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Where to grab a bite to eat in Highbury & Islington


Highbury & Islington have become the new hotspots for businesses who want to be on the fringe of central London and be afforded with easy access to London’s energetic and creative working environment. Known for being a burgeoning tech district, Highbury & Islington offer some of the most exciting places to work in London. And excitingly, the area offers an array of fantastic eateries that will perk up your day from spending endless hours slaving away behind the computer screen.

105 Holloway Rd, London N7 8LT

Cushioned between an eclectic array of bars, eateries and independent retailers on Holloway Road sits Vagabond; an artisanal coffee roastery. The baristas carefully omni-roast their coffee beans; meaning that their coffee suits any brew method, be it filter or espresso! They’re a firm fan favourite in Highbury & Islington, as they are dedicated to the craft of brewing high quality coffee to a varied collective coffee lovers. They also provide a delicious menu of delicatessen goodies that change weekly; from classic poached eggs to a unique English breakfast.


287 Upper Street, London N1 2TZ

Ottolenghi sits on quaint Upper Street; sandwiched between a galore of trendy retailers and leading restaurants. The restaurant chain’s fanciful cakes and tarts adorn the restaurants’ windows; captivating humans of all ages to test out their sweet meringues and almond croissants. Their coffees and cakes form a perfect union, and in some instances some Ottolenghi experiences are not complete until customers dunk their warm pain au chocolate into foamy their cappuccinos.  The restaurant is not to go amiss if you are looking for somewhere to dine with a client or for a place to grab a sumptuous cup of coffee.


263 Caledonian Road, London N1 1EE

Opened in 2013, Sunflour Bakery is a family run establishment that sits on bustling Caledonian Road. The bakery is a popular destination amongst locals who regard it in a high esteem for crafting a delicious assortment of breads. Their coffees are made using aromatic Italian Kimbo beans and are served with a selection of delectable pastries or cakes. If you’re after a quick, affordable, no nonsense cup of coffee and a bite to go then the Sunflour Bakery is the perfect destination.



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