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Haven Bistro

1363/5 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 9LN, England
+44 20 8445 7419
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (19 reviews)
“calves liver” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
International, British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1363/5 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 9LN, England
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

9 of us went to the Haven for my father in laws birthday. All in all the food was fine but my overpriced small Dover sole (£29.95) arrived over cooked and like rubber. What happened to white flaky fish. Is there a novice chef cooking...More

1  Thank Ann L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Another lovely family lunch at The Haven last Sunday. The restaurant was crowded with a wedding booked for that evening but Julius still found space for our table of twelve at short notice. Excellent fresh food simply but very correctly cooked and marvellous hospitality. The...More

Thank StuandElaine
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife always reminds me of the amazing meal we had at Haven Bistro for our anniversary three years ago - so we headed back to the Haven where we were greeted by the welcoming owner Julius ( I remember his warmth and humour at...More

1  Thank Watermelondreams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had just been to wine tasting at Stonewines opposite (a great wine shop I cannot recommend too highly) and decided on the spur of the moment to go out to eat locally. This is something we rarely do as we find...More

2  Thank Jacqueline580
Julius O, Owner at Haven Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jacqueline580 I was very concerned to read your recent review of my restaurant. It is never good to receive a negative review from a diner but of greater concern is you comments concerning racism. I can assure you most strongly neither my staff or...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a very nice place for drinks and with a good atmosphere. My friends and I Will be back for sure. A good selection of cocktails and a large selection of Gin.

Thank Lisette L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Went to the Haven at the last minute, having to arrange a dinner. The staff were professor and friendly. The food particularly the main courses, were delicious. Do try the lamb steaks if they are on the menu, you won't regret it.

Thank passenger88
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Attended a charity lunch and even catering for 70 guests the quality of the food and service was of the highest standard. I am amazed that the restaurant can deliver 70 lamb steaks cooked to perfection, pink as they should be. The meal consisted of...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Just had to say thank you so much for organising the most fabulous birthday party. Everything was just perfect from the way the room was set up with beautiful table decorations table plan and seating and the service provided was first class. The food was...More

Thank Cazza60
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A great party last Sunday with excellent food and wines. Engaging staff added to the enjoyment of the lunch gathering.

Thank tjw_10
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I'd like to thank all of the staff for making my friends 60th, a fab night. All the staff were really friendly and patient with the '15' of us trying to decide what to eat! The food was excellent as was the wine! Will definitely...More

Thank LuvvinBrighton
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Questions & Answers
Jennifer G
10 August 2016|
Response from Julius O | Property representative |
Good morning, please ask our barman on your next visit, I am sure he will be delighted to accommodate you.
David F
12 July 2016|
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Response from Julius O | Property representative |
Sorry, we don't have dedicated parking but you can park on any single yellow line but please observe the parking notices. Looking forward seeing you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1363/5 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 9LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8445 7419
  • E-mail
Fine or casual dining
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