Highbury Homes

With large Victorian and Georgian homes, excellent transport links, and plenty of options for great schools, this residential area in the borough of Islington is a magnet for families.

Set between Finsbury Park and Canonbury,  this neighbourhood offers global eateries, independent cafes, and boutique shops. The tree-lined streets and community vibe almost make you forget you’re in Zone 2. 

Aside from a range of properties for sale in Highbury suited to families, there is also an excellent school network. Most of the state primary schools in the area are rated ‘outstanding’ or ‘good’ by Ofsted, such as Ambler Primary School and Highbury Fields School. 

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Eating out in Highbury

From hearty burgers and roast dinners to elegant dining experiences, you won’t have to look far to find what you fancy in Highbury. Wind down after work at one of the many traditional pubs such as the Highbury Barn Tavern, or catch a weekend football match at The Gunners. 

Little Sardegna and Trullo are the places to get authentic Italian food; Franks Canteen offers breakfast and brunch done right; Westerns Laundry is a modern seafood eatery with British and Spanish small plates. 

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Entertainment in Highbury

At first glance Highbury might seem quieter than the neighbouring towns, however, there are enough attractions in Highbury to keep you busy.

From live music venues to trendy cocktail bars and open green spaces, this is a place that will offer you more than just a welcoming community. Explore the vast Highbury Fields, watch a match at the Emirates Stadium, or kick back in a cafe and watch the world go by. 

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Local amenities in Highbury

Highbury is home to family butchers, fish- and cheesemongers, local greengrocers, and specialist wine shops, so you’ll have everything you need to create some locally sourced culinary delights. 

Highbury is well connected with the Highbury and Islington tube station linking you to the city centre and beyond. There are also regular buses that run into the night, helping you easily get around for work and play.

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