Owl and Hitchhiker

Description

Formerly The Edward Lear, this pub has undergone a complete transformation to become The Owl and Hitchhiker. Inspired by two of the area's most famous residents, the pub's name comes from Edward Lear (writer of the Owl and Pussycat) and Douglas Adams (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy).

The opposing themes of both writers will be seen in the incredible decor of the pub, from wall murals, carved owls, and futuristic contraptions. The Hitchhiker's Guide's motto 'don't panic' has been carved and is hung from the mezzanine level. The Islington boozer provides a hearty menu of burgers, salads and bar snacks, along with several delicious vegan options.

Drinks will be craft beer and real ale heavy, with plenty of local London breweries on tap. Upstairs, there will be a secret cocktail bar serving quirky mixes and over the weekends, there will be a hot line-up of DJs and live bands.

What's on

BIG OL' Pixar Pub Quiz
To Infinity and Beyond! The Big Ol' Quiz is about to take off! If you've got a brain like Dory, just focus on the craft rounds. But if you finished…

Sun, 21st Jul 2019 @ 19:30 - 22:00

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Bottomless Brunch
JOIN US ON SATURDAYS FOR THE START OF YOUR WEEKEND.... WHAT'S THE DEALIO...? UNLIMITED TEA & COFFEE AN ITEM FROM THE BRUNCH MENU BOTTOMLESS…

Every Saturday

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Musical Madness
Life is a Cabaret old chum! Join us for a brand new musical themed Monday night at the Owl & Hitchhiker. From Grease to The Greatest Showman…

Every 1st Monday of the month

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Big Ol 90s Pub Quiz
Wazzup! It's time to crack open that time capsule they made you bury in Primary School and brush up on your knowledge of Tamagotchis, Sabrina…

Sun, 15th Sep 2019 @ 19:30 - 22:00

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Brunch Weekender
BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH WEEKEND If you wander down Holloway road today you will be sure to find a very VERY eclectic pub. Full to the brim with stories…

Sat, 21st Sep 2019 @ 11:00 - 14:00

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Spice Up Your Brunch
Bottomless bubbles and zig-a-zig-a! What more could you really really want!?  To celebrate the reunion tour Impossible Things Entertainment…

Sat, 12th Oct 2019 @ 11:00 - 14:00

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Big Ol' Star Wars Pub Quiz
Look.. Obviously we were meant to do this on May 4th, but we got real distracted twiddling with our light sabres. So here it is, Star Wars in…

Sun, 17th Nov 2019 @ 19:30 - 22:00

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Info

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Hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 23:00
Thursday 12:00 1:00
Friday 12:00 1:00
Saturday 12:00 2:00
Sunday 12:00 23:00

Location

Address

Owl and Hitchhiker, 471 Holloway Road, N7 6LE

Area

North London


Getting there

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Menus

  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Burgers, Bar Snacks, Vegetarian Friendly and Vegan Friendly food.

  • A word from the chef:

    The Owl and Hitchhiker is bringing deliciousness in the form of quirky burgers, bar snacks and salads.

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