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Highbury FieldsAs Islington's largest open space, Highbury Fields is popular with a trendy crowd of north Londoners, especially when the sun comes out to play at weekends. The elegant Georgian and Victorian town houses surrounding the greenery are a reminder of how this area has truly made it onto the map of glamorous city-living. With the buzzy bars and restaurants of Islington just down the road, this is a great spot for a summery day out - start off with a picnic on the grass and maybe a chilled game of frisbee or rounders and then head into town to join the throngs of people spilling out onto the pavement.

 

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Highbury Fields  Early 20th Century South African War Memorial  

   
Highbury Fields - Early 20th Century South African War Memorial

Highbury Fields Early 20th Century South African War Memorial  


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Arsenal Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Canonbury Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  40% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 22 minutes from Highbury Fields
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  32% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 28 minutes from Highbury Fields
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  40% off
Central Street, EC1V | 34 minutes from Highbury Fields
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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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 29 minutes from Highbury Fields
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
 
 
 
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Gasholder Park
London > Attractions > Sights
Goods Way, King's Cross, King's Cross, London NW1 | 31 minutes from Highbury Fields
At 25 metre-tall, 35 metre-wide, Gasholder No 8, disused since 2001, is the largest of the gasholders at King's Cross. Originally built as a storage ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Pavilion
London > Attractions > Sights
Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 32 minutes from Highbury Fields
Designed by Stirling Prize winning architects Stanton Williams, the firm behind the nearby Granary Complex which includes Central Saint Martin's, King's Cross Pavilion occupies an enviable ... More
 
 
 
 
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 12 minutes from Highbury Fields
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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Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 17 minutes from Highbury Fields
A free to use, open access playground in Stoke Newington, Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground gives children aged 6 to 15 access to indoor and outdoor activities ... More
 
 
 
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West Reservoir Centre
London > Attractions > Activities
Stoke Newington West Reservoir, Green Lanes, N4 | 18 minutes from Highbury Fields
The purpose-built environmental education and watersports centre is a wonderfully tranquil place on the edge of the city. Based at a decommissioned reservoir in Stoke Newington, ... More
 
 
 
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 8 minutes from Highbury Fields
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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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Highbury Fields
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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Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Highbury Fields
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
 
 
 
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Meek & Wild Fishmongers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
13 Highbury Park, N5 | 3 minutes from Highbury Fields
The Highbury Barn shopping parade in north London is a foodie hot spot with La Fromagerie, a good butcher, and Meek and Wild, a top-quality fishmonger ... More
 
 
 
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La Fromagerie
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
30 Highbury Park, N5 | 3 minutes from Highbury Fields
Consistently recognised and awarded for being a very special place to indulge your cheese addiction, La Fromagerie is one of the best cheese shops in London ... More
 
 
 
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 7 minutes from Highbury Fields
Second-hand... More
 
 
 
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Iznik
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
19 Highbury Park, Highbury, N5 | 3 minutes from Highbury Fields
This first-rate Turkish restaurant is brilliantly well-run - the elegant dining room, affable efficient service and imaculate presentation all add to the enjoyment of a meal ... More
 
 
 
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StringRay
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
36 Highbury Park, N5 | 3 minutes from Highbury Fields
Traditional 14" thin crust pizzas and an a la carte menu. Daily gourmet specials like the choice of freshly cooked fish or seafood, variety of meat and ... More
 
 
 
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Westerns Laundry
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
34 Drayton Park, N5 | 6 minutes from Highbury Fields
Following the success of Primeur , which got a Bib Gourmand in 2017, Jeremie Cometto-Lingenheim and David Gingell open their second ... More
 
 
 
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Highbury Fields
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 | 25 minutes from Highbury Fields
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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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 25 minutes from Highbury Fields
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
 
 
 
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 14 minutes from Highbury Fields
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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Rowans Tenpin Bowl
London > Leisure > Games
10 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 17 minutes from Highbury Fields
If you fancy showing off your Ten-Pin Bowling skills, slip on those special shoes and slide on down to Rowans Bowl in the heart of Finsbury ... More
 
 
 
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Clissold Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Greenway Close, N4 | 17 minutes from Highbury Fields
A pretty, local park, Clissold is more than worth a visit if you're in the north London area. Free from the crowds that often seep into ... More
 
 
 
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 11 minutes from Highbury Fields
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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The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 13 minutes from Highbury Fields
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
 
 
 
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 14 minutes from Highbury Fields
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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Highbury Fields clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Highbury Fields
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
 
 
 
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from Highbury Fields
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 | 22 minutes from Highbury Fields
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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 12 minutes from Highbury Fields
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 18 minutes from Highbury Fields
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 | 23 minutes from Highbury Fields
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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Knives in Hens
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The Donmar Warehouse 1 minute walk from Highbury Fields

Yael Farber directs a revival of David Harrower's modern classic, Knives in Hens, a haunting and poetic thriller about "lust, ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 27th May 2018 

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Othello
Theatre | Until 8th December 2017 

Ambassadors Theatre 2 minutes walk from Highbury Fields

National Youth Theatre presents Frantic Assembly's electrifying staging of Shakespeare's thriller of paranoia, jealousy and murder, adapted by Scott Graham ...More

The Mousetrap
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Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Highbury Fields

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
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Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 3 minutes walk from Highbury Fields

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Shaftesbury Theatre 3 minutes walk from Highbury Fields

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Royal Opera: La Boheme
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Concerts | Until 10th October 2017 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Highbury Fields

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Concerts | Until 14th October 2017 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Highbury Fields

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