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215 Blackstock Road, London, England
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Ranked #5,889 of 17,204 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Bar, Grill
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- Aug 31, 2014
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English first
London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

A great pub. Particularly impressed by the charming young man behind the bar (James?) who provided exemplary service. Basically, as others have described it, a great boozer!

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12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

apparently this pub used to be a total dive! not anymore, lovely candles burning good choice of drinks and decent jukebox. happy to have a swift one after work here and glad it is close to my home

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Am sitting in the Woodbine as I write. Called in here to watch the football. Staff very friendly. Found a seat in front of the bar by the pillar, right in front of the high level screen to watch the match. Had not long eaten elsewhere so no plans to eat but that soon changed. As I had my charger... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We go here regularly and never been let down. It’s a great little pub with a range and variety of people and characters making a good atmosphere. Its cozy and the candles make an atmospheric feel. Its good for couples drinks, dates, catching up with friends, and getting some good dinner for reasonable price. I believe the food is run... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Nice cosy pub that is always worth a visit, lovely for a couples drink. Lots of candles on tables and nice booths to sit in.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

We drink here regularly as its only 40 meters from our flat :-) Great atmosphere, relaxed easy going place for a few sharpeners after work or night out. Friendly chatty bar staff, good selection of real ale and other beers and wine. Great Thai food and Sunday lunch. My only criticisms would be that they took out a great Juke... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

As an Arsenal season ticket holder, I know the pubs on the Blackstock road fairly well and drink regularly at the Bank of Friendship and The Gunners before and after matches. Away from match days, however, The Woodbine is a lovely pub which is free from framed photos of Arsenal players and has a nice wooden decor. The pub is... More

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North London
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

Pleasant place to pop into for a quick drink after work or stay longer and have a Thai meal. Interesting decor and nice wooden tables - shame that the big comfy leather sofas have just been moved out - a little less cosy now. Timothy Taylor a popular drink with my partner although not always available. Small but reasonable selection... More

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2009

But there aren't that many pubs that aren't dedicated to the Gunners! Great old fashioned pub.... lots of wood, dark and dingy, not much real ale (normally Tim Taylors and another) and seems to spend a lot of time off. lots of different bottled beers including stuff like Kirin. Good value Thai food which is normally pretty tasty although portions... More

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