The Old Queen's Head is a traditional pub with a friendly atmosphere. A key venue on the live music scene, it also hosts a range of quiz nights, DJs and comedy acts. In residence in the kitchen are burger specialists Pyschic Burger.
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The Old Queen's Head
44 Essex RoadIslingtonLondonN1 8LN
- +44 (0)20 7354 9993
- Public transport:
- Essex Road, National Railway
Just the right balance between busy and relaxed, great crowd of people, lovely ambience, the perfect pub really.
I've been here a few times just for drinks, but also to see a couple of gigs in the bar upstairs.
For the most recent one a gig on a busy Friday night the tickets stated "doors open at 8" which seems to translate into no entry to pub without ticket, a stamp on the wrist and a 3...more
I came here for a friends birthday do and it was a fun night but very loud and a bit overcrowded. I was a little surprised as it felt more like a club as there was an entrance fee of £4 and an upstairs dance area with music. If you're after more of a club this place will suit. If you're after more of a traditional pub, low key and casual this isn't the place on a weekend night.more
Great place to go for after work drinks, the Old Queens Head is usually pretty busy by 6.30pm on a Thursday and Friday.
Friendly atmosphere with seating outside and an upstairs area that opens a little later, it's worth a visit - even if only to take a gander at the rather interesting decor that graces the walls.more
A few weeks ago I went to the Old Queens Head in Islington for a gig. I decided to go there early to have something for dinner.
When I arrived, the pub was quite full - this seems to be a popular place among the locals. But I was lucky enough to find a place at a table. For the food, I ordered the sliders and fries. While the fries were good, but not extraordinary, the sliders were excellent....more
The Old Queen's Head held a free event on the 4th of May where they showed all three original Star Wars films back to back.
The event was called: May The Fourth Be With You.
This is just one of the reasons I am proud to call the Old Queens Head my local. (Another reason involves a rather regal mounted deer head, but we'll save that for another update.)more