A therapist is playing word association with a client. “Highbury”, she says. The patient, eyes closed, smiles and begins to speak softly, “Comte”. “Riesling”. “Addison Lee”. He takes a deep breath before exhaling...”La Fromagerie”. This place is at the heart of the area Highbury is today, having set up shop over 25 years ago. Predominantly a cheesemonger, there’s also a small cafe that serves breakfast, small plates, charcuterie, and cheese boards, obviously. It’s ideal for wine, snacks, a catch-up. And something very nice to take home.
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Where To Eat Around Highbury
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.
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Want low-key cool in Highbury? Westerns Laundry is a modern wine bar & restaurant in a converted garage that does brilliant small plates.
Trullo is the kind of neighbourhood Italian restaurant you’d find in an actual Italian neighbourhood, and the food is simply fantastic.
Linden Stores is a wine bar and small plates spot near Highbury Corner, and it’s really quite nice.
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Bandol is slightly glitzy restaurant off Fulham Road specialising in food from the south of France.
Chelsea restaurant Elystan Street does very good French and Italian fine dining in relaxed surroundings.
Elliot’s is a class act, from the drinks and food to the service. Their cheeseburger is also one of the best burgers in London.
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