John Salt

John Salt

For all Islington's charms, Upper Street can be a grim prospect. Too many chain restaurants, too little that can't be found elsewhere - so John Salt, a stylishly sparse restaurant/bar, must be something of a boon for locals. It's also a boon for beer drinkers who like high-end grub, since there's clearly been some thought about the ale on sale. You'll find The Kernel and Camden Town on keg and a variety of good bottles (Bear Republic, London Fields, Odell), too. No cask, though.