The Setting

Turn into the picturesque Canonbury Place, taking in the rural gardens and stunning Georgian architecture, you will then find yourself at the door of the historical Canonbury Tavern. Upon seeing the Secret Garden you would never guess that such a grand venue was just around the corner.

A short walk from Islington Town Hall, Highbury and Islington station and Canonbury station, there are excellent transport links for those late night journeys home after a fantastic day of celebration.

The Vibe

A historical haven, The Canonbury Tavern was built in the early 1700’s. George Orwell, who lived in Canonbury Square, wrote part of 1984 whilst sitting under the great horse chestnut tree in the garden. Maintaining the authentic features, The Canonbury was fully refurbished in 2015 to replenish it’s former glory.

Accommodating intimate receptions in the classic first floor Blue Room and grand receptions in the restaurant and garden, the venue is flexible to your requirements.

An in-house Events Coordinator will make planning your wedding calm and seamless, suggesting the best choices for drinks reception and dining packages tailored to you. The Canonbury Tavern prides itself on quality, seasonal British produce. From their mouth watering menus to exceptional wines, their products are at the heart of everything they do.

The Canonbury Tavern can provide;

  • In house Events Coordinator
  • Bespoke packages
  • The first floor Blue Room featuring personal bar and facilities
  • The Restaurant boasting stunning feature chandeliers and glass doors leading to the garden patio
  • Stunning garden oasis
  • Skilled members of staff for service throughout your special day
  • Quality British produce for our excellent dining menus

So if it is a small intimate wedding or a grand reception, The Canonbury can host it with style and flare. The vibe is definitely relaxed as they offer an easy and effortless solution to a stylish reception.