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The Arkley

$$ - $$$, British,
Barnet Road, Barnet EN5 3EP, England
+44 20 8449 0106
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible13%
Travelers talk about
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Barnet Road, Barnet EN5 3EP, England
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1 - 10 of 305 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose The Arkley, as we had been before a while back and were very satisfied. Once again we were welcomed by pleasant staff and opted to sit in the garden outside to make the most of the all-too-brief sunshine. The table had recently been...More

Thank Janet B
General Manager A, Manager at The Arkley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, your observations are kindly received and we hope to send you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bank Holiday Monday in very warm sunshine in a pub garden. What could be better. Never been to The Arkley before. We were warmly welcomed by Jessica who offered us full lunch menus. When we said that we just wanted a light lunch/sandwich she went...More

Thank jeffnorthlondon
General Manager A, Manager at The Arkley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Jeff, it was nice to have a chat with you too, be well and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here several times before and were more than satisfied. Alas on this occasion, a Friday night, we were less than satisfied. The food was wonderful but the service was a little sporadic. Come on guys up your game otherwise you'll loose returning customers....More

Thank Kevin M
General Manager A, Manager at The Arkley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we're happy that the food was wonderful, but not so happy about the level of service. We do strive to offer the best service we can, and will endeavour to maintain consistency moving forward. Please accept our apologies.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a delightful evening with friends. Service was good considering it was a saturday night and busy. Glad that we had booked. It was a treat to we had an excellent meal. Love the fact that the tables are well spaced out and you do...More

Thank Neerja K
General Manager A, Manager at The Arkley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Neerja K, thank you for taking your time to leave us such a fantastic review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to seeing you in the near future!

Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Good service and food in a great atmosphere. Plenty of parking and easy to get to. Staff are efficient and friendly.

Thank Cr0sskeys45
General Manager A, Manager at The Arkley, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Hi Cr0sskeys45, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us at The Arkley! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Restaurant pub is in a great location with ample parking, but the food was pretty average and overpriced for the portions offered.More

2  Thank Charles K
General Manager A, Manager at The Arkley, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2017

Hi Charles K, we do apologise if our expectations didn't meet your standards. Here at The Arkley, we strive to deliver good food and service at all times to all our guests. If you would like to discuss this situation further please do not hesitate...More

Reviewed July 31, 2017

Visited on Sunday lunchtime and had the sea bass which was wonderful. We all had mojitos also which were really lovely. Great atmosphere and wonderful manager who could not have been more helpful. All the staff seem really lovely and friendly. We will definitely be...More

Thank 7natalief
General Manager A, Manager at The Arkley, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017

Hi 7natalief, many thanks for taking your time to leave us a lovely review. We are glad to hear you had a lovely experience at The Arkley, we will pass your comments onto the team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near...More

Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Very Unhelpful manager lost her staff at least £20 of tips from our table of 4 on Saturday night. Both our first choices of salmon or trout were sold out, rudely refused when asked jokingly to reduce price of over priced sea bass, the only...More

2  Thank tamras29
General Manager A, Manager at The Arkley, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Hi, we do apologise for your bad experience at The Arkley, if you would like to discuss the situation further please contact us on 02084490106.

Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at The Arkley, the staff were friendly and attentive but not intrusive. The food was excellent and the cocktails to die for. I will most certainly be back soon.

Thank KatrinaSullivan
General Manager A, Manager at The Arkley, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

Hi Katrina, thanks for taking your time to leave us such a wonderful review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit to The Arkley! We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Great night at the Arkley, great atmosphere, superb service and delicious food, would highly recommend.

Thank Mar R
General Manager A, Manager at The Arkley, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

Hi Mar, many thanks for taking your time to leave us such a fantastic review, we strive to deliver great service and great food. I will pass your feedback on to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back at The Arkley!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barnet Road, Barnet EN5 3EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Barnet
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8449 0106
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