91 Junction Road, Archway, London, N19 5QU
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+44 (0)20 7272 1587
You kind of have to respect a place which rejects ketchup and creates their own special sauce instead!
This old fashioned gastro pub just refuses to get on the bandwagon of normal. Between its antique looking furniture and its huge wall of abstract art portraits, it's definitely on the kooky side. However, their straightforward food, which is outlined in chalk on the blackboard, is definitely...more
I'm not normally in this neck of the woods but know the stretch of A1 pretty well as I have to crawl along it regularly in an attempt to get to the M1. To be honest, I didn't think there was much worth visiting until you get to Highgate's cute village shops and pubs overlooking small communal greens.
But St John's Tavern IS here and it's lovely (if you like gastropubs with menus written on...more
One of the original gastro pubs, St John's has remained a reliable neighbourhood pub serving great food and run by a great team for over 15 years. The menu always reflects seasonal changes and the addition of a bar snack menu with delicious nibbles makes it difficult to go elsewhere for a post work bevvie. The sourdough bread is baked fresh on the premises and staff are always kind enough to...more
In total agreement with Nic below- this place is super cozy. A large drinking area where you can lounge around: fine beers accompanied by a plate of crackling (the real deal) or home made scotch eggs and sausage rolls.
The dining room is large, spacious and slightly kooky- with all kinds of artwork gracing one of the walls which can be seen as you enter. A mish mash of furniture adds to the...more