Thought that Upper Street couldn’t possibly need another restaurant? Think again. After all, what better way to speak to Islington’s chattering classes than a posh chippie? This retro-styled newcomer (the brain-child of none other than Des McDonald, former CEO of Caprice Holdings and one-time head chef at The Ivy) offers the best of both worlds. It allows you to reassure your Guardian-reading chums that you’re ‘keeping it real’ and heading out for fish and chips, knowing full well that the vintage setting will be buffed and gorgeous, and there’s a strong chance of a cheeky lobster being on the menu.
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