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Island Queen

#458 of 1,335 Nightlife in London
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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 2 June 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 3 April 2018
pat g
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Enfield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent36%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
1 Jun 2018
“Quite a fascinating old bar.”
3 Apr 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 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 31 July 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

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 22 June 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.

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 2 June 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

Thank Scottieboyuk
Reviewed 31 May 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

Thank alison e
Reviewed 3 April 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

Thank pat g
Reviewed 15 March 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

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We had a disappointing meal here to celebrate a friend’s upcoming wedding. There were sixteen of us in total and our table wasn’t prepared in time, so I had members of the group standing around waiting to sit down after the time we had requested....More

Thank _puisanglam
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We booked a table several weeks ahead for 16 people in the evening after work. Arrived to find allocated tables not big enough for all of us to sit down and certainly not sufficient space for eating. Next door table similarly overbooked/under spaced for an...More

Thank Charity W
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

This place is great if you want a beer and has a lovely old english pub environment. But unfortunately the roast was terrible. The front staff were lovely and gave us a refund but their chef clearly had no idea how to roast a potato...More

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