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Old Queens Head

44 Essex Road
N1 8LN

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - Midnight
TuesdayMidday - Midnight
WednesdayMidday - Midnight
ThursdayMidday - 1.00 am
FridayMidday - 2.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 2.00 am
SundayMidday - Midnight

Meal Times

12 - 10
12 - 9 Sun


Columbo Group Ltd 

About the Pub

Has had a least two makeovers in last 10 years. Its current unique and opulent design makes The Old Queens Head a popular location for photo shoots and filming. The pub has wooden tables and stools, booths, leather settees and benches, tiling including a pewter topped tiled bar counter, carved stone fireplaces, lots of antlers (some on dead animals) and an ornate ceiling. Now has music or other events most days. See website for details. Reduced to one unused handpump.

Historic Interest

Grade II listing:- c.1830, c.1900, and incorporating early C17 interior features from the former building. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco, roof obscured by parapet. Three storeys, three-window range to Essex Road and three to Queen's Head Street with one window on the curved corner. Ground-floor pub front of c.1900 with five bays to each side: pilasters, segmental-arched windows, engraved glass and original doors, except that the corner entrance is now a window and the first two bays in Queen's Head Street are bricked up. Upper windows flat-arched with pediments on consoles to first floor in Essex Road and cornice on console to corner; first bay of windows in Queen's Head Street blank. Moulded stucco sill band with palmette ornament on Essex Road front; 6/6 sashes to Essex Road and corner; stucco cornice and stepped parapet. I NTERIOR. A ceiling of early C17 modelled plasterwork with bands of scrolling floral ornament forming panels to enclose emblems, some in cartouches survives above bar area of the public bar. In the north-west corner the wall is panelled to either side of an early C17 chimneypiece of stone and wood. The surround to the hearth is of stone, with term figures to either side supporting an entablature with narrative, perhaps mythological, scenes carved in two panels under a frieze of strapwork. Above, the chimneypiece continues in wood with three term figures, decorative panels between, decorative frieze and bracketed cornice.

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  • Garden Pub Garden

    Pavement tables.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Board Games.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

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Old Queens Head

44 Essex Road
N1 8LN

Sat Nav Reference

51.537211, -0.100371


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  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Nearby Station (600m)

Essex Road

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (650m)


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