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The Holly Bush

#2,003 of 18,801 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
22 Holly Mount | Hampstead, London NW3 6SG, England
+44 20 7435 2892
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“sunday roast” (26 reviews)
“pies” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
22 Holly Mount | Hampstead, London NW3 6SG, England
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1 - 10 of 370 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good pubs are hard to find these days. But the Holly Bush is one that I’d happily recommend and have returned to frequently. I have only eaten here on a Sunday after an enjoyable dog walk on the Heath. This is a popular place and...More

Thank Alex-cdl
Ben R, Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review and recommendation Alex! We do get very busy, especially on weekends so we definitely recommend booking in advance - and we'll always do our best to find a table for everyone who decides to visit on the day. Hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends booked this restaurant for a Sunday lunch. It’s in a tucked away location and seemed to be pretty busy so we were grateful for the booking. It’s a light and airy pub—-not at all dark and cozy. Great ambiance for the last Sunday of...More

Thank flash407
Ben R, Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review flash407! It is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your Sunday roast. Please come back again soon - we have more amazing roasts for you to try!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this gastropub by locals although the name was already familiar from some guide book. But this not a pub you're likely to come across by accident. We came here for an early dinner so they had room in the dining room without...More

Thank Kehveli
Ben R, Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kehveli, We're very glad that you were recommended to us and you enjoyed your experience! Come back again again soon - we have plenty more fantastic dishes for you to try!

Reviewed August 9, 2018

My friend's local, tucked a way in a beautiful spot, in a quaint residential street. A few tables available outside on the pavement, otherwise, a traditional old, listed pub inside, serving good pub food. There is an additional cosy snug at the rear, for more...More

Thank Alison W
Ben R, General Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review Alison! We certainly are lucky to be situated in such a beautiful area of London. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 31, 2018

We visited for a lunch after looking around Fenton House (National Trust property). We were shown into a back room with no windows and sat right next to a couple despite all the tables elsewhere being empty. Food was good, but my wife ordered the...More

1  Thank Martin S
Ben R, Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Hi Martin, Thank you for taking the time to send us some feedback and are sorry to hear that your experience was not a positive one - Your comfort is important to us and we would have been more than happy to move you to...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic and adorable venue, excellent food and attentive welcoming staff, a great selection of ales too! Highly recommend

Thank Superspurs22222
Ben R, Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you very much for your review! We do like to rotate some of our ale selections so we look forward to seeing you again to see what we have on offer!

Reviewed July 23, 2018

Stopped here on a hot day for a late lunch. Food and drinks were delicious and the presentation was great as well. We had the spring pea/asparagus salad with fresh mozzarella and fish, chips and mushy peas. Happy we found this place and would highly...More

Thank Breanne R
Ben R, Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Hi Breanne, Fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. We're glad you found us too! Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Went with a couple of friends for dinner in the upstairs restaurant, having previously eaten downstairs with a slightly different menu and having an ox cheek pie which was pretty good. Second time round, the food was absolutely fantastic! If you, like me, have been...More

Thank Dave W
Ben R, Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Hi Dave, Thank you for your positive review! Our chefs have been hard at work creating a menu that has some unique dishes as well as a couple of traditional pub favourites so it's great to hear that you've been enjoying it. We can't wait...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We were hoping to visit here on our recent stay in Hampstead and came across it on the night of one of the world cup matches. Whilst it didn't have a big screen TV someone had set up a laptop to watch the football so...More

Thank sfmann106
Ben R, Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to send us a review. We're glad you loved the cosy atmosphere of our pub. Next time you're in be sure to grab yourself a menu! Hope to you see you soon.

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Another excellent meal at the Holly Bush last this week, we dropped in on Monday and had a delicious meal. Salmon was amazing, chocolate mousse equally as good! Lovely service as per usual.

Thank Foodlover115
Ben R, Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you for your positive review! It's fantastic to hear that you're loving our food and service. Let us know when you're in the pub next - we love getting to know our regulars. Hope to see you soon!

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Ben S
November 12, 2017|
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Response from Ben R | Property representative |
Yes we allow dogs in all part of the pub. Kind Regards The Holly Bush Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Holly Mount | Hampstead, London NW3 6SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7435 2892
  • E-mail
Description
A real gem of a London local, The Holly Bush is a charming centuries-old pub in the heart of historic Hampstead. Step inside the grade II listed building and you’ll discover a wealth of cosy corners to call your own – the perfect place to enjoy fabulous food, ales and wine.
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