Boris Johnson lives down the road, but don’t let that scare you away: this is one of the best pubs in Islington. Cask ales and craft beers are the big draw, but they also do cocktails. This is the sort of pub you go to if you want to settle down for an afternoon of schmoozing or watching the big match on a large-screen TV. If you want a meal at the weekend, book.
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Rök Islington is where you go when you want meat, smoke, and salt. Don’t sleep on the scallops with ’nduja.
Indian Veg is a no-frills, all-you-can-eat buffet spot in Islington. It’s pretty good, and very cheap.
Delhi Grill is a fun spot for a cheap group dinner in Islington. Get involved with the whole menu.
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The Bull & Last
A classic London gastropub perfect for a Sunday roast and a few drinks in Parliament Hill.
The Hero Of Maida
The Hero of Maida is a bright and airy pub in Maida Vale serving some of London’s best French bistro food.
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The Gate is a vegetarian spot in Islington that meat-eaters won’t complain about. And if you don’t feel like going healthy, have some cocktails.
The Hops & Glory
The Hops & Glory is a cozy pub in Islington with a straightforward but reliable menu. Beware, you might smell like a pork chop after coming here.
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