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The Compton Arms

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a bar and eatery hidden away . It is allegedly a orwell haunt though seems mostly to be populated... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
896jude
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London, United Kingdom
Brilliant little pub

You would never believe that you are only 15 minutes walk away from The Emirates Stadium. This... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
deanothebaggie
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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1 Oct 2017
“Brilliant little pub”
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4 Compton Avenue, London N1 2XD, England
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

a bar and eatery hidden away . It is allegedly a orwell haunt though seems mostly to be populated by locals including some of the student population It is a bar that has not succumbed to the need for high powered lighting so has a...More

1  Thank 896jude
Reviewed 1 October 2017

You would never believe that you are only 15 minutes walk away from The Emirates Stadium. This great little traditional pub is perfect for pre-match and post-match drinks. Also handy for Highbury & Islington tube. Good selection of beers, I opted for the Punk IPA.

Thank deanothebaggie
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Tucked away behind Highbury Corner, this is a delight. A quiet neighbourhood pub, with great draft beer, decent menu and no hassle. Proper regular customers too, no hype. What a treat.

Thank John B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Tucked down a quiet side street this is a very nice little neighbourhood pub. Small garden which gets a bit of sun is nice to sit in. Not too crowded even when we were there when Arsenal were playing at home. A few people I...More

Thank ChrisT1211
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Classic traditional local pub, in the middle of Islington. With the low beamed wooden ceiling, you could be out in the country. Excellent selection of real ales, well kept and regularly rotated. Traditional pub food menu. Mostly home cooked, but not always fresh cooked. Very...More

Thank DinasCross
Reviewed 6 February 2017

One goes to so many eating establishments nowadays, so how lovely to find a public house possibly named after those stalwarts of Middlesex, England and Arsenal's dynamic duo Dennis and Leslie Compton. Whilst the accommodation is snug (yet spotlessly clean), the welcome is warm and...More

1  Thank Snetterton
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I hadn't been to this pub for over thirty years, but on a visit to London I decided I would look it up, I wasn't disappointed , we were made rely welcome by a few of the locals and the Landlord, I would definitely visit...More

1  Thank john h
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Love this little pub and been going here for 20 years. It has never lost it! Never had a bad pint here and perfect if you like a good pint of bitter! The food is great and a surprise, especially as it is a no...More

Thank ScotDavid
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Nice old style pub almost like a village pub in the middle of London great selection of cask ales and good traditional pub food well prepared and plentiful

Thank Neil0akes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

If you want a decent pub near to the ground but not so rammed so as to be uncomfortable check this place out. Less that 5 mins from Highbury and Islington tube, friendly staff (and locals), decent beer and Arsenal memorabilia all round. No Sky...More

Thank Rhod J
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