Embassy Bar

 
 

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119 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 2SN 
 
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North London favourite The Embassy obviously has a good way with their staff. It really makes a difference when the bar people seem to be enjoying themselves, and this place positively hums with friendly good vibes. The music swings across a broad spectrum with an emphasis on Urban cuts and Hip Hop, and plenty of recognisable club favourites to get that dance-floor packed. Embassy is a great place.

Best Night: Saturday.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Theatre | Until 19th July 2014 

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Comedy | On 10th July 2014 

Camden Head 7 minutes walk from Embassy Bar

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Concerts | On 10th July 2014 

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