The New Rose

84-86 Essex Road , London, N1 8LU

SquareMeal Review of The New Rose

Priding itself on a lack of gastro pretensions (unusual in N1), this laid-back pub with a rock & roll edge welcomes a mixed bunch of old-timers, students & at-home locals, from the scruffier reaches of Essex Road. There’s a devil-may-care attitude & a down-at-heel gentility to the place. Friendly staff are happy to chat as they serve pints of local ale, or Jägermeister shots from the machine at weekends, when DJs set up on the decks in the corner, occasionally sneaking out to join grinning pals on the dance floor. The menu has undergone a shake-up, emerging as a sort of Euro-US mishmash, where salt-cod croquettes & aïoli might precede southern-fried chicken with coleslaw & chips followed by sticky toffee pudding. Oh, & there’s karaoke on the last Sunday of the month – you’ve been warned.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Essex Road Station 338m

Angel Tube Station 781m


Address: 84-86 Essex Road , London N1 8LU

Area: Kings Cross Thameslink Station

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-11pm (Thurs -12M Fri-Sat -2am Sun -10.30pm)

Nearby Landmarks

Little Angel Theatre 151m

King's Head Theatre 244m


Telephone: 020 7226 1082


Cuisine: Pubs

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