Islington grew from humble beginnings. What started as an overcrowded London suburb transformed into a neighbourhood of high-class status—Islington is now a destination for celebrities, socialites, and fast-paced professionals. Buildings that began as inns and defunct social houses have since been reimagined as fashionable gastropubs, wine bars, and boutiques. Islington offers another perk—getting to and from this stylish neighbourhood is simple via its bus lines and nearby tube stations.See places to stay Save this neighbourhood
A Trendy Neighbourhood In an Intimate Setting
The main street, Upper Street, is lined with lovely coffee shops, designer shops, antique and junk shops to rummage in and classic English pubs to sample a pint of traditional ale."
High Style on High Street
Famous for its nightlife, buzzing Islington offers an impressive choice of entertainment, from bars and restaurants, to renowned theatres such as the Almeida and Sadler’s Well Dance Theatre. Several live music venues are also close by, like Union Chapel, O2 Academy Islington and The Garage."
Pub and Restaurant Culture
The Angel area which is considered to have the best selection of restaurants and bars in London."
When Daytime Fades and Night Begins
Seclusion in the Side Streets
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After living his first twenty something years in the great land of Michigan, Tec Petaja travelled throughout central Asia, lived in Indiana and Hawaii, and finally found a home in Nashville, Tennessee where he currently resides with his wife.