Angel Islington's Best Pubs

Popular with the after work crowd and boasting some of the most gorgeous beer gardens, these North London pubs have something for everyone. From a quirky boozer to chill out with your chums to somewhere you can grab a delicious bite to eat thanks to seasonal menus, we've handpicked the best pubs in Angel Islington.

Last updated on 17th February 2021




Wenlock and Essex

29 user reviews 3

Located on Essex Road, this British boozer offers up quirky beers, classic cocktails and reasonably prices food alongside regular DJs and old school club nights. Whether you're after laid back daytime drinks or a party in the evening, you'll find it all here.

The Regent

8 user reviews 4

Just a short walk away from the hustle of Upper Street, this friendly pub in Islington is the place to go if you're looking for tasty food, great pints and wealth of fun evening activities - think live comedy and a top-notch quiz night.

The Castle

191 user reviews 4

Based on Pentonville Road in Islington, the Castle is a traditional pub that offers delicious food, great drinks and the homely, welcoming vibes. From fine wines and real ales to locally brewed craft beers and potent spirits, the menu caters to every taste. Don't miss the beautiful rooftop beer garden that's constantly drenched in golden sunlight come summer.

Originally opened in 1872, Fox on the Green is one of Islington's oldest pubs. However, the pub has kept up with the times, sporting stylish interiors, neon signs and HD screens for all your sporting needs. It's also got a great menu of traditional bites and a range of craft booze.

The Joker borrows inspiration from Joseph Grimaldi; 19th century Islington resident and creator of the modern day clown as we know it. There's more than just a quirky name to this Angel favourite though, the pub is a laid-back affair priding itself on its excellent British food, live music and a divine private function room upstairs.

The Horatia

27 user reviews 5

Located just off Highbury Fields, this cosy sanctuary boats high ceilings, comfy seats and rustic interiors. The seasonal kitchen features a fully-stocked craft beer bar so you can always enjoy a delicious brew with the pub's resignation succulent Sunday roast.