Places to go in Islington
Art and Craft Shop
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.
2-4 Highbury Station Road, N1 1SB [map]
Centre for Recent Drawing is London’s museum space for drawing.
6 Charlton Place, Shoreditch, N1 8AJ [map]
Cloud Cuckoo Land specialises in second hand and vintage period clothing, including evening wear, baby clothes, smocks, christening gowns, shoes and accessories.
184 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1RQ [map]
French designer label retailer with a world-wide presence.
Fancy Dress and Theatrical Costumes
159-161 Balls Pond Road, Islington, N1 4BG [map]
Costume Studio specialises in costumes and accessories.
98 Southgate Road, Islington, N1 3JD [map]
The De Beauvoir Deli Co is an independant store and cafe on the border of Islington and Hackney. Much of the artisan food is produced in-house and everything else is sourced locally from small independent suppliers.
Records and CDs
50 Essex Road, Shoreditch, N1 8LR [map]
Flashback deal in second hand vinyl records and offer varying styles of music from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
34 - 38 Provost Street, Shoreditch, N1 7NG [map]
Fort gallery is situated within a working recording and rehearsal studio and music production hub.
45 Newington Green Road, Islington, N1 4QT [map]
Gallo Nero is a delicatessen that specialises in salami and sausages and also sells a selection of cheeses.
182 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1RQ [map]
Gill Wing are a small group of shops and a restaurant in Islington.
114-116 Essex Road, Shoreditch, N1 8LX [map]
Haggle Vinyl offers a wide collection of second-hand vinyl with a range of music from Funk, Soul and R & B to Jazz, Techno and Blues.
12-14 Englefield Rd, Kingsland Road, N1 4LS [map]
Located in Islington, Huong Viet is a popular venue with many celebrities and urbanites in London.
6 Shillingford Street, Canonbury, N1 2DP [map]
Islington Music sell a wide range of instruments and instrumental accessories such as sheet music, reeds and strings as well as tapes and CDs.
Bed & Breakfast
68 Ockendon Road, Islington, N1 3NW [map]
Small, family-run guesthouse close to the West End and public transport. Free overnight street parking.
141 -142 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1QY [map]
La Porchetta is an Italian restaurant that serve pizzas and pasta which are also available for takeaway.
123 Essex Road, Canonbury, N1 2SN [map]
Mosquito Bikes sells a range of mountain bikes as well as the necessary clothes and accessories to accompany them.
Beauty Product Shop
284 St. Pauls Road, Canonbury, N1 2LH [map]
Mother Earth stock a full range of healthy foods, whole foods, organic fresh produce, bread and take-aways, chilled and frozen organic and veggie foods, natural and organic body-care and baby-care products and environmentally friendly household cleaning products.
N1 2LD [map]
A linear waterside park originating from Sir Hugh Myddleton's 17th century water supply project for the City of London.
Card and Poster Shop
216 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1RL [map]
The Only Place For Pictures is a card and poster shop that sells a selection of prints, picture frames, posters, and cards.
14 Wharf Road, N1 7RW [map]
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is a not-for-profit exhibition space devoted to promoting contemporary art for the benefit of the public.