Places to go in Islington

Or, see what's on in Islington.

  • Hope and Anchor

    Gig Venue

    207 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1RL [map]

    The Hope & Anchor in Islington was a leading venue in the punk movement of the 70s. The Stranglers recorded an album, Live at the Hope & Anchor, here. Two decades later, British band Keane made their debut. Recently re-launched, The Hope & Anchor continues to showcase exciting new bands.

  • Igloo

    Children's Clothing & Accessories

    300 Upper Street, Canonbury, N1 2TU [map]

    Igloo offers an eclectic range of products and services that appeal to both children and parents alike - the type of goods that you can't buy in the big shops.

  • Islington Farmers Market

    Farmers' Market

    William Tyndale School, Upper Street, N1 2AQ [map]

    London's first ever and most established farmers market takes place on Chapel Market between Baron Street and Penton Street, with loads of space to shop and at least 30 stalls each week.

  • The Kings Head Theatre


    115 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1QN [map]

    The King's Head serves Indian and English dishes and can cater for private parties for up to 300 people upon request.

  • The Little Angel Theatre

    Kids Theatre

    The Little Angel Theatre, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 2DN [map]

    The Little Angel Theatre in Islington is a children's puppet theatre. The Little Angel Theatre puts on imaginative children's theatre and also offers puppet making and manipulating workshops for children and adults.

  • Loop

    Art & Craft

    15 Camden Passage, Islington, N1 8EA [map]

    Loop is a yarn shop in Islington, catering for those interested in knitting and crochet.

  • Lucky Voice Karaoke


    173-174 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1XS [map]

    At Lucky Voice Karaoke Islington you can rent a private karaoke room. Fill it with you, your mates, a few beers and lots of loud out of tune singing!

  • The Narrow Boat


    119 St. Peter's Street, Islington, N1 8PZ [map]

    The Narrow Boat is a hidden gem - the one and only pub situated directly on Regents Canal in Islington.

  • The Old Queen's Head


    44 Essex Road, Islington, N1 8LN [map]

    The Old Queen's Head is a traditional pub with a friendly atmosphere.

  • Ray-Stitch

    Art & Craft

    99 Essex Road, Canonbury, N1 2SJ [map]

    Ray Stitch is a fabric and haberdashery shop who sell everything you'll need for your sewing projects, including cake, as well as running courses in dressmaking and fabric craft.

  • Aesop

    Health & Beauty

    56 Cross Street, Canonbury, N1 2BA [map]

    Aesop sells products for the skin, body and hair.

  • Afghan Kitchen

    Afghan Restaurant

    35 Islington Green, Shoreditch, N1 8DU [map]

    The Afghan Kitchen serves foods that have an emphasis on healthy eating with tea and various flavoured juices replacing alcohol.

  • After Noah

    Antiques, Vintage & Second-Hand

    121-122 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1QP [map]

    After Noah predominantly sells antique furniture with some small household items.

  • Annie's Vintage Costume


    12 Camden Passage, Shoreditch, N1 8ED [map]

    Annie's Vintage Costume specialise in a collection of antique clothing and accessories dating from the early 1900's to the 1940's.

  • Aria

    Home & Gift

    Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, N1 1PN [map]

    Aria stocks an eclectic range of contemporary home furnishings & lifestyle accessories as well as hand-selected vintage pieces and special collaborations with local independent designers.

  • AUGUST Art


    Wharf Studios Baldwin Terrace, Islington, N1 7RU [map]

    AUGUST art was established in June 2004 working with contemporary artists.

  • Barrio North


    45 Essex Road, Islington, N1 2SF [map]

    Barrio North offers a selection of cocktails, live music, DJs and Latino food, which is also available to takeaway.

  • Buffalo Bar


    259 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1RU [map]

    Buffalo Bars has a dark, moody and romantic atmosphere with plenty of sofas for your comfort. They serve a wide variety of wines, beers and spirits with live music or DJs playing weekly.

  • Cass Art London

    Art & Craft

    66-67 Colebrooke Row, Shoreditch, N1 8AB [map]

    With greatly experienced staff, Cass Art is a definite must for all types of artists, from beginners to experienced artists.

  • Centre for Recent Drawing


    2-4 Highbury Station Road, N1 1SB [map]

    Centre for Recent Drawing is London’s museum space for drawing.