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Hope & Anchor

#659 of 1 331 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 11:00 - 23:00
Open today: 11:00 - 23:00
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Great music venue and good basic food menu

On the ground floor level there is a well stocked bar that also serves food. I had a sourdough... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Karen F
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Great service, Door staff lasy

A cracking little pub with jukebox which we made the most off, the staff are very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Craig T
via mobile
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6 May 2018
“Great music venue and good basic food menu”
23 Feb 2018
“Great service, Door staff lasy”
A small music venue & theatre on upper street with a big history. 5 minutes walk from Highbury station.
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207 Upper Street, London N1 1RL, England
+44 20 7354 1312
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

On the ground floor level there is a well stocked bar that also serves food. I had a sourdough toasted sandwich. It came well presented (with watercress) and was really tasty. They did a steady trade with food. Upstairs there is a proper theatre and...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

A cracking little pub with jukebox which we made the most off, the staff are very friendly and welcoming apart from a women at the bar that kept staring at us for are music choice on the public jukebox, as well as that the door...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Went to see a live show Monday night, was charged £10 to walk down the staircase and realise the band had already played as the times on line were wrong, walked back up to the doorman who refused to give me my money back whilst...More

Thank Kieran M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

With so much history this pub was not as expected. The place as a venue looks pretty good but the bar itself is bland & uninspiring. Not bad, just underwhelming.

Thank Nigel J
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Great venue, staff very friendly and pub seems well run, we had lunch which was very tasty and presented well. Most importantly the beer was great 👍🏻

Thank smithyfrrn
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Just popped in for a pint as it's a brilliant chilled out place with a great choice of beers, we looked at the menu and was intrigued by the wet fries so we decided to give them a try OMG they are amazing we had...More

Thank 185scott
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Avoid if you don't want to get mistaken for someone else just because of the colour of your skin! The worst service we have ever encountered- my friend was not served because they mistook her for another girl. It was one thing to stop serving...More

Thank DSmitt
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The Hope & Anchor is a friendly no hassle type of place. There's a good selection of real ales plus the usual suspects at the bar. The crowd is mixed and eclectic where people from all walks converge to enjoy good drinks and a spot...More

Thank bluecloud2016
HopeAnchorIslgton, Guest Relations Manager at Hope & Anchor, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Really pleased you enjoyed your visit, we do get an interesting mix of people! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Followed my new favourite Michelin guide to a pub close to Waterloo station.. this place came up and I thought I'd give it a go. Odd menu... it read very disjointed.. snails, gnocchi, cold soups, octopus stew etc... was really a weird combination of offerings......More

Thank LincolnB1
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch. Food was good but slow to arrive (they did just open) staff were friendly. They had good variety with some light options

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julie m
31 July 2017|
Response from bluecloud2016 | Reviewed this property |
No I think you have the wrong review as I do not mention snails!!