XOXO cocktail bar and restaurant in thriving Upper Street in London’s Islington has bags of style. The cocktail bar portion of the establishment specialises in unique cocktails devised by their very own mixologists, with new creations arriving almost daily. Fancy something a bit different? The XOXO bar is the place to be. The restaurant features super Thai cuisine arranged and served with enormous elan. The décor is sleek and up-to-the-minute, just the right spot for trendy Londoners to relax and play. The management has a great sense of fun, too, with visiting DJ’s and special guests like their live bongo drum player. In all, XOXO is a brilliant addition to lucky Islington’s drinking and dining scene and is sure to become a local landmark.
£25 and under
This bar/restaurant feels like it's going through an identity crisis. It's trying to be posh with a lackluster/Thai street food menu.
It has a funky decor and creative drinks menu but I'd pass on the food.
Here's what I ordered -- all were small portion-sizes and averagely executed.
Gang Keow Wan
Scallops were pretty decent, well at least the two that came with the order.more