112 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1QN
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+44 (0)20 7354 4364
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Slim Jim's Liquor Store
112 Upper StreetIslingtonLondonN1 1QN
- +44 (0)20 7354 4364
- Public transport:
- Essex Road, National Railway
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Hidden away amongst the boutiques, cafes and restaurants of Upper Street, Slim Jim's is a boozers hideaway. It's themed "American Dive Bar" which naturally means that there are dirty bras hanging from the ceiling (I can't recall seeing this in many American bars outside of Vegas but not to worry), old Rock N Roll music ripples through the speakers and you get 2 ice cubes in your drink ( why is...more
I've been to Slim Jim's before and have had a pretty decent time. I was out with my co-workers Friday night for a work social and decided to take them there to show them the bras in the ceiling and to get a drink.
However we weren't allowed to enter. A man outside the bar, who later claimed to be the manager and said his name was David Watts refused us entry. He said that two of my colleagues...more
As a lover of NY dive bars I was keen to check this place out. The decor is spot on. Every cliche of a dive bar is present and you could easily forget you were in London.
That is until you look around at the people that you are drinking next to. The kinds of people who would never be seen dead in a proper NY dive bar but come here because it is a cool/different place to be.
I went on a...more
If you're looking for a laid back bar in the heart of Islington where you can dress casually and let your hair down from a long weeks work in the City, then this is the place for you!
Slim Jim's makes great cocktails, has a good selection of beer and fun music. It's not the cleanest place in the world, but that adds to its hipster charm (not to mention the bras hanging from the ceiling).more
When I left America, there were a few things I knew I was giving up - first-run movies, great customer service, cornbread (actually that one I didn't know, but it's true), and above all, dive bars.
Turns out I was wrong on that last one!
The dive bar is one of my all-time favourite things. For those unaware, a dive bar is a few different things, but mostly: dark, dirty-feeling, it's got old...more