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Early 16thC tower building with panelled rooms and good views of London from roof.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Canonbury Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
17 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  21% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 12 minutes from Canonbury Tower
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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  42% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 19 minutes from Canonbury Tower
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  33% off
Central Street, EC1V | 22 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 17 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Hoxton Docks
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
55 Laburnum Street, E2 | 25 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Canal side venue for hire, the ex coal storage facility makes a unique wedding venue and has work live spaces for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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Haggerston School
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 | 27 minutes from Canonbury Tower
The only secondary school designed by celebrated modernist architect Erno Goldfinger Haggerston School was built between 1962 and 1965 and extensively modernised and refurbished between 2010 ... More
 
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Canonbury Tower
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Canonbury Tower
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
 
 
 
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Canonbury Tower
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
 
 
 
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 8 minutes from Canonbury Tower
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
 
 
 
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Contrary Girl
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Thursday 19th and Friday 20th October 2017 - 9.30pm
Canonbury Tower, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Comedy, Sketch....More
 
 
 
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Roddy Woomble
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 7pm
Canonbury Tower, Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Canonbury Tower
The folk musician and former frontman for Idlewild presents an evening of solo material, classics from his band and other favourites....More
 
 
 
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Anti-Nowhere League
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 7pm-10pm
Canonbury Tower, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 6 minutes from Canonbury Tower
This 1980-formed group who originate from Tunbridge Wells, bring their hardcore punk originals to the stage....More
 
 
 
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Near Canonbury Tower
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury Tower
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that shares ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
 
 
 
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 6 minutes from Canonbury Tower
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Canonbury Tower
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Canonbury Tower
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 ... More
 
 
 
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Canonbury Tower
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Canonbury Tower
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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The Canonbury Tavern
London > Restaurants >
21 Canonbury Place, Islington, N1 | 1 minute from Canonbury Tower
Having been a public house since the early 1700s, The Canonbury Tavern has a rich history, with George Orwell, who lived in Canonbury Square, writing part ... More
 
 
 
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from Canonbury Tower
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
 
 
 
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Smokehouse
London > Restaurants >
63-69 Canonbury Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Fire cooked meats are the main attraction of the Islington Smokehouse, a well regarded restaurant from Neil Rankin, former head chef at Pitt Cue, and Noble ... More
 
 
 
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 16 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 20 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 23 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Canonbury Tower gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 14 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 20 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 23 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Canonbury Tower

The best pubs near London Canonbury Tower.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from Canonbury Tower
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 9 minutes from Canonbury Tower
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Canonbury Tower

Canonbury Tower clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Canonbury Tower
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
 
 
 
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from Canonbury Tower
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Canonbury Tower.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury Tower
... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Canonbury Tower
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from Canonbury Tower
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Arte Povera
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 2 minutes walk from Canonbury Tower

Fifty years after the first Arte Povera show, this exhibition looks at how it has informed the work of several ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 2 minutes walk from Canonbury Tower

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

Jay
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 4 minutes walk from Canonbury Tower

The Lettuce Dream Theatre Company presents a lively comedy about pregnancy, relationships and Prozac Dreams written and directed by Eleonora ...More

Contrary Girl
Comedy | Until 20th October 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 4 minutes walk from Canonbury Tower

Comedy, Sketch....More

Roddy Woomble
Concerts | On 20th October 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 5 minutes walk from Canonbury Tower

The folk musician and former frontman for Idlewild presents an evening of solo material, classics from his band and other ...More

Anti-Nowhere League
Concerts | On 20th October 2017 

The Garage 6 minutes walk from Canonbury Tower

This 1980-formed group who originate from Tunbridge Wells, bring their hardcore punk originals to the stage....More

Zeraffa Giraffa
Theatre | Until 4th November 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 8 minutes walk from Canonbury Tower

An emotionally engaging tale that explores what it is like to be different adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz....More

Wow! Said The Owl: Little Angel Theatre (Ages 2-5)
Theatre | Until 5th November 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 8 minutes walk from Canonbury Tower

Based on the acclaimed children's book....More

Albion
Theatre | Until 24th November 2017 

Almeida Theatre 8 minutes walk from Canonbury Tower

Director Rupert Goold collaborates with writer Mike Bartlett for the first time since the award-winning King Charles III for a ...More

Tosca
Concerts | Until 28th October 2017 

The King's Head 9 minutes walk from Canonbury Tower

The King's Head Theatre's production of Puccini's searing thriller of power and passion relocates the action to the heart of ...More

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