Step into Hoxley and Porter’s perfectly preserved Dining Carriage and experience transports of culinary delight. Seating up to 40 and bookable for lunches or dinners (last booking 10pm), the Dining Carriage treats you and your fellow travellers to just what the seasoned palate craves – timeless tastes of home, enriched and enlivened by splashes of culinary colour from Europe, the Orient and beyond.
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Hoxley and Porter
153 Upper StreetIslingtonLondonN1 1RA
- Public transport:
- Essex Road, National Railway
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So this a very random restaurant & bar on Upper St. It is run by people who I think really know how to have a session.... Hence the randomness. It's 4 stars because; the bar staff make excellent cocktails and the food is pretty damn good too with decent portion sizes.more
I would say that everything was lovely except the food. The decor, service, menu choice, ambience, etc was all wonderful. But the food was a huge let-down and we ended up complaining (which we wouldn't normally do!) as it was such a disappointment.
I would highly recommend for cocktails or a pre/ post dinner drink, but you should avoid the food, sadly!more
I usually hold off on reviewing a bar/restaurant until I've been there twice, to confirm if the place is consistently good. My experiences here brilliantly support this approach, as on the first visit I would have smacked a 4 star rating on it without question. Sadly on my second visit, it would have struggled for 2 stars. Here's why:
Visit 1: I will say the exterior and the decor inside is...more
I came here randomly for brunch a few weeks ago when the research I had "done" to find a good place for a Sunday afternoon turned out to have been sh1te! Ie Friend wanted food, I took her to...I cant even describe what that place was!!
Anyway, Hoxley & Porter, or H&P as I like to call it (Ive only called it that once mind you), was pretty much empty when we arrived but got a little busier...more