This music venue and lounge bar in Islington plays host to a mix of riotous rock 'n' roll upstairs, while offering some downbeat decadence and bluesy class downstairs. Expect music from the usual and not-so-usual suspects in a unique and quirky setting.
Venue Details & Map
96-98 Pentonville RoadLondonN1 9JB
- +44 (0)20 7837 5387
Top 5 reviews of The Lexington
Seems like a good place to go. Music is good and there are a few good craft brews on tap. The biggest issue we had was the drama going on behind that bar. It was like an episode of Melrose Place, if they were all bartenders. Girls mad, crying, rude to patrons. It was so unprofessional. I realized on this night what the term millennials actually means. Obviously this bar manager has an agenda... more
I've had 2 bad experiences here twice have been harassed by a bouncer there and told that I need to be strip searched, not a pleasant experience. more
The Lexington is an institution, I've been going there for pre-drinks ever since they put that Wynona Ryder poster up at the bar... Yes that long!
Good as a local meeting point with a couple of nice beers on tap and high ceiling. A nice bright invigorating pre party stop off!
Although it's only recently I ventured here for Sunday lunch.
The food is great, it's everything that you want a... more
Visited last night for a gig (Support: Denai Moore, Main Act: Moses Sumney. Sublime!) and was pleasantly surprised!
A very traditional British pub vibe when you first walk in but a cosy atmosphere (shabby chic decor but the authentic shabby and lots of room).
The gig venue is up a nice spiral staircase - more shabby chic styling on the walls and then an open space with comfortable room for... more
This was the Plan B for the evening, the first having too big of a queue when I reached the point of hangry.
The menu is an interesting mix of barbecue meets pub food. The decor is also a cross between Southern American steer heads and elegant wallpaper and a chandelier. I'm not sure if it's trying to be casual or classy.
There is a decent selection of American beers and a few cocktails and... more