A proper London hidden gem, The Southhampton Arms is the only pub in London devoted entirely to independent ales and ciders. This much-loved pub is cash only and the selection of ales changes regularly.
Venue Details & Map
The Southampton Arms
139 Highgate RoadLondonNW5 1LE
- +44 (0)795 878 0073
- Public transport:
- Gospel Oak, National Railway
Top 5 reviews of The Southampton Arms
Decor & Style: 5/5
This is a small pub with a really cool outdoor patio. Inside, it reminds me of a classic western Saloon and there was even a piano player playing classic saloon music!
Amazing beer food served (deviled eggs, breads, olives, cheese plates), and of course good beers on tap. A great place to hang out at all the time if you live nearby,... more
Unfortunately, this pub is one that we will never go to again thanks to the bartender Alex's poor behaviour today. This is a shame, as they do have a lovely selection of beers.
It all started with me returning two empty pint glasses that were at the table we sat down at. I was yelled at, and told in no uncertain terms that this was the place that he was preparing food now, and basically to F... more
What a great pub! I love the atmosphere here: down-to-earth, local, and friendly.
They have a great selection of independent beers on tab, which I always find a sign of a well-taken care pub. I don't know what much else to say, but that I felt absolutely in tune with this place. "Bless" the people who keep a place like this going and not trying to make it evolve with the times. It's perfect... more
Good pub. It does get a little rammo in the evenings and space a premium on Friday and Saturday nights.
There are a few places in the area if you know where to look that rival or better this pub. Although there is something quite magical and Dickensian about this pub on a cold winters night.
Defiantly worth checking out if in the NW5 area but wouldn't travel out of my way to visit if not. more
Cider and a friendly 'wiggling' barmaid - awesome!!
This pub is welcoming and charming with seriously sweet staff, and lovely chatty punters. I was a little bewildered by the great choice of cider, so I asked the barmaid to recommend one. She gave me some advice, and let me dry three different types before I decided to go with the amazing (but strong) cider that is brewed in rum barrels. As... more