The Wenlock Arms has a bar menu serving traditional English dishes available throughout the day and into the evening. A variety of entertainment is offered including satellite TV. They have live Jazz music on Friday and Saturday evenings with a bit of Blues thrown in as well. On Sunday afternoons, they have a pianist playing Ragtime and Jazz. Children and dogs are both welcome. Catering for private parties of up to 80 guests is available upon request.
26 Wenlock Road, Islington, London, N1 7TA
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+44 (0)20 7608 3406
Ended up here when we found that the Narrow Boat was closed for renovations. What a great find! Amazing selection of very local and semi-local real ales. Completely independent and very cozy, its easy to see how one could enjoy many evenings here.more
I don't get up to this part of the world too much-- when I told the barman I lived in Brixton, his colleague smirked "Someone has to".
Which was a bit on the rude side. Besides, Brixton's got more to do with this part of the world than most parts of London, but I digress.
What this place is, is, a proper old-style boozer. Hidden away. Funky young and old staff slightly cutting up. Sometimes...more
Been here twice now. Great place if you're into this kind of place. The decor is completely ramshackle and unkept, with no apparent rhyme or reason to things, and a fine layer of dust on top of those things. Tons of great beer and brewer ephemera line the walls and surfaces. The clientele ranges from the old locals in the afternoons to the young professionals in the evenings. The bartenders...more
The Wenlock Arms is a dying breed of traditional pubs. Not owned by big brands, it is one of many struggling real ale houses that are at threat of going under. Support this great establishment, and keep an enjoyable part of history going.
Keep them open by voicing yourself on twitter at @savethewenlock and on the blog http://savethewenlock.blogspot.com. Or by showing up and having a pint at...more