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Hope & Anchor

#744 of 1,346 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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As generic as its name suggests

It's a Greene King pub, so already before walking through the door one should know exactly what to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
Pleasant enough pub

Visited for drinks pre Union Chapel gig having made the mistake of first visiting an appalling pub... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Dover, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“As generic as its name suggests”
11 Nov 2018
“Pleasant enough pub”
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 1 week ago

It's a Greene King pub, so already before walking through the door one should know exactly what to expect ever since Greene King decided to sterilise every pub they own and make them identical. It has the same decoration and food menu as every other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Visited for drinks pre Union Chapel gig having made the mistake of first visiting an appalling pub closer to Highbury & Islington Station. Pleasant enough atmosphere, bar staff friendly, at least this one had ale on handpump unlike the other. Nothing special but pleasant enough

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DesdinovaUK
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Venue: Dive Price: 5.50 for a bottle of Crabbies Staff: Miserable & rude. Let me state, I only really saw the downstairs live area. I did take a quick visit to the toilets, situated upstairs on the ground floor. (Good luck to any wheelchair-bound music...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank TheeBernz
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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Karen F
Reviewed 24 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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  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

Date of experience: October 2017
2  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.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank NigelJ34
Reviewed 6 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 👍🏻

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank DSmitt
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julie m
1 August 2017|
Response from bluecloud2016 | Reviewed this property |
No I think you have the wrong review as I do not mention snails!!