The Hunter S.

194 Southgate Road , London, N1 3HT

SquareMeal Review of The Hunter S.

Did the room stylist at this sister to The Hemingway in Victoria Park have a thing about Woburn Safari Park? How else to explain the stuffed menagerie on show at Hunter S? The assorted bison, antelopes, peacocks and bears may no longer need feeding, but the punters are peckish – so bring on perfectly judged Scotch eggs with pickled veg, cheekily priced bacon cheeseburgers (£12.75 with a packet of crisps) and pan-fried sea bream with caper and parsley sauce. Argentinian Malbec/Merlot (£18.50) is the entry-level wine on a truncated list; beer drinkers do better with Timothy Taylor Landlord, Sharp’s and Sagres. Dead fauna and dead musicians’ recordings of pre-war dance numbers foster a 1930s colonial vibe at this occasionally misfiring homage to ‘gonzo’ journalist Hunter S. Thompson.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Dalston Kingsland Station 305m

Canonbury Station 614m

Address

Address: 194 Southgate Road , London N1 3HT

Area: Islington Barnsbury

Opening times

Mon-Thurs 4pm-12M Fri-Sun 12N-1am (Sun -12M)

Nearby Landmarks

Rio Cinema 671m

Rosemary Branch Theatre & Public House 943m

Details

Telephone: 020 7249 7191

Website:

Cuisine: Pubs

1.0

Food & Drink: 1.0

Service: 1.0

Atmosphere: 1.0

Value: 1.0

Food & Drink: 0.0

Service: 0.0

Atmosphere: 0.0

Value: 0.0

N J. 21 January 2015

Manager refused to deal with our complaint of being served inedible, over priced food by the rudest staff. He me a petulant child for complaining...need I say more??? Avoid this place!