North London

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale


235 Upper Street
N1 1RU
Emailmoc.sbupetagenots@notgnilsi.yrarbileht Telephone(020) 7704 6977
Real AleGardenLunchtime MealsEvening MealsSmokingWiFiLive Music
Opening times: Mon–Thu 12:00-23:00; Fri and Sat 12:00-02:00 next day; Sun 12:00-22:00

See more about this pub on WhatPub, CAMRA's national pub guide.

Sept 2021 - second handpump looked unused and the other has Doom Bar.

From a member visit in Sept 2019, "I am currently visiting the Library pub in Barnsbury and was delighted to see two hand pulls. One was turned but the other was dispensing Sambrooks Pumphouse Pale Ale. It’s always good to see a pub putting ale back on!"

This is its sixth name in the last fifteen years or so but according to the various websites, little has changed in it's latest disguise. Apart from a brush of paint it remains primarily a live music, open mic and DJ venue with details of its forthcoming events listed on its website.

PA registered: P2018/2802/FUL. Comments Until: 21-10-2018. Planning portal closed. Proposal: Change of use of the ancillary accommodation of the upper floors of the existing public house (A4 use) (first, second and third floors) to result in the creation backpacker hostel accommodation (8 no. bedrooms) associated with existing public house. Reconfiguration of public house at ground and basement floor levels and use of roof terraces to rear elevation at first floor level (Sui Generis).