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survey result

Summary

£46
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Amazing Creole food” including such delights as po’boys, gumbo and jambalaya liven up any meal at this Islington pub from Jacob Kenedy (of Bocca di Lupo) – a tribute to his Louisiana forebears. “If you’re looking for something fun, lively and different without having to compromise on the cooking, Plaquemine Lock is an awesome night out”. Top Tip – “great jazz at Sunday brunch”.

Summary

£47
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Perfect “when you want a quick po’boy or gumbo” – Jacob Kenedy (of Bocca di Lupo) pays tribute to his Louisiana ancestry, with this labour-of-love project: a colourfully decorated, converted boozer on the side of an Islington canal. Its “nice Cajun food” is well-rated: “still a little too much fried stuff for my liking, but the taste is good”.

Summary

£47
   ££
2
Average
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This tribute to the cuisine of Louisiana in a converted Islington canal-side boozer is “fun and different” – and possibly “the best way to try Creole and Cajun food without having to brave Homeland Security”. Two years on from opening, though, it hasn’t fully lived up to the expectations raised by founder Jacob Kenedy, known for his brilliant Bocca di Lupo. “The best dishes are fabulous, but genuine Southern food seems to mean a lot is fried”.

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139 Graham St, London, N1 8LB

Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
Yes
No dress code
41

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£9.50 £16.50 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £3.30
Extras  
Service 10.00%
139 Graham St, London, N1 8LB
Opening hours
Monday4 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday4 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday4 pm‑11 pm
Thursday4 pm‑11 pm
Friday4 pm‑12 am
Saturday12 pm‑12 am
Sunday12 pm‑10 pm

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