Gin distilling returns to Camden Lock

New local spirit, Half Hitch Gin, brings a forgotten 100-year history home with a 2014 twist

10 Sep 2014

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Review: Berluskoni’s, Stables Market

A new Italian atop Camden’s Cuban Bar promises family-friendly rewards for those that make a sortie through the cobbled bazaar

09 May 2014

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Come to Camden Create

We’ve teamed up with a new annual 3-day festival all set to celebrate NW1 as a hub for creativity. And Kentishtowner readers get a handy 25% discount off tickets

24 Apr 2014

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Top 5: quirky shops and experiences in Camden Town

Go in for a new tyre, come out with a traditional death mask: genuine quirk still abounds in NW1 if you know where to look

27 Feb 2014

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Wednesday Picture: How did Camden Lock Market start? (Plus review of the new book)

Camden Lock and the Market, by local author Caitlin Davies’ beautiful, details the area’s transformation from industrial wasteland to iconic global brand

05 Jun 2013

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Cheeky Coffee: Guanabana Cafe

A trip to Kentish Town Road’s Caribbean/Latin fusion specialists Guanabana has been a truly unique Kentish Town dining option for years, but what of their recent expansion next door, opening a new cafe/deli? Late last year we chanced upon some dramatic changes afoot at the neighbouring one-time Somali social club,

15 Mar 2013

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The Big Review: Cafe Chula, West Yard, Camden Lock

There was a time, not so very long ago, when the opening of a new Mexican ‘Cantina’ pretty much signalled an onslaught of persistent tequila girls, sub-Doritos starters and heavy-on-the-rice burritos drowned with inauthentic cheese. Thankfully the cuisine has – finally – captured us Brits’ imagination, and a new breed

11 Jan 2013

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Top 10 Xmas Shopping Guide: Camden Lock Market

Brush off Camden Lock Market as a tourist-only ghetto at your peril. For those in the know, it’s currently brimming with all sorts of unique boutiques. And for those who find the whole festive consumer thing a chore, we can’t honestly think of another one-stop-shop destination (let alone one withing

13 Dec 2012

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Review: Camden Lock Winter Night Market

No matter what your yuletide persuasion – cheer or fear – with the rise of quirky vintage/pop-up markets, late night Xmas shopping options no longer depend on a dreaded trawl along Oxford Street, or soul-destroying slog to Westfield/Brent Cross. We visited the inaugural Winter Market at Camden Lock last week

22 Nov 2012

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Top 5: Best Bars Camden Town

Last week’s inaugural Top 5 – our NW5 Pizza special, actually a Top 7 – became quite a talking point amongst readers. So this week it’s back as a regular series, which promises to flit across the borough and beyond, highlighting places we think are worth trying out. It’s non-conclusive,

31 Oct 2012

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