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.

Opening Hours

Monday to Sunday Noon to 11pm

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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 until 20th June. Should the government guidelines change, and we are unable to open, bookings will automatically be cancelled.

When booking online, please make sure you chose the correct area you want to sit in.

The front garden and inside tables are available to book online.

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. You must phone us to reserve the tables in the rear garden.

Please do not try to book multiple tables to make large groups as we will have to cancel your booking.

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.

Please note:
Bookings of 1-2 are for 2 hours
Booking of 3-4 are for 2 hours 30 minutes
Bookings of 5-8 are for 3 hours

We will be operating at 50% reduced capacity to adhere to social distancing guidelines.
The maximum table size inside is 6 people (including children, toddlers and babies)

The maximum table size outside is 8 people. We only have 4 tables in the front garden that can accommodate 8, please not it is a very snug table of 8 people.
The front garden has a marquee roof on it, and the sides are open for plenty of air flow.

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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