RestaurantsLondonSt John's WoodNW8

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Summary

£54
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The unique combination of a “beautiful venue” – an ornate late-Victorian pub built in the mistaken expectation that a railway terminus would arrive in St John’s Wood – and “wonderful Lebanese food” from the Maroush Group has made this unlikely destination one of the higher-rated restaurants in north London.

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Very ornate interiors” at this “fascinating pub” were created thanks to a misguided late-Victorian entrepreneur who thought a major railway terminus would be built in St John’s Wood. For the last few years, it’s been a new departure for the Maroush group, and – after a poor start dabbling with traditional British cuisine – it’s “getting better now that they’ve returned to their Lebanese roots”. Mezze and kebabs in a pub may seem an odd mix and it is “a difficult place to get to”, but by all accounts it’s worth the effort.

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Very ornate interiors” at this “fascinating pub” were created thanks to a misguided late-Victorian entrepreneur who thought a major railway terminus would be built in St John’s Wood. For the last few years, it’s been a new departure for the Maroush group, and – after a poor start dabbling with traditional British cuisine – it’s “getting better now that they’ve returned to their Lebanese roots”. Mezze and kebabs in a pub may seem an odd mix and it is “a difficult place to get to”, but by all accounts it’s worth the effort.

Summary

£64
  £££
3
Good
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “ornate surroundings”“one of the country’s most spectacular pub interiors”, in St John’s Wood – make an “eccentric” setting in which to enjoy “above average Lebanese specialities”. Owned by Maroush, the group have successfully ditched the more traditional British formula they trialled initially, to focus on what they do best. Irrespective of eating, the place is worth a visit “just for the building” alone. Crocker, a Victorian entrepreneur, built his epic gin palace here – in what seems like the middle of nowhere – in the misguided expectation that it would become a major railway terminus.

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Crocker's Folly Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Crocker's Folly Restaurant in NW8, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Crocker's Folly restaurant.
Samir S
Upmarket member of the Maroush stable. Cons...
Reviewed 19 days ago

"Upmarket member of the Maroush stable. Consistent quality of classic Lebanese food with a good choice of Lebanese wines. Front Bar area is reconstruction of the original pub - great for a pre dinner drink.Best to avoid Lords cricket match days as it gets busy with the rowdy fans."

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Richard F
Lovely and unexpected decor...
Reviewed 24 days ago

"Lovely and unexpected decor"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.30 £17.50 £5.00 £5.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
23-24 Aberdeen Pl, London, NW8 8JR
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑12 am
Tuesday12 pm‑12 am
Wednesday12 pm‑12 am
Thursday12 pm‑12 am
Friday12 pm‑12 am
Saturday12 pm‑12 am
Sunday12 pm‑12 am

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