The Blue Legume  

 
 
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177 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1RG
 
 
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Mon-Sun: 8.30am-11pm
 

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The Blue LegumeA healthy, homemade flavour comes to the London enclave of Islington thanks to The Blue Legume Caf?, Restaurant and Juice Bar. Situated on the always busy Upper Street, The Blue Legume is an all day venue where guests enjoy everything from leisurely breakfasts accompanied by the broadsheets to quick business lunches and dinners with friends. The quirky interior of The Blue Legume suits its wholesome approach to food well somehow, the exposed brick walls, scrubbed wooden flooring and mix 'n' match interior design featuring mirrors mounted on the ceiling, blackboard special menus and painted wood furnishings in keeping with the home-spun food and drinks that are the venue's real selling point. The Blue Legume sells a wide variety of healthy Mediterranean dishes ranging from burgers for meat eaters and veggies alike to hearty salads and simple main dishes featuring wholesome ingredients from quality sources.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  21% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 7 minutes from The Blue Legume
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  41% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 14 minutes from The Blue Legume
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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  41% off
Central Street, EC1V | 19 minutes from The Blue Legume
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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John Salt
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
131 Upper St, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Blue Legume
Originally opened by renowned BBQ chef Neil Rankin, who's now opened Temper , John Salt puts meat at the forefront, with ... More
 
 
 
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Meat People
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-6 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Blue Legume
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69 Colebrooke Row
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Blue Legume
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Fig & Olive
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
151 Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Blue Legume
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149 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Blue Legume
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The Fish & Chip Shop
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
189 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Blue Legume
Since opening in June 2013, The Fish & Chip Shop in Islington has been giving diners an upmarket, quality fish 'n chippie. Owned by former CEO ... More
 
 
 
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BRITs Week
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 12th to 24th February 2018
The Blue Legume, Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from The Blue Legume
See Alt-J, Jessie Ware, Laura Marling and Rag 'N' Bone Man play a series of special gigs at intimate venues across Londonas BRITs Week comes to ...More
 
 
 
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The Enchanted Room
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th January to 8th April 2018
The Blue Legume, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 4 minutes from The Blue Legume
The Estorick Collection marks its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the most important collections of modern Italian art, housed ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th to 24th February 2018 - Various Times
The Blue Legume, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from The Blue Legume
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Blue Legume
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Blue Legume
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Blue Legume
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Blue Legume
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 4 minutes from The Blue Legume
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2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 6 minutes from The Blue Legume
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Blue Legume
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Blue Legume
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Blue Legume
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
 
 
 
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 16 minutes from The Blue Legume
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 17 minutes from The Blue Legume
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 20 minutes from The Blue Legume
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London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from The Blue Legume
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Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 18 minutes from The Blue Legume
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from The Blue Legume
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Blue Legume
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Blue Legume
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Blue Legume
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Blue Legume
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Blue Legume
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Blue Legume
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London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 3 minutes from The Blue Legume
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Blue Legume
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Blue Legume
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BRITs Week
BRITs Week
Concerts | Until 24th February 2018 

Islington Assembly Hall 1 minute walk from The Blue Legume

See Alt-J, Jessie Ware, Laura Marling and Rag 'N' Bone Man play a series of special gigs at intimate venues ...More

 
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Little Angel Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Blue Legume

Taking Julia Donaldson's glittering picture book, The Singing Mermaid, and turning it into a stage show for young people aged ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 4 minutes walk from The Blue Legume

The Estorick Collection marks its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the most important ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 4 minutes walk from The Blue Legume

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

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Theatre | Until 24th February 2018 

The King's Head 5 minutes walk from The Blue Legume

The true story of the Italian Front, and the lives of those embroiled in it, including the volunteer, the girl ...More

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Sadler's Wells Theatre 16 minutes walk from The Blue Legume

The dancers with dramatist Pedro G. Romero, try to negate the stereotype of Spanish women....More

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Exhibitions | Until 25th March 2018 

Parasol Unit 16 minutes walk from The Blue Legume

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