North London Food & Culture


The exterior of Earth Natural Foods

Why Earth Natural Foods is still Kentish Town’s eco-pioneer

We speak to assistant manager Jo Syz about how the high street store remains at the cutting edge

Camden Grocer

The Camden Grocer has opened in North Yard

New cafe and store sells coffee, groceries, wine, cheese – with a coffee bar and options for lunch

Sushi at Kami in Kentish Town

So you’ve never been to… Kami, Fortess Road

A solid option for sushi right in the centre of Kentish Town. And a now a little more stylish


Junction Tavern reopens 1st February

The landmark Kentish Town gastropub is back in biz next month with a new look and menu


Joginder’s Supper Club hits a decade in 2019

In which we feast on top Punjabi fare and learn more about the long-running Tufnell Park institution


Top 10: new openings 2018

From vegan diners to ramen joints and tiny wine bars, here’s our rundown of the best

Lady Hamilton review - the interior of the pub

Lady Hamilton, Kentish Town Road – review

Recreation of the landmark corner boozer by The Pineapple – with a Spitalfields chef to boot


Golden Lion in Camden relaunches with new kitchen

The illustrious Royal College Street boozer is now somewhere you can go for lunch or dinner too

Roshni, owner of 8 Plates

What’s Archway’s 8 Plates supper club like?

We tuck into some creative and artfully presented Indian and Middle eastern-inspired fare

Sharing plate of food at Harar

Harar, Malden Road NW5: ‘a solid addition’ – review

Fiery, hearty Ethiopian fare in NW5

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