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Big Red

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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385 Holloway Road, London N7 0RY, England
+44 20 7609 6662
15:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Tue 15:00 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 15:00 - 01:00
Fri 15:00 - 03:00
Sat 15:00 - 04:00
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Fiumicino, Italy
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 the presence of the pool table and the selection of music! We will come back... More 

Thank Emunia
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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
London, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 on this site.

Thank RLewis_12
1 review
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!

Thank allan s
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 of place where you always meet new people as everyone is very chilled. The pool... More 

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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Visited after the football for a couple of drinks and some food There was a good selection of drinks We ordered food which was slow to come out condering it wasnt that busy Food was left on the bar for the girl who was serving drink and clearing tables to hand out. Poor girl basically had to do everything Food... More 

Thank Rachel H
Hertford, United Kingdom
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322 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Came here to celebrate a friend's birthday. The place is huge with pool tables at the rear and plenty of seating. Bar staff are quick to serve and the prices are ok-for a London pub. The must is loud enough but not over powering. Overall, a nice place!

1 Thank Bellylou
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Plenty of booths in this bar that ranges from speakeasy to rock n'roll crazy depending on the night. Well worth it if you like American ambiance.

Thank Ronan J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 03:00
15:00 - 04:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?