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Lower Holloway

North London neighbourhood home to Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

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

Angela Clarke

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

Imogen Harrison-Broadley

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

Vikki Broad

What is your favourite place?

Where do Lower Holloway locals go?

The Lord Stanley

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

Emirates Stadium

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

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!!

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.

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!

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.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Holloway, Highbury, Caledonian Road, Tufnell Park, Canonbury, Finsbury Park, Kentish Town, Newington Green, King's Cross and Archway

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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 Lower Holloway

Total Football Academy

Highbury Fields,
All academies offer accessible and affordable football training through programmes expertly designed by our network of FA qualified coaches. Website

Children's Theatre classes

Angel Shed Theatre Company
CHILDREN'S THEATRE 1 is starting up again for age 5-7 year olds! Fun inclusive creative performing arts sessions including dance drama singing and story telling!

Islington Karate Club- Kids Beginners

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

Spanish - La Jolie Ronde Islington Licensee


An excellent/native accent for the children to copy. Conversation, basic grammar, games, role-plays, rhymes and stories. An awareness of Spain, its geography and culture. Termly reports on your child's progress. Launching offer: £5 for first term Price per class after first term £5.50 Website

Angel Shed Inclusive Theatre

City & Islington College
Every child, regardless of disability, income or background should be given the opportunity to shine in the performing arts. 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

Freightliners Farm Stay and Play

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