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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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London's Best Events 2017

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  41% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 10 minutes from The 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 £91  35% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 17 minutes from The 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 £43  31% off
Central Street, EC1V | 22 minutes from The 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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Alternative Gastropub nearest The Compton Arms

Nearest to The Compton Arms
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 6 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 6 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The 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 The Compton Arms

The Compton Arms clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The 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 The Compton Arms

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The Wurzels
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 14th December 2017 - 7pm
The Compton Arms, Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from The Compton Arms
Seven-piece country, folk and pop outfit from Somerset, whose hits include The Combine Harvester and I Am A Cider Drinker....More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Joe Lycett: Lols In Progress
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th December 2017 - 9.30pm
The Compton Arms, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from The Compton Arms
Articulate storytelling and anecdotal humour as the acclaimed stand-up road tests new material....More
 
 
 
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Macbeeth
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th to 16th Dec 2017 - Various Times
The Compton Arms, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from The Compton Arms
Shakespeare's Scottish play gets a comedy reinvention by Red Squash Theatre....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Compton Arms

Near The Compton Arms
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 4 minutes from The 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 The Compton Arms

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Compton Arms
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 8 minutes from The 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 The Compton Arms

The best shops and markets near The Compton Arms
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The 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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Restaurants near The Compton Arms

What are the best dining options near The Compton Arms London?
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Gem
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
265 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from The Compton Arms
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ziloufs
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
270 Upper Street, N12UQ | 1 minute from The Compton Arms
Pan-Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fish & Chip Shop
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
189 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The 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 The Compton Arms

Near The Compton Arms
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 13 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 23 minutes from The 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 The Compton Arms

The Compton Arms gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 17 minutes from The Compton Arms
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from The 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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Meeting venue hire near The Compton Arms

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Compton Arms.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | Same location as The Compton Arms
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from The 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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The Wurzels
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 3 minutes walk from The Compton Arms

Seven-piece country, folk and pop outfit from Somerset, whose hits include The Combine Harvester and I Am A Cider Drinker....More

The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Theatre | Until 27th January 2018 

Almeida Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Compton Arms

Magic, science fiction and fantasy collide in Anne Washburn's stage adaptation of stories from the cult TV series written by ...More

 
Go Noah Go!
Go Noah Go!
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Compton Arms

Set in the Caribbean, this adaptation of Go Noah Go! By John Agard takes a well known story and gives ...More

 
Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 14th December 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 11 minutes walk from The Compton Arms

Established stars and experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand-up for the first time....More

Jaykae
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 13 minutes walk from The Compton Arms

Janum Khan from Birmingham brings his grime and hip hop material to the stage....More

CoCo And The Butterfields
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 13 minutes walk from The Compton Arms

The Canterbury-based five-piece combo mixes folk and hip hop with elements of rock....More

Half Life II
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 14th December 2017 

Electrowerkz 16 minutes walk from The Compton Arms

Smerz, Astrid Sonne, Sissel Wincent and Giulia provide the dance tunes....More

Sisters: Comedy Nicetime 2
Comedy | On 14th December 2017 

Pleasance Theatre 18 minutes walk from The Compton Arms

The innovative sketch duo of Christy White-Spunner and Mark Jones present a festive-themed show raising funds for CALM....More

DJ Mag Best Of British Awards Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 14th December 2017 

EGG 18 minutes walk from The Compton Arms

House music providers on the night are DJ Boring, DJ Haus, Doorly, Seb Zito, Solardo and Special Request....More

Hanover Band
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

Kings Place 21 minutes walk from The Compton Arms

The group performs Handel's Messiah, with Erica Eloff, soprano, Timothy Morgan, countertenor, Bradley Smith, tenor, Tristan Hambleton, bass baritone and ...More

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The York Realist
The York Realist
Theatre | From 8th February 

The Donmar Warehouse

Donmar Associate Robert Hastie, who delighted Donmar audiences with his celebrated productions of My Night ...More

 
Gundog
Theatre | From 31st January 

Royal Court Theatre

Writer Simon Longman makes his debut at the Royal Court with a poignant drama about two sisters, Anna and Becky, who are determined to hold their family together after the death of their mother until ...More

Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me
Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me
Exhibitions | On 29th October 

London Palladium

The 'Absolutely Fabulous' actress and comedian, Joanna Lumley, ...More

 
Quiz
Quiz
Theatre | From 31st March 

Noel Coward Theatre

Following a sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Quiz, the play about 'the coughing Major' ...More

 
Girls & Boys
Girls & Boys
Theatre | From 8th February 

Royal Court Theatre

Starring BAFTA Award winner Carey Mulligan, Girls & Boys sees writer Dennis Kelly collaborating for ...More

 
Oceania
Oceania
Exhibitions | From 29th September 

Royal Academy of Arts

Exploring themes of voyaging, place-making and encounter, Oceania marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal ...More

 
Renzo Piano
Renzo Piano
Exhibitions | From 15th September 

Royal Academy of Arts

He has designed some of the most striking buildings in our modern cities, from the ...More

 
Charles I: King and Collector
Charles I: King and Collector
Exhibitions | From 27th January 

Royal Academy of Arts

During his reign, from 1625 until his execution ...More

 
Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-2018
Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-2018
Exhibitions | From 28th March 

Design Museum

Taking the global financial crash of 2008 as ...More

 
So Many Reasons
So Many Reasons
Theatre | From 16th January 

Camden People's Theatre

Fuel presents a collaboration between writer Racheal Ofori and performer Heather Agyepong, exploring the unique ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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