survey result

Summary

£63
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“In an area where there’s lots of options for dining out, it’s not easy to get a reservation – that says it all” about this well-known Highgate gastropub – which serves “good seafood in addition to the usual pub favourites” and benefits from “an owner (Heath Ball) who knows his wine, with an excellent selection from his native NZ”. It’s also “rather grand” and “old established” – there’s been a pub on the site for 500 years – and there are two gardens for eating al fresco.

Summary

£63
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Top-notch” Highgate Village local that’s arguably “the best gastropub in north London” currently – and perfect “for a late lunch after a walk on the heath”. The menu stretches from a “generous Sunday roast” and “gastropub favourites” to “a great selection of seafood” and “Asian-accented dishes”“all cooked with style and attention to flavour”. “Great beer” too, but perhaps more notably an “excellent range of wines”.

Summary

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

This “excellent local” freehouse in Highgate Village offers “really good pub food at reasonable prices for the area”, a “strong wine list” and “often interesting cooking” that references cuisines as far flung as Basque, Korean and Sri Lankan.

Summary

£58
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Lovely on all levels” – this cosy gastropub in a leafy corner of Highgate is not the largest, but has earned a solid reputation for its “yummy food”. Well-behaved dogs and children are welcome, too.

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25 North Road, London, N6 4BE

Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu
Yes
No dress code
70

The Red Lion & Sun Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Red Lion & Sun Restaurant in N6, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Red Lion & Sun restaurant.
Craig H
Top notch pub grub - the crab was outstandi...
Reviewed 1 months, 29 days ago

"Top notch pub grub - the crab was outstanding and the pie was a proper pie. Decent wine list to complement it, but also really good to see locals in just for a drink. Highly recommended "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£11.50 £25.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £27.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
25 North Road, London, N6 4BE
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑11 pm

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