Islington is a borough located in the North of London and has a collection of many different local eateries, bars and restaurants. A vibrant art scene and other cultural landmarks are all found here and sport lovers will also find Islington home of Arsenal football club. 

Eat:

Bellanger

Bellanger is a must visit restaurant in the area, serving up the finest in French cuisine, this French brassiere is inspired by its traditional Persian roots, serving food throughout the day and also brunch menus are available every weekend. We would recommend booking in advance to avoid any disappointment.

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Drink:

Hoxley & Porter

A favourite of ours is surely Hoxley & Porter located in Barnsbury, you’ll be greeted by a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy some evening drinks and a turn-of-the-century interior. The interior is really what makes Hoxley & Porter special the influences from across the globe are clear and this theme is also carried into the food/drinks menu. Booths are bookable and highly recommended to enjoy this throwback bar. 

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Visit:

Union Chapel

Union Chapel is a working church and an award winning venue which has live entertainment from music to comedy shows and everything in between, all enclosed within an incredible gothic structure, from almost being demolished to being listed as a grade 1 building, this historic venue really sets itself apart from others and with lots of listings to enjoy every week, they’ll surely be something on during your visit.  

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See:

Estorick Collection

Estorick Collection located just a few minutes away from Union Chapel is a grand Georgian building displaying 20th century Italian art and also has a café and shop. The Estorick Collection is also located besides the beautiful Canonbury Square Gardens and perfect to stroll around in the warmer summer months.

 

Wherever you venture to in Islington were sure you’ll have a great time with so much to see, do and visit in the borough you will surely have wonderful time in the borough. As always join the conversation and share your favourite haunts in Islington!


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