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Top bar recommendations from locals

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“Great local traditional pub Untraditionally serves Thai food (but still good)”
  • 98 locals recommend
Theatre
“This independent theatre at Finsbury Park is a lovely, intimate place to see (sometimes famous actors in) a variety of plays, including new writing. Lovely cakes coffee and beers in the café during the day too. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Pub
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“An original dairy and now grade II listed building. Serves food in the dining room and large bar areas.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“Rowan's is a local institution. Bowling, cheap drinks and dancing til 2am (at the weekend). Our recommendation for late night drinking. Every few years some developer sets their sights on acquiring this site, and every time the locals (rightly!) organize, mutiny and protest until the threat to Rowan's goes away. Check it out while it's still there!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Lovely neighbourhood restaurant with beautifully prepared seasonal dishes and an excellent wine list”
  • 41 locals recommend
Pub
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“Spacious pub with sofas and large windows, hosting nightly live music, comedy and open mic evenings.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Pub
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“Rambling pub with bric-a-brac and vintage posters, plus spacious beer garden and menu of Thai food.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pub
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“Our next door neighbour! A lovely pub with a friendly and cosy vibe and nice pavement-side outdoor space. And the occasional visiting cat!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Café
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“Specially imported wooden Thai chairs and tables dot this dining room serving classic Asian dishes.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Pub
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“Best local pub, especially for food. Their £7 lunch deal is especially good value ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Pub
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“Large pub opposite the Dairy. Serves food. Often showing sport but the pub is big enough to escape it, if you’re not a fan!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pub
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“Two-storey Victorian boozer with an open kitchen, upstairs lounge, real ales and outdoor seating.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“They have a really great selection of real ales and cider, plenty of space indoors and out. Log fire in winter. They have a few games in the bar upstairs. Climbers from the climbing centre opposite usually hang out here, which is nice.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Exceptionally good Italian food. Niche recipes from Sardinia. The kind not normally found on Italian menus. Pricey, but worth it.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Pub
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“Lovely, clean pub with a great, rotating selection of ales. Great Thai food on weekdays and shows the football too.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“A wonderful local pub that has an excellent wine menu and a long list of craft beers.”
  • 11 locals recommend