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
 
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20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  27% 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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Central Street, EC1V | 21 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 22nd November 2017 - 7pm
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Gill Wing Cookshop, Almeida Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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