Barrio North offers a selection of cocktails, live music, DJs and Latino food, which is also available to takeaway. There is wheelchair access, but no disabled toilets.
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45 Essex RoadIslingtonLondonN1 2SF
- +44 (0)20 7688 2882
- Public transport:
- Essex Road, National Railway
This place is just about everything I need after a busy week on a Friday night.
Great atmosphere - check.
It's hip and funky, but not overdone. The colorful scheme, comfortable couches tucked away in little hippie 'caravans' and the fun, but not intrusive music altogether made me feel as if I had been transported from a bleak London afternoon into a lovely bar by the beach.
Great drinks -...more
Ah so much potential, so much fail.
My friend and I came here for al fresco drinks at happy hour and really ended up regretting that decision. The one large table outside is so grotty and dirty that it isn't exactly a pleasant chill out space. It was happy hour so we got a couple of cocktails for £4.50. Watered down, overly sugared caiprinihas.
We made the very rooky mistake of ordering bar...more
I love this place! There is something about sitting in a jazzy caravan inside a bar sipping a delicious mojito that somehow just makes sense....
The staff were great craic and the cocktails were really tasty (happy hour also helps them go down easily). I didn't have to wait very long to be served despite it being pretty busy.
The front patio doors are open in the early evening so that a...more
Meh. Overly designed bar which tends to attract annoying groups and loud bankers from Essex. The owner is a former IT consultant btw, so that explains a lot. I personally preferred this location when it was the Warwick (my all time favourte bar in London), but I digress. The place is always too crowded and I honestly have no idea why. I guess it is open late... If in doubt - Queens Head,...more
This bar isn't nearly as cool as it thinks it is. Disinterested staff (um, can you stop flirting with each other and take my order? Why are there four of you back there anyway when there's four people in the entire bar?) that tried real hard to give that vibe that you're really interrupting their standing around time by having the gall to want a cocktail.
An attempt at kitschy retro décor...more