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|The Baring was a pub in [[Locale Hoxton|Hoxton]]. It has now closed and been replaced by a "wine bar and gin parlour" called the Poet.
||Pub in [[Locale Hoxton|Hoxton]].
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The information below is retained for historical purposes.
Pub in [[Locale Hoxton|Hoxton]].
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20150908082519/http://www.viewlondon.co.uk/pubsandbars/the-baring-review-15810.html ViewLondon review]
* [http://www.viewlondon.co.uk/pubsandbars/the-baring-review-15810.html ViewLondon review]
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<div class="last_verified">Last visited by [[Kake]], September 2011.</div>
address='55 Baring Street, N1 3DS'
category='Good Beer Guide 2012,Good Beer Guide 2013,Good Beer Guide 2014,Good Beer Guide 2015,Now Closed'
<div class="last_verified">Last visited by [[Kake]], September 2011. Opening hours taken from the 2012 Good Beer Guide.</div>
address='55 Baring Street'
category='Beer Garden,Darts,Free Wireless,Good Beer Guide 2012,Good Beer Guide 2013,Good Beer Guide 2014,Good Beer Guide 2015,Pool Table,Pub Food,Pub Quiz,Pub Quiz On Thursdays,Pubs,Real Ale,Smoking Area'
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hours_text='noon-11pm Mon-Sat; noon-10:30pm Sun'
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summary='Now closed; was a pub in Hoxton.' summary='Pub in Hoxton.'
opening_hours_text='noon-11pm Mon-Sat; noon-10:30pm Sun'
phone='020 7359 5785'
summary='Now closed; was a pub in Hoxton.' postcode='N1 3DS'
summary='Pub in Hoxton.'
Pub in Hoxton.
The decor is non-traditional, featuring large windows, pale cream walls with various prints and paintings of pop culture icons (The Beatles, scenes from Pulp Fiction), a bare-boarded floor, and mismatched wooden chairs and tables. Candles sit in wax-dribbled wine bottles on the tables, and a fairly substantial collection of board games is stacked against one wall. There are a couple of sofas too, one near the door and the other round the corner in a little nook on a dais. Outside seating is provided by a few tables out the front of the pub, and a small beer garden out the back.
Kake visited on a Sunday early evening in September 2011. There were several people in, mostly sat at the bar; there were plenty of free tables. A couple of bicycles were distributed around the room, apparently belonging to customers. Music was playing, quite loudly — Primal Scream, Michael Jackson, Iggy Pop. A flatscreen was showing tennis with the sound off.
All four handpumps were on, offering Spitfire, Landlord, Woodforde Wherry, Harvey's Sussex Best (the latter two being guests, according to a sign on the bar). A pint of lime and soda was £1.60.
According to a menu seen in the pub in September 2011 photo, food is served noon-10pm Mon-Fri and noon-9pm Sat-Sun, including brunch menu photo between noon and 3pm at weekends. A sign seen on the same visit advertised a quiz and curry night every Thursday from 8:30pm, with quiz entry and a curry (Thai, Indian or Caribbean, available from 6pm) costing £5 and quiz entry alone costing £1.
According to the Fancyapint review linked below, there's another room upstairs with a pool table, dartboard, and table football. Finally, according to the Baring website as of September 2011, there's free wifi.
Accessibility: A small step to get at both entrances, only an inch or so high. Bigger steps to the beer garden. Step-free to the ladies' once you're in, not sure about the gents'
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