Christmas and the Lion and Unicorn go together like turkey and cranberry sauce or like vodka and martinis!

Festive atmosphere aplenty, daily cheesy Christmas tunes, roaring fires and a wonderful selection of winter warmers – do you need any more reason to come and join us?

We’re the perfect venue for your works Christmas do, a formal sit down three-course feast or an intimate Christmas Day dinner with your nearest and dearest. We promise fantastic service, Christmas jumpers and even to do the washing up.

Don’t delay, enquire with us now to see how we can make your Christmas event simply fantastic.

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Garden hire

With beautiful front and back gardens, including our heated & covered terrace, there are plenty of spaces to spend the festive season. Whether you’re looking to enjoy some tipples with your pals or a sit down meal with family, The Lion & Unicorn is the perfect pub for any occasion.

Capacity: 45 Seated 100 Standing


Inside Spaces

There are a number of bookable spots perfect for an intimate Christmas parties. With a roaring fire, delicious menus and plenty of festive cheer, there’s no better place to host your Christmas get-together. Get in touch with the team to find out more.


Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas Eve

11am - 11pm

Christmas Day

12pm - 7pm

Boxing Day

10am - 6pm

New Year's Eve

12pm - 1am

New Year's Day

10am - 6pm

Mulled Wine Receptions

The smell of mulled wine upon arrival can only mean one thing, Santa is on his way! Start your evening off the right way and pre-order now.

Christmas Wrapping

There's always plenty to do during the festive season at the Lion and Unicorn. Wrap gifts away from prying eyes of the little ones with your favourite winter drink in hand. Perfect!

New Years Eve

Start 2023 off as you mean to go on – in your favourite pub, of course! We’ve got some cracking events lined up to see 2023 in with a bang. Happy New Beer (or wine, or gin, or one of our cocktail trees)...

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From a three-course feast to a weekend away, or simply a quiet couple of pints in their favourite local, treat someone special and give the gift of the pub this Christmas.

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The Lion and Unicorn

42-44 Gaisford Street

Kentish Town



020 7267 2304



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