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Big Red

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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385 Holloway Road, London N7 0RY, England
+44 20 7609 6662
15:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Tue 15:00 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 15:00 - 01:00
Fri 15:00 - 03:00
Sat 15:00 - 04:00
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Saturday night live rock music, great venue always busy. Much to watch & see. Always fun even if a bit of a walk from the nearest tube. Worth going if you like alternative places.

Thank jojo m
London, England, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you like car license plates from all 50 states, and retro auto advertising signage, you will love Big Red. They have several American film posters, even ones of cowboy films. My only complaint is that the shots have quite rude names which are unmentionable on this site.

Thank RLewis_12
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The Big Red is such an amazing place! With great atmosphere and quite strong American style Been going there for years now and l always recommend it to everyone that ask me for a nice place to have a drink!

Thank allan s
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing bar, music is awesome and atmosphere in general. Gotta hand it to the staff, especially two lovely bartenders Joe and Rachel. Will be back here second time around. You shouldn't be missing it out

Thank happylittleboozer
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Pure rock & roll pub.The food is good and affordable and the service is great. One of my favourites for a night out and close to other rock and roll venues.Plenty of musicians hanging out there and the clientele is very diverse.Everyone is friendly.The kind of place where you always meet new people as everyone is very chilled. The pool... More 

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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Nice dark rock pub Food bit expensive but very nice Afternoon not too busy but at night can get very busy

Thank Phil J
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Visited after the football for a couple of drinks and some food There was a good selection of drinks We ordered food which was slow to come out condering it wasnt that busy Food was left on the bar for the girl who was serving drink and clearing tables to hand out. Poor girl basically had to do everything Food... More 

Thank Rachel H
Hertford, United Kingdom
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315 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Came here to celebrate a friend's birthday. The place is huge with pool tables at the rear and plenty of seating. Bar staff are quick to serve and the prices are ok-for a London pub. The must is loud enough but not over powering. Overall, a nice place!

1 Thank Bellylou
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Plenty of booths in this bar that ranges from speakeasy to rock n'roll crazy depending on the night. Well worth it if you like American ambiance.

Thank Ronan J
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Went last night to see Inglorious, Stone Broken and Gypsy Heart. Bar has no atmosphere, staff more interested in watching the gig than serving you, with exception of the lovely lady with blonde hair who ran round picking up the slack! The sound quality was unbelievably bad and added to that you could hardly hear the singers, guitars were too... More 

Thank Wpdragon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 Holloway Road, London N7 0RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7609 6662

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?