North London Food & Culture



Health food shop opening in former Kentish Town Road pub

New branch of Naturally will open in early 2018, offering organic veg and meats where boozing took place for over 200 years


Seen the shiny new Camden Rock Map yet?

One one side of the Draft House pub us a “massive celebration of pub, beer and rock ‘n’ roll history”


50 Kentishtowner print editions: our top 10 covers

As our monthly paper hits its 50th edition, we talk you through the cover stories that made the most impact


The curious tale of this hundred year old chippy

From baking to The Beatles, we explore the history of KenFish Town


Exposed! Early 20th century W.J. Allen shop sign

Yesterday we caught a glimpse into the history of a shop at the foot of Malden Road


‘I was sacked from War Child for exposing the truth’

Co-founder of the north London charity David Wilson explains why he became whistleblower – and what happened next

Eating & Drinking

Celebrate 15 years since The Pineapple was saved

Kentish Town’s most famous boozer is having one hell of a party. Here’s why


The scandal at Highgate Road Chapel

Former resident Shirley Roberts on the fallout from a rogue preacher’s crisis of faith


Celebrate 50 years of electronic music in Camden

This month sees the start of a series of club nights at the Lockside, hosted by north London DJ and Noise of Art founder, Ben Osborne


George Orwell woz ‘ere

Why doesn’t Kentish Town commemorate the great writer more? Where’s the eponymous pub, for example?

About Kentishtowner

The award-winning print and online title Kentishtowner was founded in 2010 and is part of London Belongs To Me, a citywide network of travel guides for locals. For more info on what we write about and why, see our About section.