Islington is not just for the champagne socialists – its boutiques, bars and restaurants offer something for the weekend, whichever way you lean. With a vibrant arts scene and big-name clubs drawing headline bands, N1 is guaranteed to offer a daytrip or big night out that gets your vote.
What are your favourite Islington haunts? Let us know in the comments.
Eating and drinking in Islington
There's plenty to please the sophisticated palate in N1. Turkish delights in Antepliler, or some of the best London gastropubs. Check out Time Out's guide to the best restaurants in Islington. Think we've missed out a great restaurant in Islington? Let us know in the comments box below.
Finding a good drink (or three) is not a hard task in N1. If you're looking for a classy, crowded bar with expert cocktail-making staff, go to 69 Colebrooke Row. If a homely haunt blasting tunes is more your thing, try Old Queen's Head. No matter what you're in the mood for, Islington has it all. Check out our favourites in our guide to great bars in Islington. Think we've missed a great bar in Islington? Let us know in the comment box below.
What's on in Islington this week
Little Angel Theatre Summer Party
A party at this charming children's theatre, with puppet making, a puppet parade and performances. The fun will be packed with animal antics to celebrate the...
Islington Farmers' Market
Although Chapel Market’s usual bellowing, clattering traders have their own charm, if you prefer your markets a little more Borough, then visit on a Sunday,...