15th July 2022 0 Comments
We are delighted to announce the acquisition of three family-run pubs and restaurants in Glasgow, Scotland as part of our strategy to grow the business [...]
7th July 2022 0 Comments
We are excited to welcome The Fox & Finch in Godalming to our Metropolitan Pub Company family. Located at the old Red Lion venue at [...]
10th May 2022 0 Comments
In honour of our Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee it’s time to get those dates in the diary to celebrate the four-day weekend at your [...]
28th April 2022 0 Comments
We have been working hard with our fantastic suppliers to bring a new taste of Summer.
25th March 2022 0 Comments
Spring is the perfect time to turn over a new leaf and that is why we are excited to share with you a sneak peek [...]
11th March 2022 0 Comments
We are delighted to re-open The Bear Inn, Bath as part of the Metropolitan Pub family on Friday 11th March following an extensive refurbishment both inside and outside.
2nd March 2022 0 Comments
Popular local Wimbledon pub The Swan, reopens its doors as ‘The Rushmere’ following an extensive renovation
15th November 2021 0 Comments
We are excited to welcome The Fountain House to our Metropolitan Pub Family as it officially opens its doors following a stunning refurbishment. Set in [...]
3rd November 2021 0 Comments
We are delighted to welcome The Granta in Cambridge to the Metropolitan Pub family. Popular Cambridge riverside pub, The Granta has reopened its doors following [...]
12th October 2021 0 Comments
We are thrilled to welcome The Avocet formally known as ‘The Cow’ to our Metropolitan Pub Company family, as it reopens following a stunning renovation. [...]
6th October 2021 0 Comments
We have re-opened the doors as The Angel Oak following an exciting refurbishment. Although the name has changed from The Rye, The Angel Oak remains [...]
22nd September 2021 0 Comments
For the first time in almost two years our General Managers and HQ team were able to get together at The Grand in Brighton for [...]
2nd September 2021 0 Comments
Our award-winning pub, The Hare & Billet in Blackheath has reopened its doors following a refurbishment, designed to add charm and character to the popular [...]
25th August 2021 0 Comments
The Prince Bonaparte welcomes guests back following a stylish refurbishment. Steeped in history, the pub was originally built in 1850 and known as the Artesian. [...]
The Chesterfield Arms, formally the Shepherd’s Tavern reopens its doors after a tasteful refurbishment. We are thrilled to welcome The Chesterfield Arms to our Metropolitan [...]
18th August 2021 0 Comments
"My contribution to Macmillan Cancer Support will be cycling from Café Royal in Edinburgh to the Grenadier in Belgravia along with Tom Jones. Roughly 450 miles in four days! It will be painful, hard yards but glorious all the same."
2nd August 2021 0 Comments
The Footman opens following an elegant and stylish refurbishment to modernise the popular pub and restaurant, whilst keeping its original charm. Following the refurbishment, The [...]
30th July 2021 0 Comments
Popular East Finchley pub and eatery, The Bald Faced Stag, reopens to the public following a stylish refurbishment. The Bald Faced Stag, has reopened its [...]
19th July 2021 0 Comments
Win £1000 gift card To celebrate returning back to the bar on the 19th July. We are giving our lovely customer’s the chance to WIN [...]
9th July 2021 0 Comments
Introducing The Fountain House We are super excited to welcome our first pub in Manchester, originally known as the Memorial Hall in Albert Square now [...]
26th May 2021 0 Comments
Whether you’ve booked time off work to explore new towns and cities or need an extra bedroom when visiting family or work, we have multiple choices across London.
18th May 2021 0 Comments
With last summer filled with so many ups and down’s, we wanted to do something to celebrate the great British Summer and help you find [...]
29th March 2021 0 Comments
A selection of our pub gardens have recently undergone stunning makeovers, just in time for you to enjoy this Spring and Summer.
10th December 2020 0 Comments
Seize the opportunity to catch up with more than just your own household for a change! Our cosy, festive beer gardens are heated, blanket-strewn and twinkling so you can get together with five of your favourite people to celebrate the end of 2020.
14th October 2020 0 Comments
All great pubs have a pub dog. But what happens if yours is a Black Dog and no one else can see it? We are [...]
28th August 2020 0 Comments
We have been delighted to see how many of our guests have returned to their local pub to take advantage of the Eat Out to [...]
3rd July 2020 0 Comments
We are beyond excited to reopen our pubs from Monday 6th July. We have worked hard to incorporate several health and safety measures into our [...]
10th June 2020 0 Comments
With more time allowed to be spent outside and park meets, we are happy to announce the return of three pubs that sit on some of London’s best parks.
20th May 2020 0 Comments
Friday 22nd May welcomes the reopening of 10 of our wonderful pubs – providing takeaway and delivery, alongside local community delis.
3rd April 2020 0 Comments
These are great served as a dessert with a dollop of mascarpone or if you’re feeling decadent why not slice them up and mix with some rocket, walnuts, crumbled blue cheese, a drizzle of olive oil and a squeeze of lemon juice for a delicious salad.
Why not try this served with some spiced poached pear and a scoop of good vanilla ice cream.
Now you know our secrets use this wisely, with great power comes great responsibility.
Great with fish and chips, grilled fish or even some delicious grilled lamb.
Perfect addition to any roast, serve up with springs of rosemary as a side or plated.
