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Address: 87 Noel Road | N1 8HD, London N1 8HD, England
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A truly unique pub in the heart of Islington.As the only pub in the British...

A truly unique pub in the heart of Islington.As the only pub in the British Isles to bear the name, The Island Queen really is one of a kind. Tucked away on Islington's quiet backstreets, "the Queen" is a quaint oasis of comfy sofas, high ceilings and intriguing original features reminiscent of a classic London gin palace. Our deceptively bijou bar serves a gargantuan range of speciality drinks, while our colonial-inspired interior - embellished by etched glass and hand-painted mirrors - makes for a uniquely cosy backdrop in which to savour them.

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Good but hassle from automated follow up

Lunch last Sunday was good. The staff in particular were helpful and friendly. The Sunday roast was good - tasty. They turned down the music - much appreciated. The rating would... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food on Mother's Day without needing to book. Roasts were excellent and meat was very tender and not pre sliced like the usual. Also great to have other food options not just roasts. Great value and service, Staff attentive and friendly and knowledgeable about beer choices. Will definitely go back

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Thank Saintsjane
IslandQueen2017, Manager at Island Queen, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! We're continuously training to make sure our staff can recommend the right drink for every customer. More 

London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the decor of the Island Queen. It is spacious and yet feels cosy and homely. I haven't been on a weekend, but weeknights I have found it fairly quiet. The food is good, if somewhat expensive. The choice of drinks is very good. Staff can be a bit hit and miss, depending how busy it is. I would... More 

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Thank KatsD
IslandQueen2017, General Manager at Island Queen, responded to this review

thank you for your kind comments we are continually working on ensuring we deliver a fantastic experience for everyone that walks through the door. More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Lovely evening with friends, had a nice meal- good food. The atmosphere felt good and cozy, good selection of drinks. Staff were very friendly and helpful throughout our visit

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IslandQueen2017, General Manager at Island Queen, responded to this review

thank you for a really nice review More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

The pub was nice&cozy. We came to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday. Had some drinks and snacks. Food was okay -no complaint about the chips. Overall experience was nice and everyone stayed happy

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Thank asyachoice
IslandQueen2017, General Manager at Island Queen, responded to this review

thank you for the kind words More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Here last week and the atmosphere was fab, really good night! Very laid back vibe but good beer and friendly staff make it a winner

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Thank David M
IslandQueen2017, General Manager at Island Queen, responded to this review

we are very proud of our beers and team. Thank you for your great review More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Popped in over the weekend with friends for a swift one. Turned into several. Nice relaxed atmosphere, cosy and calm during the day, much lively during the evening. Good choice of beers, wines and spirits, friendly happy staff and a good selection on the menu too. Would for sure recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

walked in on a monday night, staff was very friendly and helpful. when i asked if certain foods on the menu had gluten, they took the time to check in a book that contains every dish's ingredients. we ordered, paid, and they brought the food out to us. this place has sofas and tables with chairs as well... they have... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lunch last Sunday was good. The staff in particular were helpful and friendly. The Sunday roast was good - tasty. They turned down the music - much appreciated. The rating would have been 4*. However, I received quite a long feedback form. At the end, it would not submit it unless I filled on all sorts of information including my... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Went here for dinner, really loved the location - out of the way enough that it was quieter than a lot of more central pubs, but was still busy enough to seem quite popular! I had the fish and chips and my companion ordered the beef burger - both were excellent and good value for money. Service was prompt and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The staff were pretty disinterested in us and the food was below average for the price (£11-£15 for a main roast). Lamb had already run out by 1pm and the fish was very greasy, although the Bloody Mary's were OK. Won't be visiting here again.

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