“The real treat of visiting this rare Victorian survivor is the building itself”, but this “jewel” of a Smithfield tavern is also renowned for its “enormous breakfasts, served with a pint of stout” (plus other “traditional and hearty” British staples).
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The Fox & Anchor – in a charming enclave by Charterhouse Square – has always been a fine pub. In a rather unusual move, however, it’s recently been taken over by interests associated with a l...
Press Reviews (2)
Marina O’Loughlin (7th February 2008)
This Smithfield re-launch “isn't really a gastropub”, says the critic, but “a sympathetic and lovely renovation of a historic old boozer… with a sensible approach to food and… mainly spot-on delivery”.
Will Fulford-Jones (17th January 2008)
A “picture-perfect steak pie” and an “awesome ham hock” star in an upbeat review of this relaunched Smithfield boozer. “Although the fundamentals delivered”, however, “the incidentals were oddly lacklustre”.