the depot pub ISLINGTON

Handmade mysteries Poppa Plock Escape rooms The Depot Pub Islington North London

If you are looking for a theatrical treat in London, then a visit to The Depot in Islington is an ideal base to get your fill of performance, immersive theatre, craft ales and fine food.

This spacious venue hosts the twisted escape room, ‘Poppa Plock’s Wonky Workshop’. A new escape room adventure starring you and your friends as you delve into a bizarre story based in Plock’s old toy workshop. With one hour to solve clues and unravel the mystery of Poppa’s Plock’s untimely death, this certainly is something different to do in North London.

Make a meal of it

The Depot is also a well renowned foodie hot spot with a delicious menu, so why not make a meal of your time there and enjoy a bite to eat before you face the challenge. There are of course plenty of craft beverages on offer and great music to help you continue your night into the early hours. To find out more info or to book at table, email:

Checking in & Solving the Clues

Just check in at the bar, grab yourself a drink, and your host Wynne will lead you to the hidden depths of the pub where the Wonky Workshop awaits.

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Upstairs from The Depot pub is one of the most exciting Fringe theatres in London. The Pleasance Islington provides a launch pad for some of the most memorable productions and renowned practitioners of the past decade and stays true to its mission of providing a platform for the talent of the future.

Pleasance Islington plays host to some of the biggest names in comedy including Russell Brand, Micky Flanagan, Mark Watson, Adam Hills and Mark Thomas.

Is the depot right for you?

Our room at The Depot can cater for up to 6 players at a time, which can be arranged on rotation if you have a larger group.
The pub is just round the corner from Caledonian Road tube station which is next to Kings Cross. If this sounds like the right venue for you, just book your ticket now. You can also view the pub menu and calendar of events online.