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The Camden Head

The Camden Head

A fantastic boozer in the heart of Camden Passage. Sit out in the beer garden watching the locals mooching around the market stalls.

Mem & Laz Brasserie

Mem & Laz Brasserie

An Islington institution, this Mediterranean restaurant is amazing value!

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...

Belle époque

Belle époque

Delicious bread and cakes that look too perfect to eat!

Newington Green Fruit and Vegetables

Newington Green Fruit and Vegetables

There isn't a vegetable or a piece of fruit that you cannot buy here. Amazing presentation and CHEAP!

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!

Frederick's

Frederick's

Great wine, superb food and awesome al fresco dining in their garden during the warmer months.

Tramshed

Tramshed

A Mark Hix restaurant with a huge Damien Hurst cow and chicken on display, created specifically for Tramshed! The menu is simple but very tasty!

Nightjar

Nightjar

The most sophistication you can find between two kebab shops on a roundabout. A speakeasy-style cocktail bar underneath the adjacent shops, serving the best cocktail creations in town.

Ozone Coffee Roasters

Ozone Coffee Roasters

Proper coffee in warehouse-style surroundings and food too, served from breakfast through to dinner.

Godfrey's

Godfrey's

This butchers sells award-winning meat. Simples.

Sutton and Sons

Sutton and Sons

Best fish and chips in Stoke Newington!

Towpath

Towpath

I love a weekend walk along Regent's Canal with a glass of rosé from Towpath.

Ottolenghi

Ottolenghi

Not great if you're on a budget. However, if you want to push the boat out and want tasty Turkish-inspired food, you're in luck!

Trapeze

Trapeze

Quirky interiors and crazy cocktails, this restaurant-cum-club is great for a number of different occasions.

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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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Baby Massage

New River Green Children's Centre
Baby Massage - 1.30 - 3.00 (For babies aged 6 wks - 5mths) 4 week course Cost £10.00 (Concessions available) Must be booked in advance Call reception for information and to book. Website

Piccolo Singing, Music & Dancing - Hanbury Arms

Hanbury Arms
Piccolo is a fun packed 45 minute drop in session for babies and toddlers featuring action songs, puppets and musical instruments. Website

Artypants Annalisa-The Arts for 0-5s


Artypants is a unique learning experience for all 0-5yr olds and thier carers. Children learn most through creative interaction so what better way to engage thier talents and communication skills than with a whole host of tools-dressing up, dance and music, drama and storytelling. Your child will learn to interact in a safe relaxed environment, with senses stimulated through play, encouraging communication, interpretation and appreciation. The proven techniques we use can be transferred to your home too-so come and join in the fun and encourage the little performer in your child. Website

Mini Mozart

St. Mary's, Upper Street
The idea of Mini Mozart is to get children actually listening, not just hearing. Children interact with our live musicians in a way that is impossible with recorded music. Website

Ballet North Prep Ballet

Wilson Room
Following the IDTA syllabus these classes aim to teach the basics of good ballet technique improving coordination, flexibility, musicality and concentration. Suitable for boys and girls age 4 upwards, children may also enter IDTA examinations in this class if they wish to do so and if it is deemed suitable by the teacher. Website

Kindy Drama - Helen O'Grady Drama Academy

St Annes Church hall
If you want your child to join the most popular drama academy in the world, to perform, learn to speak well, learn skills to help them on leaving school, and have great fun, then act now! We guarantee your child will develop excellent social skills they will need in everyday life. Website

Imagination Station

St Mary's Neighbourhood Centre,
Imagination Station offers pre-school children the chance to explore their imaginations through music, movement, instruments and specially selected equipment. From a fibre-optic space scene to an underwater expedition both children and adults enjoy our cutting edge adventure music classes! Website

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