It's all happening at Finsbury Park. As part of the station's massive redevelopment, there's plenty to look out for with a large new M&S food store, Picturehouse Cinema and Honest Burgers all coming to the station environs.
But that's not all. It looks as though this part of N4 is going to get two new bars, both of which make a big deal of their DJ and live music offering.
The first is Someday Canteen and Bar. That's opening up next door to Boulangerie Bon Matin as part of the City North Place development. Run by the same team who have the Moth Club in Hackney, the all-day venue put a proposal into Islington's licensing committee mentioning serving up plant-based dishes by Club Mexicana including a brand new vegan burger offering. In addition, they talked about meatballs from Capish and New York-style pizza by the slice. However, nothing's confirmed on the food front yet. They're looking at offering wines on tap and there'll be DJ sets at the weekend with " the occasional acoustic performances from up and coming artists."
They did have plans to be open into the wee small hours, but resident objections have curtailed this to just past midnight.
In addition to that, there's the upcoming opening of The Night Owl which is taking over the old Zelman Drinks site at the front of the station. The team behind this also run a sister venue The Night Owl in Birmingham - so expect DJs, bands and cocktails along with some sort of food offering. Will they be doing the same themed brunches that they're known for in Birmingham? Let's hope so.
More about Someday Canteen and Bar
Where is it? City North Place, London N4 3HQ
More about The Night Owl
Where is it? 5 Station Pl, Finsbury Park, London N4 2DH
Find out more: Follow them on Instagram @thenightowlbham
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