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Arsenal FC – Emirates pub guide

Posted in  Football by Vincent on the August 31st, 2010

Away fans, more than most, know the pleasures of a pre-match pint. After enduring a hideously early rise and driving however many miles with a coffee in one hand and a map in the other, you more than deserve it. Here is MATCHhotels.com’s guide to pubs near the Emirates for those hardy folk who make the trek to Arsenal.

The Drayton Park

The Drayton Park is the main pub for away supporters, situated opposite the stadium’s away entrance. As such, it is seriously busy on match days. Unfortunately, there are no ales on tap.

The Drayton Park
66 Drayton Park
Highbury
London
N5 1ND

The Woodstore Bar & Grill

A quieter option is The Woodstore Bar & Grill, a clean, spacious pub serving up a wide range of drinks and some good grub. Football colours are allowed and the staff are friendly. They have full Sky Sports and ESPN coverage.

The Woodstore Bar & Grill
1 Carpenter Mews
North Road
Highbury
London
N7 9EF
0333 240 2000

The Twelve Pins

The Twelve Pins is a bit of walk up Seven Sisters Road, but they are big on sport and welcoming to all fans. It’s an Irish pub, so you can get a decent pint of Guinness.

The Twelve Pins
263 Seven Sisters Road
Finsbury Park
London
N4 2DE
020 8809 0192

The Blackstock

If you can’t get in anywhere else, try The Blackstock across the road. It’s not exactly the nicest pub in the world, but it’s good enough for a pre-match drink. It also has Sky Sports.

The Blackstock
284 Seven Sisters Road
Finsbury Park
London
N4 2HY

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