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Old Dairy

1-3 Crouch Hill
Stroud Green
London
N4 4AP

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Opening Times

12-11 Mon-Wed; 12-Midnight Thu; 12-1am Fri & Sat; 12-10.30 Sun

Meal Times

12-10 Mon-Fri; 12-10.30 Sat; 12-9 Sun

Owner

Metropolitan (Greene King)

About the Pub

Oddly enough the building was just that - Friern Manor Dairy Farm, established 1839, this building dates from 1889. With its crenelated exterior, minarets and large relief etchings extolling the virtues of the various processes in producing milk, it certainly presents an unusual sight. It's received an impressive make-over and, with such a large space to work with, can successfully offer separate dining arrears without impinging upon the overall pub feel. It has the now standard mix of large tables and sofas, illuminated by table lamps plus candles and with huge picture windows either end. The atmosphere is added to by impressive chandeliers, exposed brick walls and duct work with steel girders. There are lots of different areas to eat or drink - details of food and serving times are best obtained for their website. With 5 pumps and an ever-changing range what's on can change daily.

Historic Interest

Grade II listed:- Dairy and shop. No 1 the former premises of Friern Manor Dairy Farm Limited; no 3 a shop. c.1895. Brown glazed brick, red rubbed brick with stone dressings, sgraffito, roofs obscured by parapet. Single-storey. The dairy front has a base of brown glazed brick; elliptical-arched carriage entrance with foliage imposts of stone carrying a stone archivolt reverting to rubbed brick in the middle section; five bays to left of the entrance, two to the right: round-arched panels with stone foliage imposts and archivolts with roll-mouldings, flanked by Corinthian pilasters; the panels filled with scenes in sgraffito depicting dairy processes, from left to right: grazing, milking, cooling, country delivery, making butter, old-style delivery and present-day delivery; frieze of swags interspersed with heads in cartouches; scrolled parapet interrupted over the third bay from the left by a panel with incised lettering: 'ESTABLISHED A0 1836 DI', and by a panel over the entrance inscribed 'FRIERN MANOR DAIRY FARM LIMITED',this panel topped by a stone panel with consoles depicting a mythological-cum-dairy scene. Two octagonal cupolas with louvred lantern stage, lead-covered ogee roofs and iron sunflower finials behind the parapet. No 3 has a C20 shop front flanked by pilasters with possibly vestiges of original shop front behind the modern fascia; cornice with festooned brackets; parapet of composition stone with cartouche in central brick panel. The sgraffito panels are very unusual in being pictorial and in a street; there is not very much late nineteenth century sgraffito work, and what there is is almost always decorative in treatment or in churches.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Greene King IPA

Changing Beers

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Mad Squirrel - varies
  • Old Dairy - varies
  • Sambrook's - varies

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% off real ales.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Board games.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

    The Cloud.

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Old Dairy

1-3 Crouch Hill
Stroud Green
London
N4 4AP

Sat Nav Reference

51.570515, -0.115439

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to Underground/DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

W3, W7, 210

Nearby Station (950m)

Finsbury Park

Nearby London Underground/DLR (200m)

Crouch Hill

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  • Sports TV Sports TV
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  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
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  • Wifi Wifi
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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Underground/DLR Close to Underground/DLR
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Sports TV Sports TV
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  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
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