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The Alwyne Castle
83 St. Pauls RoadCanonburyLondonN1 2LY
- +44 (0)20 7359 7351
- Public transport:
- Highbury & Islington, Underground
So the NYE recovery crew continued our food journey on the hunt for the perfect cheese cake. I don't even like cheesecake but someone in our crew REALLY liked it so cheesecake it was. We ended up at The Alwyne Castle, a place which used to be my favourite place for Sunday roast until their food took a turn for the worst. I hadn't been there for years.
Anyhoo, The Alwyne Castle is a huge...more
Ah maaaan! So it's New Year's Day and I was with a bunch of lovely Yelp friends looking for dessert in Islington! Easy, right?!! Oh how wrong you would be. We walked the length of Upper Street with no luck for a place either open or serving cheesecake! After debating whether to give up, we took a gamble and walked over to this lovely looking pub, which is been eying up since I moved to the...more
So we seemed to have ended up on a lunch crawl on New Year's Day and after walking the whole length of Upper Street without finding a dessert place open, or anywhere having any decent desserts, especially cheescake (and I don't even like cheesecake!) we ended up here on St Paul's Road, passed Highbury and Islington, with its open fire and restaurant ambiance, not a pub feel at all.
***Rating does NOT include food, as I did not eat here***
I came to Alwyne Castle tagging along with a friend to attend someone's bday gathering, and I knew nothing about it. For someone that doesn't really 'do' pubs, I found this place to be a pleasant surprise.
The best part about Alwyne Castle is the sprawling beer garden space (less emphasis on the "garden" part)...it has a slight...more