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Alcedo

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!

Girasole

Girasole

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

The Edward Lear

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!

Bear + Wolf

Bear + Wolf

Fantastic Sunday brunch and great coffee.

My Cottage Café

My Cottage Café

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

The Lord Stanley

The Lord Stanley

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

Park Theatre

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.

Street N4

Street N4

Burgers, hot dogs and burritos with cocktails and beer!

Max's

Max's

Just opposite Crouch Hill Station, this restaurant serves ENORMOUS sandwiches and booze, perfect for an evening feast, as it is only open from 5pm in the week.

Bumblebee Natural Foods

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!!

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Emirates Stadium

Emirates Stadium

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

The Front Room Cafe

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.

Stingray

Stingray

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

Rowans Tenpin Bowl

Rowans Tenpin Bowl

This is a legendary late-night hotspot in Finsbury Park. It is open until 2:30am Friday and Saturday and has karaoke too.

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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

"Grade II Listed pub, The Assembly House, was the favourite local of poet and author TS Eliot."

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

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

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

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

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Child-friendly activities near Holloway

Perform - Drama, Dance & Singing for 4-8 year olds - Kentish Town

Luther Tyndale Church Hall
Child development is at the heart of everything we do, so our weekly classes will boost your child's confidence, improve their concentration and give them a creative outlet to make friends and have fun. Website

Islington Karate Club- Kids Beginners

Sobell Leisure Centre,
Traditional shotokan karate classes. Children of all ages are welcome. Website

Freightliners Farm Stay and Play

Freightliners Farm
Come and make some new friends then pay a visit to the animals too. Website

Tiddlywinks Stay and Play

St Johns Barnes Library
Lots of room for your child to play and a chance for you to meet local families. Website

Stay and Play

Willow Children's Centre,
Children play centre. Website

One O'Clock Club

Whittington Park Community Association
The One O' Clock Club is a great place for children under five to come with their parents and carers. Right in the centre of Whittington Park, across from the astro turf, the space includes a secure outdoor playing area and is managed by an experienced under fives' coordinator. £1 per family Website

Fun Violin Lessons for children

The Basement Dance Studio London
Note by Note violin lessons are designed to gently introduce the instrument in a fun and nurturing environment Website

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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