RestaurantsLondonArchwayN19

survey result

Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Our absolute favourite” is a typical verdict on this handsome Archway tavern, well-known across north London for its atmospheric interior (the dining annexe is a converted period ballroom), “imaginative menu and friendly service”. About the worst that anybody says is that it “can be noisy”.

Summary

£56
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Handsome Archway tavern that’s “hard to beat when on form” and is one of north London’s best-known gastropubs, accommodating a large volume of diners throughout, and in the large ex-ballroom space at the rear of the pub. It appeared “more variable” in the last survey in general however; in particular the fact that it can be “extremely noisy when full” bothered more reporters, detracting from what’s otherwise a characterful experience. Top Tip – “quieter in the bar”, where you can eat a tidy range of tapas.

Summary

£56
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Handsome Archway tavern that’s “hard to beat when on form” and is one of north London’s best-known gastropubs, accommodating a large volume of diners throughout, and in the large ex-ballroom space at the rear of the pub. It appeared “more variable this year” in general however; in particular the fact that it can be “extremely noisy when full” bothered more reporters, detracting from what’s otherwise a characterful experience. Top Tip – “quieter in the bar”, where you can eat a tidy range of tapas.

Summary

£55
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still the top gastropub for miles around” – this Archway boozer is a “brilliant” spot throughout, both in the characterful bar, but particularly in the “spacious” and extremely atmospheric rear dining room (originally built as a ballroom). On the menu – “excellent” modern British food, provided by staff who are “cheerful even when rushed off their feet”.

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St Johns Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of St Johns Restaurant in N19, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of St Johns restaurant.
Anthony P
We went for Sunday lunch. The roast beef wa...
Reviewed 1 months, 22 days ago

"We went for Sunday lunch. The roast beef was good but the falafel was very basic (undercooked - frankly I could have done better at home). Service was fine. The dining room has some charm as a former ballroom, but the tables are quite cramped and we were in a corner near a drafty open door in the kitchen. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£10.30 £18.80 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £2.50
Service 10.00%
91 Junction Rd, London, N19 5QU
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday6 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑4 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑4 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑6 pm

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