The Charles Lamb carries a good selection of Real Ales and Lagers including top shelf spirits. Their wine list has choices from New and Old World Wines.
16 Elia Street, Shoreditch, London, N1 8DE
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+44 (0)20 7837 5040
This was a cute, busy pub with the occasional unassuming patron in the corner eager to strike up an awkward conversation - the lonely old guy next to us who followed our convo for an hour before suddenly ambushing it being a case in point! Overall nice atmosphere, tucked away in a quiet area.
And what's with the toilets!? There is a 'surprise' step down into the ladies' room which every girl...more
i was recommended this pub of the main drag of islington a few years back. happy to have finally tucked into the spot. they have their own brews and wine. all fairly good. we started with snacks - sausage roll and black pudding scotch egg. the latter was quite good. i had the coq au vin which was delicious for a chilly evening. the chicken was quite tender melding nicely with the...more
tough to get a seat, but well worth it. the food is a bit on the expensive side, but the menu is constantly changing and short, and this does seem to let them do better at a few things than most gastro-pubs do with their larger menu.
fun selection of micro-brews, many from the states. knowledgable barstaff a big plus.
oh, and yes, THEY HAVE BOARD GAMES.more
The Charles Lamb is exceptional in two ways: it is exceptionally charming, and it is exceptionally small. The place is all white and pale green with simple, clean lines, and it has a slightly feminine air about it. This is a pleasant change from the overtly masculine, dark-and-dingy decor of many neighborhood pubs (an aesthetic epitomized by the fading glory of the Lamb's endangered neighbor,...more
This pub is right near my office so I've probably been here 2-3 times per month for the past few years. It's tiny and almost always rammed so get there early and try to grab a seat before it fills up, otherwise you might find yourself outside in the cold or inside in the heat, depending on the season. It's better for a drink with a date than for groups or for dinner.
They have good ales and...more