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Address: 73 City Road, London, EC1Y 1BD [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 4325) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Old Street (0.1 miles), Moorgate (0.5 miles), Liverpool Street (0.6 miles)

Nearest DLR station Bank (0.8 miles)

Nearest train stations Old Street (0.1 miles), Moorgate (0.5 miles), London Liverpool Street (0.5 miles)

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Another pub that the owners are looking to do up for the young crowd. A good pub that will soon be no longer. Sad.
ChrisOfLeeds - 22 Oct 2014 20:11
An Angelic crawl last night started here. Very busy after work hours but professional multi-tasking barman was quick to spot me and was pouring my drink whilst still dealing with the previous customer. At least three screens showing sport. Good functional boozer.
TiaMariaJim - 19 Apr 2013 18:11
The Angel is a fairly traditional style pub that will fill a gap if you have a gap that needs filling but wonít leave you with any great lasting impressions. The beers are rather mainstream (Bombardier, Pride and Greene King IPA) and not particularly cheap - Bombardier at £3.20 is at the stretching it end of pricing, even for London. The interior is neat and tidy with leather backed built in seating and a semi circular bar but the (I counted 3) plasma screens seem to be a bit too dominating. The patterned windows display Taylor Walker symbols which always remind me too much of Arsenal which isnít good. The background music was also incredibly dull. There was a bar upstairs but I didnít feel any great inspiration to explore the place that far. On the whole, a very average place, not one to avoid but certainly not one to make any great effort to seek out.
RogerB - 6 Dec 2009 13:47
I actually counted four flat screen teleís and my only gripe with this place was that I couldnít actually find an area where I could sit and not be in full view of a bright blazing plazma. But that apart I found this to be a decent corner pub. Ale choice was as described by Strongers below and seemed to be well kept.
There is a few limited outside tables on the Leonard Street side, but the density of the traffic on the City road doesnít make this place conducive to enjoying an outside pint.

Gann - 23 Oct 2009 15:34
On my recent week night visit here I enjoyed a decent pint of Pride with a few friendly locals and hospitable staff. Greene king IPA and Bombardier were also available alongside a standard draught selection. There is a small servery at the end of the bar that serves up basic pub grub for the peckish.

Sky sports was being shown on all three plasma screens and from the advertisements in the bar I gleaned that another two screens are located in the upstairs bar that doubles up as a function room.

I liked it in here and would certainly recommend it to others.
Strongers - 28 Aug 2009 20:55

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