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  • The Canonbury Tavern, 
  • 21 Canonbury Place , 
  • London, 
  • N1 2NS
020 7704 2887
Opening Hours:
11:00 - 22:00
Food Service Times:
12:00 - 21:00
A Warm Welcome

A beautiful pub dating back to the 1700’s offering delicious dishes, classic cocktails, a glorious beer garden and a tremendous team. We can’t wait for you to join us!

Work From The Pub

Sick of staring at the same four walls? With plenty of motivational tools, book yourself a pub desk... for £15 you'll have access to free wifi, unlimited tea and coffee, a delicious dish from our lunch menu and a plug socket. Sounds great! We look forward to welcoming you and providing a fantastic working environment.

The Garden Gateway

Not to brag, but we have one of the largest beer gardens in North London - we’re famous for it. Our urban oasis is the perfect retreat to enjoy time with your nearest and dearest this autumn. Enjoy a lovely bottle of red, classic cocktail tree or juicy burger from our Burger Shack. Tables book up fast, so get in touch now! Please note our garden closes at 9pm.

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.


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

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 glorious 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!

The Six Nations are back and we’re excited to be showing the remainder of the games live! Book your table now to ensure the best seats in the house. Ahead of your visit, download our Young’s On Tap app to order food and drink to your table, so you won’t miss a minute of the action! Scrum on down…

Ho Ho Ho – Merry Christmas. Looking for the perfect spot for a Christmas party with friends or colleagues or to celebrate Christmas Day with your nearest and dearest? With a fantastic team delivering a mouth-watering selection of festive dishes, hot alcoholic drinks, classic cocktails and all-round Christmassy atmosphere, we’re the perfect place to celebrate. Get in touch with the team today to book!

Martyn and the team look forward to seeing you soon.

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. Christmas parties, 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.

Ho Ho Ho – Merry Christmas!

Plan ahead and book with us for the perfect Christmas.

Book Now

Please note that our garden closes at 9pm.