The Old Queen's Head

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The Old Queen's Head is a traditional pub with a friendly atmosphere. A key venue on the live music scene, it also hosts a range of quiz nights, DJs and comedy acts. In residence in the kitchen are burger specialists Pyschic Burger.

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Venue Details & Map

The Old Queen's Head

Address
44 Essex Road
Islington
London
N1 8LN
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7354 9993
Public transport:
Essex Road, National Railway
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

Yelp

3 out of 5 based on 62 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Old Queen's Head

4.0 out of 5 10 April 2015
by Naomi B.

I love this place! Have had many a birthday here and they are always very accommodating. The booths are perfect for smallish gatherings of friends and the music is always on point! They do a great Porn Star Martini as well!

The pub quiz on Tuesday evening is not to be missed either!more

3.0 out of 5 17 March 2015
by Mark T.

This was my 3rd visit to The Old Queens Head but my first for a DJ night so I'll have to do a bit of half and half.

Firstly, as a pub I really like this place. Located just off Upper St it's in a really good location and they've got a decent selection of drinks. Sunday roast is pretty special but they have a no booking policy so you've just got to take a chance and hang about.

Sadly as a...more

3.0 out of 5 14 March 2015
by Charly K.

Cool spot with garden outside - inside is nice and warm - drinks are reasonably priced and all is wellmore

4.0 out of 5 21 November 2014
by Althrycon H.

Made sure to check out this bar after driving passed it since it appeared to be a great place to have a drink or two. Surely enough, the pub was packed with locals and tourist alike. Turned out it was karaoke night which explains why people were pretty rowdy as we walked inside the establishment.

Not wanting to take part in the ruckus, we grabbed a pint of brew and went straight to a garden...more

4.0 out of 5 27 July 2014
by Meike B.

Just the right balance between busy and relaxed, great crowd of people, lovely ambience, the perfect pub really.

I've been here a few times just for drinks, but also to see a couple of gigs in the bar upstairs.

For the most recent one a gig on a busy Friday night the tickets stated "doors open at 8" which seems to translate into no entry to pub without ticket, a stamp on the wrist and a 3...more

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