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The Craft Beer Co - Islington

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Unquestionably good beer selection

Great beer selection here - loads on draft, even more in bottles. Not cheap but you get quality for... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Aaron B
via mobile
Christmas night out

Fabulous bar that we stumbled on, en route to Islington Assembly halls to see the Blockheads. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
May 29, 2018
“Unquestionably good beer selection”
2 weeks ago
“Christmas night out”
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+44 20 7278 0318
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous bar that we stumbled on, en route to Islington Assembly halls to see the Blockheads. Great choice of beers and lagers. Great IPA’s with varying specific gravities. Nice bar staff and brilliant festive atmosphere. Highly recommend you drop by....

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 253tonyh
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Title says it all !! This is a small cosy pub and handy from Angel tube for pre-drinks before a gig at the Academy. Great selection of beers and you can sample before choosing which oner to buy. We tried one from Oregon that is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MariaDavidRobinson
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in on a Friday for a couple of beers. The selection was great as you would expect. You've got to try the wings, they are out of this world!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mcochran42
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Dropped in on a Friday night in the mood for some ales. Got really good cask ales on draft. Grabbed the matrix seats by the fireplace. Comfy spot, good atmosphere, great beers.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sean B
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Great beer selection here - loads on draft, even more in bottles. Not cheap but you get quality for the money. Could do with updating a bit but I guess that’s the look they’re going for. Decent enough outdoor area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Aaron B
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Normally a good back street boozer with great range of beers, helpful staff and plentiful seating. The big negative ponit was that the entire pub had been reserved from 8pm- with not a single unreserved seat. So our left and went to another nearby pub...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

Very disappointed with my experience here last night (Friday 19th Jan). I ordered a burger with bacon and cheddar cheese and paid about £13 for it. The waitress brought me the wrong burger. I explained this to her and was faced with rolling eyes and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Victoriajcook
Martin H, Owner at The Craft Beer Co - Islington, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Hello Victoria Sounds like we dropped the ball massively on Friday. Firstly, Sorry, sincerely. That is completely unacceptable. We will be all sitting down as a team to discuss this and find out what happened and why, its not the 'norm' here, far from it....More

Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Well stocked bar with menu detail offerings on tap, pump and fridge. Tasters available. Wide choice suits all tastes with lots from small London breweries. Very welcoming. Perfect if you like real ale.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Chris D
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Visited here on way back from o2 academy great range of local and international beers superb place open late Friday night great atmosphere knowledgeable staff well worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank anndaz
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This is my local, and also probably my favorite of the Craft Beers that I've gone to, including the original Cask in Pimlico and the Craft Beers in Clerkenwell, Covent Garden, Brixton, and St Mary Axe. They have a few "house beers" on keg and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Yuri M
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