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Finsbury Park Area Guide

Finsbury Park developed and grew around the important railway interchange located near Harringay and is centered on the major bus rail and tube interchange close to the Finsbury Park. A number of well-known persons including Jeremy Corbyn, MP for Islington, have or currently live in Finsbury Park. The area has a cosmopolitan feel, as reflected by the wide variety of shops, restaurants, bars with the added attraction of being close to the Arsenal Football Club's new Emirates Stadium


Property in Finsbury Park is varied with a predominance of delightful period Victorian and Georgian terrace style with many apartments and flat conversions popular with young professional seeking to live in the area. Several of the original properties offer potential conversion opportunities, as well as a number of modern developments both constructed and under development. As a residential location it offers many attractive family facilities


Home to an ethnically and socially diverse community Finsbury Park reflects a wide variety of shops and establishments on Seven Sisters Road, Blackstock Road and Stroud Green Road. The North London Central Mosque (formerly the Finsbury Park Mosque),


A wide choice of cuisines for all occasions drawn from the many varied cultures within the locality and as a result visitors will find their appetite covered from early morning to late night with a great selection of food shops and restaurants. Recommended are Dotori, located very close to the station, a Finsbury Park favourite serving Japanese and Korean food. The Front Room Café, Blighty Coffee. For lunchtime inspiration try Boulangerie Bon Matin on the corner of Tollington Park and Stroud Green Road, offer delicious salads and sandwiches. From Pizzeria Pappagone  a bustling, always busy pizzeria serving authentic, thin-crust pizza with a wide range of toppings. Curry-lovers will find an unusual selection of spicy delights at the Nepalese-Indian Yak and Yeti close by. Finally, Salvation in Noodles on Blackstock Road a Vietnamese restaurant offing good dishes of the country.


Pubs with music include The Silver Bullet or the The World’s End.. Fans of the local football side, meanwhile, are well catered-for at the Stapleton Tavern on Crouch Hill, a sociable local with a good range of real ales. The Faltering Fullback for a fun and friendly Monday night quiz. On Fonthill Road, the WB Yeats boasts a fantastic selection of ales and craft beers with regular live music nights.


A variety of family activates are catered for including excellent shopping. For sports lovers, young families and dog owners the good outdoor access to many green spaces. Most notably Finsbury Park which provides a rich tapestry of landscapes, and facilities catering all types of needs including an enclosed, dog-free play area with an exciting water feature - designed by children, for children. Parents will find Paradise Park the perfect environment to take kids to play in the adventure playgrounds. Sporting facilities include a skate-park, track and gym plus tennis courts visit the Finsbury Park Sports Partnership website (external link). For those keen on walking try the Better Harringay Walking Trail,



A good choice of both primary and secondary schools are available in Finsbury Park.


(Click on a school to see Ofsted report)


Primary Schools



Secondary Schools


Finsbury Park has an “interchange station” consisting of a National Rail station, a London Underground station and two bus stations, all interconnected. Named after the nearby Finsbury Park, one of the oldest of London's Victorian parks. It is also used by many Arsenal supporters on match days, as the club's ground is just a short walk away. Access to both the North Circular and M25 are within easy driving distance


Local Information and Property Activity

Finsbury Park Local Features

The Green Flag award-winning Finsbury Park,
Castles Rock Climbing Centre,
Woodbury Wetlands,

Finsbury Park Local Schools

Ambler Primary School,
Stroud Green Primary School,
Arts & Media School Islington,

Finsbury Park Transport Links

Finsbury Park BR Overground,
Finsbury Park Underground Station,
Manor House Underground Station,
All Local Bus Routes,