When beer lovers wonder what heaven is like, they probably imagine Earl of Essex. There are around twenty on the daily-changing list, mostly British, including their own brewed on the premises. Come here with a bunch of friends and try to taste everything on the list – for educational purposes. Or just come and relax with a pint and a basket of cheese fries. Either way, you’re in heaven.
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Linden Stores is a wine bar and small plates spot near Highbury Corner, and it’s really quite nice.
Llerena is a straightforward but excellent tapas spot in Islington, serving products direct from the family farm in Extremadura, southwest of Madrid.
Black Axe Mangal
Black Axe Mangal on Highbury Corner isn’t a typical restaurant. It’s a restaurant that loves heavy metal and cooking with offal.
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Junction Tavern is a Kentish Town gastropub that takes both the gastro and the pub parts of the label seriously.
The Princess of Shoreditch
Princess of Shoreditch is a trendy pub with a great Sunday roast and a short but reliable beer selection.
Marksman is a pub/restaurant with excellent, elevated British food in Shoreditch. It’s good anytime, but don’t miss the Sunday roast.
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