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Finchley Tavern, North Finchley

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user reviews of the Finchley Tavern, North Finchley

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Popped in last night after o neils was impressed! old fashion pub with a lot of atmosphere ! friendly staff and well kept beer. locals very chatty and felt welcome ! clean toilets and clean bar. 7.
onthebrew - 12 Jan 2012 14:03
no cask ales, friendly enough service,opted for pint of strongbow(£3),lots of Irish enjoying the Irish football on the box,5/10
fat_beer_badger - 18 Sep 2011 14:45
stay out of mc.spoons we all know what they are like.
guv2 - 16 Aug 2011 15:51
I went in here last night after walking out the spoons. Much better Place found staff very friendly & Polite Also very good customer service. The other customers treat you just like your one of the regulars nice friendly atmosphere which makes a change Excellent Pint of Guinness as well Not sure what other Beers or Ales were on as I was already been on a good session all day. I would definitely visit again next time I'm finchley Its well worth a visit if you prefer to go in a Pub not full of loud mouth Kids & screeching Girls where every other word is sworn out loud. Still has Dart Board Plenty & of TVs showing Sky Sports as well.
Alesonly - 16 Aug 2011 15:34
just read review about finchley tavern and i must say i feel the same its terribe now there has been about 5 different managers since that women left which i think is terrible it used be busy all the time ,but i suppose life goes on
batman - 9 Jul 2011 01:11
under new ownership at christmas lovely landlady an irish women from what i could see the place was packed great band just like the old days when it was the wishing well. went back again at the end of march only to discover the landlady and her staff were gone i was very disappointd to see that so i wont be going back there again which im sorry to say so any of you people out there who used like the wishing well or finchley tavern as it is known by now i wouldnt bother if i was you we go to gerti browns now its a far better place

batman - 9 Jul 2011 01:03
Now reopen again so ignore my last Post. Its Now under new ownership after being sold as the wishing well Chain went into receivership back in march.
Alesonly - 25 Dec 2010 20:01
Now Closed down & boarded up with steel shutters. It don't look like it will reopen anytime soon.
Alesonly - 19 Nov 2010 23:03
The Best Pub in Finchley by far, and has been for ages!
laurajane - 19 Jun 2010 18:23
popped in before crossing over to the arts depot one evening. seems like a popular place, quite busy for a week night. staff were friendly and the prices are lower than other pubs in the area. i would go back.
BH1947 - 21 Apr 2010 10:22
This Pub is now called The Finchley Tavern Its Still as good as Before and even seems too be Improving.
Alesonly - 22 Feb 2010 21:39
Went in here for the first time in several years for a few pints before a comedy night at the Arts Depot over the road. The pub was quite busy and now seemed to be under different management than my last visit. They seem to have kept on the same friendly atmosphere and my two beers were fine and relatively cheap for the area. I will return again.
MisterWu - 4 Feb 2010 09:11

Gary, you're In trouble when this pub phones you to tell you they're open.
And why do my reviews keep getting removed ?
chucknorris - 18 Mar 2009 04:57
Worth visiting after the Elephant closes and you want to carry on drinking.
SomersetChris - 17 Jan 2009 10:46
A reasonably good small bar with good Guinness. Much better than the Chave and Kid filled Tally Ho opposite or that under aged drinking den The Autumn House.
Alesonly - 26 Oct 2007 00:41
There are loads of these Irish shop conversion pubs around and they all seem to have the same great banter and service and the Wishing Well is no exception.

I canít really fault the pub, but I think that you have to be in the mood for it.
Strongers - 4 Jul 2007 07:22
A pleasant and friendly little boozer.
grecian - 30 May 2006 12:40
Good "shop front" pub. Mark is a tremendous landlord and his staff are always good and friendly. Can be a bit rowdy though, so maybe not the best pub for you if you hate that kind of thing.
BornFree - 2 Nov 2005 12:48
used to live in north finchley 3 years ago and loved this pub,good bar stools if you got a big arse!
nomadman - 17 Oct 2005 04:13
the only boozer in finchley that i can't fault ;beer ,service ,banter . The Best
dave - 30 Aug 2004 22:41
good proper pub. often have one man and his guitar knocking out some irish tunes on the weekend.

good for football.
anthony - 10 Jun 2004 22:56

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