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Requested be closed with reason - Other: Closed due to being apparently unsafe structurally.

The Cock, Lower Edmonton, N9

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269 Hertford Road
N9 7ES
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Steve of N21 left this review about The Cock

The Cock Tavern is a large Victorian drinking house situated on the corner of Houndsfield Road and Hertford Road. The exterior has some nice extravagant architectural features from the period it was built and old nineteenth century maps shows that there has been a pub here with the same name since mid-Victorian times at least, when it was the only building on this stretch of the Fore street thoroughfare and would have served as a road house for travellers into London.
Had a bit of a roughhouse reputation in the 80’s but then went through a period in the 2000’s when successive landlords tried to increase the turnover and it went through a couple of guises such as 'The North London Venue Bar' and then the Pitch & Pint.
Fortunately though it is now back as the Cock Tavern and being run as a proper community pub.
Internally it is two large rooms with a connecting central bar. But essentially the right hand bar, with separate areas and a large games area at the back with pool table, bar football table, and fruit machines is the pub, and then the square room on the left is more a function room for music nights, large sporting occasions and private functions.
On the drinks side there is only the usual standard row of chrome fiz taps, and I get the impression that Carlsberg, Strongbow and spirits are the main things moved here. The Guinness I was therefore forced to drink was passable, but not obviously a common runner due to the way it was poured in one go by the staff on this busy Saturday evening.
So in conclusion, a decent community pub for those that may live within this area of fore street, but not one to trouble an ale drinker.

On 20th November 2011 - rating: 5
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Latest updates View all updates for The Cock, N9
30th Mar 2015, 14:03
Request to mark pub as closed by Rex Rattus approved
30th Mar 2015, 13:59
Request to mark pub as closed submitted by Rex Rattus, with included notes: Other: Closed due to being apparently unsafe structurally.

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  • Function Room : Yes - From review - last updated 20 November 2011 by Dave McNally
  • Real Ale : No last updated 20 November 2011 by Dave McNally
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