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The chalk board outside says off licence open 12-6 Wed to Sun. On a visit on 19th April - one cask ale available. Goodness Sunset as the chap at the Alpaca knows the brewer. 2 pint take out in a milk carton cost £4. Availability dependent upon delivery and settling time. 4 pint containers also available.

https://www.thealpaca.co.uk/

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Alpaca

(formerly New Rose, Half Moon)

84-86 Essex Road
Islington
London
N1 8LU

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 1.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 1.00 am
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Owner

Star (Heineken UK)

About the Pub

Closed for approx 2 months from beginning of Jan 2020 for a comprehensive refurb and now reopened as The Alpaca - we were reassured this would not have any impact upon its listed features.

Three cask beers on an early visit although that might be one too many until people know it is back. Indeed a very recent visit found just 2 cask beers both in good condition. The operators seem to be linked to those operating the King William IV.

The drinking area comprises several distinct spaces around a central bar with a lot of original wood panelling. The social media accounts listed relate to the old operators and it is not clear if they will be taken over by the new operators. There is now a new upstairs seating area.

Historic Interest

Local Listing:- dual aspect on corner with Popham Street. Mottled green tile front up to window level, then plain green tiles up to fascia. Rendered green painted bases to pilasters. Smokey glass on lower 1/2 windows, leaded lattice window.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Adnams Mosaic
  • Gales Seafarers Ale

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Alpaca, London

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

AccessAble

Accessable

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Alpaca

84-86 Essex Road
Islington
London
N1 8LU

Sat Nav Reference

51.5386, -0.0987

Transport

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

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Essex Road

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (850m)

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