Islington is famous for its bars and restaurants but its links with food go back to
Islington is famous for its bars and restaurants but its links with food go back to the Middle Ages. This walk looks at how Islington has kept London fed for the last 800 years. In this one and three quarter hour walk around one of London’s liveliest areas you’ll hear about dishes like White Conduit Rolls, Islington Cheesecake and White Pot, you’ll hear about Cream and Cake Boys, Nippies and Merry Milkmaids, the entertainer who ate phosphorous and get to see the home of Webb’s Soda Water and Mad Frankie Frasers favourite café. If your interested in food history, like exploring Londons side streets or simply want to build up an appetite this walk is for you.
(Thursday) 17:00 - 19:00
Islington High Street, London, N1 8XB