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Submitted on Sunday, 11th April 2010
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Akari, Islington, N1

196 Essex Road
N1 8LZ
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Steve C left this review about Akiri

This is primarily a Japanese restaurant, but there is more of a drinking atmosphere than found in most dining establishments. Shochu and Sake seem to be the order of the day alongside Kirin Ichiban and Asahi which are available on draught. All of the tables by the front windows were reserved at 19:00 last night (Wednesday) meaning that the only available seating was at the rear all on my lonesome. The staff were friendly, but seemed surprised I wasn’t there to tuck into the varied oriental dishes.

I plan to return here with some friends in the near future, but I wouldn’t pop in for a quick pint again as it is not that sort of place.

Comparing this place to an ideal pub would afford a very low rating, but I do not feel that this would be fair so I have decided not to give a score.

On 23rd September 2010 - no rating submitted
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Map location corrected by Steve C
Essex Road, 0.03 miles, 0 min walk (show)
Highbury & Islington, 0.62 miles, 11 min walk (show)
Highbury & Islington, 0.62 miles, 11 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Akari, N1
28th Sep 2017, 08:31
Picture submitted by peter ashworth approved
27th Sep 2017, 23:06
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 22 June 2019 by Tris C
  • Car Park : No last updated 22 June 2019 by Tris C
  • Hot Food : Yes - Japanese - last updated 19 November 2013 by Tris C
  • Micropub : No last updated 22 June 2019 by Tris C
  • Pool Table : No last updated 22 June 2019 by Tris C
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 22 June 2019 by Tris C
  • Real Ale : No last updated 09 May 2014 by Dave McNally
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