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Tapping the Admiral

#3,735 of 18,558 Restaurants in London
, , British
77 Castle Road | Kentish Town, London NW1 8SU, England
+44 20 7267 6118
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“pies” (17 reviews)
“mash” (6 reviews)
“chicken pie” (2 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Bar, Pub, British, Vegetarian Friendly
77 Castle Road | Kentish Town, London NW1 8SU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Outside this looks a little run down but inside its great. Very comfortable, great beers and a good atmosphere. Tucked away a little in the backstreets but worth finding. Only negative were the kids running about in and out of the patio area and being...More

Thank LargelyMonk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to this gem yesterday. Great selection of real ales, and whilst we didn’t have full meals the two snacks we shared were lovely and home made - choices for vegetarians as well. We will be making a return visit, a sanctuary after touring...More

Thank Helen100Derby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s been 30 plus years since I’ve last drunk here, some happy and sad memories have prevented me from retuning as my folks who were connected to The Old Trafalgar are long gone, however I as a stranger was made to feel so welcome by...More

Thank 60sjim
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Superb pub; one of the best in London. Just one minute's walk from Kentish Town West station, Tapping the Admiral is the sort of pub that was commonplace not too many years ago, but is fast becoming a rarity. Utterly traditional with real fires, old...More

Thank 989pezza
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Never been here before last week but it left an impression and I will be going back. The vibe was relaxed, the beer we had was pretty good. The toilets are outside which I wasn't expecting. Would make a good meeting point for people on...More

Thank bobolink335
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We, a group of 3 Austrians, had a great experience at this pub. We realyl enjoyed the pub atomsphere and the Ales that were offered. On my first order I was immediately greeted by a super friendly bar tender, that offered me beer samples. Some...More

Thank mrroboto88
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Very welcoming on a chilly day, good range of beers and ciders, friendly helpful staff. The fire and Nelson the cat were a great bonus.

Thank James D
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby A real gem of a pub in Kentish Town selling an amazing range of beers and ciders. Friendly staff that go out of there way to help you choose the right drink. Nice fire and a good heated patio,pub has...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Best chips ever, ever ever ever. Enjoyed drinks and food with friends. Everyone loved their food, but the chips are the best chips in the world.

Thank ElizabethLois
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Only 5 minutes from Camden high street, worth if as you can get served and have a choice of seats. Excellent Sunday roast and choice of beers.

Thank David C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 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
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Castle Road | Kentish Town, London NW1 8SU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7267 6118
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