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Porky'sInspired by trips to America, Joy and Simon Brigg have brought a taste of what they tried on their travels - in diners, drive-ins and dives - to Camden. Barbecue is at the heart of Porky's. Memphis does it best, apparently, and Porky's aims to recreate the rich flavours of Memphis BBQ. That means pulled pork that's been cooked low and slow (for over 16 hours) in the smokers they have imported from Oklahoma. Burgers - 6oz homemade 100 per cent British beef pattie with lettuce, tomato and onion in a sesame bun - can be pimped to become a porky burger when they're topped with pulled pork, crispy bacon and jack cheese. Meaty ribs and rib tips, homemade BBQ sauce, juicy burgers, whole smoked chickens are also on offer. Best washed down with a cold American or local craft beer while listening to classic Tennessee tunes.

 

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Camden Town Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Chalk Farm Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
21 minutes walk
 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  26% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Porky's
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  29% off
43 Cardington Street, NW1 | 19 minutes from Porky's
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ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  30% off
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 21 minutes from Porky's
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The Chicago Rib Shack, Camden
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
T.E. Dingwall Building, 11 East Yard, NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
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Honest Burgers Camden
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
34a Camden Lock Market, Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
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24 Inverness Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
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27-28 Chalk Farm Road,, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
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Gilgamesh
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
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Shaka Zulu
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 26th and Monday 27th February 2017 - 7pm-11pm
Porky's, 49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
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The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
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The Barfly Camden
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49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
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Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
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176 Prince of Wales Road, NW5 | 8 minutes from Porky's
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Camden Lock Place, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
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5 Upper Market Hall, Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
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Arche 67 The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
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Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 22 minutes from Porky's
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6 Erskine Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 9 minutes from Porky's
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Lewis Cubitt Park, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Porky's
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65 Kentish Town Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
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The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Porky's
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100 Arlington Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Porky's
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Yumchaa
London > Nightlife > Bars
91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
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The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from Porky's
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 23 minutes from Porky's
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 23 minutes from Porky's
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Punk and new wave-rock'n'roll trio hailing from Wales. With support from The Mirror Trap and Sahara....More

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