DrapersArms
Cuisine: Gastropub
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Address: 44 Barnsbury Street, London N1 1ER

Website: Visit restaurant website

Telephone: +44 20 7619 0348

The Drapers Arms in Islington is a neighbourhood pub, with a garden and private dining room. Opened by Nick Gibson and Ben Maschler (son of critic Fay), the team have gone on to re-launch the Devonshire Arms in Chiswick (formerly Gordon Ramsay run).

This restaurant has been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand

Latest reviews of Draper's Arms

Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

2 August 2011

Renovated and reopened in 2009 by Nick Gibson and Ben Maschler (son of restaurant critic Fay), this is Islingtonian gastropub culture at its most gorgeous, offering top-notch, seasonal fare in spotless eggshell-blue surroundings…

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Hugh Wright

Hugh Wright, TwelvePointFivePercent

21 June 2010

This is just that loveliest of British things – a great local pub, serving lovely and lovingly-prepared food, which just happens to be as good as you might expect to find in fancier places charging twice as much…

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giles_coren

Giles Coren, The Times

25 July 2009

Now it has reopened with a very senior protege of Fergus Henderson’s in the kitchen, by way of St John Bread & Wine (…) For us unadventurous types, it was Clerkenwell class without having to risk a trip to Clerkenwell. Oh, and it’s quite a bit cheaper than St John, too…

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hardens

Richard & Peter, Harden's

28 May 2009

In a quiet part of Islington, an elegant Georgian boozer recently relaunched with gastro-ambitions; the straightforward English food is the weakest part of a ‘package’ which, overall, offers good value…

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What the Critics say

Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

2 August 2011

Renovated and reopened in 2009 by Nick Gibson and Ben Maschler (son of restaurant critic Fay), this is Islingtonian gastropub culture at its most gorgeous, offering top-notch, seasonal fare in spotless eggshell-blue surroundings…

Read full review »
giles_coren

Giles Coren, The Times

25 July 2009

Now it has reopened with a very senior protege of Fergus Henderson’s in the kitchen, by way of St John Bread & Wine (…) For us unadventurous types, it was Clerkenwell class without having to risk a trip to Clerkenwell. Oh, and it’s quite a bit cheaper than St John, too…

Read full review »
hardens

Richard & Peter, Harden's

28 May 2009

In a quiet part of Islington, an elegant Georgian boozer recently relaunched with gastro-ambitions; the straightforward English food is the weakest part of a ‘package’ which, overall, offers good value…

Read full review »
davidsexton

David Sexton, Evening Standard

14 May 2009

From the mains, quail, lentils and wild garlic was just right: a crispily roasted, spatchcocked bird on some excellent Puy lentils, with the garlic leaves adding a subtle tang. Berkswell omelette and herb salad was the wussy, or as it might be girly, choice…

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What the Bloggers say

Hugh Wright

Hugh Wright, TwelvePointFivePercent

21 June 2010

This is just that loveliest of British things – a great local pub, serving lovely and lovingly-prepared food, which just happens to be as good as you might expect to find in fancier places charging twice as much…

Read full review »