The Retreat

 
 
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Angel Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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What's on in London 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near The Retreat

Near The Retreat
Hilton Islington Hotel London London
Hilton Islington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £83  38% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
Citadines St Mark's London London
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment  from £64  21% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 13 minutes from The Retreat
Located nearby to Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London, Citadines St Mark's is a 4-star apartment hotel that aims to accommodate business ...More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel London
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £66  38% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Alternative Nightclubs nearest The Retreat

Nearest to The Retreat
EGG London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 18 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
Scala London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
Plastic People London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Plastic People
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
147-149 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 25 minutes from The Retreat
Don't come to Plastic People expecting a stylish bar and the latest trendy cocktails. There's nothing fancy about this basement club, but what it does offer ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Retreat

The Retreat clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Hoxley & Porter London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
The Old Queen's Head London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Retreat
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ...More
 
 
 
Colebrookes London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near The Retreat

Near The Retreat
Lady Windermere's Fan London
Ends Today
Lady Windermere's Fan
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st and 22nd August 2014 at 7pm & 23rd August 2014 at 3pm and 7pm
The King's Head, 115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
Oscar Wilde's first major theatrical success, written in 1892, is a stylish, glittering comedy of marital misadventure and family secrets. Here set in the 1930s, Ellie ...More
 
 
 
Too Far Right London
Ends Today
Too Far Right
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st August 2014 at 6pm & 22nd and 23rd August 2014 at 4.30pm
Hen & Chickens Theatre, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 8 minutes from The Retreat
A production that asks how far can the right to freedom of speech extend before it becomes a threat to that society?...More
 
 
 
Open Mind London
Today Only
Open Mind
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 23rd August 2014 - 7pm-10pm
Relentless Garage, 22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 9 minutes from The Retreat
The four-piece Buckinghamshire-based band performs its pop originals. With support from Katie Coleman, The Landed....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Retreat

Near The Retreat
Almeida Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
The Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ...More
 
 
 
The King's Head London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Retreat

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Retreat
The Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
The Islington Metal Works London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 10 minutes from The Retreat
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near The Retreat

The best shops and markets near The Retreat
Twentytwentyone London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
Aria London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ...More
 
 
 
Zoots London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Retreat
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near The Retreat

What are the best dining options near The Retreat London?
Le Mercury London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Le Mercury
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140A Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Retreat
Mains for under £6 excellent value and a good atmosphere....More
 
 
 
La Porchetta London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Retreat
Pizza & Pasta ...More
 
 
 
Almeida London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30 Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Retreat
This popular D & D London (formerly Conran Restaurants) eatery is renowned as Islington's top restaurant, a much sought after plaudit given the area's sheer volume ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near The Retreat

Near The Retreat
Jenius Social London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 18 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
LSO St Luke's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 21 minutes from The Retreat
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ...More
 
 
 
London Wine Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 22 minutes from The Retreat
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Retreat

The Retreat gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Pancras Square Leisure London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, N1C | 18 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
London Fencing Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 19 minutes from The Retreat
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ...More
 
 
 
Spa Fields Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 19 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near The Retreat

The best pubs near London The Retreat.
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
The Drapers Arms London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
The Old Queen's Head London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Retreat
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Retreat

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Retreat.
Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
Union Chapel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 5 minutes from The Retreat
...More
 
 
 
Business Design Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Retreat
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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What's On Today

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Saturday at Barrio North
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd August 2014 

Barrio North 3 minutes walk from The Retreat

DJ Ed Adoo supplies soul, funk, breaks, hip-hop, drum'n'bass and dubstep....More

Chuckaboo
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th October 2014 

Albert & Pearl 4 minutes walk from The Retreat

Nu-disco, electro, funk and deep house courtesy of resident DJs Normski, Bee Shiver, Max Van Morrison, Lucy Stone and E-Raze ...More

Drinking, Dancing And Djs
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th October 2014 

The Old Queen's Head 4 minutes walk from The Retreat

Resident DJs will soundtrack your night with a vibrant mix of hip-hop, house, disco and party classics....More

Gogo Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd August 2014 

Buffalo Bar 7 minutes walk from The Retreat

Live bands and guest DJs play indie, punk, rock and pop....More

Club De Fromage Bank Holiday Special
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd August 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 8 minutes walk from The Retreat

Resident DJs play classic pop, rock, disco and power ballads, with fancy dress....More

Old School Indie
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd August 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 8 minutes walk from The Retreat

London's fave weekly indie night are joined by Art Brut frontman Eddie Argos for a special guest DJ slot!...More

Old School Indie
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th October 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 8 minutes walk from The Retreat

Resident DJs play Indie, rock'n'roll, pop, soul and Motown....More

The Scummy Mummies Show
Comedy | Until 24th August 2014 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Retreat

Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn take a light-hearted look at parenthood....More

The Dickies
Concerts | On 23rd August 2014 

Relentless Garage 9 minutes walk from The Retreat

Punk rock outfit, who formed in San Fernando Valley in the 70s....More

Open Mind
Concerts | On 23rd August 2014 

Relentless Garage 9 minutes walk from The Retreat

The four-piece Buckinghamshire-based band performs its pop originals. With support from Katie Coleman, The Landed....More

 
 
 
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