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The Holly Bush

) #1,916 of 18,119 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ , British,
22 Holly Mount | Hampstead, London NW3 6SG, England
+44 20 7435 2892
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (18 reviews)
“beef pie” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
22 Holly Mount | Hampstead, London NW3 6SG, England
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1 - 10 of 340 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Holly Bush has been on a roll for last few years in my opinion. Pascal (chef0 hs had a great positive influence. Bar staff run the place week. Good range Fullers ales with occasional gust appearance. We were upstairs table for 4 plus dog i...More

Thank goodpike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this pub after walking on Hampstead Heath with our dog. We found the staff really friendly and they offered our dog a bowl of water which was nice. The Sunday lunch food was nice and plentiful. I had the pork and it was...More

Thank Maturne1
Ben R, Sales & Events Manager-Martin at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review. We do try to accommodate our customers especially we are able to offer a more suitable table. Our Romney Room is perfect for hot summer days as we can open the large Georgian windows.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located only a few steps from the Hampstead tube station this little cozy pub offers you a quiet and beautiful place to enjoy a glass of wine or something delicious to eat. Big plus since its also dog friendly.

Thank LeLewin
Ben R, Sales & Events Manager-Martin at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, lunch times during the week are perfect for a quiet & cosy drinks & meal. We really do love dogs as well so always welcome.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit while in Hampstead. Cozy bar very nice outside as well. Great drinks and service. Hidden place.

Thank Caroline B
Ben R, Sales & Events Manager-Martin at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed our bar, drinks & service.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Holly Bush is a short walk from Hampstead tube and the eclectic shops of Hampstead high street. It has a great selection of beers and a menu for most tastes. We dined in the snug which was light and airy due to its skylights....More

Thank Garry C
Ben R, Sales & Events Manager-Martin at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for you review, it's great to hear you enjoyed our food, drinks & space in the pub. We have passed on your feed back to Aurora who is a very valuable member of our team.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Holly Bush is located on a beautiful little street (Holly Mount) just steps up from Heath Street and the Hampstead tube station. This is one of my favourite pubs in London due to it’s location, the many nooks and crannies inside, the beautiful neighbourhood...More

Thank John B
Ben R, Sales & Events Manager-Martin at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review & comments. We are glad you enjoyed the food & ale.

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Popped in for a couple of pints today after a walk around Hampstead. We were welcomed in with our two well behaved dogs and the bar staff brought over a bowl of water for them. They had some interesting beers on but I was dissapointed...More

Thank John J
Ben R, Sales & Events Manager-Martin at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We will have ESB back in the Autumn as our lighter seasonal ales will take the stage for spring/summer.

Reviewed 30 April 2017

The pub itself is almost unchanged from when I first used to visit in the early 1970's, its still got the tiny rooms, original bar and features, real fires in winter. Always welcoming with a great selection of drinks and now vegetable juices made to...More

Thank stuart_cox_photo
Ben R, Martin-Sales & Events Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for your review & your kind comments. I am pleased our staff were able to resolve the issues you had faced. We are conducting a review of Sunday & service in general to make further improvements. Kind Regards Martin

Reviewed 24 April 2017

I don't know anyone could not enjoy a visit here..... The food is incredible. The service was perfect. The atmosphere is just so cosy, comfortable, warm and welcoming. It is the epitome of a delicious classic British meal with great wine. If you only have...More

Thank Sam B
Ben R, Sales & Events Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback & we look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

A real gem of a pub, lots of nooks and crannies to create a great atmosphere. Part of out shared starter was the best Parma Ham I have ever tasted. My shoulder of lamb was also very good as was my wife's smoked duck. This...More

Thank Tom H
Ben R, Sales & Events Manager at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you Tom for your feedback, we are really pleased you had a good time & enjoyed the food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Holly Mount | Hampstead, London NW3 6SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7435 2892
  • E-mail
Description
A real gem of a London local, The Holly Bush is a charming centuries-old pub in the heart of historic Hampstead. Step inside the grade II listed building and you’ll discover a wealth of cosy corners to call your own – the perfect place to enjoy fabulous food, ales and wine.
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