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Bald Faced Stag

#5,406 of 18,467 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$British, ,
69 High Road, London N2 8AB, England
+44 20 8442 1201
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69 High Road, London N2 8AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often go to this local pub. it has a beautiful dining room, good outside space and excellent food. Market fish outstanding today.

Thank Jill302014
TheBaldFacedStag, General Manager at Bald Faced Stag, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jill, delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon and thanks for the review, Ian

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Quiet Wednesday lunchtime with few eating apart from a small private function.The fish pie (£15.00) was excellent with three rows of piped mustard mash,all the right fishy bits and I loved the samphire mixed in with the pie.Big portion and very filling accompanied by buttered...More

Thank mncrbest
TheBaldFacedStag, General Manager at Bald Faced Stag, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks very much for the review, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your lunch! Ian

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We popped in on a very cold Monday evening for dinner. We set foot in the dining room - it was freezing cold and other diners were sitting in their coats. We politely asked if we could have dinner in the warmer bar area but...More

Thank Dan R
TheBaldFacedStag, General Manager at Bald Faced Stag, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hello Dan. I'm afraid to say I was a bit confused by your review. We serve our full bar and restaurant menu in both areas and the kitchen stays open till 10pm every night except Sundays. In extraordinary circumstances we might close the kitchen early...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

The food has been much better in the past so i was really disappointed when i came here with friends last Thursday. Firstly, I couldn't book an 8pm slot but was given an 8.15pm by the women on the phone. On arrival, our party was...More

Thank Toadstool_7
TheBaldFacedStag, General Manager at Bald Faced Stag, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hello, thanks for bringing this matter to my attention. Clearly your experience does not reflect the high standards to which I expect us to deliver. I am sorry that you were left disappointed by your visit and was frankly surprised and appalled to read about...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018

2 dishes not available on the small menu. Ordered food and then waited an hour. Eventually asked the waitress what was happening and were told there was a problem with the gas!! No one had told us. When the sea bass eventually came it was...More

1  Thank LSG2013
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Good solid pub with good pub grub with a good atmosphere and environment. The pork belly was great and the beers on tap were well delivered.

Thank MikeH66
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Been coming here for years, usually to eat. Pub has a great vibe in general lots of craft beers, friendly service and a really nice diverse local crowd, when v busy can be a bit hard to hear though. Came for Sunday lunch , nice...More

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I went last night with three friends. I had the Calimari to start and the Beef rib as a main. Well cooked and very tasty. My friends had Duck, Seabass and the veggie option all of which were good. Portion sizes were good. I had...More

Thank RogTex
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Food was ok but I think it’s a bit of a joke to charge £8 for childrens fish fingers and chips. The fish fingers were of poor quality and my daughter didn’t even touch them. Up the road in Highgate they charge £4.50 for fish...More

Thank lisa15
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The food was tepid, did not seem very fresh and yes it was New Years Day, so the chef may have been a 'stand in', the staff were lack luster and the food less than mediocre. Very disappointing, would not return. Without alcohol and two...More

Thank judiko
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ian n
7 August 2016|
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Response from TheBaldFacedStag | Property representative |
Hi Ian, We allow dogs in the bar area or Thomas Grub room. Many Thanks, Aidan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 54
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 High Road, London N2 8AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8442 1201
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The Bald Faced Stag, British Pub and Dining room, just minutes walk from East Finchley tube station. The venue boasts a light airy dining room seating up to 120, a bar area which includes the "Thomas Grub" function space and a beautiful decked garden built around a historic sycamore tree.

With a varied menu served throughout, The Stag is the perfect choice for a special night out or just a quick bite to eat. Within East Finchley neighbours; the famous Phoenix cinema right on the doorstep, The Stag is also the ideal location for a pre-show meal or post-show critique.

Dog-friendly in the bar area and just a short walk from Cherry Tree and Highgate Woods, the pub provides refreshment for weary walkers. Child friendly throughout it is a well-loved venue for the big occasions such as Mothers and Fathers Days, as well as for a family Sunday lunch.

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