Historical version 15 of Dog And Bull, CR0 1RG
- 020 8667 9718
- 24 Surrey Street, CR0 1RG
- 11am-11pm Mon-Sat; noon-10:30pm Sun
It's very traditional (in a real way, not in a fake way), and has a large beer garden out the back. It's situated right on Surrey Street Market, and during the day the market traders' shouts of "pound a bowl" can be heard from inside the pub.
The main bar area at the front has standing room and bar stools both at the bar and at high tables by the front window. The floorboards here are bare, while another area to the right of the bar has large patterned rugs on the floor and a leather chair in the corner. Tables and chairs are dark wood, and the walls are half-panelled. The windows all along the front of the pub have ornate stained-glass insets depicting the heads of a ram, a horse, a dog, and a bull. The ram must be a reference to Young's, while the dog and bull are obviously references to the name of the pub; we're not sure what the horse signifies.
On Kake's July 2011 visit, the real ales available were Young's Bitter, Young's Special, and Waggle Dance (£1.65/half). There were three or four people in at 3pm on a Monday. No music was playing.
According to the 2011 Good Beer Guide, food is available until 9pm (6pm on Sundays).
Signs spotted in July 2011 advertised a quiz night every Tuesday from 8pm, and a function room with wifi and plasma screen.
Accessibility: A step to get in, and the doorway is quite narrow.