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Porky'sInspired by trips to America, Joy and Simon Brigg have brought a taste of what they tried on their travels - in diners, drive-ins and dives - to Camden. Barbecue is at the heart of Porky's. Memphis does it best, apparently, and Porky's aims to recreate the rich flavours of Memphis BBQ. That means pulled pork that's been cooked low and slow (for over 16 hours) in the smokers they have imported from Oklahoma. Burgers - 6oz homemade 100 per cent British beef pattie with lettuce, tomato and onion in a sesame bun - can be pimped to become a porky burger when they're topped with pulled pork, crispy bacon and jack cheese. Meaty ribs and rib tips, homemade BBQ sauce, juicy burgers, whole smoked chickens are also on offer. Best washed down with a cold American or local craft beer while listening to classic Tennessee tunes.

 

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Camden Town Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
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St John's Wood Masterpark
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £65  28% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Porky's
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
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43 Cardington Street, NW1 | 19 minutes from Porky's
Within three minutes walk of Euston Station, between Regent's Park and the British Museum and close to Kings Cross Station, this modern hotel offers guests a ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £54  27% off
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 21 minutes from Porky's
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Chicago Rib Shack, Camden
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
T.E. Dingwall Building, 11 East Yard, NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
Part of a £300,000 refurb, The Chicago Rib Shack - London's original BBQ restaurant - opened in the famous T.E. Dingwall building ... More
 
 
 
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Honest Burgers Camden
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
34a Camden Lock Market, Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
In a small unit in Camden Lock market, just off Camden Lock Place, you'll find Honest Burgers, the third such outlet from Tom Barton and Phil ... More
 
 
 
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Hache Camden
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
24 Inverness Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
Making Gourmet Burger Kitchen look like McDonald's, the charred and bloody burgers of Hache, served on airy Ciabatta buns that perfectly soak up the juices, have ... More
 
 
 
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Yum Cha
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
27-28 Chalk Farm Road,, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
Serving some of the finest Dim Sum in North London, Yum Cha is a superb Chinese restaurant found along Chalk Farm Road in Camden. The dining ... More
 
 
 
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Gilgamesh
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
Gilgamesh is a restaurant, bar, lounge and traditional tearoom all under one roof. And what a spectacular roof it is too - floating 40ft above the ... More
 
 
 
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Shaka Zulu
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
Located in Camden's Stables Market more or less underneath Gilgamesh and opened at vast cost after three years in the making, Shaka Zulu falls under the ... More
 
 
 
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The Donkey Show
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th June to 21st August 2016 - Various Times
Proud Camden, The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
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Ultimate Power
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 29th July 2016 - 9pm
Electric Ballroom, 184 Camden Street, NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
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Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
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Dingwalls
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
This small Camden venue, known as Dingwalls, has a bar at the back, a stage at the front and room for a couple of hundred people ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
Not the easiest of places to find yet Camden Proud has quickly found a place in the hearts of many. This art gallery by day becomes ... More
 
 
 
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The Barfly Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
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Painted Earth
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Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly staff ... More
 
 
 
Painted Earth
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Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly staff ... More
 
 
 
Proud Camden
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
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Camden Lock Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Lock Place, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
Camden Lock Market is the original arts and crafts market in Camden. Established in 1972 on the site of the Dingwalls timber yard as a haven ... More
 
 
 
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Stella
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Upper Market Hall, Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
This Camden Lock Market store offers a complete wardrobe in one small shop from lingerie to a winter coat. Established in 1990, Stella sells a carefully ... More
 
 
 
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General Eyewear
London > Shopping > Eyewear
Arche 67 The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
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Camden College of English
London > Education > English Language Courses
61 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
Under £200, less than 12 per group.... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Porky's
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Body Primo
London > Leisure > Fitness
Castle Place, 141-145 Kenitsh Town Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Porky's
This yoga centre offers a wide variety of courses and training for instructors and other experienced practitioners.... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Fitness
81 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Porky's
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193 Camden High Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Porky's
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Quinns
London > Nightlife > Pubs
65 Kentish Town Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
At first glance you wouldnt put Quinns down as an Irish pub - put the name aside and what you have is simply a great ... More
 
 
 
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The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Porky's
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown & Goose
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100 Arlington Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Porky's
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Yumchaa
London > Nightlife > Bars
91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
 
 
 
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
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The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from Porky's
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
 
 
 
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Look Out Viewing
London > Business > Venue Hire
205 Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Porky's
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Gilgamesh
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Stables Camden Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Porky's
Gilgamesh is a restaurant, bar, lounge and traditional tearoom all under one roof. And what a spectacular roof it is too - floating 40ft above the ... More
 
 
 
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Porky's
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Shakespeare in Ten Acts
Shakespeare in Ten Acts
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2016 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Porky's

Telling the story of the changing nature of Shakespeare's reputation, Shakespeare in Ten Acts is the British Library's tribute ...More

 
Searching For Theatrical Ancestors
Exhibitions | On 29th July 2016 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Porky's

An expert-led conference exploring ways of searching for theatrical ancestors....More

In The Heights
Theatre | Until 30th October 2016 

King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from Porky's

It started as a word-of-mouth sensation on Broadway back in 2008, now In The Heights is a Tony and Olivier ...More

The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 30th October 2016 

King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from Porky's

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross ...More

 
Joel Dommett & Marlon Davis: Edinburgh Preview
Comedy | On 29th July 2016 

The Camden Head 1.88 miles from Porky's

The two stand-up comedians perform their new shows before they head up to Edinburgh Fringe Festival....More

Dorothy Bohm: Sixties London
Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2016 

Jewish Museum 1.92 miles from Porky's

Explore the streets of 1960s London through the eyes of eminent photographer Dorothy Bohm....More

Jukebox, Jewkbox! A Century on Shellac and Vinyl
Jukebox, Jewkbox! A Century on Shellac and Vinyl
Exhibitions | Until 16th October 2016 

Jewish Museum 1.92 miles from Porky's

In 1887 German-Jewish emigrant Emil Berliner patented his gramophone and changed the world. The Jewish Museum London takes this moment ...More

 
The FB Pocket Orchestra
Concerts | On 29th July 2016 

The Green Note Cafe 1.96 miles from Porky's

The ensemble performs the hot jazz, blues, ragtime and popular dances of the 1920/30s and earlier....More

Ultimate Power
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th July 2016 

Electric Ballroom 2.06 miles from Porky's

DJs Steve Proud, Brian Mahoney, "Mr" Flash, Dave Fawbert and Alex Gilbert preside over the UK-wide brand devoted to power ...More

Ultimate Power
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th July 2016 

Electric Ballroom 2.06 miles from Porky's

DJs Steve Proud, Brian Mahoney, "Mr" Flash, Dave Fawbert and Alex Gilbert preside over the UK-wide brand devoted to power ...More

 
 
 
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