A new design shop and café bar selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Everything is for sale: from designer crafts, vintage tea sets, 1950's dressers and unusual tables and chairs, to hand-made cakes, ice creams, specialty teas, kitsch finger sandwiches, bottled beers and cocktails.
9 Caledonian Road, Islington, London, N1 9DX
For More Information:
+44 (0)20 3343 9138
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Drink, Shop and Do
9 Caledonian RoadIslingtonLondonN1 9DX
- +44 (0)20 3343 9138
- Public transport:
- King's Cross Thameslink
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Je ne m'attendais pas à tomber sur un bar comme celui ci dans le quartier de la gare Saint Pancras, au milieu de Starbucks et Macdonalds ! Une vraie bonne surprse.
On entre dans une boutique plutôt mimi avant d'arriver à l'étage sur un espace grand et très haut de plafond (boule à facette géante en renfort déco sous l'ovale du plafond-classe). Ambiance tamisée-cool salon de thé nocturne avec...more
Argh, err, ummm, no.
Drink, Shop & Do - I loved you once, but when I came to experience your late night shenanigans I was not impressed.
Getting served took forever, if you are offering cocktails you may want to consider getting more bar staff.
The music was a bit random, cheese one minute, hip hop the next. Downstairs was no different.
Where was the charm? Where were the sofas? Where...more
Drink, Shop, and Do is an excellent place to while away a rainy day. They have an incredibly diverse selection of teas so make sure to set aside at least 15 minutes to ponder the menu. The tea is more or less bottomless as each tea comes in its own teapot and they are happy to continue to top up the hot water.
There is also a selection of more alcoholic beverages if you should fancy...more
I never would have known this place existed, but for the Yelp Drinks 2012. This could be one of the main problems - it was still half-empty by the time we left to catch the last tube, and everyone knows that the fuller a bar is, the better it gets (that's just basic maths, or possibly physics).
It deserves to be fuller. You get in through the little crafty shop up top and are then faced with...more