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The Haven

The Haven

Gastropub, Comfort Food Restaurant, and Music Venue$$$$
Jamaica Hills - Pond, Boston
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  • Ray S.
    "Haggis and if they have it the curried rabbit is delicious."(13 Tips)
    Eye m.
    "Get the scotch egg!! Chicken sausage and the fried mars bar."(8 Tips)
    Joshua G.
    "Great French fries and Belhaven beer"(3 Tips)
    Kris E.
    "Scotch deviled egg and the blood sausage are delicious!"(4 Tips)
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  • Alexandra S.
    Alexandra SmithFebruary 27
    Came here for my birthday, and it did not disappoint. The fish and chips were excellent, but I need to go back for the live music!
  • Teddy W.
    Teddy WeinbergOctober 28, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The burger is fantastic, but so is the rest of the menu. Total gem for the neighborhood.
  • Virginia U.
    Andy was our bartender and he was great! Gave us great tips on what to order and about Boston.
  • Foodiespr
    FoodiesprApril 15, 2016
    Scotch Devil Eggs definitely a good one!!!
  • Foodiespr
    FoodiesprApril 15, 2016
    Paloma and Mule! With some Irish bread and butter
  • David C.
    David CarrMarch 11, 2016
    Belhaven on tap!! Get a Scotch Egg.
  • Zack B.
    Zack BrittinghamJanuary 29, 2016
    Fantastic burger and awesome drink list!
  • Eye m.
    Eye morelandJanuary 21, 2016
    Get the scotch egg!! Chicken sausage and the fried mars bar. Sadly no near scotch here yet as the only have cordial license.
  • Douglon T.
    Douglon TseJanuary 12, 2016
    They have Brewdog Tokio beer!!!!!! Such a rare find
  • Nick B.
    Nick BurkaNovember 24, 2015
    Drinks. Haggis. No foolin.
  • Wylie F.
    Wylie FisherOctober 1, 2015
    Get the burger, it's awesome!
  • Devinne M.
    Devinne McCarthySeptember 21, 2015
    Get the burger and if you love Crabbies they have it on the menu!
  • Matthew Scott M.
    Matthew Scott Milton MASeptember 12, 2015
    Matthew Scott of Milton, MA - A Professional Artist and Musician Read more
  • Jan D.
    Jan DanielsJune 24, 2015
    Wonderful must come more often
  • Chris C.
    Chris CummingsMay 22, 2015
    Best Bloody Mary I've found. Fantastic burger. Check out the live music and decent food. Great for small groups.
  • Dan F.
    Dan FogartyMarch 11, 2015
    The scotch egg is great. So is the burger. But the deep fried mars bar is truly what will make the bad Tinder date worth it.
  • Andrew D.
    Andrew DavisFebruary 7, 2015
    They accept Scottish currency. If you are ever in a bind.
  • Matt K.
    Matt KarolianFebruary 6, 2015
    They only serve one type of soda, it is weird and awesome
  • Ray S.
    Ray StockwellFebruary 3, 2015
    Haggis and if they have it the curried rabbit is delicious.
  • Max S.
    Max SaberDecember 22, 2014
    The vegetarian sampler is great! It's a simple dish and I wish it was available at other restaurants!
  • K N.
    K NOctober 19, 2014
    Scotch deviled egg is the best!
  • Ryan H.
    Ryan HudsonOctober 19, 2014
    Try the scotch egg!
  • Daniel T.
    Daniel TewfikSeptember 26, 2014
    Fried mars bar is a must try!
  • Kevin B.
    Kevin BenisvySeptember 21, 2014
    Fun bar to hang around while you wait, good cordials drinks, good beer, awesome burgers.
  • Pat A.
    Pat AddamsSeptember 5, 2014
    If you can drink 5 Belhaven ales in 20 minutes you get a free deep fried Mars bar
  • Maria S.
    Maria SánchezSeptember 3, 2014
    Perfectly balanced sweet and spicy, best bloody mary ever!
