Hawley Wharf Camden opens second Waterside building and Curzon cinema


Hawley Wharf Camden’s second Waterside Hall will be fully open to Londoners from Friday 22nd October, where visitors can discover an exciting collection of eateries and independent stores and a new Curzon, right beside the Regent’s Canal.

The new Waterside Hall East building will be home to some of London’s hottest new food experiences, with over ten brand new food traders opening their doors, adding even more variety to Hawley Wharf Camden’s already bustling food scene. New openings include:

  • 2 Lads Kitchen  authentic Afghan street food, with their iconic Afghan Wrap, featuring 24 hour marinated chicken thighs, black pepper yoghurt, seasoned potatoes and a secret green sauce
  • Khaoo – Pakistani cheesy Naan melts, with homemade fillings
  • Chingon – intoxicating flavours of Mexican street food and tequila-based cocktails, from the team behind Hotbox London
  • Longboys – long doughnuts and patisserie with surprising flavour twists, including Raspberry Rose Lychee and Pandan Coconut
  • The Great British Cheesecake Company – Heavenly baked cheesecakes

The new restaurants will join a host of already opened destinations, including The Black Cow, a Middle Eastern Steakhouse with its signature Casbah, a pulled steak, Monterey Jack, soft egg and brik pastry, as well as Cantonese roast meat specialists Three Uncles, Italian street food from A’do’re Fritto, and TSUJIRI, a Japanese Matcha Dessert Tea House and many more.

After dining by the water, Hawley Wharf Camden visitors will be able to enjoy the latest blockbuster movies and independent films at the new Curzon, opening under the iconic arches at the end of the month. Opening ahead of hotly anticipated films including The French DispatchLast Night in Soho and Dune, the five-screen cinema will sit under eight arches, with each screen accommodating 30 guests, for a luxury and intimate screening experience.

The new Curzon will join already open independent stores, including Josiah Amari for handmade children’s clothing; Sknfed, the home of 100% natural, vegan and organic skincare; Scum, with a wide range of Skate apparel, boards and accessories; and Marbek, the go-to destination for luxury street wear.

On the opening of the new Curzon, Philip Knatchbull, CEO at Curzon, commented: “We know there’s a huge demand for people to get back to the cinema after so long and autumn will be an exciting time with new releases from Wes Anderson, Denis Villeneuve, Rebecca Hall and Edgar Wright to name a few. Hawley Wharf Camden is a natural home for us with its incredible and eclectic mix of food, retail and leisure outlets and we’re delighted to be a part of this amazing new waterside destination”.

Zia Haidari & Gul Ahmad Founders of 2 Lads Kitchen, said: “Camden has a really diverse food scene, so we’re excited to bring a little taste of the Afghan streets to the streets of North London. We’ve felt so much love from Londoners over the past 2 and half years, and it’s always been our dream to have a permanent base where people can come and taste the flavours of home – we’re glad Hawley Wharf Camden is that new home”.

Hawley Wharf Camden will continue to add new independent retailers, restaurants and leisure and world class entertainment, art and culture throughout the remainder of 2021 and into 2022.