This music venue and lounge bar in Islington plays host to a mix of riotous rock 'n' roll upstairs, while offering some downbeat decadence and bluesy class downstairs. Expect music from the usual and not-so-usual suspects in a unique and quirky setting.
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96-98 Pentonville RoadSt PancrasLondonN1 9JB
- +44 (0)20 7837 5387
Visited last night for a gig (Support: Denai Moore, Main Act: Moses Sumney. Sublime!) and was pleasantly surprised!
A very traditional British pub vibe when you first walk in but a cosy atmosphere (shabby chic decor but the authentic shabby and lots of room).
The gig venue is up a nice spiral staircase - more shabby chic styling on the walls and then an open space with comfortable room for...more
Love this place. Downstairs for chilled bourbon and whiskey vibes (has one of the largest selections for a bar in London). Upstairs it has great gigs that are often quite cheap with a good late weekend bit of music for you to groove on Dancefloor.more
Wonderfully snooty/hipster gastro pub in the heart of Islington. I don't venture here for the food or the drink, to tell you the truth, it just so happens that a lot of gigs I attend happen to be put on here, so I spend most of my time in the upstairs portion of the venue.
The upstairs bar is decked out in the most depressing 70s strip club/prom night decor I've ever seen - I'm talking disco...more
Gorgeous falafel! Unexpected, you say? I know! In this pub bedecked with antlers and guns, I found a delicious vegan falafel. The cider was good too, just the normal stuff, and the service was good as well. The layout is very strange, lots of floor space and few tables. Perhaps there would be dancing with a different dj. Fun place, I love their falafel and therefore I love The Lexington.more
If you're a homesick American boozehound, this is THE place to get your drink on, with a fantastic selection of bourbons and rye whiskies, as well as good American craft beer on tap and in the bottle.
The food was really great as well. My husband's burger was tasty and on a brioche bun, with a big pickle, and I had a pastrami sandwich that really fit the bill. Not sure what it's like as a...more