The North By Northwest

188-190 New North Road, Islington, London, N1 7BJ - View on a map
Telephone: 020 3773 6660

The North By Northwest Restaurant In London
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Overall 7.3
Food 8.0
Service 7.0
Atmosphere 7.0
Value 7.0
Based on 1 reviews

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Formerly known as The North Pole.

April 2016

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The North Pole is a lovely cosy pub on an otherwise uninteresting stretch of Essex Road. They have a huge range of constantly rotating beers, ales and ciders. There's a relaxed dining area near the open kitchen and lots of little nooks where you can settle in with a drink and a newspaper.

We popped in for a drink and ended up ordering some excellent meatballs and a surprisingly delicious chicken pie. (Great flaky pastry, a generous amount of well-seasoned filling, and lovely buttery mash on the side). They do a Tuesday deal of a rack of ribs or bucket of hot wings for £10, including a pint, which seems like good value.

If we lived nearby, we would be regulars! The little garden at the back looks like it would be a sun trap in the summer.
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Overall rating 7 stars
Food 8 | Service 7 | Atmosphere 7 | Value for money 7
Monday, December 23, 2013

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