John Salt

131 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1QP - View Map

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  • Type of venue: Pub
  • Budget: Happily Affordable ££
  • Door charge: No Door Charge.
  • Type of night: Eating and Drinking
  • Nearest station: Angel (Tube)
  • Minimum age: Over 18 (Average age 25 - 50)
  • Music: No music
  • Queue buster: Booking required

Opening times

Open Close
Monday 12:00 00:00
Tuesday 12:00 00:00
Wednesday 12:00 00:00
Thursday 12:00 00:00
Friday 12:00 00:00
Saturday 10:00 01:00
Sunday 11:00 00:00


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.

Food & menus

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'.

Type of cuisine: Select

Features & Venue Info

  • Activities: None
  • Outdoor space: None
  • Dress code: Yes
  • Sports screening: No sport shown
  • Disabled facilities: No facilities

John Salt Reviews

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Average rating (from 1 rating) 4

Great bar. Had a fun night. Drinks and food were good

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