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The Shaftesbury, Holloway - pub details

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Address: 534 Hornsey Road, London, N19 3QN [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 15722) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Archway (0.6 miles), Finsbury Park (0.9 miles)

Nearest train stations Crouch Hill (0.4 miles), Upper Holloway (0.5 miles), Finsbury Park (0.9 miles)

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> Current user rating: 6.4/10 (rated by 24 users)
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Royal Oak, Upper Holloway (0.2 miles), Prince Alfred, Upper Holloway (0.2 miles), Hopsmiths, Crouch Hill (0.3 miles), Stapleton Tavern, Finsbury Park (0.3 miles), Old Dairy, Finsbury Park (0.3 miles) - see more nearby pubs

 

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I arrived here about 15 minutes before opening on Sunday lunchtime. But it was almost 25 minutes before a door was opened. Apparently the staff would rather set out all the tables with menus and the like, before welcoming anybody in. I very nearly gave up. But eventually I managed to get through the side door and found a reasonably large pub with a couple of rooms. The rear bar is now used for dining. The Dragonfly beers previously mentioned are no longer stocked. The 3 ales on were Sambrooks Junction, Fullers London Pride & Hammerton N7. Cider was Rosie's Pig. There doesn't seem much competition in the vicinity. So maybe that's why they can afford to ignore customers sitting outside. I doubt I'd make a return visit to this area any time soon.
blue_scrumpy - 8 Mar 2017 19:30
Completely refurbished since my last visit. On first impressions just another gastro pub. However, this is linked to the Dragonfly brew pub in Action and real ale and craft beer is to the fore. Good selection and knowledgeable and enthusiastic bar staff. Food looked really good and the tunes coming out of the jukebox were to my liking. Nice place will be back.
Alfnoax - 28 Nov 2014 23:35
This is a very attractive place, though unfortunately rather awkward to get to. Beer is good and the music selection is a big plus. Not so sure about the food though, and only one vegetarian option on the menu causes embarrassment when you've invited veggies to meet you there.
jjamjj - 27 Nov 2010 18:13
Possibly the best jukebox selection I've found in a pub ever (with the possible exception of Bradley's off Oxford St). This trumps even the (overratted) Boogaloo.

Decent selection of ales (though not a fan of the Litovel lagers), friendly staff. Didn't try the food. A good addition to the area since the revamp!
nicknorton - 1 Sep 2009 11:09
Now finally open again and well worth the wait. With a wide selection of drinks, excellent food and FREE jukebox it was a lovely evening there. I had the pork belly and it was the best pork belly I have ever had. It was that good I even asked the chef how to do it so I can make it at home! Staff made us feel very welcome. Will definitely visit there on a regular basis.
hloewy - 3 Aug 2009 12:10

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