The Canonbury


The Canonbury Tavern has been a public house since the early 1700's and boasts a rich and varied history. Having one of THE best pub garden spaces in the city, it has long been a destination for pub-goers and diners taking advantage of this urban oasis in Islington.

Sit back, relax and enjoy everything The Canonbury has to offer; a delicious menu using seasonal and locally sourced produce, a friendly team and a fantastic selection of drinks including hand-crafted cocktails, local beers and real ales, plus their carefully selected wines.

Party planning? Whether you're looking for a private space for a knees-up with friends and colleagues, an intimate dinner or a business meeting, they have the perfect space for all manner of occasions. Get in touch with a member of their team today. 

Tom and the Canonbury team look forward to welcoming you soon. 


What's on

Spring Supper Club
After a successful burns night supper club, we are hosting a spring supper club! Chef munir will be cooking up a storm with seasonal producethat…

Thu, 25th Apr 2024 @ 19:00 - 22:00

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  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Taking Bookings
  • Disabled Toilets
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 11:00 23:00
Tuesday 11:00 23:00
Wednesday 11:00 23:00
Thursday 11:00 23:00
Friday 11:00 23:30
Saturday 11:00 23:30
Sunday 12:00 22:30



The Canonbury, 21, Canonbury Place, N1 2NS


North London

Nearest Station

Canonbury (Rail)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Pub Food, Roast Dinner, Small Plates, Vegetarian Friendly and Vegan Friendly food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Head Chef Munir passionately cooks up a storm in the kitchen. Serving healthy alternatives, hearty homemade pies and the perfect Sunday Roasts. In the garden you'll find the Burger Shack where you can find plenty of indulgent treats.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Blue Room Private Room 70 140 - - -

Our upstairs private Blue Room, set with its own private bar provides an ideal location for an intimate birthday gathering, work meeting or celebration of life. Private hire of the Blue Room comes with your own dedicated team, sounds great doesn’t it?

The Restaurant Venue Hire 90 150 - - -

Our beautiful restaurant boasts grandeur and history with an open fire, French doors opening into the garden and artwork of the local area. Ideal for large celebrations including weddings and Christmas parties.

The Garden Outdoor Space 0 0 - - -

Our urban garden oasis is the perfect spot for al fresco dining or drinks and canapes. Such a picturesque setting provides a perfect backdrop for engagement or anniversary celebrations.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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