Essex Road Bars

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Enjoy your favourite tipple in some of the most fashionable north London bars with our guide to Essex Road bars. We've walked the length of the road from Islington to Canonbury and found a number of choice venues, so take your pick from our selection of Essex Road bars and get the most from this vibrant strip in N1.
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#180

Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, Leicester Square, London, W1D 7AB
(020) 3763 5288

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co lands in London from across the pond. Accommodating 400 customers, over two floors, the restaurant is inspired by Forest Gump and has movie memorabilia throughout.

The menu at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co has an impressive choice of dishes with signature options including coconut shrimp; lobster linguine; and Dixie style baby back ribs.

  • A short walk from Piccadilly Circus/Leicester Square
  • The restaurant is a tribute to the film ‘Forrest Gump'
  • A menu of comfort food from the American South
  • Shrimp is the speciality, served over 20 different ways
  • Relax in a fun, casual setting with friendly staff

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Hops and Glory

#736

The craft beer movement has made its way to Essex Road and fans of all things hoppy can sample some rare, imported ales or brews from closer to home.

382 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 3PF
(020) 7226 2277

The Lord Clyde

#369

The Lord Clyde is a great pub led by fantastic British food.

340-342 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 3PB
(020) 7288 9850

The New Rose

#1173

The New Rose is all very new; its ideas deserve applause and the overall gleam of the venue’s quirky nuances keep people smiling.

84-86 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 8LU
(020) 7226 1082

The Old Queens Head

#12

As well as being a top DJ bar, The Old Queens Head is a live performance venue.

44 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 8LN
(020) 7354 9993

The Winchester

#298

Part hunting lodge, country pub and neighbourhood bar, The Winchester is an eccentric but amusing pub.

2 Essex Road, Angel, London, N1 8LN
(020) 7704 8789

Zigni House Eritrean and East African Cuisine

#1516

Zigni House provides the finest of East African cuisine in a welcoming and laid-back environment.

330 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 3PB
(020) 7226 7418