Please call to pre book your table in the restaurant, bar or garden as we will be operating table service.  Due to COVID-19 government guidelines, we will require the contact details of one lead person per table which will be held for 21 days for NHS Track and Test purposes.

Please note Tier 2 government regulations regarding bookings:  Alcohol served only with 'substantial meal'.  Only one household or support bubble indoors.  Rule of Six applies outdoors ie maximum of 6 people from different households are allowed outdoors only and should remain socially distant.  Last orders 10pm, close by 11pm.

Please do not enter the pub if you have any COVID-19 symptoms.  Please maintain social distancing at all times.  Please follow the one way system.  Please be patient and maintain social distancing whilst queuing for the loos as we will be operating a one in / one out system.  Hand sanitisers are available on entry and throughout the pub.  An increased cleaning schedule has been implemented. We have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and training with our staff.

Regrettably due to social distancing, we are unable to accommodate buggies.

We are situated at the top of the main high street, St Peters Street, close to the shops and market which takes place every Wednesday and Saturday.  The Alban Arena is a few minutes’ walk away and The Cock Inn is therefore perfectly situated for a pre-theatre meal or post-theatre drink.

Parking can be found within a few minutes’ walk. There is a large NCP multi-storey car park in Drovers Way, Civic Centre car park on Bricket Road North, in addition to 30 spaces in Adelaide Street which has 1 disabled bay.  A taxi rank is situated 20 metres away.  St Albans City train station is a 10 minute walk away; London St Pancras is less than half an hour by train.  St Albans Abbey train station is a 15 minute walk away.

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