Far quieter than nearby Islington, Highbury is home to people who consider a good brunch part of their daily routine. It's also frequented by the London mayor himself – you can often spot Boris and his straw-coloured barnet padding along local jogging routes. If that's not enough to draw you in, then the area has plenty to offer in terms of elegant restaurants, decent bars and pubs, and ace gig venues.
What are your favourite Highbury haunts? Let us know in the comments.
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Wood-clad pub in Islington that has a quiz on Tuesdays and on Wednesdays they have 'Wine Down', which means you get the rest of the bottle of wine free when you purchase two glasses.
Restaurants in Highbury
What's on in Highbury this week
A monthly Britpop bash featuring DJs spinning classic indie anthems and a few live bands.
Happy Origami Wonderland
Learn the Japanese art of paper folding with Sensai Toshiko at this north London pub. Each class will introduce a new theme, and May's session will focus on...