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.<br/><br/>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.
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The Spaniards Inn
Spaniards RoadHampsteadLondonNW3 7JJ
- +44 20 8731 8406
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
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
I used to drink here in the late sixties when I was in school in London. The pub was founded in 1585 and has the authentic look to which other pubs aspire. Keats and Dickens drank here after the place had already been in business for hundreds of years.
The Beer and ale selection has expanded exponentially and is excellent. I have no real memory of the pub food from years ago but now it...more
I had cycled past the Spaniards Inn a few times on my tours of London and have always been intrigued, not least by the sign that said it was established in 1585. After a long day of walking around Hampstead Heath I came here in desperate need of a good meal.
As it was early August we sat in the garden and ordered inside. I had the pork roast which despite coming with a Yorkshire pudding was...more
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.