The Narrow Boat

The Narrow Boat, Islington
The Narrow Boat is a hidden gem - the one and only pub situated directly on Regents Canal in Islington. Read More


The Narrow Boat is a hidden gem - the one and only pub situated directly on Regents Canal in Islington. Spread over 2 floors with stunning views of the canal, the Narrow Boat is a beautiful pub tucked away from the hustle and bustle for those who enjoy relaxing with friends and family and being thoroughly spoilt!

Venue Details & Map

The Narrow Boat

119 St. Peter's Street
N1 8PZ
+44 (0)20 7400 6003
Public transport:
Angel, Underground

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 52 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Narrow Boat

2.0 out of 5
06 May 2017
by Greg O.

Have eaten here a number of times and always enjoyed it. Unfortunately, today was a very disappointing experience. Fish & chips not available because of late supplier delivery. Two of 4 mains delivered to table luke warm. Spiced cauliflower main was disappointing main of small size better suited for appetiser. Our server did her best but overall atmosphere and service was very frenetic and... more

4.0 out of 5
03 May 2015
by Natalie W.

Nice little pub by the canal on two levels with some outdoor space. Great if you want to watch less mainstream sports, as it turned out, as we were able to book a table by a TV so we could watch the boat race (and control sound etc) and we didn't have to keep getting up to go to the bar as they do table service for drinks. The Grand National was also on so it was an exciting afternoon! They do... more

3.0 out of 5
26 September 2015
by Jill S.

A bit on the pricey side but if you can snag a seat outside on a sunny evening it's pretty awesome as the views of the canal are lovely. The food itself is fine; nothing to write home about. The staff is nice but don't expect table service - just order from the bar. If you wait on table service you'll be waiting a while. more

4.0 out of 5
18 April 2018
by sam w.

I was Leary based on a friend's past experience. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the food was greay friend's salmot. My fish and chips with mushy peas was excellent, and my frriend's salmon was very tasty. more

2.0 out of 5
10 June 2015
by Joyce V.

A very pretty place, a pretty substandard experience.

Pre-booked (in advance) for a birthday dinner, our bakers dozen sat in front of pinned back bifold glass doors on a long table, the sun shined in on us and the babbling canal babbled by. Tourists did the same. Babbled on by, intrigued, peered in. Eyes gazed on diners plates and after some time, I did too, crane my neck around to spy on... more

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