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Library

(formerly Lush; Independence; Tut N' Shive, Angel & Crown; Cedar Room)

235 Upper Street
Barnsbury
London
N1 1RU

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Opening Times

Regular

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 2.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 2.00 am
SundayMidday - 10.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 10

Operator

Stonegate

About the Pub

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 myspace.com 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).

Historic Interest

Local Listing:- Two large rendered pilasters. Timber panelled stallriser. Laycock Street: Brick painted pilasters, central window is panelled up. Diamond multi-paned fanlights. All round - multipaned frost.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Sharp's Doom Bar

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    From Pieminster.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    From Pieminster.

  • Garden Garden

    Pavement Seating.

  • Events Events

    Comedy Club Sundays.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Open mic nights Weds.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Library

235 Upper Street
Barnsbury
London
N1 1RU

Sat Nav Reference

51.54515, -0.10361

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Nearby Station (100m)

Highbury & Islington

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (100m)

Highbury & Islington

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Library - London

Library

235 Upper Street
Barnsbury
London
N1 1RU

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited
  • Additional Services
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Events
  • Live Music
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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