The Nag’s Head

12 Upper Street , London, N1 0PQ

SquareMeal Review of The Nag’s Head

The guys behind The Longroom in Smithfield have moved north and taken over this traditional Islington boozer, which has been re-launched following a minor refit. Hand-stretched, parmesan-crusted, stone-baked pizzas are now the mainstays of the menu, with a range of toppings spanning everything from NYC hot (peperoni, meatballs, green jalapeños and roasted red onion) to a dolcelatte, pear and walnut ‘skinny’ scattered with pea shoots. The Longroom’s famous salt beef also turns up as a pizza topping (with gherkins and mustard sauce), or you can have the stuff simply piled onto sourdough from Gail’s Bakery. Burgers, flatiron steaks, mac ‘n’ cheese, salads and puds such as salted caramel tart complete the offer, while drinks include draught beers, ample wines by the glass or carafe and some appropriate cocktails – how about a salt beef bloody Mary?

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Angel Tube Station 175m

Kings Cross Thameslink Station 927m


Address: 12 Upper Street , London N1 0PQ

Area: Islington Barnsbury

Opening times

Mon-Sun 9am-12M (Fri-Sat – 1am)

Nearby Landmarks

Vue Cinema Islington 79m

Business Design Centre 153m


Telephone: 020 7226 3756


Cuisine: Pubs

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