best time to go is summer when you can make use of the roof terrace, but get there early as everyone who knows about this place knows to head there! really great for rugby too - fantastic atmosphere, can't beat it. but again, get there early, it's very very popular with locals and those in the know. they only serve thai food, which can be a pain for some, but allow a local pizza place to deliver there and its very good pizza - not the usual greasy take-out!
© Oliver Knight
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Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 13 2012
Tucked away down a side street off busy Stroud Green Road, this is a dream of a pub. Consequently, it's always busy, for all its hidden location.
The secret of its success is several distinct zones: a front room with screens for match days (provided quirky objets hanging from the ceiling don't intrude); a smaller, music-free central area; a barn-like back room with a raucous, studenty feel, picnic table seating, loud music and pool; and a pleasant beer garden which spans over the pub's entire roof – on multiple levels.
A so-so range of beers includes Leffe and London Pride on tap, and the wine is limited to a couple of ordinary reds and whites. The pub's kitchen does some decent Thai food, including classic curries and fried noodles.