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The Vintage Guide To London | February 23, 2018

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Cafe-cum-shop Crimson Heart

January 23, 2012 |

Fusion shops, a mixture of  vintage store and tea room – just think of King’s Cross’ Drink Shop & Do or Hanbury Street’s Blitz Department Store – have been popping up all around London in the last few years. The latest edition, Crimson Heart, has just opened in East London’s Leonard Street, and features a vintage cafe as well as a shop specialising in midcentury home deco.
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For a British take on a 50s shake bar head to Issy’s Milky Way

January 10, 2012 |

Update: Issy’s Milky Way has closed.

While there are plenty of good American-style Fifties diners in London, there has been a real lack of a more British take on the decade.
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Get your cake on at Vintage Heaven

November 18, 2011 |

If you fancy escaping the weekend crowds on Columbia Road then there’s no better place than Vintage Heaven. What looks like a fab vintage  shop from the outside is actually also a brilliant little cafe serving delicious cakes and hot drinks.
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The retro chippie: Poppies of Spitalfields

August 24, 2011 |

Right across the road of Old Spitalfields Market is fish and chip shop Poppies, run by Eastender Pat Newland.
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Cafe-cum-shop: Finsbury Park’s Cafe Vintage

June 24, 2011 |

Finsbury Park’s  Cafe Vintage has fast become a neighbourhood hot spot for local residents and passers-by alike.
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Retro eats: Mikes Cafe

May 1, 2011 |

This bustling café just off Portobello Road is a great place to be the morning after the night before.
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