An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings, The Freemasons Arms serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.
Venue Details & Map
The Freemasons Arms
32 Downshire HillBelsize ParkLondonNW3 1NT
- +44 (0)20 7433 6811
- Public transport:
- Hampstead Heath, National Railway
We came to sit in the side garden at lunch. They confirmed it was open. Then when we went to order, they said only drinks. We moved to the front but, alas, by that point it was full. And, despite there being no logical reason, they refused to let us eat on the side patio
So finally a table. Then they forgot one of our drinks. Then only brought one of the two meals
Avoid. Avoid. Avoid. There...more
Met here for a mums meet up nice spacious bar with lots of outside space which I bet is good in the nice weather. I mostly drank and the prosecco was quite sweet but still good. They don't reserve tables which is annoying when you have a big group but you the place was reasonable and close to Hampstead Heath so I will visit on a summers daymore
I was with a friend in Hampstead for a jazz concert without any plan for dinner. When we saw The Freemasons Arms we knew that it was one of those gastropubs that we love. And we were right. Rich menu with plenty of choice of starters, mains and desserts. I enjoyed an amazing plate of gnocchi with spinach, ricotta and pumpkin with a glass of Italian Pinot Grigio. My friend went for the Ale...more
So, returning from Norfolk with my American rellies today, we wanted somewhere local in NW3, and remembered that the FA was under new management, and from the comfort of my passenger seat and thanks to Steve Jobs I booked a table for 4 online through the booking section of the pub's website.
Fast forward a few hours and we rock up at the FA, hi there, we have a reservation etc etc.
Get to the Chase:
1) Perfect brunch spot
2) Delicious assortments of food, each very well executed and delicious to say the least
3) Courteous staff
4) Clean and cozy
5) Plenty of seating
6) Fish n chips are amazeballs, the garlic pizzette is a perfect savory start to a glorious meal, and don't get me started on that slow cooked pork belly!
1) Service could a be a bit more...more