  • Claire B.
    Claire BarrettMay 5, 2014
    Great Scottish style food. Lovely and helpful staff. Loved the fishcakes with eggs (fried not poached).
  • Matt F.
    Matt FraherNovember 6, 2013
    The burger, oh the burger.
  • Raymond S.
    Raymond StockwellOctober 20, 2013
    Haggis is mhath. If they have the curried rabbit on the menu you have to try it!
  • Kris E.
    Kris Ellis-LevySeptember 1, 2013
    Scotch deviled egg and the blood sausage are delicious!
  • Ben
    BenAugust 27, 2013
    All the food is great. Especially the cider on tap and the deviled eggs.
  • James H.
    James HarderAugust 1, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Great little pub.
  • Chrislene D.
    Chrislene DeJeanJuly 31, 2013
    The big man burger was the bomb
  • Paul B.
    Paul Bidwell-HansonJuly 10, 2013
    Ok, you need the Scottish egg and don't miss the brunch!
  • Megan S.
    Megan StokesMay 17, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Best brunch in JP with rarely a wait.
  • Jesse M.
    Jesse MorriseyMay 12, 2013
    Where else could you find a picture of Rod Stewart placed lovingly over the bathroom sign?
  • Lindsey F.
    Lindsey FrancesMay 4, 2013
    Come when it's kilt night! The fish and chips are great too.
  • Jessica H.
    Jessica HiemenzApril 3, 2013
    Only vegan option (and vegetarian entree) is the veggie plate where you pick 3 veg sides for $13.
  • Amber S.
    Amber SteeleMarch 17, 2013
    SCOTCH EGG <3
  • Matthew H.
    Matthew HammerstadtMarch 14, 2013
    mango scotch is what's up
  • Yeva K.
    Yeva KNovember 10, 2012
    Great cocktails, unique food and awesome atmosphere. They've made really good improvements since their opening 2 yrs ago.
  • Mr. N.
    Mr. NealNovember 2, 2012
    Scottish egg. GET IT. Finish it off with the Fried Mars Bar. You'll thank me later.
  • mike l.
    mike labellaMay 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The best burger in boston... a million times better then grass fed.
  • Imelda A.
    Imelda AMay 24, 2012
    The Sunset Song is a killer!
  • Jason F.
    Jason FairMay 19, 2012
    One of my favorite places..anywhere. A very warm and friendly place. Try the Haddie Croquettes.
  • Jim M.
    Jim MaddenMay 19, 2012
    Try the Smoked Fish
  • Ryan K.
    Ryan KelleyJanuary 21, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Two words: Haven burger.
  • The Next Great Generation (Boston)
    The Haven boasts an impressive beer list, authentic Scottish food (for better or worse), and a packed events schedule: trivia on Mondays, movies on Tuesdays, and music on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Read more
  • Jon W.
    Jon WalleyJanuary 14, 2012
    Two words... Scotch Egg.
  • jason w.
    jason waddletonJanuary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The Burns Suppers are going to be great this year. Craft beer tastings, special menu, piper, singers, dancers, VIBE!!!! Read more
  • Michael B.
    Michael BayerDecember 25, 2011
    Matthew says the food is "exceptionally good.". Fish and chips is great.
  • Megahn M.
    Megahn MDecember 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    get the burger. had the burger? try the haggis!
  • Julianne G.
    Julianne GNovember 26, 2011
    The beer selection is awesome and the food is spectacular.
  • Mike P.
    Mike PatoskaNovember 8, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The oatcakes are a great way to start your meal.
  • AskMen
    AskMenNovember 4, 2011
    Dishes include house-made lamb haggis, with truffle honey mashed rutabaga, Drambuie butter & Scotch deviled eggs, & a crispy sausage-wrapped hard-boiled egg with a deviled yolk & an arugula salad. Read more
  • Charles M.
