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The Marquess Tavern, Canonbury - pub details

Marquess Tavern
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Address: 32, Canonbury St, Islington, London, N1 2TB [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 5453) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest tube stations Canonbury (0.4 miles), Highbury and Islington (0.5 miles), Angel (0.9 miles)

Nearest train stations Essex Road (0.2 miles), Canonbury (0.4 miles), Highbury & Islington (0.5 miles)

Brewery: Young's

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> Current user rating: 6.7/10 (rated by 37 users)
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user reviews of the Marquess Tavern, Canonbury

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This place is ok, if maybe a little subdued due to the leaning towards food with the restaurant at the rear.

Youngs Ordinary, Special and Kew were available alongside a standard draught selection and, as mentioned, an interesting range of bottled beers. I found the two barmen that served me to be very friendly.

I would pop in here again if I was passing, but I wouldn’t go out of my way.
Strongers - 8 Sep 2009 19:46
Great pub. Really good food and a chilled out place to have a cheeky pint in the sun as we discovered the other day.
diorchoose - 19 May 2009 16:27
Stumbled across the Marquess walking through the leafy backstreets of Islington and thought I would rest my laurels over a swift pint of Guiness. Ended up working my way through a fine selection of bottled beers with the guidance of a very helpful barman. I particularly enjoyed the Grozet from Scotland and the Paulaner from Germany. Also got a good selection of draughts including Addlestones, Kirin, Erdinger and Youngs ales. The sausage rolls also provided a very tasty stomach lining.
Bakkus - 14 Jan 2009 11:13
This pub has always been a solid place to go for a drink or meal. Although it is probably more expensive than most pubs the food is extremely good and I've enjoyed many a weekend roast here. I popped down last night and was delighted to see that It is now offering many of the most popular dishes on a new fixed price menu and is staggeringly good value - two courses for £12. I had a very nice cured loin of venison followed by brasied ox cheeks. would definitely recommend it
MrCreasote - 13 Jan 2009 19:08
Good collection of bottled beers including Schenkerla Rauchbier, Fraoch, handful of Belgians and a few others I couldn't quite read from across the bar. cask offerings of a more ordinary nature, especially pricey as mentioned by previous reviewers. Although it's very much a restaurant (in the rear dining room especially), the front section still retains somewhat of a pub feel (vs similar places in the area like the Albion, the Barnsbury).
Food was decent but not exciting - I'll write a more detailed review of the food on a restaurant site, not here.
dpv - 6 Oct 2008 15:41

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