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St John's Tavern
91 Junction RoadArchwayLondonN19 5QU
- +44 (0)20 7272 1587
- Public transport:
- Archway, Underground
Found this pub near where we were staying in London for a few days. Good food and good drinks, but here's the rub: way too little food for the price, and the price was very high even if thee food portions were more generous. In fact, the food was good, but not exceptional, which I would have expected for that price. For example, a small snail pizza which would fit in the palm if my hand costs...more
And yet ANOTHER first rate London gastropub!
(boy - London has a lot of these!)
Two diners - three courses plus drinks each - and only one whole mis-step in the lot.
The rest was pure and unadulterated heaven.
A fine run of beers and gins here - with some fine gin brands I have not seen elsewhere. Cider is run of the mill.
Starters were a borscht with horseradish - and horseradish is an...more
"Gosh, why are there so many beautiful men in this place?", my friend said, when we were sitting down at the bar to drink some wine. And yes, I think she's right: St. John's Tavern is a bright beacon in a still-mostly edgy Archway...here's where the "pretty" society comes to see and be seen.
St. John's Tavern is both a place where you can gather with your friends for a beer and a place for...more
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