Enjoy right away, but can also be frozen for a treat later!
Enjoy on their own with some BBQ sauce or have a side dish with a juicy steak!
Straw onions are great as a side or even as a topping for a burger, salad or even with some grilled fish.
Enjoy, you’ve just added a whole new factor to a classic, well done!
The ultimate pub pudding, you can’t beat a sticky toffee pudding with warm butterscotch sauce.
Enjoy fish and chips or a fish finger sandwich – so much better than shop-bought tartare!
A good Yorkshire pudding is a thing of beauty, completing your perfect Sunday roast.
Enjoy with a baked ham, a pulled pork burger or some oven-baked chicken wings.
This Caesar slaw perfectly compliments a burger or grilled meats. Alternatively, mix the dressing with some cos or gem lettuce, some croutons and a boiled egg for a classic Caesar salad.
Looking for the perfect pie to make at home? Look no further, we’ve the perfect classic pub charter pie.
A classic British dish to enjoy, with our twist. Prefer cottage pie? Simply swap the minced lamb for minced beef.
Scotch egg with mustard mayonnaise, a classic pub bar snack that you can enjoy at home.
Enjoy, buttermilk-fried chicken in a brioche bun like you’re watching the match down the pub, with a pint in your other hand.
Try these fishcakes with mustard-creamed leeks and poached egg when a full-scale fish and chips seems a bit too daunting!
2nd April 2020 0 Comments
While our pubs are sadly closed due to the escalation of the coronavirus crisis, we thought it only fitting that we continue to keep you [...]
27th March 2020 0 Comments
Order online for home delivery While we’re all spending time indoors for the foreseeable future, many of us have been pledging a commitment to learning [...]
20th March 2020 0 Comments
Updated: 23/03/2020 In the current climate of uncertainty around the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we at the Metropolitan Pub Company would like to reassure our [...]
24th January 2020 0 Comments
We are thrilled to be able to unveil our fresh new Grove in Surbiton. The imposing pub on the corner of Grove and Maple Roads [...]
5th December 2019 0 Comments
Just in time for Christmas, our igloos have arrived! We decided that beer gardens are not just for summer but can be made merry and [...]
15th October 2019 0 Comments
We are delighted to welcome back the Prince of Wales in East Molesey, after a brief closure for refurbishment. The once slightly austere grey interior [...]
27th September 2019 0 Comments
….in every Metro pub. In preparation for the festive season, we got our General Managers, Head Chefs and, as we term them, Christmas Coordinators together [...]
18th September 2019 0 Comments
As the ninth Rugby World Cup 2019 kicks off in Japan on Saturday, pubs across the country gear themselves up for six weeks of rugby [...]
3rd September 2019 0 Comments
Roast beef We’ve been working hard on our Sunday roasts. Our team of Executive Chefs has been improving and updating our recipes from trimmings to [...]
2nd August 2019 0 Comments
Like all good British summers, this year it is impossible to keep up with the weather. August is likely to bring with it the sight [...]
30th July 2019 0 Comments
To mark the imminent launch of their late summer menu, the Executive and Head Chefs in charge of a group of our more relaxed, colourful [...]
25th July 2019 0 Comments
Executive Chef, Rob Jones, and a small group of Head Chefs were invited by Taste Tradition up to North Yorkshire to see the livestock from [...]
17th July 2019 0 Comments
After much anticipation, we have launched our partnership with Deliveroo. The Actress in Dulwich is the first Metropolitan pub to go live on the food [...]
28th June 2019 0 Comments
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our newest venture, Darts Club London, the first of which has now opened above the Alexandra, Clapham [...]
24th June 2019 0 Comments
Eight members of our management team were whisked away to the South of France to experience some of the best wine the region has to [...]
12th June 2019 0 Comments
Another summer, another World Cup and this time, the ladies take centre stage. Our pubs have been gearing up to make sure they are the [...]
6th June 2019 0 Comments
Well, who would have thought it? Our picturesque little Richmond pub, the Cricketers, was graced by sport radio royalty during the opening match of the [...]
31st May 2019 0 Comments
In exciting news, our People and Food Teams have joined forces to host an event launching Metropolitan Pub Company’s Level 2 and Level 3 Chef [...]
2nd May 2019 0 Comments
Before the summer kicked in, we at Metro gathered together our GMs and Head Chefs for an afternoon of mouth-watering food, innovative drinks and lively [...]
25th April 2018 0 Comments
At Metropolitan Pub Company we’re fiercely proud of the amazing people we’re lucky enough to work alongside. The people in front of and behind the scenes are [...]
29th March 2018 0 Comments
Our annual Crabtree Boat Race Festival returned again on Saturday 24th March. Our prayers were answered and the weather held off so we could fully [...]
15th November 2017 0 Comments
So yesterday we held the first Menu Graduation final and what an amazing day, hosted at the recently refurbished Crabtree. David Peevers our head of [...]
10th November 2017 0 Comments
We saw the birth of the Nomad Gin Bar at the Grand Reopening of the Crabtree, Fulham. Nomad Gin Bar serving 54 London dry and [...]
14th September 2017 0 Comments
I’m delighted to bring you up to date with our exciting news from the Black Lion, West Hampstead.
12th July 2017 0 Comments
The Victoria Inn We have recently refurbished, re-branded and breathed new life into the Victoria Inn. Pub The pub itself has been standing since 1878 [...]