Gill Wing Cookshop  

 
 
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190 Upper Street, N1 1RQ
 
 
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Mon to Sat 9.30am-6pm, Sun 10am-6pm
 

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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 by cycling around London gift shops with a bag full of samples. The Gill Wing shop saw them setting up a permanent premises from where they sold their own ceramics, and they soon expanded to sell the work of others and additional gift items. The Cookshop then expanded into its own space at 190 Upper Street in Islington and the shop is still going strong today. Alongside a vast choice of knives, glassware, linen and whiteware china are around 1,500 teapots, some of which were made by Gill Wing pottery. Sue is now in control of the Cookshop, bringing with her ten years' experience running Harrods's kitchen department.

 

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15 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  25% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 9 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  23% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 15 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  25% off
Central Street, EC1V | 21 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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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London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Southwark, London SW8 | 3.2 miles from Gill Wing Cookshop
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4 Pont Street, SW1X | 3.9 miles from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Westfield Shopping Centre, W12 | 6.1 miles from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Euphorium Bakery
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202 Upper Street, N1 | Same location as Gill Wing Cookshop
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th April to 24th June 2018 - Various Times
Gill Wing Cookshop, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Lolly Adefope: Work In Progress
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th June 2018 - 7.30pm
Gill Wing Cookshop, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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London > Events > Music  Dates: Wednesday 20th June 2018 - 8pm
Gill Wing Cookshop, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 6 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 7 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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The Fish & Chip Shop
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
189 Upper Street, N1 | Same location as Gill Wing Cookshop
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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The Dolls House Islington
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181 Upper Street, N1 | Same location as Gill Wing Cookshop
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Trawler Trash
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
205 Upper Street, N1 | Same location as Gill Wing Cookshop
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 14 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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 | 18 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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 | 21 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Pancras Square Leisure
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5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 18 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 6 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
 
 
 
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 2 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 
 

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Rationalism On Set: Glamour And Modernity In 1930s Italian Cinema
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 3 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

An exploration of a period of Italian cinematic history using photographs, sketches and film clips sourced from the Centro Sperimentale ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 3 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

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

Machinal
Theatre | Until 21st July 2018 

Almeida Theatre 4 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

Natalie Abrahami directs Sophie Treadwell's expressionist drama, which traces the rise and fall of a mild-mannered stenographer, who marries her ...More

Lolly Adefope: Work In Progress
Comedy | Until 20th June 2018 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 5 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

The stand-up tries out her latest character routine live....More

Sleeping Beauty In The Wood
Theatre | Until 29th July 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 5 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

This adaptation of the story of Briar Rose by the Brothers Grimm, conjures a dreamlike fantasy of palaces and forests, ...More

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Music | On 20th June 2018 

The Garage 6 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

Raucous, American rock'n'roll four-piece from Los Angeles....More

The Unbuilt City
Theatre | Until 30th June 2018 

The King's Head 6 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

Glen Walford directs this work by Keith Bunin about a meeting between two people and a missing New York relic....More

Ghost About The House
Theatre | Until 29th June 2018 

The King's Head 6 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

Scott Le Crass directs Matthew Campling's amusing gay play combining witty period dialogue, modern relationships and our current political uncertainty....More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 20th June 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 9 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

Just Putting It Out Here
Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2018 

Sesame Gallery 11 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

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