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Haven Bistro

1363/5 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 9LN, England
+44 20 8445 7419
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“apple strudel” (6 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“dover sole” (3 reviews)
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International, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1363/5 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 9LN, England
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

We held my sons wedding at Haven Bistro last night. The plans had been many months in the making and we had several meetings with Julius , the owner, as to how we would like to plan this special day. We found him to be...More

Thank suzy&phil
Reviewed January 7, 2018

I was invited by a friend to join his party for lunch at the Haven on the Friday before Christmas. I have been to the Haven on a number of occasions but this lunch was something special. There is a new head chef and he...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed December 18, 2017

Came here for a work Christmas meal on Friday. The starter Tempura Prawn was delicious. We all liked our starters and most of us enjoyed our mains. The mushroom risotto was quite bland, the steak received good feedback. They should play some music in the...More

2  Thank Louise J
Reviewed December 15, 2017

We had a really enjoyable evening at the Haven Bistro, Chief waiter at our tables was excellent , he was kind and helpful ,the food was all looking very ice and tasty, I did not see anyone complain either about quality or service. I am...More

Thank Maggie503763
Reviewed December 12, 2017

We had our wedding here, organised and managed by Julius and his team. They took a lot of stress and worry off our shoulders with their tremendous attention to detail both before and on the day itself. We took over the whole restaurant for the...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed December 10, 2017

I have just attended a reception at the Haven Bistro, the service was excellent, the food was excellent and it was an outstanding venue

Thank Arete49
Reviewed December 9, 2017

Last night was the third Christmas party that we have held at the Haven, and as always, the evening was fantastic. Everything from the pre-event support that Julius and his team gave us to the faultless service and delicious food on the night. We had...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed December 6, 2017

We have just recently had our wedding dinner at this restaurant. It looked like a nice venue, but the problem for us is that having agreed terms in full with the owner Julius, he reneged on those terms without reference to us. He clearly cannot...More

1  Thank MichieBourne
Julius O, Owner at Haven Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2017

It amazes me to what lengths people go to to try destroy your business and reputation you worked for so hard for 17 years. Those accusations are totally unfounded when you giving someone an almost 7 hour wedding reception/dinner/party for £65 per person including reception,...More

Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Another great Friday night with unbelievably talented live singing performances. What a fabulous local bistro bar. Fantastic service throughout, although busy, we were looked after throughout the entire night. Thank you as always Haven, for ending the working week with so much fun and joy!!!!

Thank Alisha R
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

9 of us went to the Haven for my father in laws birthday. All in all the food was fine but my overpriced small Dover sole (£29.95) arrived over cooked and like rubber. What happened to white flaky fish. Is there a novice chef cooking...More

1  Thank Ann L
Julius O, Owner at Haven Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

I am very sorry about your experience you had last Sunday in my restaurant. I can assure you we only buy the best quality of everything. We sell many Dover soles every week and never had a problem. I spoke to my fish supplier this...More

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Jennifer G
August 9, 2016|
Response from Julius O | Property representative |
Good morning, please ask our barman on your next visit, I am sure he will be delighted to accommodate you.
David F
July 12, 2016|
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Response from Julius O | Property representative |
Sorry, we don't have dedicated parking but you can park on any single yellow line but please observe the parking notices. Looking forward seeing you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1363/5 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 9LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8445 7419
  • E-mail
Fine or casual dining
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