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Caledonian Road Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
16 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  31% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 10 minutes from Compton Arms
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 £84  42% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 17 minutes from Compton Arms
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 £48  29% off
Central Street, EC1V | 22 minutes from Compton Arms
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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Nearest to Compton Arms
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 6 minutes from Compton Arms
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 Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 6 minutes from Compton Arms
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 Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Compton Arms
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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Nightlife near Compton Arms

Compton Arms clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Compton Arms
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 | 5 minutes from Compton Arms
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 | 10 minutes from Compton Arms
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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Events near Compton Arms

Near Compton Arms
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Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th April to 25th June 2017
Compton Arms, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Compton Arms
The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian art, Balla was one of the ...More
 
 
 
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Africa Entsha
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2017 - 7pm-8pm
Compton Arms, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Compton Arms
The five-piece a cappella group from South Africa presents songs in English and their native Zulu, accompanied by clapping, foot stamping and dance moves....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th June to 5th August 2017
Compton Arms, Almeida Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Compton Arms
Rupert Goold directs the world premiere staging of James Graham's drama set in late 1960s Fleet Street, where a young and ambitious Rupert Murdoch embarks on ...More
 
 
 
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Near Compton Arms
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Compton Arms
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 | 3 minutes from Compton Arms
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 | 4 minutes from Compton Arms
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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Sights and Attractions near Compton Arms

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Compton Arms
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Compton Arms
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 | 6 minutes from Compton Arms
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 Compton Arms
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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Shopping near Compton Arms

The best shops and markets near Compton Arms
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Compton Arms
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 | 2 minutes from Compton Arms
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 | 4 minutes from Compton Arms
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 Compton Arms
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Ziloufs
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
270 Upper Street, N12UQ | 1 minute from Compton Arms
Pan-Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Fish & Chip Shop
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
189 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Compton Arms
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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Education near Compton Arms

Near Compton Arms
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 13 minutes from Compton Arms
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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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Compton Arms
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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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 23 minutes from Compton Arms
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Compton Arms

Compton Arms gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 17 minutes from Compton Arms
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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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from Compton Arms
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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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from Compton Arms
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Compton Arms.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | Same location as Compton Arms
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Compton Arms
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 | 12 minutes from Compton Arms
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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Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 2 minutes walk from Compton Arms

The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 2 minutes walk from Compton Arms

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

Africa Entsha
Concerts | Until 25th June 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 3 minutes walk from Compton Arms

The five-piece a cappella group from South Africa presents songs in English and their native Zulu, accompanied by clapping, foot ...More

Red Riding Hood And The Wolf
Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 6 minutes walk from Compton Arms

The story of Red Riding Hood, with a twist....More

Dogs Don't Do Ballet: Blunderbus Theatre Company (Over 3)
Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 6 minutes walk from Compton Arms

Adapted from the best selling children's book by Anna Kemp....More

Attic
Theatre | Until 3rd July 2017 

The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Compton Arms

An intimate two-hander that invites you to follow the journey of Leonie and Bay as they relive their dangerous, boundary-pushing ...More

Tremors
Theatre | Until 3rd July 2017 

The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Compton Arms

Broken Silence Theatre presents Tim Cook's play about a man trying to repair his political career and the choices he ...More

Holy Crap
Theatre | Until 8th July 2017 

The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Compton Arms

Nick Thompson Productions deals with the launch of Britain's first pay-to-view religious channel and the problems of its founder....More

Incident At Vichy
Theatre | Until 25th June 2017 

The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Compton Arms

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Jack Left Town & Special Guests
Comedy | On 25th June 2017 

Rosemary Branch Theatre 15 minutes walk from Compton Arms

London improv's own fab four presents special guests Joseph Morpurgo, Graham Dickson and The RH Experience....More

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