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(formerly Baring Arms)

55 Baring Street
N1 3DS

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Opening Times

Monday3.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday3.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday3.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday3.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday3.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

Closed Mon - Wed
5 - 9 Thu & Fri
12 - 8 Sat & Sun


Ei Group

About the Pub

Report Apr 2019 - "Cycled by the other day and there's a name change to "The Poet" - as a consequence all the info listed here may now be out of date. Especially opening hours as their website is silent on this point.

Local authority listed, imposing, cosy back street corner pub. Worth seeking out. The pub underwent a full refurbishment a few years ago, including repairs to damage inflicted by the Luftwaffe! Background music is just that. Close for the Regent's canal and former Gainsborough film studios. Artwork around bar is by a local artist and is for sale. Food: homemade pub food all day noon to 10pm. Nearest tube for some will be Angel. Pub shows all sports on big HD screens and they have several sports teams - cricket, football, softball and are always looking for new players!!

Historic Interest

Locally listed:- Fine 19th Century pub front (1840s), with good overall proportion and design, excellent well preserved details, e.g. capitals to pilasters. It is three storeys and and constructed from yellow stock brick. Set five bays with quoins and parapet. First floor has central window with triangular pediment, ground floor rendered and has coupled Corinthian pilasters at outer corners. Centrally placed door with pilasters framing the entrance, and separating the window bays. Original windows on upper storeys, with large glazed windows to ground floor. Early 19th century with later alterations.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Five Points Pale
  • Fuller's London Pride
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

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Poet, London


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Events Events

    Quiz night Thurs 8.30

  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Pool, Darts, Board Games.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV


  • WiFi Wifi

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55 Baring Street
N1 3DS

Sat Nav Reference

51.5369, -0.0886


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

Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

Nearby Station (700m)

Essex Road

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (950m)


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