A superb blog from Samphire and Salsify, can’t wait to try it out and blog too. Get that caramel brick in-front of me now!
John Salt is a “neighbourhood bar with good beer” and resides on Upper Street in Islington. It’s more than just a bar however, it’s the first restaurant from Ben Spalding since he left the kitchen of Roganic. He has taken up a 6 month residency to run the kitchen at this newly renovated bar/restaurant and my gentleman companion and I were lucky enough to have a table during the first official dinner service.
We’ve been to a few of Ben’s previous pop ups; Stripped Back in a London Fields school playground, the Stripped Back Sunday lunch at Redhook and also his collaboration dinner with the Rare Tea Lady, and all have been very impressive so we were pretty excited to be trying John Salt.
The downstairs bar (which has it’s own bar food menu) is massive with a really high ceiling – I imagine when it’s busy it’ll…
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