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The Clissold Arms

#4,979 of 18,253 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
105 Fortis Green | East Finchley, London N2 9HR, England
+44 20 8444 4224
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
105 Fortis Green | East Finchley, London N2 9HR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Clissold Arms with a party of 60 people the food was amazing from our starters to the main course and desserts. Nothing but compliments from all my guests who attended the party, i was amazed to see some England footballers who play...More

Thank louis d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Clissold Arms for a party of 6 which I booked for New Years Eve in October. I hadn’t eaten in the restaurant for over a year and was so pleasantly surprised ! The food was fantastic ! We had pre-booked our food from...More

Thank Caroline S
clissoldarms, Front Office Manager at The Clissold Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Caroline, Thank you so much for your kind feedback. I'm glad that you had a nice surprise on NYE with our food and service. Your comments have been passed to the management meeting and Head Chef. We hope to see you soon again. Happy...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here 22nd December for our pre-Christmas romantic meal out. My wife had eaten here before and said it was good and showed me the Christmas menu which sounded lovely. So we booked and went. I was not disappointed. Did not...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was extremely slow, staff did there best but wasn’t good enough. Food wasn’t nice and wasn’t worth the wait. Was really looking forward to our evening as the pub looked lovely and the atmosphere was great sadly let down.More

Thank Poppy E
clissoldarms, Front Office Manager at The Clissold Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Poppy, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us feedback. We are sorry to let you this time and apologize for any inconvenience this cause to you and your party. We do our very best to strive and accommodate everyone requests...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I visited the pub today , been a little while since I had gone back . The place looks so lush , great decor Love the lightness in the pub and how warm it feels inside. I had lunch with a dear friend and we...More

Thank Helena B
clissoldarms, Front Office Manager at The Clissold Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Helena, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us feedback. We are pleased that you have enjoyed our food and atmosphere and we hope to see you soon again so you try the different dishes on our menu. Regards Sonia Pereira...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I used to love the Clissold and visit regularly, until it went downhill, and sadly the owner died. I’m delighted to see it on its way back. The manager (Ania) is charming and efficient and the staff very keen and attentive. Nice atmosphere and a...More

Thank Peter6530
clissoldarms, Front Office Manager at The Clissold Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Peter, Thank you so much for the positive feedback. It has been a year of many changes and we hope to keep changing to make the experiences to ours customers more exciting and deliver excellent food along the way. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had a table for 9 people, which is a lot but they managed really well. Very friendly service, and the food was delicious, with a good selection. I was there for music in the Kinks Room, but will travel across London just for a...More

Thank peterbG4794JU
clissoldarms, Front Office Manager at The Clissold Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us feedback about your meal. Im glad you and your guests had a good time and enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere here at The Clissold Arms. We look forward to see you soon...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

The food was quite good. Fish and chips and avocado on toast with poached egg. When we came into the restaurant one of the waitresses was at the bar drinking a very large glass of red wine. She ignored us. Another waitress came across and...More

Thank mcnicholas2014
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I live in Muswell Hill and The Clissold Arms is my local pub.Very sadly the wonderful George who worked so very hard to build the reputation of this pub died. I thought of him as a friend and he was simply the best host ever....More

Thank lowkayted
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I've been to the Clissold numerous times and it has been great every time. The outdoor seating area is lovely, and the staff are really friendly. On our last visit our waitress Ally was so helpful with our food order. Would recommend to families, friends...More

Thank kosky101
clissoldarms, Manager at The Clissold Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely feedback. Your comments will definitely be passed to Ally and the Kitchen. We hope to see you soon again very soon, to taste our new Autumn Menu that will arrive in the end of September. Regards Sonia Pereira...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$70 - US$200
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Fortis Green | East Finchley, London N2 9HR, England
  • Public Transportation: We are on Fortis Green which is a 10 minute walk from East Finchley tube Station. Bus routes 102 & 234 service fortis green whilst we are just a short walk from both Muswell Hill(43,134,299) & East Finchley (143,263 H3)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8444 4224
  • E-mail
Description
Opening hours:
Monday - Closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 12pm – 11pm
Friday & Saturday: 12pm – 12am
Sunday: 12pm – 10pm

Kitchen:
Monday - Closed
Monday – Thursday: 12pm – 10pm
Friday & Saturday, all day: 12pm – 10pm
Sunday: 12pm – 8pm
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