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.

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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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With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

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Hotels near The Castle

Near The Castle
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £59† 38% 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† 33% 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
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £64† 40% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 7 minutes from The Castle
Located nearby to Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London, Citadines St Mark's is a 4-star apartment hotel that aims to accommodate business ... More
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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Castle

Nearest to The Castle
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Castle
Modern British cuisine ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near The Castle

The Castle clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Events near The Castle

Near The Castle
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance †Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from The Castle
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
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Christmas Flamenco
London > Events > Sporting Events †Dates: Saturday 27th December 2014 - 9am-2.30pm
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Castle
Study Flamenco with the biggest school in London and guest artists from Spain including Olga Pericet....More
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Saturday at The Big Chill House
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Saturday 27th December 2014
The Big Chill House, 257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 11 minutes from The Castle
DJs supply nu-disco and deep house....More
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Entertainment near The Castle

Near The Castle
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from The Castle
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Castle
The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Castle
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
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Sights and Attractions near The Castle

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Castle
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from The Castle
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from The Castle
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Castle
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
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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
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Camden Passage
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Castle
Hidden down a cobble-stoned Angel backstreet a whimsical collection of odds and ends have been gathered together on a selection of market stalls (not to be ... More
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Restaurants near The Castle

What are the best dining options near The Castle London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bill's Islington
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 White Lion Street, N1 | 1 minute from The Castle
Combining an old-fashioned grocer with an appealing delicatessen and an informal café serving a British and Mediterranean-influenced menu, Bill's now boasts numerous London and nationwide locations. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tortilla
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
13 Islington High Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Castle
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hummingbird Bakery
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
The Angel Building, 405 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from The Castle
All-American cupcakes are the speciality here but you can also tuck into many other finger-licking sticky treats. Chocolate Devil's Food Cake, New York style cheesecake and ... More
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Education near The Castle

Near The Castle
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 11 minutes from The Castle
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from The Castle
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Castle.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Our recommendations in the same street as The Castle

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Category
136-150
136-151
Alamo
257-259
156
Surya
275
Scala Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
54
54
275
Scala
 
 

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Edward Scissorhands
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Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Castle

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Christmas Course
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Castle

Learn with top professionals from the West End Theatre in this intensive 5 day course....More

Christmas Flamenco
Sporting Events | On 27th December 2014 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Castle

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Christmas Flamenco Course
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The Little Match Girl
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Theatre | Until 10th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Castle

A snowy stage sets the scene for an icy cold Christmas Eve, where the Little Match Girl paces the emptying ...More

 
Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 27th December 2014 

Camden Head 6 minutes walk from The Castle

Gags and banter from Danny Ward, Archie Maddocks, Hyde Panaser, Gabriel Ebuele and MC Masud Milas. Doors 7.45pm....More

OperaUpClose: La Boheme
Concerts | Until 4th January 2015 

The King's Head 9 minutes walk from The Castle

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The Hard Problem
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