EASTER OPENING HOURS
30th March- as Saturday 12pm- Midnight
31st March- as normal 12pm- Midnight
1st April- as normal 12pm- 10.30pm
2nd April- as Sunday 12pm- 10.30pm
OPENING HOURS BAR
Monday-Thursday 5pm- 11pm
Friday 5pm- Midnight
Saturday 12pm- Midnight
Sunday & Bank Holidays 12pm- 10.30pm
OPENING HOURS KITCHEN
Monday-Friday 6pm- 10pm
Saturday 12-4pm / 6pm-10pm
Sunday & Bank Holidays 12pm- 9pm
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
- Gluten Free Available
- Dogs Welcome
About Smokehouse Islington
Smokehouse Islington offers some of the best and most original smoked and grilled food in London. We work with the best farms in the UK and butcher our meat on site to create a specials board bursting with coal-grilled prime cuts and slow-cooked specialties.
We have one of the most extensive beer lists in London (20 on tap, 60 in the bottle) and source wine from small family-owned vineyards only.
Steaks are expensive. Good is excellent Staff are really helpful and top service!
Great Sunday dinner!
Really good roast. Staff very nice. Bloke with the gauge piercing was excellent 👍
My order was incorrectly taken so was left with literally no meal. Schoolboy error which comes as a result of not taking the time to listen for just a few seconds to the order. Service generally very poor, took an age to get anyone’s attention. The staff however seemed to spend a lot of time chatting between themselves. I could go on, but you get the picture, Service was beyond rubbish. Do not recommend.
Had to wait for table even though had been asked to confirm and was then told to hurry up at the end of the meal as they needed the table back, not really on when we had to wait. Restaurant is also really dark!!
Excellent food and great service from a friendly and very efficient team. The pork was fantastic. My beer was a few degrees too warm (maybe it was the first of the day and the beer sat in the line overnight hadn't been pulled through?) and the Bloody Mary was a little heavy on the horseradish. Although no fault of the restaurant, lots of loud screaming and noisy children did detract from the relaxed Sunday atmosphere. We were maybe just unlucky being seated next to a large family. However I appreciate this is common in every restaurant on a Sunday afternoon. I would 100% visit Smokehouse again, and the positives far outweigh the few small negatives.
Those deserts... Oh My God!
Exceeded expectations, amazing food, atmosphere and service!
Absolutely love this place. Can't wait to come back!
Initially contacting the venue to query a few things and check a reservation was impossible. No one ever answered the phone. Furthermore no one returned my voicemail message. No one addressed the requests raised in my online booking. We didn't think having 4 waiters/waitresses manage our table throughout the evening was very personable. It would have been nice if this was consistent. We were seated on one side by the entrance so were cold and often windswept, and the other by the kitchen with staff squeezing past our table. Food was fine. Dessert was really good. It was way too loud. One waiter got our dessert order wrong twice despite correcting him and him acknowledging the correction. To top it off the manage followed my husband into the men's room at the end of the evening - for what reason, we're still unsure. Overall, seems as if this place believes it is trendier than it actually is. It's just a pub.
Amazing atmosphere. Service out standing. Food is delisous.. Maybe a little over priced for a roast dinner. Would deff go back there again..
Food was exceptional, could not fault it. The smokiness was incredible. Wine was delicious (Pinot noir) Service was amazing, super friendly and very personable Loved the charity water idea, who wouldn’t want to take part? My only negative, which says more about us than the restaurant is that there wasn’t enough. We are little fatties and could have eaten it twice over. Will 100% recommend and will be sure to return :)
Really enjoyed the food at Smokehouse - the beef tacos and the meat fat butter were scrumptious, the skirt steak full of flavor and good portion size for two. We also loved the sticky toffee pudding. The only thing that made us feel uneasy was the service - strange thing to say but they were just too attentive. I felt like they were constantly hovering over us and couldn't relax properly in anticipation of being interrupted again. I had a constant sense of seeing one of them lurking in the corner of my eye. At one point they tried to take away my boyfriend's plate as he was enjoying his last bite, then an awkward exchange ensued when they realised and tried to put it back down. Funny and annoying - for a food lover there is sanctity about the last bite! Other than that, we enjoyed ourselves very much and most probably would go back to try what other treasures we can discover on the menu. Thank you, Agata Makowska
The staff was very friendly and attentive. It was also a really great detail and touch to have Christmas themed crackers provided for free. They were also very accommodating of the change in reservation number. We had a great time.
Great variety and imagination on the menu and food for as fabulous. Great wine. Great service. Lovely vibrant atmosphere but music just a bit to loud for my liking. It’s one of my pet hates that music drowns out chat and conversations become a shouting game. Still that’s not gonna stop us coming back.
Amazing dinner! The Smokehouse has brilliant food, well priced, great dim lit vibe. And the real clincher - the service is actually great! Our waitperson was friendly, attentive and helpful. A huge contrast to the regular lazy London waitperson
Lovely food and wine, cosy atmosphere and friendly staff
Service was ok but as it was so busy hard to get someones attention. I was unable to cut my beef so left it and when plate was cleared nothing was said. Gravy tasteless. Wine was excellent and parts of the meal were really good. I would return but not on a Sunday.
Great Sunday roast, very busy place, good ambiance and service. Will be going back to try out the weekday menu
Delicious food as always.
Staff in the restaurant were great. Staff at the bar - very disinterested and not attentive. On phone rather than serving customers. Also, wouldn’t let me sit at the table in the dining room until EXACTLY 6pm due to not having completed set up, despite other diners already being in the dining room. Be consistent!
Brilliant as always but what’s happened to the beef brisket starter?! It’s been a favourite for years!
Great food and highly recommend the steak