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153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1RA
 
 
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Hoxley & PorterLet the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has been designed to look like an opulent train carriage. It's the latest venture from Costa Tofan whose other venues include The Betsy Smith in Kilburn, The Lansdowne in Primrose Hill, and The Winchester in Islington. As with The Betsy Smith, interiors have been created by Michaela Reysenn of Kai Design, combining elements of a Victorian gentlemen's club with "colonial Poirot, Egyptian noir and surrealist jungles". Cocktails created by Michael Pendergast, formerly at Powder Keg Diplomacy in Battersea, can be enjoyed in the train carriage bar. Or head to the Dining Carriage area, where leaded glass lets natural light flood through, for a modern British menu featuring traditional cuts of meat and fresh in-season vegetables. Signature dishes include cider-braised pork belly, pot roasted rabbit, and Saint Clements pie - a creamy dessert infused with tangy lemon and sweet oranges.

 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  26% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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
 
 
 
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60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £58  31% off
Central Street, EC1V | 18 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 18 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 15th October 2019 - 7pm
Hoxley & Porter, Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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Opera'r Ddraig: The Elixir Of Love
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Hoxley & Porter, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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Hoxley & Porter, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Hoxley & Porter
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London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
151 Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Hoxley & Porter
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149 Upper Street, N1 | Same location as Hoxley & Porter
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287 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Hoxley & Porter
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10 Handyside Street, N1C | 19 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 5 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Hoxley & Porter
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