The Eagle  

 
 
ADDRESS
159 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 3AL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 12noon-11pm, Sun 12noon-5pm | Lunch Mon to Fri 12.30-3pm, Sat & Sun 12.30pm-3.30pm | Dinner Mon to Sat 6.30pm-10.30pm
 
PRICES
Main Courses £5-£17
 

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The EagleThe original and arguably one of London's best gastropubs, The Eagle in Farringdon is a happy, bustling place where top notch food is served without the white tablecloths. When David Eyre and Mike Belben founded the place in 1991 the term 'gastropub' was unheard of - hard to imagine now there's a multitude of imitators (and even Gordon Ramsay has got in on the act). Specialising in Mediterranean food with an Iberian influence, dishes are lovingly prepared and served in huge portions by friendly happy staff. The interior is true traditional pub, rustic and wooden - from the floorboards to the bar as well as rickety tables and chairs. The winning formula has been extended to equally well loved sister gastropubs The Anchor & Hope near Waterloo in Southwark and Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, both backed by the same team. Ex-Eagle chef Tom Norrington-Davies, for example, runs the kitchen at Great Queen Street managed by Rob Shaw who moved from the Anchor & Hope. Mike Belben, co-founder of The Eagle is also an investor in the excellent Great Queen Street.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Skinner Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £52  38% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 4 minutes from The Eagle
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  40% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 6 minutes from The Eagle
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  38% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 6 minutes from The Eagle
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Eagle

Nearest to The Eagle
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coach & Horses
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Eagle
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The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 2 minutes from The Eagle
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The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from The Eagle
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Near The Eagle
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Little Bay
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
171 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as The Eagle
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Quality Chop House
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
94 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Eagle
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Paesan
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Eagle
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Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 2 minutes from The Eagle
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th May to 1st July 2016 - 10am-5pm
The Werkstatt, 7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R | 4 minutes from The Eagle
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 20th May to 30th September 2016
The Well, 180 St John Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from The Eagle
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Eagle
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Eagle
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Eagle
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Eagle
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Eagle
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Eagle
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Eagle
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Eagle
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Eagle
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London > Shopping > Jewellery
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Near The Eagle
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Eagle
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London > Education > Career Services
Education Service, PO Box 270, Guildhall, Clerkenwell, London EC2P | 2 minutes from The Eagle
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 3 minutes from The Eagle
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The Eagle gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Eagle
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
Central School of Ballet
London > Leisure > Fitness
10 Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Eagle
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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from The Eagle
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Eagle.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Eagle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
159 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as The Eagle
The original and arguably one of London's best gastropubs, The Eagle in Farringdon is a happy, bustling place where top notch food is served without the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coach & Horses
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Eagle
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 2 minutes from The Eagle
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The Eagle clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Led
London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as The Eagle
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Eagle
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Leonards EC1
London > Nightlife > Bars
42 Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Eagle
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Eagle.
The Newsroom, Archive and Visitor Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
60 Farringdon Rd, Clerkenwel, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Eagle
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Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Eagle
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Holiday Inn Kings Cross
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kings Cross Rd, King's Cross, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 4 minutes from The Eagle
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Nabucco
Nabucco
Concerts | Until 30th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Eagle

"With this opera, it can truly be said that my artistic career began" were the words of Giuseppe Verdi following ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Eagle

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from The Eagle

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
Much Ado About Nothing
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2016 

St Paul's Covent Garden 2 minutes walk from The Eagle

Iris Theatre presents a promenade production of William Shakespeare's comedy based around politics of the court....More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from The Eagle

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Eagle

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
Faith Healer
Theatre | Until 20th August 2016 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from The Eagle

Following her productions of Fathers and Sons and Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Lyndsey Turner returns to the ...More

Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 22nd October 2016 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Eagle

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
A View From Islington North
Theatre | Until 2nd July 2016 

Arts Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Eagle

Max Stafford-Clark directs five political satires including Alistair Beaton and Stella Feehily's surveys of the machinations of major political parties ...More

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Theatre | Until 29th October 2016 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Eagle

Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

 
 
 
 
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