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Canal 125, Caledonian Road - pub details

Previously called: Babushka

Canal 125
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Address: 125, Caledonian Rd, London, N1 9RG [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 3894) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations King's Cross St. Pancras (0.4 miles), Angel (0.6 miles), Euston Square (0.9 miles)

Nearest train stations London Kings Cross (0.3 miles), London Kings Cross - Thameslink (0.4 miles), London St Pancras (0.5 miles)

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> Current user rating: 4.3/10 (rated by 22 users)
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£5 for a pint of ale that any half decent cellarman would be ashamed of?
You're having a laugh
I am giving it a 4. I would have given it 0 but the barmaid had a lovely cleavage
tottenhamsean - 26 Oct 2015 12:30
I remember it as Babushka's and although it was a little poncey in its previous incarnation, it was better. Like a lot of London bars, the owners think they can apply fake rococo stucco to the walls as an excuse to drive up the price. Service was also a bit 'cheeky chappy' but in far from a genuine way although the food looked Ok. Doombar and Tribute formed a duo of Cornish ales and both were pretty well kept. There is a pleasant terrace overlooking the canal.
BoehmBawerk - 17 Jul 2014 14:05
I'm quite surprised by some of these reviews my friends and I drink in here after work sometimes and we've only had good times. The staff are friendly and when we have eaten there the food has been great! Haven't been upstairs so need to check that on my next visit.
srsarar - 23 Jun 2010 10:25
A maze of a place used for amusing theme nights and stuff like that. Not a pub any more, interested to hear it used to be the Swan.
rainlight - 1 Aug 2009 13:37
This looks like it used to be the Swan where I spent many happy lunch hours in the late 70s drinking Charrington IPA and eating cheese and ham toasties. A down to earth pub with friendly owners and appealing to everyone from BUPA consultants to locals with office workers such as myself in the middle.

How are the mighty fallen! Typical of London pubs today - create something expensive and crap nobody wants to go to and then refurbish regularly.
brucerob - 5 Jun 2009 16:15

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