The Only Place For Pictures


The Only Place For Pictures is a card and poster shop that sells a selection of prints, picture frames, posters, and cards. They also sell artificial flowers.

Venue Details & Map

The Only Place For Pictures

216 Upper Street
N1 1RL
+44 (0)20 7226 8200
Public transport:
Highbury & Islington, Underground

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Only Place For Pictures

5.0 out of 5
03 June 2016
by Lynn N.

Figured I should add my review here because the others are woefully outdated. I've never had a problem with The Only Place for Pictures. The gentleman has always been super helpful, looking for affordable options instead of costly made to order framing which I appreciate. There's no upselling here! That said, I did get a Degas poster custom framed and it took about two weeks and came out... more

4.0 out of 5
08 February 2012
by Duncan W.

This is where I come to get my posters of the plays shown at the Almeida framed. I am not going to pretend that framing these posters is difficult - I could probably do the job myself if I thought about it. However, the results are great and (if you are not invited to chez moi) can also be viewed at the Almeida (who also utilise the same service). I am not sure what they would be like if... more

4.0 out of 5
14 December 2008
by Melania P.

The Only Place for Pictures sells so much more than posters. I have yet to find another store that sold such a wide variety of picture frames. I was almost overwhelmed at the selection and quality. The store also sells beautiful cards, books, mugs and oh yeah pictures.

What I like the most about the shop is that they will frame pictures you bring in and when I asked about pricing they... more

4.0 out of 5
14 September 2009
by lovelychaos

As a fully paid up birthday card snob (if it's Clinton's I ain't interested, if it's Card Factory you'd better not show your face round these parts again) this shop pleases my eyes very much. My wallet is less pleased, but I believe this is what happens when you have this 'expensive taste' I seem to be afflicted with.

Anyway, the cards are good. No more crappy jokes, no more poems, no more... more

1.0 out of 5
17 November 2015
by Jill S.

I came in to get some postcards framed and not only were they not set up to do framing, the woman basically refused to frame my postcards and instead was pushing the DIY route. I'm not good at that at all, which is why I get help with framing art projects. more

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