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 Spaniard's Inn
Spaniards RoadHampsteadLondonNW3 7JJ
- +44 20 8731 8406
Well its a 16th century coaching inn at top of Hampstead Heath right next to the old turnpike house . As you can guess theres lots of dark oak , bare timbers and flagstones . Apparently Dick Turpin was a regular . The food looks excellent and they have a reasonable range if real ales available . What was tasted was well kept . A bit of a hidden gem .more
After a long walk round Hampsted Heath going to the Spaniards Inn is a great way to refuel. This pub is steeped in history as it was built in 1585 and was regularly visited by the likes of Dick Thurpin before robbing people on the Heath.
Its a bit of a pain to get to as there's not a tube very near but it's definitely worth the effort! It's lovely in the summer as they have a large beer...more
Great place to sit and enjoy what sunlight London has to offer. The patio is cozy and offers a variety of seating options. It boasts a fantastic setting for drinking, eating, and catching up with friends over a leisurely afternoon. I love the landscaping around the beer garden and they have an additional outside bar stocked with some various draft and bottled beer, which is convenient versus...more
This little pub for starters is architecturally beautiful.
The Spaniards Inn has the bustle and cheer of times past .
Built in 1585 as a tollgate inn on the Finchley boundary, the Spaniards formed the entrance to the Bishop of London's estate. Today it offers an extensive beer garden, one for the most impressive in London and a kitchen who are doing more than just serve pub food.
Nuts on the table. I am a massive fan of the Spaniards Inn. The only downside is that it's opposite the strangest piece of traffic control in the world, so if you make it across the road in one piece you can consider yourself immensely lucky and you should reward yourself with several hours in this sexy establishment. Think of it like a journey to Mordor, but with less orcs and more Land...more