Barber Streisand is an offbeat unisex barbershop. Committed to the clippers, but turned off by the old-school trimming trade and tired of the pretentious posturing of those new Gentleman’s Clubs groomers, they offer an invigorating alternative.
27 Exmouth Market, Farringdon, London EC1R 4QL, UK
Tea brand that offers naturally sourced tea from small farms in Korea. be-oom /bi:-u:m/ means ‘to empty’ in Korean – they aim to help find a place within the mind to empty and fill, all while emptying a cup of tea.
This buzzy French Bistro with its striking 19th Century French wine posters and eccentric Vineyard Sculpture combines a warm ambience and cheerful yet professional service with traditional French dishes rand great-value list of 450 wines by the bottle and more than a dozen by the glass. All year round the Bistro has a secluded court yard terrace sitting more than 30.
8-10 Exmouth Market, Farringdon, London EC1R 4QA, UK
Grind was founded in 2011 when David Abrahamovitch took over his father’s Shoreditch mobile phone shop and decided to turn it into a café-bar. In the decade since, Grind has grown to become a cult east London coffee brand, comprising eleven locations, including espresso bars, cocktail bars, restaurants and a state-of-the-art coffee roastery.
Trading since 1957 in the same place on Clerkenwell Road, this magic shop stocks tricks for beginners to professionals and have served celebrities such as Derren Brown, Paul Daniels, David Copperfield, Dynamo, Magical Bones and a number of TV and movie personalities. You never know who you might meet in the magic shop.
Long established family butchers. Predominantly supply London’s catering trade, but they also offer home deliveries to North London & Hertfordshire. Minimum delivery is £25. They supply British poultry, Lamb, Beef & Pork.
Jimmy and the Bee is a neighbourhood place serving great coffee, quality tea and real, flavoursome food in an easy, comfortable environment. Get your morning dose with a smile. You’ll get to know Jimmy’s good people, and maybe some neighbours too. Jimmy is choosey. Their menu combines delicious home-made food with carefully sourced specialties.
Fun and quirky gifts and cards. Marby & Elm is a letterpress stationery and design shop. What began as a hobby in a garden shed has become a family business. Eleanor is the designer, Charlie, her sister, manages the shop, their father is the lettering artist whilst Tim their brother does the photography & website. Marby & Elm are the nicknames of Eleanor’s boys.
Traditional goldsmiths, known for their unique modern fine jewellery. Their signature style is curvaceous, modern and elegant. Each piece of McCaul Goldsmiths’ jewellery is designed made and set in-house, from start to finish, using traditional techniques and modern technology.
Timorous Beasties are a surreal and provocative design studio creating a diverse range of own products, collaborations and unique design projects internationally. Check out their unusual wallpaper, rugs, cushions and lamps.