Boston Arms

Venue Details & Map

Boston Arms

178 Junction Road
Tufnell Park
N19 5QQ
+44 (0)20 7272 8153
Public transport:
Tufnell Park, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 7 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Boston Arms

5.0 out of 5 25 January 2015
by Bluefem L.

Great place to watch the football with your dad and catch over a drink. Yes will find old Irish men in there but it is a pub in what used to be an Irish area. Prices are very reasonable. If reviewers don't like working class people I would suggest they go to coffee bar and not a pub.more

2.0 out of 5 20 October 2013
by Manav M.

Not the worst place by any means it just couldn't be further from my scene.

We had dinner at Pizza East Kentish Town and left around 0015. I had looked on yelp and there was a place called aces & eights nearby that sounded decent. It was however packed and there was a cover charge etc so we instead ended up at the Boston Arms across the road.

Our group single-handedly brought down the...more

5.0 out of 5 5 December 2009
by Chris O.

Right proper boozer, this one! Best to keep a low profile, which might sound like a turn off but the anthropologist/sociologist side of me loved having a pint or two here.

And Elvis on the jukebox! Yee-aye-uh baby!

Just across from Tufnell Park Tube, this spacious pub is a convenient one - if ya don't mind the rough-n-tumble atmo and being viewed askew by aging working class Irishmen.more

4.0 out of 5 19 November 2008
by hortonj

Right underneath The Dome in Tufnell park, and conveniently situated about 8 seconds from the tube station, the Boston Arms (pub) makes a great pre-gig warm up for The Dome, or the Boston Arms (venue). The Dirty Water Club and The Boston Arms Rockabilly Club are just two of the great freakfests that regularly take place inside the Boston Arms (venue), one cool wooden den of iniquity, if Rock...more

3.0 out of 5 12 February 2008
by scottishwolf

I'm giving the Boston 3 stars mainly through fear. This is a pub not to be approached under any circumstances in a suit. The beer is cheap, people will try and sell you cheese and bicycles, and there is the potential for a bar brawl brewing upon a late night. One of my most recent trips at the tail end of a birthday pub crawl, we ventured in, went to the bar and suddenly the chairs and pint...more

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