My Virtual Caledonian Road
2 Northdown St, Kings Cross, London N1 9BG
2Northdown is an intimate comedy club and live events space in the heart of Kings Cross, playing host to the biggest names in comedy, including Frank Skinner, Sara Pascoe and Romesh Ranganathan
Reopening for indoor gigs on July 1st
Bumblebee Natural Foods
28 Brecknock Rd, Kentish Town, London N7 0DD, UK
Bumblebee Natural Foods has set out to sell natural food, remedies and household products that are healthier for you and healthier for the environment.
They have two shops, The Veg Shop and The Nut Shop.
5 Caledonian Rd, London N1 9DX, UK
Independent bookshop, established in 1959. They specialise in books, magazines, and periodicals of radical interest and progressive politics, such as feminism, black politics, LGBTQIA+, environment, anarchism. They also host events and book groups throughout the year.
Shop in person or order online
90 York Way, London N1 9AG
Kings Place is an open, multi-arts venue, presenting an adventurous and critically-acclaimed programme, with words and music at its heart. It hosts a cafe, canal-side restaurant and gallery.
Currently running an online programme and plan to open up safely on 17 May, for distanced audiences in a building with state of the art fresh-air air-conditioning system. Browse the programme and see our safety measures page for more details.
Land of Fire
95 Caledonian Rd, Islington, London N1 9BT
Azeri cuisine. This family friendly restaurant offers w wide range of appetisers, salads, soups and mains. Check out their l Yarpak Dolma (Minced lamb with herbs in vine leaves served with yoghurt sauce) or Levengi, which contains stuffed chicken with walnuts and onions.
Order online or book ahead to eat in when lockdown allows
Carpenters Mews, North Road N7 9EF
Across three spaces behind Caledonian Road, Pleasance Islington has provided a launch pad for some of the most memorable productions and renowned practitioners of the past decade. With a leading programme of Comedy, Theatre, and Family work, alongside an annual programme at Edinburgh Fringe every summer.
Two of Pleasance's spaces are open for socially distanced performances with a lineup of the best established and up and coming comedians and theatre-makers.
263 Caledonian Rd, Islington, London N1 1EE, UK
This traditional artisan bakery handcrafts bread, pastries, doughnuts, cakes and other produce. They sell coffees, teas and soft drinks and have flour and yeast for sale.
Order by phone for local delivery or collection.
96-98 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JB
Live music venue and American whiskey bar on Pentonville Road. A classic London boozer turned lounge bar with a hint of Kentucky charm and lashings of rock & roll excess.
Check website for details. Usually open 7 days a week with social distancing. Upstairs venue open for live music, socially distanced gig listings are available on the website.