The Castle

ADDRESS
54 Pentonville Road, Islington, London N1 9HF†
RESERVATIONS
OPENING TIMES
Mon to Thu 12:00 - 23:00, Fri & Sat 12:00 - 00:00, Sun 12:00 - 22:30; Food Served Mon to Fri 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 22:00, Sat & Sun 12:00 - 21:00
PRICES
Main Courses £8 - £10.50

Nearby

The CastleThe roof garden is the summertime attraction at The Castle but it proves popular with the Islington crowd in the less clement months too. Away from the busy Upper Street, Islington's main thoroughfare, it has an off-the-beaten-track appeal. Don't think that this means you're the first to discover it though, Friday and Saturday nights it can get pretty busy with an up-for-it crowd - great if you're on for a big night out - and weekends attract the Monopoly pub-crawlers. Lunchtimes and Sunday afternoons are a lot more sedate with the laid back tunes providing a suitable soundtrack for the affordable bar food. Menu choices include aubergine stuffed with marinated seasonal veg and minted cous cous as well as old-fashioned pub grub like fish and chips or steak and Guinness pie.

The Castle images

The Castle†

The Castle

The Castle

Opening and closing times for The Castle

Today (Sunday) The Castle closes at 22.30

Monday:

11.00
-
23.00

Tuesday:

11.00
-
23.00

Wednesday:

11.00
-
23.00

Thursday:

11.00
-
23.00

Friday:

11.00
-
Midnight

Saturday:

11.00
-
Midnight

Sunday:

12.00
-
22.30

LondonTown.com - The Castle Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Angel Tube Station
2 minutes walk
King's Cross Tube Station
13 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Canonbury Overground Station
25 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elia Mews Car Park
6 minutes walk
Skinner Street NCP
8 minutes walk

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Hotels near The Castle

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £59† 23% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 1 minute from The Castle
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
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £83† 24% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Castle
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
Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £63† 21% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 9 minutes from The Castle
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Castle

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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Castle
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The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from The Castle
The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Castle
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Castle
If the Government want to encourage more of a European cafť culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
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Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 9 minutes from The Castle
An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... More
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London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 21st to 25th Jan 2015
Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Castle
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Word/Play: Just William: Martin Jarvis And Richard Sisson
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Sunday 25th January 2015 - 11.30am-1pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 12 minutes from The Castle
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Burns Brunch
London > Events > Seasonal †Dates: Sunday 25th January 2015
St Pancras Grand - Searcys 1847, St Pancras International, Upper Concourse Euston Road, NW1 | 13 minutes from The Castle
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from The Castle
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The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Castle
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Castle
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Sights and Attractions near The Castle

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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from The Castle
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from The Castle
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Sadler's Wells
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Castle
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Shopping near The Castle

The best shops and markets near The Castle
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Castle
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Fresh N Fine
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
18 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Castle
This independent supermarket between Angel and Kings Cross sells good quality organic food, Bundaberg root beer and Fentiman's cola as well as all the basics. ... More
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Camden Passage
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Castle
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Bill's Islington
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 White Lion Street, N1 | 1 minute from The Castle
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Tortilla
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
13 Islington High Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Castle
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Hummingbird Bakery
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
The Angel Building, 405 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from The Castle
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Education near The Castle

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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 11 minutes from The Castle
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from The Castle
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 17 minutes from The Castle
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
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Leisure near The Castle

The Castle gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from The Castle
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 13 minutes from The Castle
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 14 minutes from The Castle
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
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Meeting venue hire near The Castle

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Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Castle
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Castle
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from The Castle
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More

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