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Elephants Head

222-224 Camden High Street
Camden Town

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Opening Times


Monday9.30 am - 1.30 am
Tuesday9.30 am - 1.30 am
Wednesday9.30 am - 1.30 am
Thursday9.30 am - 1.30 am
Friday9.00 am - 2.00 am
Saturday9.00 am - 2.00 am
Sunday9.00 am - 2.00 am

Meal Times

Mon - Fri 12.30pm - 7pm
Sat & Sun 12.30pm - 5pm

About the Pub

Tile-fronted pub at the heart of Camden market territory, given an unusual shape by its corner location. Some say the name derives from the Elephant Pale Ale brewed by the Camden Brewery which stood nearby and operated until 1925. However, it is more likely that it comes from the coat of arms of the Marquess of Camden, which is now on top of the London Borough of Camden coat of arms, an elephant's head.

Incidentally the Marquess actually lived in Chislehurst near Bromley, and used to commute to Camden. Many road names in Chislehurst and Camden are similar! Being handy for Camden Lock, the Roundhouse etc, can get crowded weekends.

Breakfast/brunch menu served until 7pm Monday - Friday from 9am-12.30pm Saturday & Sunday.

Historic Interest

Local Camden listing:- Mid 19th century public house on the corner of Camden High Street and Hawley Crescent which provides a visual termination to the contemporary terrace to its south and emphasises the corner. Tiled shopfront (which extends full length of side property on Hawley Crescent) with curved window to corner, dentil cornice to windows and parapet.

Regular ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Fuller's London Pride
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

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  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Served from 12.30 until 7pm Monday - Friday from 12.30am - 5.00pm Saturday & Sunday.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    In truth just a snacks menu in the evening.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Various nights - see website for full details - inc open mic nights.

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Elephants Head

222-224 Camden High Street
Camden Town

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51.540735, -0.143979


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Elephants Head

222-224 Camden High Street
Camden Town

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Historic Pub Interior
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Live Music
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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