This Kilburn gastro pub is split into two halves, one being a bar and the other a restaurant. On the menu you'll find a mixture of mediterranean and traditional English dishes. The building is well-preserved and features a Grade II listed ceiling that's beautifully decorated with carved wood, gold paint and chandeliers.
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The Black Lion
274 Kilburn High RoadHampsteadLondonNW6 2BY
- Public transport:
- Brondesbury, National Railway
The Black Lion is like a welcoming beacon in the darkness that is Kilburn High Road. This place is a wasteland for food and drink, we were walking along for ages trying to find a decent pub that we could go into for dinner and eventually this place shone out of the rain!
It's quite a large space with a separate bar and dining room. We grabbed a big squashy couch and settled in with drinks to...more
I was here one evening for drinks with three friends who live in the Kilburn area. We had a few things from the bar menu, but the real star were the cocktail specials. Two of us had the fire place sour. As a Texan and lover of all things spicy, there was just the right amount of bite to the drink. Two others had the blueberry & elder flower rocks which they definitely enjoyed.
There was a...more
I like this place. I really do. But it's very loud and gets very crowded - which is a testament to how much other people like it, I know. It just seems the waitstaff isn't always properly equipped to deal with it.
I came here last night for dinner. We had reserved a table and were sat in the back, which is the restaurant section. Very glad that we did, as the bar area (where you can also...more
The most beautiful pub in one of London ugliest High Roads. It has been a while since I had any food here but I still remember the size of those fish'n'chips ... As I'm more of a wine drinker than beer aficionado, I can only comment on the former. Fairly impressive list with only the most important 250ml optioned listed next to the price for a whole bottle - £7 for a glass of wine really is...more
Lovely, homely place. Great beer, reasonable prices (for Kilburn) and some great food. They've got some lovely benches outside, which in this sunshine is amazing. When the sun's out it's perfect for a pint of cider.
When it's cold, there are some lovely old couches by an open fire.
And the food! So good, great for a meal before seeing something at the Tricycle (which is just across the road)....more