Islington PERSONALITY

Islington’s a quirky place with a unique sense of style and in a class all of its own.

Just when you think you know it like the back of your hand the town conjures up something you weren’t quite expecting. As time and progress take its toll, Islington has to work that much harder to maintain its individuality but it’s defiant in the mission to be authentic and that’s what we love most about it.

An eclectic mix of high street and independent shopping, world class theatre  and underground gigs, fine dining and cafe culture. Home to the world famous Arsenal football club you have to pick your times to visit unless of course you are going to a game. From the Angel Wings sculpture in the N1 center to the New River Walk if you are open to exploring it is full of worthwhile surprises. Great for shopping for interiors whatever your taste and it’s got family entertainment covered with places like the Little Angel puppet theatre and open green spaces with adventure playgrounds.

From Camden Passage full of vintage and antique dealers and shops like Home and Pantry to The Only Place for Pictures it’s bustling with the unusual and the one off.  Sit on the green and have a frozen yoghurt, walk along the canal and feed the ducks or sip a cold one in one its many pretty beer gardens.

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TST LOVES TO TAKE YOU SHOPPING .

 

Destination Ray Stitch

With wall-to-wall patterned fabrics and pretty silk ribbons Ray Stitch has everything you need for... MORE

ARIA - Interior Destination Shopping Trip

What's your interior style: modern, eclectic, vintage, antique, classic, ethnic, all of the... MORE

Mata Mata - destination shopping with munchkins and mums in mind

Mata Mata is a stand alone destination shopping trip with munchkins and mums in mind. From... MORE

Islington SHOP PROFILES

[field_shop_category] - Food Lab

56 Essex Road
Islington
London
N1 8LR

Italian everything - salads, pasta, bruschetta, risotto, cakes, pastries, cheeses, cured meat....

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[field_shop_category] - Mata Mata

125 Essex Road
Islington
London
N1 2SN

A hair salon designed just for children? Why?

Because some children just...

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[field_shop_category] - Fandango

2 Cross Street
Islington
London
N1 2BA

Fandango Interiors is known for beautiful mid century furniture and an eclectic collection of...

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Rachel Hart from Ray Stitch

Rachel Hart spent 15 happy years working in London as an architectural model maker. Well mostly happy, after she had her 3 lovely girls it was difficult going back into a macho workshop... Read More

Liliana Tamberi from Food Lab

There are lots of tasty reasons to visit Food Lab on Essex Road in N1 but the tastiest reason of them all is Lady Liliana Tamberi, Lili is Food Lab. Everything you see, everything you feel,... Read More

Kim CHI KUNN FROM Maison d’Être

Parisian born Kim Chi Kunn is the co owner of charming independent coffee house maison d’être on Highbury Corner in Islington. Kim initially moved to London to broaden her already... Read More

TST LOVES SKINNY CHAMPAGNE

02.04.2014
Who drank all the skinny champagne?  Not a drop left at Taste of London.  Skinny Champagne® meaning diet champagne? No no no! Not diet.  So what makes it skinny?... Read More

YOU LOVE getting the HOOK UP

29.03.2014
“We like to spoil ourselves with bright beautiful things..... things, we just have to have” says Jenny Hughes of Home and Pantry and it seems hooks are just some of those things... Read More

TST wants to tickle his...

07.03.2014
TST wants to tickle his... Funny bone... what did you think TST wanted to tickle? Take him on a fun date to see Robert Webb as the effervescent, aristocratic fool Bertie Wooster and... Read More

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