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Wenlock And Essex
18-26 Essex RoadShoreditchLondonN1 8LN
- +44 (0)20 7704 0871
- Public transport:
- Essex Road, National Railway
I came here for a colleagues leaving do and was surprised with the place. From the outside the pub looks a lot smaller than what it is inside - a bit like a tardis. In order to get inside you have to go through a big revolving door which could be quite problematic if you've had a few!
The pub is rather dimly lit which was a bit hard to get used to having come in from the light. The drinks are...more
I like to feel valued where I eat. I did not feel valued here. It's like the place is run by kids. Nobody seems to take charge! I walk in and stand there waiting to be greeted and sat to a table, nope so I picked my own place to sit. No staff members came to my table for orders. Had to hunt down a staff member behind the bar. I ordered the pulled pork burger which was lovely apart from the...more
The Burger was really good with a 30 day dried aged beef Patty, juicy and delicious. The cheese that was on top of it was chewy and full of flavour.
My favourite side was the sweet potato wedges. They were made with fresh sweet potatoes and added a drizzle of honey on top.
The other sides were the crab fries, which was so random and didn't make any sense. the cauliflower fritters were...more
Came here for the first time on a Saturday night and boy oh boy was it busy! The place was bustling with lots of energy and seemed like a good spot for a Saturday night. Also, Wenlock and Essex has a great selection of beers on tap which was a welcome surprise.
Unfortunately I'd actually met friends who I hadn't seen in a while and wanted to catch up with them, so we didn't stay too long...more
Remember The Roundabout Stop on Playdays waaay back in the day? Well imagine putting a pub inside it and you get an idea of the quirky fairground-style interior and lighting in here, complete with revolving door to get in. I came for a mate's birthday drinks and it does a good job of having one foot in 'casual pint at the pub' land and the other in 'parrrtaaaaay!!' town (cue a separate room...more