Highbury is more than a stadium, a station, or a corner. It’s a thriving residential neighbourhood and home to some great places to eat.
August 9, 2022
Xi’an Impression is a small restaurant in Highbury making some of the best Chinese food in London. Don’t miss the hand-pulled noodles.
September 29, 2023
The Tastebox is a Caribbean takeaway spot at the top of Gillespie Road, making some of north London’s smokiest jerk.
February 21, 2023
Trullo in Highbury is the kind of neighbourhood Italian restaurant you’d find in an actual Italian neighbourhood, and the food is simply fantastic.
August 22, 2022
Baban’s Naan is a tiny takeaway naan spot that serves delicious, made-to-order, fresh naan for just a few quid, or even less.
Dotori is a busy, cash-only neighbourhood restaurant in Finsbury Park serving excellent and inexpensive Korean, and passable Japanese food.
The Parisian-style bistro's second location in N5 is a snug spot, full of good wines and pleasant buttery food.
The restaurant Formerly Known As Black Axe Mangal (F.K.A.B.A.M) is still on Highbury Corner and is still doing its loud and proud thing.
July 21, 2022
Jolene is a bakery, café, and restaurant on Newington Green serving very nice, very grainy, very wholesome breakfast, lunch and (on some days) dinner.
January 22, 2022
Want low-key cool in Highbury? Westerns Laundry is a modern wine bar and restaurant in a converted garage that does brilliant small plates.
January 14, 2022
Farang is a long term pop-up Thai restaurant in Highbury with excellent curries and a whole seabass that’ll make you happy.
Four Legs became famous for their cheeseburger, but at The Plimsoll, their Finsbury Park pub and restaurant, they’ve made so much more than just that.
December 2, 2021
Fink's Gillespie in a small green coffee spot with a handful of seats near Arsenal tube station.
February 28, 2020
Perilla is a very nice looking restaurant on Newington Green serving dishes that hit, and dishes that miss, in a casually refined room.
February 12, 2020
The Bank of Friendship is a homely old-school Highbury pub that let’s your order in Yard Sale’s excellent pizzas.
September 3, 2019
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Top Cuvée is a wine bar and restaurant in Highbury that gets busy on match days but is an otherwise great spot for a drink or a low key date night.
June 13, 2019
Shambol Shiok is a neighbourhood favourite serving Malay specialties on the Holloway Road. Come for the laksa and stay for the shrimp sweats.
May 8, 2019
Dead Rabbits Saloon is a burger and wings spot in Highbury with a decent selection of spirits.
April 23, 2019
Au Lac is a local’s favourite in Highbury serving pho, bun, and a big menu of Vietnamese comfort food.
April 16, 2019
Provisions is a casual wine and cheese shop on Holloway Road where you can stand around with friends date, drinking great wine and nibbling bread.
April 3, 2019
Zen Washoku is a lovely little Japanese restaurant in north London's Nag's Head Market.
March 12, 2019
Vins is a comfortable wine bar and restaurant near Canonbury station, serving small plates alongside satisfying larger portions.
August 19, 2018
Prawn on the Lawn is a seafood restaurant near Highbury Corner.
May 8, 2018
Franks Canteen is a neighbourhood cafe in Highbury that does some pretty sensational things with eggs.
Yield N16 is a wine shop and bar on Newington Green with bench seating and a small terrace.