The Old Bull & Bush


An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings, The Old Bull and Bush serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.


Average main course: £12.00 (USD15.11) per diner
Average food spend: £28.00 (USD35.25) per diner

Venue Details & Map

The Old Bull & Bush

North End Road
+44 (0)20 8905 5456
Public transport:
Golders Green, Underground

Yelp Reviews

3.0 out of 5 based on 17 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Old Bull & Bush

2.0 out of 5 24 August 2016
by Mark L.

If you're looking for a charming, warm and friendly pub to eat in, walk on by, this isn't it.

Always understaffed behind the bar and in the restaurant. Good luck trying to get served, bring a tent and a thermos, its going to be a long wait.

Be prepared to clear your own table and wipe it down, the staff don't do clean up. Apparently charging top prices doesn't mean having enough staff to run...more

4.0 out of 5 10 January 2016
by Jennifer S.

A modern, cozy pub with several rooms. We popped in Saturday afternoon and sat on a long, plush setee with comfy pillows (towards the back of the place, turn to the left). I ordered the Hand-made Pumpkin & Amaretti filled Spiga Pasta in a white wine sauce with roasted squash, spinach and walnut pesto £10.50. It was fantastic! Firm pasta, creamy sauce and tender squash made my day.

The negs?...more

5.0 out of 5 23 May 2015
by Joanna Z.

i was riding bike and pass by, found this amazing restaurant. The decoration is very stylish, cozy place, reasonable price, the food is delicious. Can't find a reason to miss it!more

3.0 out of 5 21 February 2015
by Sav V.

I was very intrigued by the name when a friend invited me. Upon entering the restaurant, I was pleasantly surprised by its beautiful decor and cozy atmosphere. However, we soon learned that the restaurant was understaffed and it took ages to place an order, let alone receive our drinks. We even overheard regular customers complaining about the lack in service. Multiple times, we had to get...more

4.0 out of 5 26 December 2011
by Rozwana H.

This is what i would call Hampstead's little hide-out pub.

I have visited this place twice once during weekday evening for a quick drink with a friend and second time for Sunday lunch.

On both occasions i found the pub to be very busy, slightly understaffed and had to endure some waiting at the bar to be served.

However, the ambiance and variation in food and drinks made up for the...more

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