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survey result

Summary

£66
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Fans hail this Archway tavern as “the best for miles around” (it was George Michael’s favourite back in the day) – “always welcoming”, and with a “terrific menu of mainly British cuisine” served in the dining room, which has “some charm as a former ballroom”. Top Menu Tip – the “great roast beef” is a treat for Sunday lunch.

Summary

£60
  £££
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 one of the best gastropubs in North London”, this Archway tavern “bounced back” from the pandemic and “the food remains as interestingly reliable as ever”. It’s a “lovely place for a treat”, especially under the “beautiful vaulted ceiling in the dining room” (originally built as a ballroom).

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.

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91 Junction Rd, London, N19 5QU

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Highchair,Portions
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No dress code
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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.
Alistair S
Have enjoyed a decent number of past visits...
Reviewed 4 months, 5 days ago

"Have enjoyed a decent number of past visits, remains a place with a warm welcome, good beer and reasonable wine, but for once the food disappointed, lukewarm and slightly undercooked according to other diners. Would be sad if this represents a persistent fall from grace."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.00 £21.30 £8.00 £3.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £3.00
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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