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The Flask

#4,952 of 18,606 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
77 Highgate West Hill, London N6 6BU, England
+44 20 8348 7346
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“lemon sole” (3 reviews)
“calamari” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
77 Highgate West Hill, London N6 6BU, England
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1 - 10 of 286 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Lovely lunch second time around. Manager and waitress very attentive but still a great relaxed atmosphere. Good tasty gastro pub with amazing icecreams and extensive wine list. Thank you! Lizzie

Thank Lizzie G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely English pub with a beautiful leafy garden that's perfect for summer! Amazing service and staff and good quality classic pub food. Would recommend!

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old style pub on top of Highgate Hill - in leafy square. Lovely! Old wood panneling . Real Ales . Not sure about food.

Thank Richardthelionheart7
Flaskn6, Manager at The Flask, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Richard, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards, Sophie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great outdoor patio, good food and very good service. We always enjoy this pub and highly recommend it.

Thank TinaT20142014
Flaskn6, Manager at The Flask, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tina, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We strive to achieve 100 percent customer satisfaction and a smooth service so we are so happy to hear your comments. Kind regards, Sophie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped here for a bit of lunch was ok not great had the beef sandwich was nice my wife had the prawn sandwich that wasn’t that great had about 4 small prawns in one side of the sandwich had 1 in. Apart from the lunch...More

Thank Mic C
Flaskn6, Manager at The Flask, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. I was very sorry that you did not enjoy your lunch. If you would like to call me and discuss this further our number is 0208 348 7346. Kind regards, Sophie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the place, great atmosphere , just across George Michael’s house, really old n quaint, one of the oldest pubs in London from the 17th century , low ceilings n minuscule doors et al. Frequented by Karl Marx. Must do if at Highgate. Food is...More

Thank Priya M
Flaskn6, Manager at The Flask, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Priya, Thank you for leaving your comments and your lovely feedback. Just for your information, we serve lunch from 12- 4 also and weekends we serve food all day. Kind regards, Sophie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub with good outside seating area, lots is covered so you can keep out of the sun on a hot day. They make a reasonable aperol spritze. Soda water was free.

Thank Adriandcass
Flaskn6, Manager at The Flask, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Adrian, Thank you for your comments. We hope to see you soon, Sophie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At the front there’s a lovely little garden area and the interior speaks of the history of the place. Very tasteful decorated, lovely food and well kept beer. Staff are a little stand offish (maybe its my northern accent) but then they’re probably used to...More

Thank LargelyMonk
Flaskn6, Manager at The Flask, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit. I'm sorry that you felt that the staff were stand offish, if you would like to discuss this properly, please call me on 0208 348 7346. Kind...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

This old establishment, one of the oldest pubs in London had a great atmosphere + a great place in the Summer on their front patio with plenty of seating + also at Christmas where many locals turn out to meet there for Christmas + it...More

Thank 827pauline
Flaskn6, Manager at The Flask, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Pauline, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We love to receive lovely feedback like this! We hope to see you very soon. Kind regards, Sophie Sales and Events Manager

Reviewed June 3, 2018

It was a busy Friday evening in May, and the place was hopping. We were enjoying our drinks and chatting, got a starter course, chatted some more, and suddenly realized that our main courses were now about an hour overdue. When the issue was raised...More

Thank onowhereman
Flaskn6, Manager at The Flask, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you so much for this review. We always strive to deliver the best customer service, but unfortunately errors do occur, and I am very pleased to hear that you were satisfied with the way in which we handled the fault. We do hope to...More

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Dave K
September 29, 2017|
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Response from Rhondajune | Reviewed this property |
Parking isn't good here - there is limited P&D on Swains Lane and other street parking, although I never drive there. It's a bit of a walk from both Highgate and Archway (uphill!) stations, on a few bus routes and there is a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Highgate West Hill, London N6 6BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8348 7346
  • E-mail
Description
The Flask is a North London institution; with a history dating back centuries it's been frequented by famous authors, playwrights and rockstars alike. One of the best pubs in Highgate, we still see famous faces today.
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