Online reservations are for dining only.  Please specify restaurant, bar or garden when booking. Please call or email to pre book for drinks only reservations in the bar or garden.  Due to COVID-19 government guidelines, we require all customers to use NHS Test & Trace App / Venue QR Code or supply contact details which will be held for 21 days for NHS Track and Test purposes.

Effective from May 17th, Rule of Six or 2 two households of any size applies indoors.  Maximum group of 30 outdoors.  Face coverings must be warn at all times unless seated.

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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