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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

King's Cross Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Mornington Crescent Tube Station
14 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Camden Road Overground Station
16 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Judd Street NCP
14 minutes walk
Arcade Car Parks
14 minutes walk

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Hotels near Backpacker

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £59† 41% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Backpacker
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
Studios2Let Apartments Cartwright Gardens
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £47† 33% off
36-37 Cartwright Gardens, WC1H | 14 minutes from Backpacker
Studios 2 Let Apartments on Cartwright Gardens are situated in the beautiful Bloomsbury area. Located right at the heart of the city, the high quality studios ... More
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £83† 23% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 14 minutes from Backpacker
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
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Alternative Bars nearest Backpacker

Nearest to Backpacker
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GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, N1C | 6 minutes from Backpacker
The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, N1 | 7 minutes from Backpacker
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, , King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from Backpacker
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
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Nightlife near Backpacker

Backpacker clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 7 minutes from Backpacker
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from Backpacker
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 9 minutes from Backpacker
An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... More
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Events near Backpacker

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ends Today
London A Cappella Festival
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st Jan 2015
Kings Place, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
Five decades on from their Grammy Award-winning debut album festival favourites and co-hosts The Swingle Singers perform at the London A Cappella Festival which celebrates its ...More
Ends Today
English Pocket Opera: Macbeth, The Opera
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 28th and 30th January 2015 at 7.30pm-9.15pm & 31st January 2015 at 3pm-4.45pm
Platform Theatre, University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, N1C | 4 minutes from Backpacker
The company collaborates with Central St Martins in a production of Verdi's take on Shakespeare's tragic king. Sung in English....More
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Individual Tour
London > Events > Tours †Dates: 27th to 31st Jan 2015 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 10 minutes from Backpacker
A tour of the public areas of the Library....More
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Entertainment near Backpacker

Near Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, N1C | 4 minutes from Backpacker
Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, N1C | 6 minutes from Backpacker
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Backpacker

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Cross Filling Station
London > Attractions > Sights
Goods Way, N1C | 2 minutes from Backpacker
King's Cross Filling Station is a 1960s petrol station redesigned in 2012 by architects Carmody Groarke to become a public landmark building, a cultural and social ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Backpacker
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn about ... More
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Shopping near Backpacker

The best shops and markets near Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, N1 | 6 minutes from Backpacker
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from Backpacker
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Backpacker
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
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Restaurants near Backpacker

What are the best dining options near Backpacker London?
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KXFS Forecourt Bar
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Kings Cross Filling Station, Goods Way, N1C | 2 minutes from Backpacker
Outside of Shrimpy's, the effortlessly cool seafood restaurant located within King's Cross Filling Station, is the Forecourt Bar. Open throughout the summer, the bar overlooks Regent's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rotunda Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Kings Place, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
This canal side bar and restaurant is a pleasant place to stop off if you're wondering around the Kings Place development. Not exactly on the beaten ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Merkato
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
196 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, , King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Backpacker
This superb Ethiopian restaurant can be a bit intimidating for the uninitiated. There’s raucous music from live musicians and ordering can be confusing from a menu ... More
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Education near Backpacker

Near Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 14 minutes from Backpacker
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 16 minutes from Backpacker
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 17 minutes from Backpacker
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
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Leisure near Backpacker

Backpacker gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, N1C | 3 minutes from Backpacker
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Backpacker
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 19 minutes from Backpacker
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
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Pubs near Backpacker

The best pubs near London Backpacker.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, NW1 | 9 minutes from Backpacker
Gastropub... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Backpacker
Modern British cuisine ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 12 minutes from Backpacker
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Backpacker

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Backpacker.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 10 minutes from Backpacker
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from Backpacker
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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Anuna
Concerts | On 31st January 2015 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

An ethereal vocal performance comes courtesy of the collective, featuring works arranged by composer Michael McGlynn....More

Countermeasure
Concerts | On 31st January 2015 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

Led by award-winning composer and arranger Aaron Jensen, the ensemble will perform a selection of upbeat a cappella tracks....More

The Swingles: Deep End
Concerts | On 31st January 2015 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

The co-hosts of the London A Cappella Festival will perform the closing show, performing bold and absorbing swing....More

Workshop 4: All That Jazz
Exhibitions | On 31st January 2015 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

With the a capella group Accent....More

Workshop 1: Diy Sounds
Exhibitions | On 31st January 2015 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

Instrumental imitation....More

Worshop 5: Performance Presentation
Exhibitions | On 31st January 2015 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

An interactive workshop....More

Workshop 2: Vocal Creativity
Exhibitions | On 31st January 2015 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

Learn skills from an experienced vocal group....More

All Things Vocal: Workshops
Exhibitions | On 31st January 2015 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

A series of vocal workshops....More

Lacf Kids
Kids Events | On 31st January 2015 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

Performances, workshops and activities for kids....More

LACF Kids
Music | On 31st January 2015 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

Award-winning workshops, musical performances, interactive shows and more in this a cappella festival event for children....More

 

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February in London 2015
February in London 2015

Maxine Peake, Ralph Fiennes and Juliet Stevenson make February 2015 a strong month for new theatre in London. Beatles ...More

 
February 2015 Half Term in London
February 2015 Half Term in London

London has a generous programme of family friendly events and activities this half term, as well as a great selection ...More

 
American Buffalo
American Buffalo
Theatre | 16th April 2015 - 27th June 2015 

Wyndham's Theatre

Homeland star Damian Lewis stars in Daniel Evans' production, of David Mamet's drama, American Buffalo, in which three small-time crooks ...More

 
There She Glows: Love Yourself First
There She Glows: Love Yourself First
Exhibitions | On 14th February 2015 

The Book Club

Whether you're heading out on a hot date or hitting the town with your friends, the There She Glows: Love ...More

 
Night Safari - Valentine's Special
Night Safari - Valentine's Special
Seasonal | On 16th February 2015 

Natural History Museum

The Night Safari offers lovebirds with a curiosity about the natural world the chance to experience the mystery of the ...More

 
London Eye - Valentine's Champagne Experience
London Eye - Valentine's Champagne Experience
Attraction | 13th February 2015 - 15th February 2015 

London Eye

Valentine's Day Champagne ExperienceRomance your loved one this Valentine's with a 30 minute experience and enjoy the sublime views of ...More

 
Livery Companies Pancake Day Race
Exhibitions | On 17th February 2015 

Guildhall

The City's annual inter-livery Pancake Race sees teams racing around the Guildhall yard at noon on Shrove Tuesday competing for ...More

Zetter Townhouse Marylebone
Opens 1st February 2015 

Mark Sainsbury and Michael Benyon's Zetter Group - which owns the Zetter and Zetter Townhouse, famous for ...More

Harringay Local Store
Harringay Local Store
Opened 12th January 2015 

Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two ...More

 
Honest Burgers Clapham
Honest Burgers Clapham
Opened 10th January 2015 

Gourmet burger chain Honest Burgers, launched in Brixton Market in 2011 by founders Tom Barton, Dorian Waite and Phil Eeles, ...More

 
 
 
 
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