A trailblazer in the 1990s, this paved the way for what we now expect from stylish gastro-pubs. The lofty interior includes a wooden-floored bar and dining area, a mishmash of vintage furniture, and an open-to-view kitchen that produces a creatively modern, twice-daily changing menu and tapas selection.
Closed: Bank holidays lunch (1 week Christmas)
Days closed: Sunday evening
Open all day
Opening times: 12–11 (Sunday 12–5)
Lunch: Monday to Friday 12–3, Saturday 12–3.30, Sunday 12.30–4
Dinner: Monday to Saturday 6.30–10.30
Credit cards accepted
Allowed in bar
Nearest tube: Angel or Farringdon. Pub at north end of Farringdon Road.