Oldroyd, Islington

Oldoryd has been sitting handsomely on Islington’s Upper Street since 2015. I’ve been a few times now and owner, Tom Oldroyd (once of Polpo fame), and head chef, Louis Lingwood, always manage to create the sort of food you’d eat on a sunny holiday. Even more impressive: they make it all in one of London’s smallest kitchens. The dining room is tiny too. Upstairs the … Continue reading Oldroyd, Islington

Galley, Islington

Islington’s Upper Street is slowly starting to become more than just a giant stretch of chains. Thanks to Oldroyd and Corbin and King’s Bellanger, it’s actually difficult choosing where to eat. That choice is now likely to get trickier with the addition of Galley. It’s a beautifully kitted out space; the open kitchen with a counter (that’s the best place to sit) is reminiscent of … Continue reading Galley, Islington