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.
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The Freemasons Arms
32 Downshire HillBelsize ParkLondonNW3 1NT
- +44 (0)20 7433 6811
- Public transport:
- Hampstead Heath, National Railway
Execellent vibe, location and decor. Very inviting inside and out yet only one problem.... Food and service just aren't that good. Suffice to say there is a delta between the two. Took the family to dinner there recently and was very disappointed. Kids meals were an absolute joke (who douses chicken for kids with 2 tons of pepper and the pizza was an appetizer at best for the price). Would I...more
If you're planning to spend your afternoon walking in Hampstead Heath, this place makes a a great pitstop for a pint or a glass of prosseco. Sun's out? Make sure you head towards the back of the house, to the huge terrace. The roast looked amazing but will have to come back and eat here to confirm.
Service at the bar and no food outside unfortunately, but this is a cool gastro-pub, well situated.more
Visited during the weekend and was busy but still plenty of space. Has a large outdoor area which welcomes all from families to dog and someone who wants to enjoy a drink. They have upstairs and downstairs seating with a very welcoming atmosphere - each time I have brought children they have been very good. The drinks are reasonably priced - haven't eaten there even though I have heard good...more
Very disappointed with today's visit. Earlier had a positive experience and went for dinner expecting more of the same - was not the case. Food was marginal (on a Sunday, no medium rare roast beef, had to get lamb which was also overcooked and consisted of bits instead of slices.) Service was very poor and waitress unpleasant. When my wife asked if she could take some of her dinner home,...more
Well, this place seemed a bit posh.
I think that it's probably just a bit nicer than the usual dives I end up in. Definitely the place you take your parents for a spot of lunch.
They appear to let dogs in on the front patio as well, so that's always a good thing.
We only stayed for one drink, but it's a nice place and staff seem friendly. Not perhaps somewhere where I would go for a ballsy...more