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Lower Holloway

North London neighbourhood home to Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

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

Imogen Harrison-Broadley

"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

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Where do Lower Holloway locals go?

Emirates Stadium

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

The Lord Stanley

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

Girasole

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

Godfrey's

This butchers sells award-winning meat. Simples.

The Sampler

The best place to quaff on the finest wines around without having to buy a bottle! Very highbrow.

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.

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.

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.

Franks Canteen

Delicious breakfast, brunch and lunch with a changeable menu.

Garufa

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

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!

Out of the Attic

A fab place for vintage finds and antiques, the stock is often spilling out onto the pavements.

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.

Mem & Laz Brasserie

An Islington institution, this Mediterranean restaurant is amazing value!

Blighty Coffee

A coffee shop with a difference! Great food, lovely staff, quirky décor and even better coffee, all in the heart of Blackstock Road. There's a lounge area and garden, complete with an air-raid shelter and table tennis, which is the perfect place to hide away from the hustle and bustle of Finsbury Park. It's more than a coffee shop, Blighty is a community.

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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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