The Hop & Berry

209-211 Liverpool Road , London, N1 1LX

  • The Hop   Berry Bar Restaurant North London
  • The Hop   Berry Bar Restaurant North London

SquareMeal Review of The Hop & Berry

A pleasingly austere taproom, The Hop & Berry – which replaces former gastropub The Barnsbury – resembles a 1930s Quaker meeting house. Decor is decidedly no-frills, with well-worn woods, scuffed utilitarian furniture and an aged bar where boards display various hop and berry-based refreshments. The emphasis is firmly on craft beers: expect great stuff from Weird Beard, Fourpure, Gypsy Hill and nearby micro Hammerton, among a dozen draughts on rotation. These are backed by interesting bottled beers, stouts, cider and a snappy wine list where ripe ruby Band of Brothers Western Cape Pinotage costs £19. Daily deals apply, with cocktails such as Easy Lay (we didn’t ask) sold on a BOGOF basis all night on Thursdays. Stilton arancini or crispy chilli squid and salmon goujons tartare are among the bar bites from £5. Otherwise, dine informally on mains of celeriac and sweet-potato crumble, or perhaps roast lamb with dauphinois and salsa verde.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Caledonian Road & Barnsbury Tube Station 518m

Caledonian Road & Barnsbury Station 518m

Address

Address: 209-211 Liverpool Road , London N1 1LX

Area: Islington Barnsbury

Opening times

Tues-Fri 4.30pm-11pm Sat-Sun 12N-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

Almeida Theatre 240m

King's Head Theatre 309m

Details

Telephone: 020 7607 5519

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