Islington

  • Lee Tiernan brings Black Axe Mangal to Islington

    Lee Tiernan brings Black Axe Mangal to Islington

    Chef Lee Tiernan is bringing a ‘Metal and Mangal’ restaurant to Islington. Lee's Black Axe Mangal project first started in Copenhagen as a series of popups where it quickly reached cult status amongst both locals and travelling chefs. Prior to his move Lee spent over 10 years working at St John, finishing up as head chef at Bread & Wine in Spitalfields working alongside James Lowe and John Ogier of Lyles.

    Relocating

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  • An Islington hotspot - we Test Drive Oldroyd

    01 oldroydIslington gets a restaurant from Tom Oldroyd, who has come from Polpo to rejuvenate the Islington dining scene. We take a look.

  • A Holloway supperclub with ambition: we Test Drive Croft Kitchen

    croft mainIt's been far too long since we went to a London supperclub, so having written about the arrival of Croft Kitchen in Holloway a few weeks ago, we decided to rectify that. There were a few reasons why. First it was incredibly local, which is always a plus point (but that said it's barely a 5 minute walk from Highbury and Islington station - so pretty easy for transport). Secondly, the team involved had all manner of interesting places on their CVs.

    Chef Phil

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  • Chinese Laundry brings 80s style Chinese food to Islington

    Chinese Laundry brings 80s style Chinese food to Islington

    There's another restaurant on the way to Islington and this looks like an interesting spin on a traditional Chinese restaurant...

    It's an all-day family-style Chinese restaurant serving food that harkens back to 80s China. The dining room will be kitted out to evoke a family style all-day dining room with an "80s Chinese home theme with kitsch items". It's designed by Michalis Boyed Studio, who

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