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The Faltering Fullback

#5 022 of 19 548 Restaurants in London
R, Thai,
19 Perth Road, London N4 3HB, England
+44 20 7272 5834
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (10 reviews)
“finsbury park” (11 reviews)
“the pub” (12 reviews)
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Bar, Thai, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
19 Perth Road, London N4 3HB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is bossing the London pub game fam. We talking 3 level beer garden, we talking Thai food, we talking large on everything. Good pints, good chat from the staff, fairs they need bouncers to keep the roadmen out. Love to my brothers in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RodrigoGuevara
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Hello all, now listen, the faltering fullback used to be my favourite place to recommend, for fun and for first time dates, it met all needs. Unfortunately though, I will never be returning after my friends and I were kicked out for making rhino noises...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Meander36914906736
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Awful place where the bouncers behave like thugs. I used to be a regular but I'll never go again. My friend was manhandled out on a completely false accusation, I filmed it and was threatened by one of the bouncers.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank thelosttraveller_12
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

This is a slightly grotty pub close to where we’d played football for the past ten years. For some reason, the bouncer chose this evening to accuse one of our table of forty-year old codgers of taking coke on the toilets. As merciful a release...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Sunshine12485398163
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Called in while walking passed, very friendly atmosphere and staff the drink was good but it's very quirky and looks dirty but overall it's ok

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank andrewcD2057NT
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

A group of friends traveled across town to get to the Faltering Fullback for a reunion and we weren’t disappointed. As others have stated the garden is quite something, a layered series of decks that provide small secluded areas - amongst the planting - to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AlexF239
Reviewed 30 September 2018

It took me about an hour to realise that this wonderful local pub had a beer garden by which time I'd assumed it was a quiet local boozer and the type of London hostelry I'd missed since moving to Brighton. The garden was huge, people...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Monty M
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I love this bar, there is alway a great atmosphere in there. The Thai food is extremely nice. All the bar staff are so friendly and welcoming, especially Lauren. A night out in here never disappoints.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank anthonyjharnett
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This pub walks several fine lines. It’s fun without being too trendy. BUIt’s relaxed without being too rough. Great for smokers- when the ban came in to force they built an absolute maze of multi-storied decking. The Thai food served here is also rather good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Emma C
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

It's a pub in a wide suburban street of Edwardian villas, where you wouldn't expect there to be a pub. I don't know its history, but these days it is a masterclass in contemporary 'nostalgic, design aesthetic, being furnished with all manner of 'stuff' with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Simon_de_Montfort
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Karen S
4 May 2017|
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Response from charlottep740 | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. I wouldn't try parking there. Easy walk from both Finsbury Park and Crouch Hill stations (less than 10 mins from either).
16 February 2017|
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Response from jamese909 | Reviewed this property |
Not been up there for paddys day but not set up for the tourist so should be s good day half thinking of heading myself
14 October 2015|
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Response from L L | Reviewed this property |
Alas no
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Perth Road, London N4 3HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7272 5834
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