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Big Red

#6,272 of 18,184 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$American, ,
385 Holloway Road, London N7 0RY, England
+44 20 7609 6662
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“juke box” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
385 Holloway Road, London N7 0RY, England
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is for you 🌶🌶🌶 It does what it says and it's tasty. The pub has a good vibe. There was live music when we visited on a Friday.

Thank JanPez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have nothing to say about this place except that it was fabulous. Really enjoyed it, menu is great, both the drinks and the food. Music is very enjoyable as well as the atmosphere. Will be coming back definitely.

Thank petrapop
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This American themed rock pub will be heaven for many a visitor. Classic and modern rock and metal on the juke box, niche American décor, dark, great beers, pool tables. If you're going to love this place you're going to LOVE it. No-where else in...More

1  Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The Big Red is a great pub oriented on a rock style. The atmosphere inside is great and details, with a lot of different poster and things on the wall. And the main bar at the center of the pub is genius. I really enjoyed...More

1  Thank Emunia
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Saturday night live rock music, great venue always busy. Much to watch & see. Always fun even if a bit of a walk from the nearest tube. Worth going if you like alternative places.

Thank jojo m
Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you like car license plates from all 50 states, and retro auto advertising signage, you will love Big Red. They have several American film posters, even ones of cowboy films. My only complaint is that the shots have quite rude names which are unmentionable...More

Thank RLewis_12
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The Big Red is such an amazing place! With great atmosphere and quite strong American style Been going there for years now and l always recommend it to everyone that ask me for a nice place to have a drink!

1  Thank allan s
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing bar, music is awesome and atmosphere in general. Gotta hand it to the staff, especially two lovely bartenders Joe and Rachel. Will be back here second time around. You shouldn't be missing it out

Thank happylittleboozer
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Pure rock & roll pub.The food is good and affordable and the service is great. One of my favourites for a night out and close to other rock and roll venues.Plenty of musicians hanging out there and the clientele is very diverse.Everyone is friendly.The kind...More

Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Nice dark rock pub Food bit expensive but very nice Afternoon not too busy but at night can get very busy

Thank Phil J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
3:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 Holloway Road, London N7 0RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7609 6662
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