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The Roebuck is an independently owned pub based in an attractive Victorian building with mansard roofing, Dutch gables and a green dome-like roof structure. In short, one of the handsomest pubs in the city.
Inside, its bright and often upbeat atmosphere, with avocado walls and abundant plant life. Sadly, they've painted over the bright yellow columns that once gave the place a bit of personality. It's now visually like many other pubs, though still a very pleasant place to relax.
Beers on tap usually include a couple of decent cask ales from some of the many local breweries, as well as good European options. A small selection of wines and cocktails lies in support. The food menu isn't cheap, but it is very good. Our vegan burger was one of the most convincing we've ever tasted.
A function room upstairs is both charming and historic — Charlie Chaplin supposedly performed here. Today, the room is used for many purposes, including comedy nights and a geek quiz.