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The Red Lion & Sun  

 
 
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25 North Road, N6 4BE
 
 
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The Red Lion & Sun As a pub for locals, this small award winning pub in Highgate was voted the best pub in the country at the 2018 John Smith's Great British Pub Awards, the Oscars for the pub industry. It has just 14 tables but offers a friendly welcome to newcomers and you'll soon feel like this is only one of several visits you've made to the Red Lion and Sun. With two beer gardens, front and back, the privately owned pub offers a convivial spot for outdoor drinking in the warmer months but has a wood burning fire to create a cosy atmosphere when it's cold outside. The daily changing menu of freshly prepared and cooked dishes, quality wines and extensive choice of whisky add to the appeal but the gastropub edge doesn't encroach on the drinkers here, with a happy lack of pretension.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Highgate Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Archway Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Gospel Oak Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Discover what's on in London 2019 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2019 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Ricky Gervais: SuperNature (Warm Up Show)
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Thursday 31st October 2019 - 7.30pm
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Reach: Little Lavrak Theatre (Ages 4-10)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 2nd November 2019 at 1pm and 3.30pm
The Red Lion & Sun, 269a Archway Road, N6 | 6 minutes from The Red Lion & Sun
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269a Archway Road, N6 | 6 minutes from The Red Lion & Sun
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52 High Road, East Finchley, N2 | 23 minutes from The Red Lion & Sun
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Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 2.2 miles from The Red Lion & Sun
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London > Education > Evening Classes
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