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#841 of 2,415 Bar in London
#4,193 of 16,940 Restaurants in London
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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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, 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, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A group of us came here for an evening meal. From the minute we arrived we were rushed and told in no uncertain terms that we had to leave by 10pm. Waited over half an hour for our main meal and told that We would...have to be served our dessert at the same time as our mains. Food was cold and overpriced. Service not great and the manager very full of himself. We won’t be coming back !More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delicious Sunday roast here today, the portion was enormous and everything tasted great. Even though it was a busy Sunday the service was speedy and everyone was helpful. Staff went above and beyond! Definitely recommend 😊

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite pubs in London. Great Sunday roast, lovely cosy atmosphere and friendly staff. Great way to pass a rainy afternoon.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 22, 2020 via mobile

I have been to this pub many many times over the years, the drinks and atmosphere are great as always... The vegan burger however was pretty bad this time, dry bun and extracted from the freezer to make up the numbers and crappy chips... you...can do better for one of the most expensive suburbs of London, a £15 burger at this level is poor....More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 19, 2020

Sadly the lovely ambience of this pub was let down by poor food quality and mediocre service ( verging on bad except that I imagine our server was new so I don’t wanna be harsh ) Nothing was good The starter were mediocre - the...main ( Smoked salmon sand which ) was inedible and the desert was below average. When combined with it taking 10 mins to get cutlery and futher 5 for mayo to try rescue the sandwich it was not pleasing. The salad was good though. I hope it returns back to its glory days to which it clearly had. They very “ nicely “ said we haven’t charged service as u weren’t happy but still charged for the smoked salmon which was uneaten @ £10. DewMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 13, 2020

This is a place that has fallen so far from its position of grace it has scar tissue and indentations on every limb. The staff appear to be part-time reluctant participants, with almost no training. The environment appears to be in decay, The food is...an example of degeneration so great it could be an example for environmental health. What on earth has happened here, and where is the respect for your reputation and the area in which you operate?More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 7, 2020

I took visiting family here for a Sunday Roast. It was great! Only disappointment was that even though we booked in advance they could only offer us a midday slot and when we arrived a few minutes early they wouldn’t let us in and we...had to stand outside in the cold. If you can get a more reasonable booking time, it’s a must try.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed September 1, 2020

We really missed this place over lockdown. Garden is lovely and in winter the interior is cosy with lots of private little tables. Can’t wait to go back.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 24, 2020 via mobile

Best pub experiences since lockdown. All the staff are happy. Big shoutout to Abdi. Great host, and when a belligerent customer tried to tell him how to do his job, his response of “it doesn’t matter how they do things anywhere else, we do things...properly here” was brilliant and quickly shut them upMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed April 28, 2020

A revisit, this time we had some food as well and we had to be inside (cold rain in February). Very nice Inn-like pub with a wide selection of really good beer and good food. Service good as well

Date of visit: February 2020
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Andrew B
February 18, 2020|
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Response from Liz T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Best to check with pub as you will also need to reserve on Sunday
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Free if u find a spot to park
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