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Island Queen

#532 of 1,270 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Quite a fascinating old bar.

This is some place, chock full of old statues, pictures, plants and furniture. Well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
Scottieboyuk
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Quiet pub (when Arsenal are playing away, I suspect).

Quaint Victorian pub with a few tables outside for smokers/brave drinkers (cold and wet when I... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
pat g
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Enfield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent34%
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  • Average7%
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Jun 1, 2018
“Quite a fascinating old bar.”
Apr 3, 2018
“Quiet pub (when Arsenal are playing away, I suspect).”
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A truly unique pub in the heart of Islington.As the only pub in the British Isles to bear the name, The Island Queen really is one of a kind. Tucked away on Islington's quiet backstreets, "the Queen" is a quaint oasis of comfy sofas, high ceilings...more
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87 Noel Road | N1 8HD, London N1 8HD, England
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Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

I have been here several times and I want to like it more. But the service is much worse than it should be. Poured the wrong wine - cheap stuff instead of the nice option. Then couldn’t find the good bottle. We booked a table....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Booked this place well in advance for my small birthday party. Went personally to reserve an area upstairs with a sofa and arm chairs and the staff were happy to accept the booking. I even called the pub a few days before my birthday to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

We booked for 10 people at 4pm in early December for a birthday party. We were asked to pre-order our roasts the day before....would have been easier if they answered their phone or read their emails. We managed to order 8 meals. When we arrived...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I like this place. I’ve been here twice now. Once on a Sunday lunch time when I ordered food and a few large glasses of red whilst whiling away a sunny Sunday afternoon.and again last night with my partner and a couple of friends. It’s...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

We went here with 8 of us 3 couples and 2 kids, We ordered 7 roasts and 1 burger. When the roasts came we was thoroughly disappointed 1. they was luke warm 2. They was tiny. We approached the manager and explained to him we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Pints. Crisps. Food. Craic. What more could you want? Constantly friendly atmosphere from staff and fellow drinkers, simultaneously good for chatting to strangers or a quiet pint - highly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Philip C
Reviewed June 1, 2018

This is some place, chock full of old statues, pictures, plants and furniture. Well worth a visit, just to see that alone. Old and interesting, bit like me") Its worth having a look about, thats why I love finding places in London, history in abundance....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

come here all the time, really decent and chilled out - staff know what they’re talking about - can answer all questions about booze, all sound people

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank alison e
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Quaint Victorian pub with a few tables outside for smokers/brave drinkers (cold and wet when I visited). Looks like it could be a gastropub but unfortunately we were going on to a restaurant for a meal. Menu looks tempting but I didn't try it. Good...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank pat g
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We called on a Saturday on a nostalgia visit to show our adult daughter where I worked when I was expecting her, and where I enjoyed my hen night , a very long time ago... The pub was busy but staff were helpful and directed...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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