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Canonbury Garden

We have one of the largest beer gardens in North London - we’re famous for it. Sit back and enjoy a lovely your favourite tipple alongside a juicy burger from our Burger Shack. Tables book up fast, so get in touch now!

Food and Drink

Quality British food focusing on seasonal produce, fresh fish and an enviable Sunday roast, we’ve got something for everyone. Flavoured gins, real ales, fine wines and fruity cocktails - you’re spoilt for choice.

A Warm Welcome

A beautiful pub dating back to the 1700’s offering delicious dishes, classic cocktails, a glorious partially covered beer garden and a tremendous team.


Located a short walk from Islington Town Hall and with a variety of spaces and bespoke menus, we’re the perfect venue for a large wedding reception or intimate dinner. Our experienced team is on hand to help you create the day of your dreams.

The Canonbury Tavern, Highbury & Islington

Ideally located on Canonbury Place, just a short walk from Highbury and Islington, Canonbury and Essex Road stations, we’re the perfect place to stop by with your nearest and dearest to drink, dine and have a fantastic time. We proudly serve deliciously fresh, seasonal and British food, from the traditional pub classics to hand-crafted, contemporary plates. Our bar is fully stocked with real ales, chilled beer, fine wines from around the world, a wide selection of spirits and classic cocktails.

Our partially covered garden allows you to temporarily escape the bustling London streets, entering an urban oasis, more fitting with country living. Please note our garden closes at 9pm. Whether you’re looking for a fantastic Sunday roast with the family, a romantic date night or catching up with friends, we have it all. Make sure to bring your furry friend with you, we’re very dog friendly!

Martyn and the team look forward to seeing you soon.

Together On Tap

Good things come to those who tap. Explore our On Tap app to order to table, split and pay the bill and receive treats on us from time to time.

Download Young’s On Tap before your next visit.

Events and Parties

Whatever the occasion may be, our beautiful spaces both inside and outside, make the Canonbury the perfect spot to enjoy your celebrations. Engagements, birthdays, anniversaries, christenings, celebration of life… we host them all!

Food and Drink

Head Chef Miri uses seasonal, local produce to create mouth-watering British dishes. Our favourites this autumn include Young’s beer-battered cod, succulent beef Sunday roasts and juicy burgers from our Burger Shack.

Please kindly note that our garden closes at 9.30pm, thus the latest booking time for an outside space is 8.30pm.