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.
Jake MissingAugust 9, 2022
From handmade pasta, Peruvian skewers, and pisco sours to vegan Chinese and top-tier gastro-pubs, here are Islington's best eating options.
Team InfatuationJune 1, 2022
Jam Delish, a vibrant vegan Caribbean spot in Islington, has a Good Times energy that will enable a round of colourful cocktails, even on a Tuesday night.
Daisy MeagerJanuary 27, 2023
Bruno's is a charming Islington bar with great cocktails, plush velvet chairs, and moody lighting—and it's on a barge.
Daisy MeagerJanuary 12, 2023
The Baring is a polished pub-cum-restaurant in Islington, that makes excellent food in a room that's more sit-down than somewhere you can have a few pints.
Jake MissingDecember 5, 2022
A day-to-night coffee shop on picturesque Camden Passage, Frequency is perfect for freelancers that are desperately in need of a flat white after 3pm.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyNovember 23, 2022
A relaxed restaurant on Upper Street, Hong Kong Restaurant serves expert dim sum.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyNovember 22, 2022
A sports bar on Upper Street serving frozen margaritas, buttermilk chicken thighs, and gravy mayo.
Team InfatuationOctober 3, 2022
A lovely Indian restaurant in a former pub, The Tamil Prince is a local that everyone, not just Islington residents, should be seeking out.
Jake MissingSeptember 16, 2022
A cool and casual food hall opposite Islington Green, Sessions has a rotating line-up of great independent food vendors from morning to night.
Heidi Lauth BeasleySeptember 6, 2022
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.
Jake MissingJuly 21, 2022
Tierra Peru is a fun Peruvian restaurant on Essex Road making delicious ceviche and dangerously good pisco sours.
Jake MissingJuly 7, 2022
Noci is a handmade pasta restaurant on Islington Green that excels in just that. Skip the nibbles and focus on the carbs and you'll be very happy.
Jake MissingJune 1, 2022
Known for its array of doughs and committed clientele, Zia Lucia is the go-to spot for high quality Neapolitan pizzas on Holloway Road for very good reason.
Jake MissingMay 5, 2022
Caravel is a dreamy, intimate restaurant on a converted barge making simple and delicious bistro-style food that everyone can enjoy.
Jake MissingApril 26, 2022
An old-school Italian deli and restaurant of the best kind, Saponara makes some of London's most delicious Romana-style pizzas and is somewhere you can very easily get comfortable.
Jake MissingApril 25, 2022
Trampoline is an Angel café that is perfect for great coffee, epic sandwiches, and anyone who just really stans the colour orange.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyApril 14, 2022
Oldroyd is a mix of French, Italian, and Spanish, and the best restaurant in Islington. It’s also very small, so plan accordingly.
Written byRichard Ehrlich
Alpino is an old-school caff in Islington that serves enormous breakfasts and lunchtime pastas. And all at crazy low prices.
An Exmouth Market original, New Zealand cafe and restaurant Caravan does great coffee and an excellent brunch.
Written byDavid Paw