Highbury & Islington Category

Tuesday 27 December, 2011

The Elk in the Woods – Islington

The Elk in the Woods has to be mentioned because it’s a beauty. Located on a great little backstreet behind Upper Street, home to lots of boutiques, cafes and antique shops…

Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Maison d’etre – Highbury and Islington

I hate public transport at rush hour so I always cycle whatever the weather. I discovered Maison d’etre as I used to park my bike outside on my way to work and would look in the window wishing that I could just pop in there instead…

Wednesday 29 September, 2010

Island Queen – Islington

Depending on whose reading this I’m probably not the best qualified person to write up pubs mainly because I know absolutely nothing about beer. I’m told the choice of beer at the Island Queen is second to none with a huge selection on tap, not that this is something I would notice…

Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Past Caring – Islington

This is the kind of place I’d recommend if you were looking for something random like say, a dressmakers dummy or an antique mousetrap…

Monday 10 May, 2010

Candid Arts Café – Islington

A home away from home with big comfy chairs, Candid Arts Cafe is hidden in the Candid Arts Trust and you wouldn’t know it was there unless you…