Christmas and the Lion and Unicorn go together like mistletoe & wine! With the most wonderful festive atmosphere, roaring fires and a cracking selection of winter warmers, we’re the perfect pub to spend the party season. Whether you’re looking to host your Christmas work do, a sit down 3-course feast, or an intimate Christmas Day dinner with your nearest and dearest. We promise fantastic service, phenomenal food, and plenty of cheer!

Get in touch and start planning your Christmas today.

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Garden hire

Our heated and covered garden is the perfect winter wonderland over the festive season! Wrap up warm and enjoy a Hot toddy and Christmas sharers. Capacity: 45 Seated 100 Standing


We have 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

12pm - 11pm

Christmas Day

12pm - 6pm

Boxing Day

12pm - 11pm

New Year's Eve

12pm - 12am

New Year's Day

12pm - 11pm

Mulled Wine Receptions

Warm your cockles and kick off your get-together with a Mulled wine reception. Why not pimp yours with some Amaretto or Brandy?

New Year's Eve

Start 2025 off as you mean to go on, at your favourite pub! We’ll be popping magnums of fizz and whipping up all the cocktails to ensure you see the new year in with a bang.

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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.

The Gift of the Pub
Kentish Town
Kentish Town
Kentish Town West


The Lion and Unicorn

42-44 Gaisford Street

Kentish Town



020 7267 2304



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