The Haggerston

438 Kingsland Road , London, E8 4AA

SquareMeal Review of The Haggerston

The owners have prettied up The Haggerston, Kingsland Road’s coolest spit & sawdust boozer & live music venue. Old marble tables, wooden benches, some candles in bottles & a few flowers don’t exactly amount to a chi-chi makeover – the exposed brick & bare floorboards remain untouched – but the pub certainly feels less forbidding than before. Stone-baked pizzas & Monmouth coffee have even been introduced to give the place some daytime appeal. Such tinkerings can’t pull the wool over the punters’ eyes, however; locals know what The Haggerston is all about: late nights, new bands & showing off. Getting served can take an age, but Truman’s Runner & Steenbrugge Dubbel Bruin reward your patience.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Dalston Kingsland Station 870m

Hackney Downs Station 1km


Address: 438 Kingsland Road , London E8 4AA

Area: Hackney Dalston

Opening times

Mon-Sun 10am-1am (Fri-Sat -3am) Sun 12N-3am

Nearby Landmarks

Rosemary Branch Theatre & Public House 840m

Rio Cinema 971m


Telephone: 020 7923 3206

Cuisine: Pubs

Private Dining: 40

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