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The Southampton Arms

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139 Highgate Road, London NW5 1LE, England
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sausage rolls” (10 reviews)
“pork bap” (8 reviews)
“pies” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
139 Highgate Road, London NW5 1LE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a proper pub. There's a mixed crowd of people, a mixed crowd of food - I had a sausage roll with a massive dollop of mustard, it was hard to share - And more importantly, a mixed crowd of beers. I had an...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back in the '70s and '80s, record shops were hailed as the places to go if you wanted emotionless, sniffy service - nowadays it's hipsters behind bars doing it. The Southampton Arms would be 'excellent' if it wasn't for the seriously disinterested servers. With the...More

Thank tw7pp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coll little place this. Cash only. Massive range of Ales. Then a selection of pub snacks from scotch eggs, pork rolls, pork pies and more. Good little pit stop.

Thank TommyMac1980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Boasts being the only pub in the UK that only serves ales from micro-breweries! Usually a good selection of real ales on 14 hand-pumps and I tend to visit (travelling across London) when I know that Hobsons Mild is on here. Visited last Sunday, after...More

Thank Annieapple2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Please don't listen to your phone when the music stops as you might be told off by a person with half a pint thinking it's his office and can everyone be quiet never to be seen again once he can make it to the many...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic selection of real ale and cider on offer in this traditional pub .. With twelve real ale & at least four real cider pumps available, there is a beer for everyone.. With the dark wood and glazed brick work it is well...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Tired of ponced up pubs with High Prices? Like a good selection of real ales and ciders? Then this is the oasis that you are looking for. It is an old fashioned pub with all generations enjoying the atmosphere and even talking to each other....More

1  Thank Rod A
Reviewed 26 April 2017

A wonderfully preserved local boozer that is clearly much beloved by the community.The range of small independent breweries and cider producers makes this pub a haven for those looking for quality drink at sensible prices. A small menu of traditional pub food is available. Live...More

Thank Outbackdad
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A small traditional pub with a big selection of drinks from small producers. Knowledgeable and friendly staff will make recommendations and give tasters so the choice isn't too daunting. Plus they have a decent selection of real ciders as well as real ales and pickled...More

Thank Liz I
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This pub is a little gem with some 10 draft beers and an unusual range of about 5 draft ciders with abv's to knock your socks off. Arriving with 12 members of my real ale group who welcome seating we found their rear garden area...More

1  Thank Johntherunner
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Andy M
10 April 2017|
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Yes, although gets full quickly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, British, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Highgate Road, London NW5 1LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
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