The Red Lion and Sun is a privately owned public house with two beer gardens, wood burning fire, daily changing menu, great wine list and whisky galore.

Our chefs serve freshly prepared and cooked meals every day from noon – 10pm.

There has been a public house on this site since the 16th Century.

In line with current Government Guidelines we will be offering takeaway, but are unable to offer alcohol for collection. Alcoholic drink and food are available for delivery within a 2 mile radius, and food and non-alcoholic drinks are available for collection. All delivery are made by our staff for free. To place your order please call us on 020 8340 1780.

We have an extensive wine line available for delivery with no minimum spend. Along with draft lager and cask ale, our infamous frozen margaritas, and mulled wine.

On Saturdays from 10am - 1pm we will be offering our Lockdown and Loaded Brunch menu for collection and delivery.

From Thursday 21st January, the Bottle and Jug will be transformed into our Red Lion Creperie, serving sweet and savoury crepes for collection every day.

Lockdown Opening Hours

Monday Closed (except bank holidays)

Tuesday 4pm to 9pm

Wednesday 4pm - 9pm

Thursday 4pm - 9pm

Friday noon - 9pm

Saturday 10am - 9pm

Sunday noon - 8pm

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Eat & Drink

Our chefs create, prepare and cook meals daily for our constantly changing seasonal menu.

Our menu can be described as rustic modern British pub food. All our meats are supplied by Phyllis and Lee Harper at Highgate Butchers, and all other produce is carefully source from respected producers locally wherever possible.

The menu changes daily, and is uploaded to our website by 11am every day.


From 12th April, we will be resuming takeaway drinks from our Bottle & Jug Department in the driveway of the pub. Frozen margaritas, wine, draught lager and ale etc.
We will continue to do takeaway food too.

Table reservations
We are currently only taking bookings from 12 April - 16 May. Should the government guidelines change, and we are unable to open, bookings will be automatically cancelled.

Please note:
Bookings of 1-2 are for 2 hours
Booking of 3-4 are for 2 hours 30 minutes
Bookings of 5-6 are for 3 hours
The maximum table size is 6 people (including children, toddlers and babies. Please do not try to book multiple tables to make large groups as we will have to cancel your booking.

All table reservations are for dining. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept bookings for drinks.

Please arrive on time for your booking. If you are 15 minutes past your booking time, we will cancel your booking. If you are unable to make your booking, please call us to cancel so we can give the table to someone else.

In line with government guidance, all bookings from 12 April - 16 May will be seated outside in our front and back gardens.

The front garden has a marquee roof on it, and the sides are open for plenty of air flow.
As the back garden is not covered, we will only take reservations for these tables 48 hours in advance, and it will be weather dependent. If there should be bad weather, we will be unable to move your table to the front covered garden, or inside.

Due licensing restrictions, all evening bookings are required to vacate the back garden by 10pm, and the front garden by 11pm.

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Find us

Located in the leafy rural haven of Highgate Village overlooking London, our pub is within walking distance of Hampstead Heath, Kenwood House and Highgate Cemetery.

We welcome friendly dogs, well behaved children, and their owners.

The Red Lion & Sun
25 North Road. Highgate. N6 4BE

020 8340 1780