The Pig and Butcher

80 Liverpool Road , London, N1 0QD

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SquareMeal Review of The Pig and Butcher

Success with The Princess of Shoreditch and The Lady Ottoline has paved the way for their owners’ third gastropub, located amid Islington’s grand stucco terraces. Eat in the bar or the cosy dining room from a sensibly concise menu that takes its cue from the pub’s meaty moniker. Pork rillettes offer a well-judged balance of silken fat and flavoursome flesh, or you could start with blood pudding, endive and orange. Portions are pretty daunting, so removing one ingredient from, say, velvety duck breast on beetroot, cabbage and borlotti beans with tomato and kumquat might be an idea. If you still have room, pud might include tangy lemon posset topped with fresh peach. Fruity Pays d’Oc kicks off an approachable wine list, while satisfying craft beers and cider include Bath Gem and Hackney Brewery’s excellent Golden Ale. Service is brisk and good-natured.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Angel Tube Station 512m

Caledonian Road & Barnsbury Tube Station 724m

Address

Address: 80 Liverpool Road , London N1 0QD

Area: Islington Barnsbury

Opening times

Sun-Thurs 5pm-11 (Sun Thurs 12N- ) Fri-Sat 12N-1am (Sat 10am- )

Nearby Landmarks

Business Design Centre 204m

The Screen on the Green Cinema 219m

Details

Telephone: 020 7226 8304

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Cuisine: Gastropub

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