Nestled in between Islington and Smithfield markets, The Peasant is a beautifully restored former gin palace that offers great British food in the bar downstairs, and superb fine dining in the restaurant upstairs. A fully-working traditional fireplace and original pub furniture, set against deep red walls and a 17th century mosaic floor, coupled with impeccable service by friendly staff allow The Peasant to provide one of the warmest welcomes of any London pub. Whatever the occasion, The Peasant will guarantee that it is a truly memorable one.
£25 and under
Now back in California only a day after our great experience at The Peasant, I am already longing for a Truman's Runner ale and another great meal. Alas - I am now more than 5,000 miles away and can only look forward to our next visit to London.
We were staying in Bloomsbury - and based on yelp reviews decided to go to The Peasant for our last dinner in London. Although we were hungry...more
The Peasant has a split personality: part classic English watering hole and part British gastropub. That's fine, the three of you will get along splendidly.
Whenever I am refreshing in the bar downstairs, I am always struck by how lively the crowd is. I don't know if they slip something in the beer, but this place always has such a great vibe.
Last night was the first time I had eaten in the...more
Dinner on 7-2-2012...lovely pub, excellent fish and chips, friendly and attentive service, excellent ale. A delight.more
I had *such* high hopes for this place after reading Yelp reviews and seeing in the paper that they were the spot for Eton Mess (my achilles heel dessert!)
So I managed to happily spend an hour reading the paper and drinking organic cola while waiting for the restaurant to open at 5pm. The waitress was friendly and helpful and as soon as the clock struck 5, she came over to take my order. By...more
We really enjoyed our weeknight dinner here. The food was delicious and the beer plentiful. I had a chicken dish with root vegetables and cabbage that was totally perfect for a chilly fall day. My husbands beef bourguignon looked even better. The upstairs restaurant was pleasantly crowded but still roomy, with a good volume level that made it feel festive. We would absolutely go back if...more