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S&M Cafe Islington

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About S&M Cafe Islington

At Islington's S&M Cafe, they understand the simple joys surrounding hearty portions of Britian's most beloved comfort food - sausage and mash. Relaxed and unpretentious with a classic diner feel, S&M Cafe is one of London's most celebrated cheap eats. Start by selecting one of nearly a dozen traditional and gourmet sausages, then match it with the mash, gravy and veg of your choice. Combinations are endless, though if a banger doesn't tickle your fancy, you can also choose from a menu of time honoured traditional British dishes just like, or quite possibly better, than your Grandma used to make. A blackboard lists daily specials for sausages, mains and puds. Breakfast is on order until noon, and takeaway is available too.

Sample a la carte


- Pumpkin and roasted red onion quiche with salad garnish £2.95
- Smoked Mackerel pate £3.25
- Black pudding and poached egg salad £6.25
- Haddock fish cake with mixed salad and lemon mayo £3.95

Other starters are also available

Main Course

Sausage and mash slection - Choose from either:
- London Mix (S&M traditional sausages, S&M mash and house gravy) 2 sausages £5.95 / 3 sausages £6.95
- Mix & Mash (Any combination of sausages, mash & gravy) 2 sausages £6.95 / 3 sausages £7.95

Sample sausages:
- Cumberland
- Pork, leek & Chilli
- Spinach & Cheddar (V)
- Chicken & Red Pepper

Sample mash:
- Traditional
- Honey roasted parsnip and potato
- Bubble and squeak

Gravy, side veg and extras also available. There is also a range of traditional British mains, such as pies, all day breakfasts and toad in the hole available.


- Apple or fruit crumble £3.25
- Hot chocolate sponge pudding £3.75
- Eton mess £3.50
- Bread and butter pudding £2.95

Additional Information


4-6 Essex Road, N1 8LN

Nearest tube:

All pork sausages at S&M Cafe are from the Giggly Pig Company, a specialist Essex pig farm using only outdoor-reared, rare breed Saddleback happy pigs.

Average Price:

£24 and under

Opening times:

Mon - Sun: 8:30am - 10pm

Dress Code:


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