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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Dirty Dicks
This place is supposed to have an interesting history, but it has all the charm of a railway bar (which, in effect, it is as it is located just across the road from Liverpool Street station). Yes, it has loads of panelling and 'olde worlde' wooden furniture, but this doesn't create a proper pub atmosphere unless the staff and customers interact on more than the most basic transactional level. Given its location, the fact that it always seems to be rammed is no surprise, but then the upstairs Hobsons Bar and Dining Room and the cellar Vault Bar rarely seem to be opened to the general public. Six handpumps offering some well-kept beers on handpump, with the usual offerings from the Youngs / Wells range plus a couple of seasonal or guest ales. Also has a couple of further handpumps downstairs, but these are just duplicates. On my latest visit, I saw that they have just installed Youngs new keg London Stout. The beer's OK but otherwise pretty horrible unless you go at a quieter time...
On 8th March 2014
- rating: 5
[User has posted 2786 recommendations about 2786 pubs]
hondo . left this review about Dirty Dicks
A Young's pub with dark wooden flooring and exposed brick walls giving the pub a dark and dingy feel.
On 25th November 2013
- no rating submitted
[User has posted 1450 recommendations about 1425 pubs]
Tris C left this review about Dirty Dicks
There's not much to add to that listed below; this is indeed a dingy place and is certainly reminiscent of a railway bar.
On our last trip a few months ago we all agreed that the cast of shady characters whose haunt this is weren't fun to be around and the Crown & Shuttle up the road which has just reopened is in a different league. Indeed, Woodins Shades (opposite) whilst not great is a big improvement on this place.
On 19th November 2013
- rating: 2
[User has posted 567 recommendations about 567 pubs]
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