The Lexington


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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The Lexington

96-98 Pentonville Road
St Pancras
N1 9JB
+44 (0)20 7837 5387
Public transport:
Angel, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 45 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Lexington

3.0 out of 5 20 February 2015
by Thomas A.

After coming back quite often for gigs (Ja Ja Ja night!) I'm still perplex.

Blue Moon without orange slices... good selection of American whisky though.more

3.0 out of 5 28 October 2014
by Amy D.

I came here on a Sunday lunchtime for pie tapas, which I'd bought through Yplan. An amazing idea, right? I pay £10, I get 3 hearty pies and a side of veg. However, it wasn't that straight forward...

When we arrived, we were the first ones there, and we had to wait for half an hour before we could order - fair enough - so we sat down and had a drink. The tables have that vaguely wiped down...more

4.0 out of 5 16 October 2014
by Dan H.

Been here a couple of times and it's a cracking bar, loads of craft beer and even more bourbon, my kind of place.

Not only a great bar, upstairs is a music venue that houses good up and coming bands, well worth a look if in the area.more

3.0 out of 5 29 September 2014
by Leanne H.

In partnership with JaJaJa music, the Lexington is the home of Scandinavian club nights. This is my favourite thing to do in London as I have found so many amazing Scandi bands to feed my Scandimania from these gigs!

The venue itself, not amazing. The prices are reasonable. The stage area is a good space, with a basement gig type feel that I think adds to the atmosphere. I have witnessed...more

5.0 out of 5 12 January 2014
by Anna M.

I went to go see Milow in 2009...I'm a little late with the review, what can I say....

Anyway...the live music area is great with a view from pretty much anywhere, aside from the cute...yet drunk and obnoxious guy standing next to me. We were in the back, by the bar. This is how much we could see from all the way back. Not bad.

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