Earl of Essex

25 Danbury Street
Islington, Greater London England N1 8LE
bar  4.5/5.0 48 reviews
Mon 15:00-23:30, Tue-Thu 12:00-23:30, Fri&Sat 12:00-00:30, Sun 12:00-23:00

Mayor: chugfrenzy (2) | Taps: 18 | Bottles: 50
Earl’s Brewery ceased in 2015.
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80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk  (443) Edinburgh , Scotland | December 17, 2018
Like this place. Nice board, decent selection. nice ambience
80
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Cheeseboard  (503) Bridgwater, England | April 17, 2018
Nice pub in a quiet part of Islington. Often busy, noisy with folk spilling out onto the pavement out front. Good & varied selection of beers on cask & keg. Service was OK given how busy the pub is. There is a decent outside space out the back.
84
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
ekstedt  (313) Göteborg, Sweden | August 16, 2017
In a quiet neighbourhood a bit away from the city noise you find this gem. Very nice mix of a classic and modern bar a with a nice backyard. Large and varied tap selection.
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird  (52) Berkhamsted, England | June 11, 2017
A nice Pub with a good selection of both keg and cask. Plenty to choose from and good variety of good producers. The food was quite good as well. There is a nice garden space out back. The pub itself is noisy even with a few people in it as it seems the sounds bounces off the high walls. This is a nice place to meet up with friends for bring the partner out for dinner.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666  (345) Edinburgh, Scotland | May 23, 2016
Great selection of draught beers and bottles, thirds available, what more can you ask for?
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Beermack  (36) London, England | December 29, 2015
Great place for all round experience, for solo drinkers, couples and larger groups. Forward thinking keg and cask line-up, varied and fairly rare bottle list, decent spirits and wines, and solid food selection. Nice open vibe, with lovely garden out the back. A top local pub, that’s well worth the trip into the leafy, well-heeled residential area behind Angel station. Extra points for doing all beers in third-pint measures (tickers, take note). Big fan.
70
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
sir__v  (341) , France | October 29, 2015
Visited the 27th Ocotober 2015 on the evening. Cosy modern place with a good selection on tap, on cask nothing was available but they have 6 cask machines... Only cider was available and that’s really strange. The bottle seleciton is nice with fair price. Serivce is ok but not amazing. Ambiance is noisy but ok. I expected a better place when you compare the other ratebeer place around... I need to go back to have a second point of view.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
Martinus  (224) Baarle-Nassau, Netherlands | September 22, 2015
Very nice and interesting pub, good atmosphere and nice initiatives to involve customers in brewing. Intimate backyard. Lovely place.

Visited during RBESG 2014.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
martin00sr  (107) Haderslev, Denmark | April 21, 2015
Buisy but friendly, welcoming place. Go early, before it gets crowded. Service was friendly and quick. Broad, excellent selection, changing during the evening. Great place. Would love to come back.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
jazar619  (41) , | April 18, 2015| Updated May 8, 2015
Really nice place. Was there shortly after opening. Nice tap selection, with lots of variety and styles. Nice that they offer 1/3s as well. Good food too. Definitely a place to check out if you’re around the Angel/Islington area.

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