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Fox on the Green

(formerly Slug & Lettuce; Fox)

1 Islington Green
Canonbury
London
N1 2XH

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Opening Times

Monday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday10.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday10.00 am - 11.00 pm

Owner

Stonegate

About the Pub

An impressive building occupying a corner site on Islington Green with terrace seating. Refurbished in April 2016.

Historic Interest

Grade II listing:- Public house, refitted as The Fox c.1900, no 330 Upper Street a shop, now a restaurant; flats or offices above. Mid- to late C19 with late C19 and C20 alterations to ground floor. Red brick set in Flemish bond, and painted on no 1 Islington Green, stucco, roofs of Welsh slate. Four storeys over basement, seven-window range to Upper Street, four-window range to Islington Green, with curved corner. No 330 Upper Street has C20 ground floor, no 1 Islington Green has late C19 and early C20 pub frontage to ground floor with two entries in Upper Street and two in Islington Green (though that to the public bar in Islington Green has been altered to a window) and one to the corner; the entrances are flanked by pilasters of grey and pink polished granite and (presumably) stucco, now painted, and are flat-arched, except for that to the corner which is round-arched with moulded stucco archivolt, keystone and foliage decoration to the spandrels. The pub entrances retain their original doorcases with sidelights, and the house entrance in Islington Green has a panelled door of original design; corner entrance has original panelled door with modern glazing. The original windows between the entrances are flat-arched with decorative glazing-bars forming two segmental arches; panels below the windows tiled in the early C20. Upper windows all flat-arched with moulded stucco architraves, those to the first floor having pediments, which are segmental on no. 330 Upper Street, those to the second floor with cornices, the second windows from the corner in Islington Green blank. Rusticated pilaster strips divide no 330 Upper Street from no 1 Islington Green, and the northernmost bay of no 1 Islington Green from the rest, and flank the blank curved corner; sill bands to both floors; moulded stucco cornice and blocking course; flat-arched dormer to mansard roof; clock in curved panel to corner with eared architraves, scrolled consoles and segmental pediment; stacks to party walls and to parapet on both facades of no. 1 Islington Green, panelled with consoles and cornices. INTERIOR: : the bars are no longer partitioned except that an arcaded partition of three bays, of c.1900 and possibly original to the bar, divides the bar facing into Islington Green from the rest; tongue and groove panelling at the north and south ends of the bar; late C19 bar-front partly altered, late C19 bar back with arcaded superstructure carried on partly fluted Corinthian columns but lacking decorative mirror glass; Lincrusta ceiling. Staircase at north end with panelled dado and underside, panelled newel posts and turned balusters. Upstairs front room with pedimented architraves to doors, Lincrusta paper to dado, frieze and ceiling, and marble corner fireplace with cast-iron grate and transfer-printed tiles, all of c.1900.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Fuller's London Pride
  • Hammerton N1
  • Otter --seasonal--

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Fox on the Green, London

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CamraVoucherScheme CAMRA Voucher Scheme
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Until 6pm.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts.

  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky & BT Sports.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Fox on the Green

1 Islington Green
Canonbury
London
N1 2XH

Sat Nav Reference

51.536682, -0.103179

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

Nearby Station (650m)

Essex Road

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (400m)

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