We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Scolt Head

107A Culford Road, London N1 4HT, England
+44 20 7254 3965
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Another Guiness in the garden at this great pub

We stop here for sentimental reasons every time we come to London - and it is great to see a crowd... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kev H
via mobile
Drinks

Nice place in the summer with a secret garden full of people drinking and enjoying the sun... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharon D
via mobile
Read all 20 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
Taken over by siblings Richard Haines and Rosie Wesemann in late 2006, the pub has been revitalised - in a good way. We wanted the Scolt Head to remain a pub first and foremost, serving excellent food without becoming another soulless gastro bar, and we hope we've achieved it. Come and eat, drink, watch big screen sports, listen to live music, or join our pub quiz, all at The SCOLT HEAD. SWING DANCING Every Tuesday The Scolt Head kitchen excels in fresh and excellently sourced produce.The menu changes regularly, favouring small, independent suppliers and seasonal produce. Our meat comes from Blackwell Hadden, a rare breeds farmer in Essex, Select Meat and Poultry and McKanna of Theobolds Road. Vegetables from Lenards of Covent Garden and Cheese from Neals Yard. Fish from Ben's Fish is delivered every evening. Chutneys, jams, ice creams and sorbets are all made in our kitchen.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible20%
1 week ago
“Another Guiness in the garden at this great pub”
2 weeks ago
“Drinks”
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
107A Culford Road, London N1 4HT, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 20 7254 3965
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around London
from US$33,90
More Info
from US$65,10
More Info
from US$44,80
More Info
from US$20,40
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (20)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stop here for sentimental reasons every time we come to London - and it is great to see a crowd enjoying the sunshine in the garden here today. Always welcoming, we always enjoy this spot.

Thank Kev H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place in the summer with a secret garden full of people drinking and enjoying the sun Beautiful English style pub

Thank Sharon D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My colleague and I hosted a charity fundraiser pub quiz here. The Scolt Head was the perfect space! The staff was kind, and friendly, and helped us with the set up for our quiz. Tasty food, and fairly priced drinks! If you are in Dalston,...More

Thank Meret S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Corner location so the footprint of the place is triangular and it has a decent sized garden in front. Why do I like it? Because it's three pubs in one. The main area as you walk in has the air of a country boozer with...More

Thank MrCam
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
April S, Manager at The Scolt Head, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Thank you MrCam for the really lovely review! If there's anything you think we could improve on for us to get a 5* review, what would that be? Cheers, April

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We organised our work Christmas party at this pub and the management could not have been more helpful in organising everything for us. We took over the private room, with tables laid out, crackers and general festive cheer. We were able to use the sound...More

Thank Pasc88
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
April S, Manager at The Scolt Head, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Hi Pasc88, Thanks for the lovely review! It was great to have you here for your Christmas party and hope to see you again soon. April

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I visited this place last night as a friend was having a birthday do there. It's been two years since I was last there, and the place has really gone downhill, mainly in terms of a really bad attitude off the staff. For example, I...More

Thank Pete2213
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
April S, Manager at The Scolt Head, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Hi Pete2213, That's a real shame that you had a bad experience in our pub on Saturday night. I have spoken to the staff members that were working that evening and they made a genuine mistake with the Stoli being poured instead of the Sambuca...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Just called in for a quick pint and to watch GB rugby 7's team in Semis. The pub had a really good atmosphere and if the sun is out there is a great seated area in front but it looks like the seats fill up...More

Thank Gary B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
April S, Manager at The Scolt Head, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Hi Gary, Cheers for your great review! The seats certainly do fill up very fast in the summer! Hope to see you soon! April

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I've been coming to this pub for years and years as it used to be my local. I still occasionally make a special trip from where I live now to go there. Sadly, last night's visit was a disappointment, not because of the pub itself...More

1  Thank swissmissis
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
April S, Manager at The Scolt Head, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016

Hello swissmissus, I'm sorry to hear that your trip to The Scolt was disappointing. Since seeing your review and speaking to staff that were working that evening, it turned out the staff believed we were meant to close at 11pm. All staff have now been...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 June 2016

While in London we caught up with our nephew who was spending some time there. He took us to a delightful old English style local pub. We went inside to have a look and it was a classic English pub located on a Y intersection...More

Thank MikeH1949
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
April S, Manager at The Scolt Head, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016

Thanks Mike for your lovely review! April

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Not being a local to this area I only get to visit on the last Thursdays of (most) months when they have live jazz performances by Peter Werth's Jazz Crew. The jazz is always first class with top line artists like Nigel Price (guitar), Andy...More

Thank kendavies36
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
April S, Manager at The Scolt Head, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016

Thanks Ken for your lovely review! April

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 1 082 hotels in London
Islington Inn
92 reviews
.53 km away
Premier Inn London Hackney Hotel
782 reviews
.67 km away
Rose Hotel
15 reviews
1.23 km away
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
582 reviews
1.78 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Che-Men
100 reviews
.40 km away
Rotorino
208 reviews
.39 km away
Sweet Thursday
106 reviews
.34 km away
The De Beauvoir Arms
52 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Street Feast Dalston Yard
91 reviews
.66 km away
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
27 reviews
.64 km away
Fun London Tours
1 404 reviews
.73 km away
My Chocolate Workshop
507 reviews
.71 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Scolt Head staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;