- Top 4 Best New International Cocktail Bar - Spirited Awards 2019
- No.11 - Top 50 Cocktail Bars UK 2019
- Best Cocktail Bar North London - DesignMyNight 2019
The first bar from the Irish duo Aaron Wall and Ciarán Smith, Homeboy will bring the best of warm, laid-back Irish hospitality, home comforts paired with delicious drinks and playful sinful food to London. Aaron and Ciarán will bring their prior expertise having held senior roles collectively at venues including Callooh Callay, London Cocktail Club, The Dorchester and Waldorf Astoria NYC to create a fun and relaxed good-time bar with modern Irish hospitality at its heart.
Upon entering Homeboy, guests will encounter what has been designed to feel like a living room, before reaching the warm wooden bar. A mix of exposed brick, painted features and tiles have been utilised to accentuate a cosy ‘at home’ vibe whilst maintaining a sense of contemporary design.
Home comforts with a healthy dose of Irish flavour is key at Homeboy, and delicious drinks will be served alongside playful home-cooked food to a soundtrack of hip-hop and RnB. With a focus on celebrating Irish producers, the cocktail menu will be composed of three pillars: Irish Whiskey, where the drinks will showcase the versatility that once seen Irish Whiskey as the top selling spirit in the world; Contemporary, utilizing modern techniques to create unashamedly delicious drinks; and Classics, paying homage to some of the modern classic cocktails of our time. In addition, Irish beers and of course Draught Guinness will also be served.
Homeboy’s simple food offering will include sinful snacks such as loaded fries and poutine as well as comfort food using family recipes. Da’s Irish Stew and Ma’s Brown Bread use the recipes by Ciarán’s Dad and Aaron’s mum respectively.
- Cocktail Bar , Lounge Bar , Pub
- After work drinks , Chatting and Drinking , Chilling with mates
- Islington, North London
- Cocktail Making, Drinks Tastings, London Cocktail Week 2020
- Happily Affordable ££
- Hip Hop/RnB
- No queues normally
Special opening hours
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Homeboy Islington, Homeboy, 108 Essex Rd, N1 8LX