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Bald Faced Stag

) #5,910 of 18,157 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ British, ,
69 High Road, London N2 8AB, England
+44 20 8442 1201
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (8 reviews)
“salads” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69 High Road, London N2 8AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few years ago I posted a port review of this place only to receive a personal message criticising fact So as a local restaurant we thought we would try again by never again. What to say 1. Orders taken quickly - the only good...More

Thank Lisa011
TheBaldFacedStag, General Manager at Bald Faced Stag, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, I would like to reiterate my apologies made on the night. We were let down by a member of staff and unfortunately this had a knock on effect on the standard of service we were able to deliver. I agreed on the night that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only good thing to say about this restaurant is that the room is nice. The service was slow and lacking in any grace. We waited ages for both courses, with no explanation and no apology until we complained, no one came to offer us...More

Thank Poleg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a disappointing meal. Miserable waitress (blue trousers, pink top) too busy chewing to speak to us. Chips undercooked. Panacotta solid. Hot water with fresh mint was £2.50!!!! Won't be back. Miserable.

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not busy at all Waited over 8 mins for a spoon then had to reheat soup Food came at all different times Chips were crossed with French fries and fat chips When asked how was your meal I told them They didn't even seem bothered...More

Thank vickihearn
TheBaldFacedStag, General Manager at Bald Faced Stag, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, I was really disappointed to hear about the service you received on your recent visit. Clearly this does not meet the high standards I usually expect us to be able to deliver. Could you please get in contact with me on 02084421201 so that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the meeting of a group of friends around two birthdays. Food was very good with everyone's dish looking tasting full of flavour. There were a few deals on to avail of as well as a la carte choices. Prices were high and the...More

Thank chancer88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch at the Bald Faced Stag, Finchley, yesterday. The menu had a good selection of prices, and was reasonably priced. The choice of beer on tap was good too. Friendly staff, nice decor, tasty food (we had salmon fish cakes & sausage...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had disastrous visit to this restaurant with 3 kids Awful waitress not sure if communication problem or just didn't care too busy her drinking tea and chatting with chef only had one table to serve but still couldn't cope ended up leaving restaurant mid...More

Thank cazza p
TheBaldFacedStag, General Manager at Bald Faced Stag, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Caroline, firstly I would like to take this opportunity to apologise for the events that transpired on your visit. I understand how frustrating this must have been especially on a special occasion. I have spoken to the manager on duty who was only made...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This pub has turned into a really nice place to go, both for a drink and for a meal. There's lots of space inside and outside, with different areas to drink, and a spacious light restaurant with a huge lantern skylight and doors which open...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I remember when this pub was decorated a dirty brown on the exterior.Now it is a more cheerful blue outside and fairly modern inside.Worth popping in for a drink after a visit to the local circadian the road.

Thank wingate
Reviewed 29 June 2017

After our last disapointing visit to our local, I was loathed to take my cousins - one from Hitchin, Herts and one who had arrived from India to this venue. I did not want to be embarrassed, but they insisted visiting my local pub. As...More

Thank hamida k
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ian n
7 August 2016|
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Response from TheBaldFacedStag | Property representative |
Hi Ian, We allow dogs in the bar area or Thomas Grub room. Many Thanks, Aidan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$52
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 High Road, London N2 8AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8442 1201
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The Bald Faced Stag, British Pub and Dining room, just minutes walk from East Finchley tube station. The venue boasts a light airy dining room seating up to 120, a bar area which includes the "Thomas Grub" function space and a beautiful decked garden built around a historic sycamore tree. With a varied menu served throughout, The Stag is the perfect choice for a special night out or just a quick bite to eat. Within East Finchley neighbours; the famous Phoenix cinema right on the doorstep, The Stag is also the ideal location for a pre-show meal or post-show critique. Dog-friendly in the bar area and just a short walk from Cherry Tree and Highgate Woods, the pub provides refreshment for weary walkers. Child friendly throughout it is a well-loved venue for the big occasions such as Mothers and Fathers Days, as well as for a family Sunday lunch. Follow The Stag on facebook or twitter BALDFACEDSTAGN2 for details of events.
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