The Castle

Rooftop bar in Islignton The Castle is a great rooftop bar in Islington offering a little haven from busy Pentonville Street and Angel. If the weather is not on your side the pub itself has a cosy and homely feel. We had a glass of the Petite Odette Mediterranee Rose (French) which was a dry…

The Old Queen’s Head

Pub in Angel The Old Queens Head pub in Angel offers club nights and pub quizzes on a regular basis as well as tasty food. The d├ęcor is country pub meets cool club with neon signs and animal heads mounted on the walls. It is a very attractive and ornate pub with lots of comfy…

Hoxley and Porter

Bar on Upper Street Hoxley & Porter is a stylish bar on Upper Street in Angel. It has a cool entrance resembling a train carriage and a gorgeous interior, perfect for a date night. Cocktails We started with some cocktails (obviously…) and opted for the Mediterranean Gimlet – Portobello Road gin, Roots Mastiha, lime and sparkling mint cordial…

Wenlock and Essex

Bar in Angel The Wenlock and Essex is my solid “go to” bar in Angel. Based down Essex Road, it offers a chilled atmosphere during the day with a wide choice of pizzas and a decent space with long benches and booths. It becomes livelier on a Friday / Saturday evening, staying open until 2am. The dance…

Slim Jim’s

Bar in Islington Slim Jim’s bar in Islington is best known for the array of women’s bras hanging from the ceiling! Apparently a lady can get a free drink if they give up their bra for the ceiling…food for thought. It is a dingy and dark bar with a jukebox which only adds to the…