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Angel Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2015

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2015 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2015 London events.

 
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    Hilton London Islington Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  27% 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
     
     
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  23% off
    60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from The Retreat
    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 £55  24% 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
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Nightclubs nearest The Retreat

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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Nightlife near The Retreat

    The Retreat clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    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
     
     
     
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    Pisco Embassy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    176 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
    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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    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
     
     
     
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    Second Soprano
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th June to 4th July 2015
    The King's Head, 115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
    The untold story of the nurses and entertainers who served in the First World War told via a virtuosic comedy duo and a piano....More
     
     
     
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    New Designers
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th June to 4th July 2015
    Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Retreat
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    Badge Of Shame
    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 30th Jun to 4th Jul 2015 - Various Times
    Hen & Chickens Theatre, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 8 minutes from The Retreat
    Hadleigh Productions presents a neo-noir crime thriller about the murder of an undercover Internal Affairs agent....More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near The Retreat

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Retreat
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Shopping near The Retreat

    The best shops and markets near The Retreat
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near The Retreat

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    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
     
     
     
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    La Porchetta
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Retreat
    Pizza & Pasta ... More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Education near The Retreat

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    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
     
     
     
    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 | 20 minutes from The Retreat
    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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    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
     
     
     
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    Leisure near The Retreat

    The Retreat gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    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
     
     
     
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    Skip Garden
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Tapper Walk, N1C | 18 minutes from The Retreat
    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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    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
     
     
     
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    Pubs near The Retreat

    The best pubs near London The Retreat.
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    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
     
     
     
    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
     
     
     
    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
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near The Retreat

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Retreat.
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    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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Union Chapel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 5 minutes from The Retreat
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    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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    Oresteia
    Oresteia
    Theatre | Until 18th July 2015 

    Almeida Theatre 1 minute walk from The Retreat

    Robert Icke's radical reimagining of Aeschylus's Oresteia is staged at the Almeida as part of the season dedicated to Ancient ...More

     
    I Went To A Fabulous Party
    Theatre | Until 5th July 2015 

    The King's Head 2 minutes walk from The Retreat

    A contemporary comedy drama set at a party amongst friends who get saucy when two newcomers challenge married couple Matt ...More

    Hiatus Kaiyote & Taylor McFerrin
    Concerts | On 4th July 2015 

    Islington Assembly Hall 3 minutes walk from The Retreat

    Neo-soul quartet and beatboxing multi-instrumentalist....More

    Angel Comedy
    Comedy | On 4th July 2015 

    Angel Comedy Club 6 minutes walk from The Retreat

    Musical comedy from Ant Dewson. Also featuring Hyde Panaser, Twayna Mayne, Joe Sutherland, Masud Milas and MC Barry Ferns....More

    Live At The Chapel
    Comedy | On 4th July 2015 

    Union Chapel 6 minutes walk from The Retreat

    Subversive and deconstructive humour from stand-up and former comedic partner of Richard Herring, Stewart Lee. Also featuring Aisling Bea, Phil ...More

    Piney Gir
    Concerts | On 4th July 2015 

    Union Chapel 6 minutes walk from The Retreat

    American musician and singer, born in Kansas with support from Rodney Branigan and Player Piano....More

    Club de Fromage - Fourth Of July Special
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 4th July 2015 

    O2 Academy Islington 8 minutes walk from The Retreat

    Slow Alfie and the Fromage gang are celebrating Independence Day with an American-themed special. Expect to hear Backstreet Boys, Bon ...More

    Club De Fromage
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th August 2015 

    O2 Academy Islington 8 minutes walk from The Retreat

    Residents and guests supply pop and party classics....More

    Old School Indie
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th August 2015 

    O2 Academy Islington 8 minutes walk from The Retreat

    Residents and guests play indie....More

     
     
     
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