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Holloway

A vibrant area bustling with independent and high street stores

"London Metropolitan University is one of a whopping 22 universities in London!"

Angela Clarke

"North London remains for me the essence of London living...urban and innovative against a backdrop of centuries of history..."

Vikki Broad

"Holloway Road has great connections to central London along the Piccadilly line."

Imogen Harrison-Broadley

What is your favourite place?

Where do Holloway locals go?

The Lord Stanley

Just off Camden Road, this pub does the best sausage and mash!

Bear + Wolf

Fantastic Sunday brunch and great coffee.

Girasole

A fantastic addition to the area, I love this Italian deli and café because of its tasty food and personable service.

Alcedo

This restaurant provides the best food, near and far, in the Islington/Holloway area. Amazing cocktails, a well chosen wine card and an extraordinarily friendly and expert service that guarantees a complete dining experience. Alcedo will never disappoint!

Bumblebee Natural Foods

Bumblebee Natural Foods shops on Brecknock Road...you have to add them to your list, they are amazing. Great produce over three shops and the best bread ever!!

Stingray

The best European restaurant in London serving gluten free alternatives and delicious pizzas!

Emirates Stadium

There is only one team in North London! A good day out....

The Front Room Cafe

Super friendly local café with an amazing breakfast selection. Nice place to spend a 'work from home' day. Outdoor seating too when the weather is good.

Park Theatre

Locals of Finsbury Park and Stroud Green are very proud to have this new theatre in the area. It opened in 2013 and has very varied performances. It's right behind Finsbury Park Station.

The Edward Lear

A pub on Holloway Road with plenty of cosy booths and a pretty interior. It also has Pimms and Lemonade on tap!

My Cottage Café

Tiny little family run café with delicious Lebanese food - it's a real surprise!

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The prettiest tailors in North London?

Street N4

Burgers, hot dogs and burritos with cocktails and beer!

The Arsenal

Perfect stop for any Arsenal fan! Underneath the railway lines at Finsbury Park, it is open all of the time, not just match days.

Osteria Tufo

The owner is from Naples and it's a super friendly Italian. Very pretty place, service is wonderful and it has freshly made pasta and homemade puds.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Tufnell Park, Kentish Town, Archway, Finsbury Park, Dartmouth Park, Caledonian Road, Highbury, Canonbury, Camden and Highgate

What do you love about Holloway?

Why do you find Holloway a great place to live?

Local resident

"Waitrose, M&S, indi department store, central location, excellent transport, relaxed interesting atmosphere, culturally mixed (ethnically & demographics), affordable!"

May 2011

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"Despite HMP Holloway being a female-only prison, Oswald Mosely and his wife, both of whom were being held for being Nazi sympathizers during the war, were allowed to live in a cottage within the grounds after Winston Churchill personally intervened."

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Child-friendly activities near Holloway

YogaBugs Classes - Fun Yoga for Children

Dolphin Montessori Nursery
YogaBugs classes are magical, fun and totally interactive story-style adventures for children! These classes bring stories to life through specially developed moves inspired by yoga. Combining fun with exercise, children go on wild adventures where they may roar like a lion, fly like a bird or blast into outer space! Website

Little Superstars

Sobell Leisure Centre,
Little Superstars run fun and innovative weekly football sessions. Website

Chinese School and Playgroup

Kentish Town Community Centre
Mandarin is taught in a happy atmosphere through various fun activities integrated with Chinese culture. Children will learn Chinese/ Mandarin in a FUN and CREATIVE way with us! We do talking, singing, playing, drawing and making! That's the way children like and that's the way children learn. Website

Hilldrop Family Drop In

Hilldrop Community Centre
Hilldrop Community Centre offers a wide range of activities everyday of the week. Website

Penguin Club

Sobell Centre
Have fun on ice with Percy the Penguin, a skate aid that is perfect for the pre-school age. Website

Apples and Pears - Healthy Lifestyle

Kentish Town Community Centre
We offer a variety of programmes to ensure there is the perfect programme for you. Whether you love a challenging exercise class, prefer a walk with friends, or are interested in new recipe ideas, portion sizes and healthy eating we have a programme that will work for you. Website

Turnstyles Creative Arts Academy

Platform
Aims to improve and enrich their learning experience in order for them to maximise their full potential. Ballet Class on Saturday 9:00am - 10:00am for ages 3-5. Website
  1. About Holloway

    Holloway is an inner-city district in the London Borough of Islington located 3.8 miles north of Charing Cross and follows for the most part, the line of the Holloway Road (A1 road). At the centre of Holloway is the Nag's Head area. It is home to a very multicultural population and is one of the most densely populated areas of London.

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