Places to go in Islington
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.
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.
Canonbury Place, N1 2NQ [map]
Early 16thC tower building with panelled rooms and good views of London from roof.
2-4 Highbury Station Road, N1 1SB [map]
Centre for Recent Drawing is London’s museum space for drawing.
Antiques, Vintage & Second-Hand
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.
Gourmet Food & Delicatessen
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.
2 Shepherdess Walk, Islington, N1 7LB [map]
The Eagle is one of London's oldest pubs and retains many original features. There's a menu of British dishes, from fish finger sandwiches to Sunday roasts, and a lovely beer garden. The pub even makes an appearance in a nursery rhyme: "Up and down the City Road, in and out The Eagle. That's where the money goes, pop goes the weasel!"
Music & Film
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.
182 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1RQ [map]
Gill Wing are a small group of shops and a restaurant in Islington.
Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, N1 5JX [map]
A local market selling everything from food to toiletries in East London.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2-18 Britannia Row, LB Islington, N1 8PA [map]
Meetings, conference, weddings and special events space.
Mortimer Wheeler House, 46 Eagle Wharf Road, N1 7ED [map]
By appointment only.
N1 2LD [map]
A linear waterside park originating from Sir Hugh Myddleton's 17th century water supply project for the City of London.
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.
Antiques, Vintage & Second-Hand
14 Camden Passage, Islington, N1 8ED [map]
Piers Rankin Antique Silver specialise in silver and silver plated items from the 18th and 19th centuries.
46 De Beauvoir Crescent, N1 5RY [map]
Ribeira is a beautifully designed bistro, bar and event space on the Regent's Canal, inspired by travels through the waterways of South America.