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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

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

Vikki Broad

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

Angela Clarke

What is your favourite place?

Where do Lower Holloway locals go?


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!


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

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!

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!!


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.


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


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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"The original main route through Holloway was for driving cattle to the meat market at Smithfield. The route was in such disrepair by the late 1200s, that the Bishop of London built a new toll road that is now the route of the A1."

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Child-friendly activities near Lower Holloway

Ringcross Baby & Toddler Group

Ringcross Community Centre
Come along and have some fun. lovely, bright hall, clean toys. Website

drama at Perform Group

Robert Blair Primary School
Excellent drama classes full on energy, amazing teachers, bring out so much confidence in the children.If you go with a friend bth you and your friend earn a 30pound discount. Classes are held in Scout hall, behind nugent terrace in St Johns Wood Website

Dani Grant School of Dance- Ballet Classes

Westbourne Community Centre
Pre-School Ballet classes for little dancers. 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

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!

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

Studio LeDanza - Ballroom and Latin Dancing

Studio LaDanza
The children learn a mix of Ballroom, Latin, Disco, Line Dancing and group dances. We teach from The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing syllabi and children may take examinations with the ISTD. Website
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