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  • 020 8442 1201
  • 69 High Road, N2 8AB (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
  • noon-11:30pm Sun-Wed; noon-midnight Thu; noon-12:30am Fri-Sat

One of those Real Pubs redevelopments, this is a very capacious gastropub, with plenty of tables and a separate dining area. There's a good beer garden as well. The background music is fairly loud but not too distracting. Seating is generally leather and plush.

They have ales on tap, with Black Sheep Bitter a standard and a number of guests ales available (and advertised outside on a chalkboard). Addlestones cider, Hoegaarden, Leffe, Staropramen and the standard range of lagers are on tap, with a good selection of bottled beers as well.

The menu has a good selection of food, though tends towards the pricier end (£9-13 main courses). However, Ewan's butternut squash polenta with wild mushrooms, spinach and goats cheese was extremely good, and Jo's butternut squash tart with halloumi (sensing a winter theme, here) was, despite being from the starter menu, still perfectly substantial and tasty.

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Last visited by Ewan and Jo, 21 October 2007. Opening hours taken from Time Out website, March 2008.

Comment added by Sarah Dee: ... and they have free WiFi!

OS X co-ord: 527262 OS Y co-ord: 189403 (Latitude: 51.589115 Longitude: -0.164383)
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