Meat People

4-6 Essex Road, London, United Kingdom, N1 8LN
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Opening Information

Day Open Close
Monday 12:00 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 23:00
Thursday 12:00 23:00
Friday 12:00 00:00
Saturday 10:00 00:00
Sunday 10:00 22:00

Facilities
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Gluten Free Available

About Meat People

Meat People is a restaurant and cocktail bar in North London that has been established with the people in mind. Housed in a Grade II listed building, Meat People is a stylish venue, with a tiled ceiling and wooden panelling lining the walls; the steel-framed windows still evoke the era of the ocean liner, particularly in light of the mustard yellow upholstery and the tin-like hanging light fixtures.

The drinks list is particularly impressive: Meat People mixes up a selection of classic cocktails using only the finest of spirits, alongside an extensive wine list and a selection of beers brewed locally, in Greenwich. The food is delightful, serving a variety of superb meat cuts sourced locally and from around the world: they serve only the highest quality cuts and only the freshest of ingredients, receiving glowing reviews with every dish. Why not try the Flat cut sharer? A spiral cut of prime rib, topped with a beautiful salsa, or maybe one of our specialty cuts like Onglet or Bavette? These mouth watering cuts start at 200 grams and go up to however much your stomach can handle!!!

Now hosting a brunch that packs a punch. 10am - 4pm Saturday & Sunday, definitely one to check out.

Meat people is a cool bar and restaurant in Islington, ideal for a bite to eat in the evening, a couple of drinks after work, or even to get the party started before a big night out in North London.


For large or private bookings please contact the restaurant:
E: [email protected]
T. 020 7359 5361

Cuisine: International, Brunch, Cocktails, Steak, Wine Bar
Dress Code: Casual,Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Amazing! I wasn't expecting this level of wow and was pleasantly surprised with a super high quality meal from start to finish.

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 August 2019

The restaurant provides high grade meat, excellently cooked, with a neat range of appetizers and sides. The fillet (tenderloin) is great as always, smooth and tender. Plenty of Gluten-free options, with good deals for lunch hours. The manager is very hospitable. Fun choice of French wines in carafe sizes.

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Best steakhouse I’ve been to in London. The atmosphere and vibe is perfect for a nice quiet dinner able to chat and drink. The food was amazing and the steak cooked to perfection. Wine great. Cocktails great.

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Visited On Monday, 05 August 2019

Food was nice and cooked to perfection. We had pre-ordered food when making a reservation (Monday Blues) but staff were not aware of this so had to go and ask... Service was good apart from this.

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Visited On Monday, 05 August 2019

Overpriced but nice

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

The food was excellent!! The service could have been better. Was a bit slow.

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Visited On Friday, 26 July 2019

We went for the early bird which was excellent value for money and decent ribeye steak! The service could have been better (more attentive and there were 3 different servers at one point). Despite this the food and wine were very good and I would go back.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Great service and excellent food. Will definitely come back

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Perfect as always

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

My favorite steak restaurant in London. Cozy atmosphere, small but well-rounded menu and the steak is amazing.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Very friendly staff, atmosphere. Nicely decorated, etc. Steaks very well cooked and excellent cuts of meat. Sides decent but not spectacular. Chicken Milanese a big disappointment. My wife is Argentinian and is a big fan of the dish, so was let down to discover that it was made from thigh, as opposed to breast, meat. I tried a little and I have to say that it was rather bland and the texture of the meat a little unappealing. But I suppose all this is a matter of taste and may well be a chefs recipe that we simply didn't get on with. Largely overpriced, I suppose bang average for a place in Islington, especially considering this one's location.

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 July 2019

Delicious food

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 July 2019

The restaurant was very quiet but it was lunchtime and very warm outside so maybe people went to sit in the sun. The empanadas were fantastic! The wine was also very, very good.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Steak wasn't that tasty and we found a hair in our food!

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Excellent!

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

Great food, perfect service!

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 June 2019

Good venues, great food, excellent service, amazing value for money.

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Eaten here a few times and the quality of food, service, and atmosphere has been consistently exceptional. You can tell the meat is of the highest grade both in quality and preparation as soon as you sink your teeth into it. I've devoured two portions of their mushroom risotto despite the fact that I'm not a huge fan of mushrooms. The pork also deserves a nod as a knife isn't even required to cut it and the apple slaw elevates the flavor. I'd say no dish should be considered complete without the cauliflower gratin as well.

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Had such a fantastic night. Thank you to the staff for making my birthday so enjoyable. Will definitely be returning

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Visited On Thursday, 23 May 2019

Excellent service.

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Visited On Thursday, 23 May 2019

Everything we ordered was great, especially the pork main dish was to die for! The service was also good. We will be back for sure

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Visited On Thursday, 16 May 2019

Lovely vintage atmosphere. Delicious food. We had mouthwatering chateaubriand and the best chocolate fondant for dessert. Also, they have great selection of wines. Staff was very friendly and attentive. Nothing to complain. I would truly recommend to every meat lover.

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Visited On Thursday, 16 May 2019

What a gem. Great ambience and service alongside high quality meats and sides. This is how a local restaurant should be!

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Excellent steak

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Superb quality of meats and cuts, awesome service. The Meat People truly know their meats.

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