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25 Canonbury Lane, N1 2AS
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Open from 17:00 to 23:00, Monday to Friday. From 12:00 to 23:00 on Saturday

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The phrase ‘cocktail bar’ doesn’t generally evoke a positive image: all expense, pretension and little substance. But, this is doing a disservice to places like 25 Canonbury Lane.

This charming bar is a shining light in the gloomy mediocrity of Islington. Cramped or atmospheric, depending on your preference, it’s busy busy but the staff and customers always raise a smile. The neatly done, art-deco interior is easy on the eye with some attractive chandeliers and panelling. It’s obviously had some care put into it but it’s not overdone. If you appreciate a burst of sunshine, out the back there’s a conservatory and a small garden.

The Spanish have known for years and now bars over here are cottoning on to the fact that nibbling while drinking is pleasant and popular. Tapas have grown exponentially from their Iberian roots and now take in flavours from around the globe. 25 Canonbury Lane is leading the way, offering customers an eclectic, reasonably priced selection of snacks.

The staff are just as happy preparing standards from the lengthy and diverse cocktail list, as straying into uncharted territory, mixing novel blends of your choice.

Sophisticated, satisfying and sociable in equal measure, 25 Canonbury Lane is a cocktail bar and proud.

Nearby attractions: Almeida Theatre, Highbury (Arsenal Football Ground)


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Angel Tube Station
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Canonbury Overground Station
10 minutes walk
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Elia Mews Car Park
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Macclesfield Road NCP
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £83† 28% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 9 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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 £69† 33% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 16 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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 £63† 35% off
Central Street, EC1V | 21 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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
Bierodrome
London > Nightlife > Bars
173 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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Compton Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
4 Compton Avenue, N1 | 1 minute from 25 Canonbury Lane
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The Compton Arms
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4 Compton Avenue, N1 | 1 minute from 25 Canonbury Lane
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Albert & Pearl
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181 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from 25 Canonbury Lane
Albert and Pearl is Angel's alternative after party venue. The venue boasts a number of attributes that allows it to stand out from the other Islington ... More
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Astrazione Oggettiva
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 13th April to 26th June 2016 - Various Times
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
Focusing on the little-known Italian art movement which took place during the 1970s, this exhibition examines the work of a group of painters - including Aldo ...More
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Boy
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 5th April to 28th May 2016 - Various Times
Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, N1 | 5 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
Sacha Wares directs the world premiere of Leo Butler's drama about a boy, standing at a bus stop, who is overlooked by almost everyone and embarks ...More
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We're Going On A Bear Hunt: Little Angel Theatre (Ages 2-7)
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 14th April to 26th June 2016 - Various Times
Little Angel Theatre, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 5 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
Little Angel Theatre presents an adaptation of Michael Rosen's popular children's book....More
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 4 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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
Angel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Islington Museum, Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from 25 Canonbury Lane
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 | 1 minute from 25 Canonbury Lane
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 | 3 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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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Gem
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
265 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from 25 Canonbury Lane
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Ziloufs
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
270 Upper Street, N12UQ | 1 minute from 25 Canonbury Lane
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The Fish & Chip Shop
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
189 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from 25 Canonbury Lane
Since opening in June 2013, The Fish & Chip Shop in Islington has been giving diners an upmarket, quality fish 'n chippie. Owned by former CEO ... More
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Centre for Homeopathic Education
London > Education > Medical Schools
First Floor, 243 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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Islington Student Support Section
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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Islington Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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Healthy Living Centre
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
282 St Paul's Road, N1 | 4 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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Ayurveda Yoga Practice
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Healthy Living Centre, Highbury Corner, 282 St Paul’s Road, N1 | 4 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 6 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 1 minute from 25 Canonbury Lane
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Estorick Collection
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39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from 25 Canonbury Lane
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