The Spaniards Inn


Dating back to the 1500s and one of London's oldest pubs, The Spaniards has been immortalised in various works of literature, and was frequented by historic figures including John Keats.Indoors, a charming yesteryear vibe sees mismatched furnishings, weathered wood panelling and leather-bound books dotted throughout, while a canopy-sheltered terrace immerses diners in Hampstead's lush, green landscape. Enjoy speciality beers, fine wines and a gourmet twist on pub favourites, all in a relaxed, homely setting.


Average main course: £12.00 (USD15.57) per diner
Average food spend: £25.00 (USD32.44) per diner

Venue Details & Map

The Spaniards Inn

Spaniards Road
+44 (0)20 8731 8406
Public transport:
Golders Green, Underground

Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 51 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Spaniards Inn

1.0 out of 5 23 April 2017
by Graham S.

this use to be an excellent pub. standards are falling rapidly and many other reviewers recently have noted this genuinely on the main trip advisor and Google review sites. staff service is especially bolshy brusque and crass from certain polish waitresses where there arrogant attitude is completely unacceptable. the chef also has changed. I use to offen rate 5 stars over 3 year's on this...more

4.0 out of 5 24 June 2016
by Shona B.

At the top of a hill in Hampstead, The Spaniards Inn is somewhere in Zone 3, but it doesn't feel like London. As soon as you walk through the door, it feels like being inside an English country pub. To be honest, it's a little unsettling - however if you're one of those people who live in London in a shoebox but yearn to be back in the rolling countryside with a whole house to yourself, you'll...more

5.0 out of 5 17 April 2016
by Sean D.

In the leafy green heights of Hampstead in North London you can find one of the best and oldest pubs in the UK known as Spaniards Inn. Keep on reading if you fancy a bit of history with your beer!

Originally opened around 1585 this legendary pub was built to accompany a tollhouse on the edge of the Bishop of London's vast estate and is said to have gotten it's name from early landlords in the...more

4.0 out of 5 10 January 2016
by Jennifer S.

Man, I love this place. So bloody cosy. My husband and I sat in front of the fire Saturday late afternoon, with mulled wine and a half-pint of Aspall's respectively, and it was just glorious. So chill. Friendly dogs, people. It wasn't too crowded either- a far cry from the warmer months when it's slammed.

I just dinked a star bc the menu is pretty pricey for pub fare. That being said, I got...more

5.0 out of 5 22 August 2015
by Julia D.

I was in desperate need of some food after walking around in the Heath. We showed up around 5pm on a Sunday and got a table outside. I ordered a kale, cauliflower, and cheese tart. It was seriously amazing. I was definitely blown away. It came with roasted purple potatoes. Matt B got a pork roast he seemed pretty happy with.

The only downside was the abundance of smokers outside.

I highly...more

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