The Arkley

3.7
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12 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Gastro Pub
With beautiful surroundings, and a stylish interior, The Arkley in Barnet is a classic meets modern pub, a perfect setting for any occasion. Our chefs take pride in preparing fresh, delicious tasting food using the finest ingredients. Signature dishes include spit-roasted chicken with lemon & garlic confit, slow cooked pork belly with seared scallops, salmon supreme served with thyme-roasted butternut squash, and our home-made British beef burger. For a lighter bite, our spiralised carrot salad and Mediterranean mezze are both delectable, or for some sweet indulgence our melting golden chocolate bomb with caramel ice cream is sure to please!
You’ll also find a range of daily-changing specials and a carefully selected drinks list, including beautiful wines, ales and lagers, cocktails, and bubbles. So, whether it’s for a drink at the bar with family and friends, a special dining experience or a relaxed afternoon with great food – you can sit back and unwind, and we’ll take care of
What 12 People Are Saying
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CN
London
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

Very slow service despite the place being only 10% full. Food was badly cooked and we waited too long for it to arrive. Waitresses seemed to find nothing wrong in that. Never again

OT
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Waitresses lovely , maitradee not good , quite indifferent when we were smoked and heated out of where we were sitting as he added more wood to an already hot fire. It was burning our faces ! He reluctantly moved us . Disappointing

v
Hertfordshire
17 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice casual get-together with girlfriends. Food is nice here - what it says on the tin.
Only downside to the evening was receiving a cocktail in a used glass (lipstick marks) but the waiter dealt with professionally.
Will be back!

h
Hertfordshire
19 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Very friendly service, food fresh and tasty, bar empty, probably due to cost of drinks, was quite chilly and not very busy, we only had the burgers, as it was so quiet, I was being cautious, probably unnecessarily.

M
London
35 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Lovely food, friendly service. Great choice on al a carte and set menu.

JB
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 2

I booked for a friends birthday lunch. The restaurant was very noisy as it was Good Friday with lots of families.
We chose from the vegan menu which has a good selection.
Our cocktails were delicious and very strong!
I would go again but perhaps in the evening.

GE
London
12 reviews
Dined on 26 March 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice dinner with friends. Friendly atmosphere, good menu choice and reasonably priced wine.

PM
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I booked a table through Opentable a week ago for Mothering Sunday and in the morning of Mothers Day my booking was cancelled by the restaurant without any explanation.

MB
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2017
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Had good meal, catch up with friends, food very nice, don’t particularly like he chairs, they are quite uncomfortable but all else was fine!

HA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Excellent food.

n
London
6 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good standard of food as always, and service was friendly and efficient.

F
London
23 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The arkley is my local and I can walk there. We tried it when it first opened and for years later and were usually very dissappointed at the quality of food. However, over the last few months the food has vastly improved, tasting home made and delicious. Let's hope it continues!