A traditional London pub, The Flask in Highgate serves classic British food, fine wines and cask ales. The spacious outdoor terrace is a relaxing place to enjoy al fresco dining, and there are plenty of cosy corners to explore inside. This historic pub has seen many famous faces stop by, and apparently the odd ghost too.
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Country pub in London? HUH?!
As a local highgate dweller, this is, i think my favorite city pub. Its situated 100m away from highgate high street, heading down towards hampstead. The pub is a Fullers pub, but it must be the flag ship venue.
There is a lovely Beer garden, which i would heavily recommend on a nice sunny day for a laid back session. For the colder (more common) wintery...more
My immediate reaction to stumbling upon this pub went something along the lines of... 'What the frak - how did they hide a giant-ass big ol' mother of an outdoor patio here?!' To be fair, I didn't really say that out loud, but it was amongst some of the more colourful inner monologue I'd had with myself that day.
And though I can't speak to the food from first-hand experience, I can say that...more
A very nice pub with a lovely patio.
They have a good selection of beers in bottles and on draft. The pub has a lot of authentic small rooms and doesn't have the touristy feel some other London Pubs have.
A nice location for a pint or two...more
I'm originally from Boston, Massachusetts, a city that prides itself on it's history. And yet, when you're sitting at a bar, fresh in from America, in a pub that's older than the damn country you just left, all history is put to shame.
The Flask now holds a place in my heart for being the first English pub I went to after moving to London. It's the local of my colleague and I was psyched to...more