Welcome to Alphabet Bar Islington

Serving up a cocktail list guaranteed to turn heads and smashing out great tunes until the early hours every weekend, Alphabet Bar brings together an upbeat crowd looking for a fresh vibe on Upper Street, Islington.

Hang at the stripped back New York style bar or head to a table for some mouth-watering sharing plates, seasonally inspired flatbreads and all your favourite pub classics.

For those who love the sport match day pub atmosphere, come down to The Alphabet, Upper Street during the Cricket World Cup and Rugby World Cup, where all matches will be shown on our screens with Sky Sports.  It will be hard to find a better match day atmosphere than at this stylish Islington bar! Grab a front row seat with your rugby and cricket loving friends, watch the match alongside our fantastic range of food and drink all day long.

Rugby World Cup

Calling all rugby fans!  The Rugby World Cup is about to grace our screens, and where better to watch it than at the pub?  Our TV screens will be showing all Rugby matches live from Japan, our taps will be flowing all day, and we will be serving great food to go with it!

Why not book a table in front of a screen for a pre-match brunch, so you and your squad won’t miss any of the front row action! Cheer on your rugby team surrounded by the great atmosphere of the pub on game day!

Food & Drink

Our menu offers both indulgent and healthy dishes; from our stacked high Alphabet burger to our superfood salad. Our flatbreads and sharing boards are ideal for groups looking to graze whilst sharing a bottle of wine or round of cocktails.

Celebrate with us

We have a range of semi-private areas to get your party started, catering for up to 140 seated and 160 standing.

Wind down Weekdays

Looking for the perfect place to wind down during the week? You’ve come to the right place! Join us every Monday to Thursday, 5pm – 7pm, for 2 cocktails for £10 or a Moretti or Porsecco for just £4 – the perfect way to sail through the week!

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Thumbs up!

Ambiance of good music. Very friendly and accommodating bar staff. Would definitely go again to this friendly bar in order to have a verdict on their food.

Would definitely go again

Would recommend.

New bar with a good drinks selection and great cocktails. Friendly and fun staff, alfresco seating and a lovely dining area. Has a comfortable and cosy feel to it with late closing.


Will defo visit again

Lovely service! Booked for my birthday. My group bought a few drinks and I had a great dessert. And we got a lovely big table and the server was very attentive. Music was great as well.


Definitely one to discover

Great place, lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Was really positively surprised by the quality of the food and the great deal on cocktails. Our waiter was very welcoming and gave us some great recommendations.


The team at Alphabet were amazing!

So accommodating of all our requests and helped us throw a brilliant birthday dinner for 3 friends. The service was friendly, welcoming and warm and the birthday guests were made to feel very special. The food was perfect and everyone who attended has said they will be back.