The Claddagh Ring
Come through the wooden mock-up front - an array of flowers, tables and smiles in the midday sunlight and step into a large room with a slightly small one adjoining to the left.The first room has a large number of tables to eat at and a half semi-circle of a bar which follows around into the bar in the next room. the second room has higher bar stools and is well laid out with a very good selection of spirits and shooters. Equipped with games machines and a pool table and TVs playing assorted sports through the day. The food is quite cheap in here- about £5 a dish and the steak is £9. There is the faint aroma of cigars in the air and the lightly wooden decor and drawn blinds reflects a very hazy and relaxed atmosphere within. Both clientele and bar staff are friendly - all are pretty middle-aged.
Overall 6/10. Good place to bring a crowd if perhaps a little out of the way as it veers towards west Hendon.