John Salt

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John Salt is a great restaurant and bar in Islington, North London. After recruiting top chef Ben Spalding, John Salt has gone from strength to strength; with a 25 cover restaurant that provdes a fantastically innovative menu and a bar that provides some unique cocktails, they really have hit the nail on the head. The owners bill John Salt as "a neighbourhood bar with great beer", it seems John Salt has a little bit of everything to keep visitors content.

They recommend John Salt for almost every conceivable occassion, dinner? Check. Cocktails? Check. A couple of beers with friends? Check. This place has great potential and has a charm that you'll find hard not to get on board with.

If you want to see what happened when the New Bar Spy went and got the scoop on John Salt, then have a read of the DMN blog to see how it went.


No Door Charge.
Booking required
Happily Affordable ££
Over 18
No music


Day Open Close Notes
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10:00 01:00
11:00 00:00


John Salt
131 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1QP

North London

Nearest station:
Angel (Tube)
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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager -
Pint of Real Ale -
Bottle of Lager (330ml) -
Bottle of Cider (568ml) -
Cocktail -
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) -
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) -
Bottle of House Wine -
Bottle of Champagne -
Jaeger Bomb -
Menus *
*This venue serves Select.

A word from the chef:
Guests have the option of a 4, 8 or 12 course tasting menu (priced at £28, £56, £85) showcasing chef Ben Spalding's forté. Look out for dishes like 'Chicken on a brick'.

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Great bar. Had a fun night. Drinks and food were good
23 Dec 2013 by bazil28

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