Angel Islington

LUCKY CHIP AT THE OLD QUEENS HEAD

It’s only been three years since food obsessed Ben Denner launched Lucky Chip burgers as a street food venture and his first venue is almost here – but, for now, Angel, and in particular The Old Queens Head, is reaping the benefits Most people have heard about the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon phenomenon, where […]

Francesca Hornak: History of the World in 100 Modern Objects

HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 100 MODERN OBJECTS

It all started with a Daunt Books carrier, but now Islington local Francesca Hornak has created the ultimate bourgeois catalogue in History of the World in 100 Modern Objects

Vintage Salt, Islington

RESTAURANT REVIEW: VINTAGE SALT, ISLINGTON

The Fish & Chip Shop on Upper Street, Islington, has been renamed as Vintage Salt – and vintage is the optimum word as the quality remains high

History and technology combine in Islington home on Englefield Road

HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGY COMBINE IN ISLINGTON HOME

Period meets contemporary in a stunning transformation of this home on Englefield Road, Islington

Bar Review: Dirty Martini, Islington

BAR REVIEW: DIRTY MARTINI, ISLINGTON

Dirty Martini has long been a fixture of Covent Garden and now Islington has its own taste along Upper Street – and about time too, it seems

30 YEARS OF DINNY HALL

Marking 30 years in business, Dinny Hall has created a brand new collection called Hall of Hoops. Here she talks about the inspiration behind it, what she’d tell her younger self and what the future holds What was the inspiration behind the Hall of Hoops collection? Over the past thirty years I have developed a […]

14 OF THE BEST PLACES FOR BREAKFAST IN ANGEL

Everybody knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, whether you’re a black-coffee-only person, fan of the full fry up or go ga-ga for granola and fresh fruit, our top 14 breakfast spots in and around Angel Islington should have something to start your day off well Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club […]

Poppies, Camden

11 OF LONDON’S BEST FISH AND CHIP SHOPS

Cod wrapped in golden batter, vinegar-soaked chunky chips and mushy peas have always been a traditional British speciality but our favourite comfort food has gone increasingly upmarket for London’s trendy dining scene. Here’s where to get the best fish and chips in town… Toffs of Muswell Hill This multi-award winning restaurant has been in Muswell […]

7 for tapas in North London

7 BEST TAPAS RESTAURANTS IN NORTH LONDON

It’s the perfect time of the year to indulge in some Mediterranean bites – and as it’s all about small portions, here we offer our exclusive selection of seven of the best restaurants for tapas in North London IBERICA The ever-popular Iberica chain of restaurants recently opened in Farringdon, itself an area that’s going through […]

Tom Oldroyd opens restaurant in Angel

EX-CHEF DIRECTOR OF POLPO OPENS RESTAURANT IN ANGEL

Previously Chef Director at the Polpo restaurant group for five years, Tom Oldroyd is all set to open his first solo restaurant Oldroyd on Upper Street in Islington. We find out what to expect You’ve been involved in the food & drink industry for 15 years Tom. How has it changed in that time? It’s […]