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Porky's BBQ Camden
18 Chalk Farm RoadLondonNW1 8AG
I hate doing this. I've been weighing up re-reviewing for a while, after giving an enthusiastic 5 star review a while ago. That was on the basis of several visits, so it didn't seem fair to change my opinion on a one off experience. However, I've now probably been back as many times as I had been before (5? 8? something like that) and I think it's just less special than it was.
An American-like feel with country music and all. The decor has various pictures of American music artists.
The menu is typical of such BBQ establishments. Pulled pork, baby back ribs....etc etc. smells authentic but I'm not sold.
I got the Porky burger; pulled pork, bacon, cheese on a meat patty cooked to your liking. It was actually really good - better than I expected. They didn't come...more
I was prepared to be "meh" about this place as I haven't had great luck with BBQ in London but this was really good. I had the "tangy" pulled pork sandwich with a green chilli slaw that was delicious. Friendly staff and proper blues playing... Not a bad day.more
Went here for a very late breakfast ...does breakfast at 4pm qualify as breakfast?
Anyway, I decided to order a burger and wasn't disappointed. It's not the best burger in London but it does the job.
The patty was tender and seasoned well but not medium rare with only a slight hint of pink. Would have been amazing if it was medium rare was ordered.
The bun is brioche - buttery and soft. Me...more
I have been recommending Porkys to many of my friends and they have love this place. The ribs are no average ribs, as they are so meaty. I suggest if you want to have a better chance to finish the ribs then come with an empty stomach. Its definitely a man vs ribs!
If you are not a ribs fan then the pulled pork served with a toasted bun is a good alternative. Both the ribs and the pulled pork...more