Independent bar and live music spot The Islington is - surprise, surprise - located in London's buzzing Islington, just five minutes' walk from Angel Underground Station. Over the years, the corner venue has seen a real range of performers come through its doors, from The Magic Numbers to Thurston Moore to Arcade Fire's Sarah Neufeld - and continues today to put on a regular stream of performances. The kitchen is open from lunch through to dinner, so make a night of it and enjoy a meal before the show.
Venue Details & Map
1 Tolpuddle StreetLondonN1 0XT
- +44 (0)20 7684 1577
- Public transport:
- Angel, Underground
Top 5 reviews of The Islington
Nice little pub with a stage for live music. Visited here as one a mate was playing there with his band. Good size playing area and wasn't ridiculously crowded (obviously varying depending n the band's popularity...) Service at the bar seemed a bit on the slow side though and the "coat check" situation was a bit clunky (leave your coat with us at the door, we'll put it in a locked room,... more
This venue still owes us money for a gig in 2014. They've ignored our emails and blocked us on social media; we're taking them to court. Will update more
Popular spot in Angel, occasionally live music is played and parts of the bar are used for quiz evenings and other events. more
+ Music venue = great local gigs
+ Friendly staff
+ BROOKLYN BEER ON TAP!
+ free samples of bar snacks in the street!
+ Boris bike docking station RIGHT OUTSIDE
+ breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner
+ decent pub food
+ tea, coffee & snacks
+ private rom for hire
+ end of my street...
awesome local stuff. more
This cute local pub is definitely on of those you can hide yourself in to do some work or meet a friend for a pint or two... Service fast&nice, selection of drinks traditional. Food I haven't tried but the plates passing me looked rather nice - long life to home made comfort food.
My experience in the late afternoon was sitting on traditional British leather sofa at this wooden renovated table... more