17 March 2013 by Dave McNally
- WiFi : Yes last updated 18 November 2013 by hondo .
Last inspected: November 23rd 2015