We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

The Woodbine

#14,658 of 17,072 Restaurants in London
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
215 Blackstock Road | Highbury, London N5 2LL, England
442073541061
Website
Today
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 26: English reviews
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in at around 7 o'clock having not had a beer for a few days only to be greeted by a very rude barmaid that promptly told me she thinks i have had too many! After replying, im sorry but i havent had a drop all week she continued on being very impolite and refused me a drink, after asking... More 

Helpful?
Thank gareth w
Level Contributor
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was with a female friend. We had come to the pub for one drink. We were sitting outside and approached by 3 men 2 of whom started to abuse myself and my friend. A member of the bar staff came outside and asked myself and my friend to" drink up and leave". We finished our drinks and asked what... More 

Helpful?
Thank Anne M
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
310 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Visited here a few times. Management can be unfriendly - we were waiting outside on wet day at about 12.30 and he rudely gestured that they would not open until 1 pm. He was in the bar, so why he couldn't just open the doors and let us at least sit out of the rain is beyond me. We ended... More 

Helpful?
Thank Shiraz64
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

At aroud 4pm me, my mum and cousins decided to go into a pub for a drink. When we got to the Woodbine, there was a bald guy standing in the doorway. He gave us no indication of whether he worked there and told us before we could say anything that we all needed to show ID before we came... More 

Helpful?
Thank MommyJelly93
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We went there to celebrate the birthday of a friend and after we had dinner and paid our bill the manager suddenly shouted at us that we are too loud and that if we don't calm down we can go f... off. Followed by a rant of abusive terms saying that we are not customers because we are not British.... More 

Helpful?
Thank alfredn1234
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Avoid at all costs if you are not white British. Manager was abusive, rude and blooded one of my friends simply for not being Europeans celebrating her birthday. Horrible Horrible Place!

Helpful?
Thank londoner020776
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Love this pub the friendly staff are always helpful and we especially like the quiz we have even won a few times.... my mother is so proud

Helpful?
Thank peter j
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

had a great time in this pub the locals was very friendly and the food very nice when in London next will go back

Helpful?
Thank tony_brown08
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
124 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Doing a pub crawl of the Piccadilly line and found this little diamond on our way! They have a great selection of ales and the Sunday menu looked lovely. Had some awesome memorabilia on the walls. Would definitely recommend

Helpful?
1 Thank Tiidgey
Level Contributor
22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

A friendly, local pub- great beer selection. The food is Thai and is among the best I've had in London or NYC- fresh, well spiced and good portions. The atmosphere is "bohemian chic" with good lighting.

Helpful?
Thank Flashdognyc

Travelers who viewed The Woodbine also viewed

 

Been to The Woodbine? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Blackstock Road | Highbury, London N5 2LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 442073541061

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Woodbine staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?