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Casual, unpretentious pub with fresh atmosphere and high student frequency. Food is straightforward with stonebaked freshly made pizzas, at restrained prices. Surroundings are unpretentious featuring pastel hues & leather banquettes. In summer the French windows are thrown open to reveal bustling Holloway road – Metro is the perfect hideaway for a break and a cool drink in the air conditioned rooms. Welcoming and reliable.
Located alongside Holloway Road tube station this bar has the advantage of being a prime destination
for locals & commuters and effortlessly brings a fresh new vibe to the area.
Easily recognisable with its smart, coffee coloured front and imposing windows, it attracts students, young professionals and anyone looking for somewhere classy to have a good time.

Once inside, the area is spacious and welcoming, with the central, well-stocked bar stretching along the side of most of the main room. On offer are fine wines, premium spirits and a variety of international guest lagers.

Both rooms are fitted with tastefully urbane furnishings and all walls are decorated in elegant pastel shades.
The front room features the sleek bar, lounging sofas and individual leather, slate & wood details;
in the spacious back room you will find dark wood furniture, an exposed brick fireplace opposite a dramatic red leather sofa and some pleasantly unusual light fittings. Here you can enjoy modern European fusion food and gorgeous, creative sharing platters in contemporary surroundings.

The capacious back area can be hired at weekends for parties, music is kept soft & mellow during the day and turns lively & funky during the course of the evening. DJ equipment & laser systems can be set up on request for any private booking and those later nights.

Metro is the perfect place to sink into sofas, sip, savour & socialise, and proves that creativity & pretentiousness don’t necessarily have to go hand in hand.


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Underground Stations

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Holloway Road Tube Station
0 minutes walk
Caledonian Road Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Canonbury Overground Station
18 minutes walk

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £85† 26% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 23 minutes from The Longford
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £91† 40% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 28 minutes from The Longford
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £79† 21% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 33 minutes from The Longford
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
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441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 10 minutes from The Longford
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Swimmer at the Grafton Arms
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13 Eburne Road, N7 | 10 minutes from The Longford
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The Drapers Arms
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44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from The Longford
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200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 17 minutes from The Longford
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Pisco Embassy
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176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from The Longford
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Hoxley & Porter
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153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 19 minutes from The Longford
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Filthy's
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276 Holloway Road, N7 | 1 minute from The Longford
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The Garage
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20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 11 minutes from The Longford
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 13 minutes from The Longford
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39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 16 minutes from The Longford
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 21 minutes from The Longford
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The Enchanted Christmas House
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2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 23 minutes from The Longford
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147 Holloway Road, N7 | 6 minutes from The Longford
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Meek & Wild Fishmongers
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13 Highbury Park, N5 | 12 minutes from The Longford
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La Fromagerie
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30 Highbury Park, N5 | 13 minutes from The Longford
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34 Drayton Park, N5 | 5 minutes from The Longford
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Zia Lucia
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157 Holloway Road, N7 | 6 minutes from The Longford
You get a choice of four Italian 48-hour slow fermented doughs at Zia Lucia , a rather special pizza place in Islington inspired and ... More
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Tbilisi
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91 Holloway Road, Holloway, N7 | 8 minutes from The Longford
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 2 minutes from The Longford
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 20 minutes from The Longford
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
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London Flower School
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16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 26 minutes from The Longford
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
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10 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 18 minutes from The Longford
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London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 18 minutes from The Longford
Yoga from within from one of the UK's foremost practitioners. Caroline Pick uses yoga to exercise the body as an extension of the mind, and her ... More
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 21 minutes from The Longford
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The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 15 minutes from The Longford
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Little Angel Theatre
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14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 21 minutes from The Longford
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 24 minutes from The Longford
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