Meat People

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Meat People is a cocktail bar and restaurant in North London that has been established with the people in mind. Housed in a Grade II listed building, Meat People is a stylish venue, with a tiled ceiling and wooden panelling lining the walls; the steel-framed windows still evoke the era of the ocean liner, particularly in light of the mustard yellow upholstery and the tin-like hanging light fixtures. 

The drinks list is particularly impressive: Meat People mixes up a selection of classic cocktails using only the finest of spirits, alongside an extensive wine list and a selection of beers brewed locally, in Greenwich. The food is delightful, serving a variety of superb meat cuts sourced locally and from around the world: they serve only the highest quality cuts and only the freshest of ingredients, and receive glowing reviews with every dish. Why not try the Flat cut sharer? A spiral cut of prime rib, topped with a beautiful salsa, or maybe one of our speciality cuts like Onglet or Bavette? These mouth watering cuts start at 200 grams and go up to however much your stomach can handle!!! now

Now hosting a brunch that packs a punch. 10am - 4pm Saturday & Sunday, definitely one to check out.

Meat people is a cool bar and restaurant in Islington, ideal for a bite to eat in the evening, a couple of drinks after work, or even to get the party started before a big night out in North London. 


No Door Charge
No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
Wheelchair Access


Day Open Close Notes
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 01:00
10:30 01:00
10:30 22:00


Meat People
4-6 Essex Road, London, N1 8LN

North London

Nearest station:
Angel (Tube)
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Drink Prices Price
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £4.30
Cocktail £8.50
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £8.50
Bottle of House Wine £20.00
Bottle of Champagne £55.00


This venue serves American food.

A word from the chef:
Meat People serves prime cuts of quality meat alongside some more traditional favourites with a good selection of fish and seafood.

Our Review

Meat People Angel - London Restaurant Bar Review

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great food, good service, over priced visited Meat People on 11 Oct 2016
17 Oct 2016 by anonymous

Lovely staff, delicious food, good wine. visited Meat People on 15 Oct 2016
17 Oct 2016 by anonymous

Great food and excellent service visited Meat People on 12 Oct 2016
14 Oct 2016 by anonymous

Great meal and very friendly staff-my only concern is that the place can get extremely hot (they need to crack open a few windows or install a few fans)Not ideal on a hot and humid night! Imran visited Meat People on 03 Sep 2016
07 Sep 2016 by Imran

We have eaten here several times. The steaks are always a favourite of ours and we have never been let down. Cooked just as we ask for. Staff are always friendly and attentive. GrahamN visited Meat People on 27 Mar 2016
30 Mar 2016 by GrahamN

Possibly the most beautifully presented food I've ever seen on a plate (lucky that it is delicious too!). The staff are attentive and cocktails are delightful - what more could you want!
24 Dec 2013 by leonijane

good food, tasty cocktails and a really good place to meet people. seriously though, i really like this venue.
24 Oct 2013 by isabellabonez

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