    Charles McEnerneyNovember 3, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Great spot for coworking, M-F after 12 noon. Free wifi. Free coffee.
  • Charles M.
    Charles McEnerneyNovember 3, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The Haven is now open for coworking, Monday thru Friday after 12 noon. Free wifi. Free coffee.
  • jason w.
    jason waddletonSeptember 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Wear plaid on a Friday for a surprise.
  • Conor O.
    Conor OlmsteadSeptember 2, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Say hi to bartender/owner Jason he rocks!
  • Richard V.
    Richard Van HoosenAugust 27, 2011
    I now have a new favorite beer. Get a bottle of Skull Splitter.
  • Erica A.
    Erica AyotteAugust 17, 2011
    Dark and cozy, this is a great cold weather spot. The blood sausage and scallops were amazing. Every Wednesday they host a fry--don't forget to add your two cents to the deep fried suggestion box.
  • robby c.
    robby choateJuly 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    This place is awesome. Beer selection=fantastic. The fish cakes and breakfast sandwich are just off the chain.
  • John B.
    John BartonJune 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Oops...Should not have gone to The Barber before I met my friend, who has a lisp, here. Thought she said The Shaven...Do you have some hair I can borrow.
  • Mike M.
    Mike McGloneMay 24, 2011
    5AM Saint, Scotch Egg and Deep Fried Mars Bar...you will hate yourself the next day but its amazing.
  • Judy J.
    Judy JohnsonMarch 20, 2011
    Try the Kelpie beer....seaweed & chocolate beer!
  • Dan B.
    Dan BuchwalterMarch 19, 2011
    If you don't get the deep fried mars bar while you are here, you are a fool.
  • Billy H.
    Billy HeiglMarch 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Stop in for a pint and say hello to Jason and Will behind the bar!
  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca MilletteFebruary 11, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Great atmosphere, incredible staff. And the burger? Don't ask, just order. It really is the best.
  • Julie H.
    Julie H.February 11, 2011
    Jason makes you feel like you're at home. Stop in to say hi, have a pint and order the Haven Burger. It's the best burger I've ever had.
  • Joshua G.
    Joshua GlennDecember 24, 2010
    Great French fries and Belhaven beer
  • Phillip C.
    Phillip CarpenterDecember 5, 2010
    The haggis stovies and oatcakes are awesome!
  • EricaLynn J.
    EricaLynn JasionowskiNovember 23, 2010
    If it's not Scottish it's crap!
  • Michael C.
    Michael ChristopherOctober 15, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Warm yourself by the real, working fireplace!
  • Max L.
    Max LuckeySeptember 29, 2010
    Somewhat Americanised haggis, but good nevertheless! Has the standard Scottish beers. Steak and ale pie leaves something to be desired though... Greens in it?! Get the haggis instead!
  • Boston Phoenix
    Boston PhoenixSeptember 2, 2010
    It's not light, but it can be delicious, even the legendary haggis and neeps,somewhat Americanized here. And it works equally well as bar snacks or a three-course gastropub special. Read more
  • BostonTweet
    BostonTweetAugust 15, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't be afraid of the haggis - it's really good. Stop in, order and beer and say hi to Jason behind the bar.
  • jason w.
    jason waddletonAugust 9, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Midnight Porter Ale. Amazing with Haggis!!!
  • jason w.
    jason waddletonJuly 25, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Sensational Scotch egg.
  • Jordan M.
    Jordan MichaelsJune 25, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Notch Session Ale...soooo good, especially with a deep fried mars bar for dessert
  • AskMen
    AskMenJune 25, 2010
    Offers classic British Isles pub fare (think fish & chips, bangers & mash & Indian-style curries), & some dishes unique to the land of Irvine Welsh & Cocteau Twins, like the honest-to-God-offal haggis Read more
  • Shawn H.
    Shawn HollandJune 16, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    If you've never tried haggis, this is the place to do it! Also, the house made ketchup and mined mush peas are awesome.
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