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The Canonbury Bar & Restaurant

#8,981 of 18,398 Restaurants in London
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
21 Canonbury Place, London N1 2NS, England
+44 20 7704 2887
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible20%
1 week ago
“Great pub,slow service”
2 weeks ago
“Amazing Function Room”
Closed Now
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
21 Canonbury Place, London N1 2NS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in to the beer garden on the first sunny day of the year, I would have stayed longer but the bar staff were the slowest I have ever encountered,it was busy with two to three deep at the bar but the three bar men...More

Thank Paulmon1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hosted my boyfriend’s surprise 30th birthday in the Blue Room and loved it! You can hook up your own playlist, have a barman for the duration of the party, and can decide what types of alcohol you would prefer to have stocked. The manager was...More

Thank khil0ni
Siobhan O, . at The Canonbury Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Khiloni, Thank you for your review! We are very delighted to know you enjoyed the party. Hope to see you soon to enjoy our hot summer days in our garden as well!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off the service was really good and the team were so helpful when finding out for me what food had what in etc, so I really can't fault them with that. However food wise there is definitely room for improvement. There were 6 of...More

Thank maria_6
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Sunday lunch, you expect to have a warm, well cooked roast but... to my taste my rolled pork belly was a bit dry and under seasoned. The apple sauce was such a small portion, but the veggies were good. Yorkshire pudding was cold and not...More

Thank PowerofGrey
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Was excited about trying the Sunday lunch but I was so disappointed. Ordered the roast chicken. Took a bite and it was freezing cold, my friends chicken was also freezing cold. Waiter took it away and they stuck it under the grill. Chef was not...More

1  Thank folkestone p
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Went here on my friend's birthday on a whim when we saw the Snooty Fox was too busy to have us. We arrived, delighted that the restaurant had space for us, though we should perhaps have been more suspicious when we saw how many tables...More

Thank Bill B
Siobhan O, Public Relations Manager at The Canonbury Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi Bill, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review- we always appreciate customer feedback even if it isn't good as it lets us know where to improve. I'm glad that even if you didn't enjoy your meal that the ambience and...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018

We went for a few drinks here on Valentines evening. Had a lovely time enjoying the log burner and beautiful surroundings. We'll be back!

Thank Rosie P
Siobhan O, Public Relations Manager at The Canonbury Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Hey Rosie, I'm so glad that you got to enjoy our cozy fireside on Valentines Day :) We'll look forward to seeing you here again! Siobhan

Reviewed 15 January 2018

We had our wedding reception here. And we couldn't have chosen a better venue. The staff were so helpful in preparing for our reception. They really went out of there way to ensure everything worked well, even running off (on the day) to buy little...More

Thank rj8382
Siobhan O, Public Relations Manager at The Canonbury Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for your great review! You were all such lovely guests and we were all honored that you chose our venue to be a part of your special day! I hope we'll see you back at The Canonbury again soon...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Theses premises are large and do get crowded. You can wait up to twenty minutes at the bar. The food is not good and it would appear the owners do not make much of an effort because they have a large catchment area. The delivery...More

1  Thank steve g
Siobhan O, Public Relations Manager at The Canonbury Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Hi Steve, I'm sorry to hear you had a less than enjoyable experience with us. We know we can get very busy and it's difficult for our staff to serve all of our customer from just one bar without there being a bit of a...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I don’t often give poor reviews but there was a consensus amongst our large group that the food for our Christmas do was not good. I had fish on pearl barley with raw fennel which was cold and lacking any sauce or moisture. Friends who...More

1  Thank MariGWIlliams
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 28
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Canonbury Place, London N1 2NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7704 2887
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