Based around Holloway Road, Upper Holloway is a district in the borough of Islington in London. Originally the name of the railway station in the area, Upper Holloway is considered a part of Archway and is next door to the London International Gallery of Children’s Art. Roundhouse, another venue for arts and culture, is just around the corner while nearby Hampstead Heath offers a change from the urban London cityscape.
Upper Holloway is home to travel agents, furniture upholstery stores, newsagents and other small businesses. Many of the offices to let have been rented by solicitors, computer training centres and publishing companies. A variety of other businesses are located in Upper Holloway. Sparks Electrical Wholesalers Ltd, Belgravia Workshops, Printorama and CTO Lighting Ltd are all examples of businesses which can be found in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There is a lot of diversity in the kind of entertainment Upper Holloway has to offer, from the art deco cinema at the HMV Forum to the host of live acts at The Barfly, there is all sorts going on in the area. The Roundhouse is an old engine shed that has been converted into a spectacular multi-purpose music hall and there are numerous bars and pubs in which to enjoy a relaxing drink. International cuisine, including Italian, Spanish, Greek and French, are well represented in and around Upper Holloway. Also within easy reach you will find Lalibela, a restaurant that serves authentic Ethiopian food while Petek offers some wonderful Turkish cuisine. There are both fast food eateries and full services restaurants within the area, ensuring there is something to suit all tastes and preferences.
The underground network is easy to access, as Archway and Tufnell Park tube stations serve the area. Finsbury Park and Kentish Town railway stations connect the area to mainline services. Buses and taxis are also readily available throughout Upper Holloway and the surrounding area.