Park Tavern

Greater London North - Finsbury Park

A historic pub interior of some regional importance

Listed Status: Not listed

164 Tollington Park
Finsbury Park
N4 3AD

Tel: (020) 7561 8501

Real Ale: Yes

Nearby Station: Finsbury Park

Station Distance: 600m

Public Transport: Near Railway Station (Finsbury Park)

View on: Whatpub

Behind the very nice tiled exterior advertising the Wenlock Brewery of Islington (closed 1962) and some stained glass in the windows is a very traditional two-bar local. The three doorways into the front bar show it must have once been divided up. The counter has been brought back somewhat from an earlier, more forward position. The pub appears to have been given a refit in the interwar period and many of the straightforward but pleasing fittings survive: counter and bar back, an open fireplace, a dumb waiter in the servery (left side), and some slightly unusual radiator surrounds (plainer in the front, public bar area) than the room to the rear. A recent refurbishment has resulted in the restoration of the Wenlock Ales signage.

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