Welcome to The Taproom in the heart of Islington.

The Taproom came on the scene as a temporary licenced premises back in 2012 serving just cask ale. We opened for 6 weeks at the current premises. Our aim was to bring quality cask ale from around London and the UK to the people of Islington. The project was a instant success, so in 2013 we decided to make it permanent.

The Stillage

We decided early on that we would like to keep the casks on display but this is easier said than done when conditioning and temperature are taken into account. After many months of design we came up with a draft plan and found a company that could build it for us. The outcome is what you see today, a temperature controlled stillage, gravity dispensing cask ale in perfect condition every time. There is less than half a pint of beer in the line between the cask and the glass.

8 x Gravity Cask Ale

7 x keg lines

Bottled beers and ciders

Black Pudding Comedy
Wednesday 27th March

George Fouracres: Gentlemon and Pierre Novellie: You're Expected to Care Joint WIP
Sunday 24th March

Jack Barry & Annie McGrath: works in progress
Saturday 23rd March

Jack Barry & Annie McGrath: works in progress
Saturday 23rd March 2019 at The Taproom »

Jack Barry, the face of McCoy's crisps, hurls some shit at a wall. Come to see if anything sticks. His last two shows have been about sex and drugs, this hopes to be a beautiful union of the two. ★★★★ (Sunday Times) ★★★★★ (Ed Fest Mag) ★★★★ (Skinny) Writer for Mock the Week, tour support for James Acaster and Joe Lycett.

Deadpan comic Annie McGrath will be tackling the big issues: sheep herding, spinach and slugs. Something for everyone! Dry jokes, silly anecdotes and some potentially serious underlying themes. Directed by Steve Hall (The Russell Howard Hour). As seen/heard on Channel 4, BBC3, ITV2, Sky Sports, BBC Radio 4 Extra. “Spot on comic timing… delightfully dark” ★★★★ Three Weeks; “Smart and smutty” - London Evening Standard; “Hilarious” ★★★★★ EdFringe Review

Two Edinburgh Fringe preview shows at their least honed!

Wed 20 March
Hump Day Happy Time
7:30pm, £5.00
Fri 22 March
David Mills and Sara Barron Previews