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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The Old Queen's Head
44 Essex RoadIslingtonLondonN1 8LN
- +44 (0)20 7354 9993
- Public transport:
- Essex Road, National Railway
Came here for the Sunday Roast which I've been told by others was top notch. There was a big group of us and we managed to group a few of the large picnic tables outside as he weather was great. I ended up going for a beef roast which was a good as what I had been told. My partner went for the chicken roast. We ended up sending it back as we were slightly worried as it did look a little pink...more
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
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
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
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