Gill Wing Cookshop  

 
 
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190 Upper Street, N1 1RQ
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
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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53 Upper Street, N1 | 9 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | Same location as Gill Wing Cookshop
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Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd June 2020 - 7pm
Gill Wing Cookshop, Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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205 Upper Street, N1 | Same location as Gill Wing Cookshop
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
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44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 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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Hoxley & Porter
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153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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43 Essex Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 2 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Kings Place
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90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Gill Wing Cookshop
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Pinocchio
Theatre | Until 21st June 2020 

Little Angel Studios 3 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

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Quentin Blake: From The Studio
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House of Illustration 19 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

The first ever permanent exhibition space dedicated to the celebrated illustrator includes an up-to-date showcase of Blake's projects as they ...More

Tom Of Finland: Love And Liberation
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House of Illustration 19 minutes walk from Gill Wing Cookshop

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