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Belle époque

Belle époque

Delicious bread and cakes that look too perfect to eat!

Geffrye Museum

Geffrye Museum

If you can't face the crowds at London's bigger museums, head to this place for a quieter and nicer experience. This museum is all about the home throughout the centuries and the café sells delicious cakes too!

The De Beauvoir Deli Co.

The De Beauvoir Deli Co.

This is a fab little deli with homemade cakes, tonnes of local produce and some really great cheese! There's always people sat outside enjoying a sandwich and a coffee...

Salvation in Noodles

Salvation in Noodles

Super tasty Vietnamese noodle salads and pho on the borders of Dalston.

The Canonbury Tavern

The Canonbury Tavern

A public house since the early 1700's, The Canonbury Tavern was refurbished in 2009 giving the residents of Islington one of the best pub gardens in the city and a superb roast lunch on a Sunday. Moreover, the beautiful garden offers an escape from chaotic city life.

The Baring

The Baring

Long lazy Sundays or a swift ale after a busy day at work, The Baring is an ever popular watering hole that also has a serious Tuesday night quiz!

New Culture Revolution

New Culture Revolution

Off the beaten track. Amazing dim sum and very good value for money.

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Always busy, with great breakfasts throughout the day, as well as lunch and dinner menus.

The Pantry

The Pantry

Specialist eggless cakes for every occasion!

Mem & Laz Brasserie

Mem & Laz Brasserie

An Islington institution, this Mediterranean restaurant is amazing value!

Highbury Arts Club

Highbury Arts Club

Amazing place, so small that you may miss it if it isn't recommended! A family run business close to Highbury Barn, perfect for breakfast, brunch or dinner. They have now started doing jazz nights on a Thursday too.

BIRD

BIRD

The only place in London to do a bacon doughnut... They also have amazing chicken and lunchtime deals in the week!

The Highbury Barn

The Highbury Barn

One of the most succulent chicken roasts you'll ever taste in a pub, with all of their meats supplied from the organic butcher just across the road.

Franks Canteen

Franks Canteen

Delicious breakfast, brunch and lunch with a changeable menu.

Garufa

Garufa

Forget The Hawksmoor. This Argentinian steak restaurant serves amazing meat and has a very cosy ambience.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of De Beauvoir Town, Canonbury, Hoxton, Newington Green, Dalston, Islington, Highbury, Caledonian Road, Shoreditch and Clerkenwell

"After excavating under his house on Mortimer Road for 40 years up to 20 metres in each direction, William Lyttle or known affectionately as 'Mole Man' was finally taken to court by Hackney Council."

Canonbury and Islington are renowned for their beautiful Regency architecture that attracts so many of the local residents.

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Within touching distance of the West End, yet retaining a vibrant neighbourhood feel, Islington is a smart choice for buyers and tenants.

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We're so lucky to have so many shops, bars and restaurants right on the doorstep of our office!

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Sparky Songs at St James' Hall

St James' Hall
Sparkysongs is a lively, fun packed weekly music show designed to entertain and educate children aged between six months and five years. The shows include counting songs, songs with actions and songs involving costume, puppets, props and characters. Some are well-known traditional children's favourites and some are new and exclusive to Sparkysongs. The songs are linked by rhymes and comic routines and children have lots to join in with from start to finish. Website

Liz Denton School of Dance-Ballet

Our Lady and St Joseph's Church,
Offers inspiring and creative Ballet and Street Dance classes for children aged 2.5 years+. Website

Stay and Play

New River Green Children's Centre
Come and join us for a fun filled morning of indoor and outdoor activities, stories, singing, toy library and healthy snacks. All Mums, Dads and Carers with children 0-5 welcome Website

Toddlers' World Soft play

Britannia Leisure Centre
A fun-filled environment designed to challenge and stimulate children between the ages of six months to five years. Parents must supervise their children during these sessions. Website

Gymboree Islington

Gymboree play & music centre
Gymboree helps children develop through a diverse range of entertaining, stimulating activities including gym, music,art, imaginary play and lots of singing. Website

Baby & Toddler Groups at The Factory

The Factory Children's Centre,
The Factory runs a number drop-in and stay & play sessions throughout the week. Children and their parents can meet in an informal environment and have access to quality resources and educational activities which are planned in conjunction with the centre's Early Years teacher. Website

Ballet classes with Reo Dance

St Mary's Neighbourhood Centre,
Children are introduced to the world of ballet through story telling and their use of imagination. Website

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