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About Camden Head


The Camden Head is tucked away on Islington’s Camden Passage, which is famous for its antique markets and assorted independent shops. The pub’s ornate original interior remains, with etched glass partitions, embellished tiles and an island bar lit by elaborate decorative Victorian lamps. This pub is a rare example of a classic gin palace.The Camden Head has a large terrace which overlooks the popular market stalls of Camden Passage. The Camden Head was established as a tavern on Islington Green since 1849 and it was rebuilt in 1899.The pub often hosts free comedy nights, and has a welcoming and buoyant ambience. The delicious pub food and drink offer guests the perfect way to relax after a day exploring Camden markets. In June 2009, America’s first lady, Michelle Obama visited The Audley with her two daughters, during her visit to the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square. They dined in a private room and later expressed that she had very much enjoyed both the 'food and the atmosphere'. Another celebrity appearance at The Audley in 2009 was when director, Woody Allen, hired The Audley as a location for his film - ‘You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger’..

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