Bill's Islington  

 
 
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9 White Lion Street, Islington, London N1 9PD
 
 
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Monday-Saturday: 8am-11pm | Sunday: 9am-10.30pm
 

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Bill's IslingtonCombining an old-fashioned grocer with an appealing delicatessen and an informal café serving a British and Mediterranean-influenced menu, Bill's now boasts numerous London and nationwide locations. The café is a great option, whether you're after an early breakfast, a lazy late brunch, a quick lunch, an afternoon coffee or a more substantial dinner (there's a fully licensed bar, to boot). The walls are adorned with shelves stacked with produce; bunches of chillies hang from above; appealing menus are propped up all over the place on blackboards; staff are down-to-earth and attentive. Breakfast is served till noon, but the choice is so huge you're bound to find something that appeals if you arrive any later.

 

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Underground Stations

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Angel Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Skinner Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  37% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Bill's Islington
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
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Shoot From The Hip Improv Night
Comedy | On 22nd January 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 6 minutes walk from Bill's Islington

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Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 12 minutes walk from Bill's Islington

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Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
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Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

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Exhibitions | Until 10th February 2018 

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First Amongst Equals
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Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 15 minutes walk from Bill's Islington

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic
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Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2018 

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Barbican Art Gallery 20 minutes walk from Bill's Islington

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