The Angelic

This spacious and acclaimed Islington gastro pub is tucked away from the hubbub of Upper Street. There’s a comprehensive lunch menu, and Tapas or A La Carte menus are available till late.

51 Liverpool Street, Islington, London N1 0RJ; 020 7278 8433;

The Pilgrim Pub

A great English Pub offering the ultimate sports experience. Multiple broadcasts on six huge plasmas, one outdoors. Cracking live acoustic sets on Fridays. Awesome gourmet burgers to go with your lager.

247 Kennington Lane, London SE11 5QU; 020 7582 7585;

Cat and Mutton

Based on trendy Broadway Market, this chic gastropub attracts crowds of Hackney’s coolest cats. Meals served seven days a week with Brunch on Saturdays, when the vibrant food market is in full swing.

76 Broadway Market, London E8 4QJ; 020 7254 5599;

Pub on the Park

Perched on the edge of London Fields, patrons of this cavernous pub can enjoy a pint on the outdoor terrace while viewing the latest sporting event on one of three large screens. Good pub food available.

19 Martello Street, London Fields, London E8 3PE; 0207 923 3398;

The Enterprise

A quirky, relaxed, indy-rock music pub close to Chalk Farm tube and over the road from the Roundhouse. For a lively night of outlandish dancing to DJs or great live music, this is the place to be seen. Traditional pub grub available.

2 Haverstock Hill, Camden, London NW3 2BL; 020 7485 2659;