4 Compton Avenue, Canonbury, London, N1 2XD
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+44 (0)20 7359 6883
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The Compton Arms
4 Compton AvenueCanonburyLondonN1 2XD
- +44 (0)20 7359 6883
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- Highbury & Islington
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Tucked away off Upper St. in Islington, the Compton Arms feels more like your perfect local pub in the countryside. Real ales on tap, small tables and a cosy feel. It's quite small inside but not too crowded. There's even a small beer garden at the back.
Refreshingly un-trendified and just a proper pub which is just what I am looking for.
As another reviewer noted the only thing I would...more
Let's be clear, there is nothing particularly 'out-of-the-ordinary' special about this pub, but that is why it is so great.
The owner is amazing. He is just the sort of person you want to own every place you go to. I haven't walked into a pub in London and been kindly approached to find out what beverage or food I might be after in a long time, normally it's a matter of fighting your way to...more
A hidden gem - stumbled in here to watch an Arsenal game and was impressed by the service, comfy atmosphere, ale selection, and food (Thai pie - effectively Green Curry Chicken in crust - and cheesy fries were both unequivocal wins). I'll be back for a casual drink (or to catch the next football game) very soon.more
Came in town on business and my boss insisted we find a pub to watch the Arsenal/Barca match. I wasn't sure we'd find a place that met his odd criteria:
a) took reservations on busy soccer nights
b) was close to the train station and
c) served decent food
I put Yelp to the test and it did not disappoint! Compton Arms was such a charming little pub that lived up to everything the boss was...more