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Rok Islington In a Grade II listed building on Upper Street, a 60-seat Swedish restaurant and bar serving ' simple but exquisite' Nordic influenced dishes draws a steady stream of customers to this busy stretch in Islington. F ollowing the success of the first Rok restaurant on Curtain Road, Shoreditch, Rok in Islington mixes much-loved classic dishes with new dishes like mackerel with pickled onions and flamed crispbread, Guinea fowl with semi-cured pork belly and butter poached wild vegetables, and dark chocolate mousse with espresso sorbet and malted crumb. Returning favourites include scallop, nduja and seaweed, duck with lingonberry bacon jam and wood smoked peach with Laphroaig honey. Cocktails have been designed using the same philosophy applied to the food menu, using smoking and fermentation techniques. B iodynamic and minimum intervention wines have been chosen to complement the bold and punchy flavours served up by the kitchen.

 

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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
 
12 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  41% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Rok Islington
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 £73  42% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Rok Islington
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 £53  27% off
Central Street, EC1V | 18 minutes from Rok Islington
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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Fig & Olive
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
151 Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Rok Islington
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Ottolenghi Islington
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
287 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Rok Islington
This southern Mediterranean restaurant and deli has become a cast-iron favourite with Islington's socialites who love the all-white decor, the sharing tables and the exotic cuisine, ... More
 
 
 
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La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Rok Islington
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Finding Santa
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th November to 24th December 2018
Rok Islington, 1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Rok Islington
Written by children's author Sean Taylor, who also wrote Where the Bugaboo Lives, Finding Santa is a puppet adventure that follows on from the hugely popular ...More
 
 
 
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Liam Gallagher
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 13th December 2018 - 7pm
Rok Islington, Compton Terrace, N1 | 5 minutes from Rok Islington
The Manchester-born frontman of Oasis and Beady Eye performs a stripped back acoustic set in aid of the charity Shelter, which campaigns to end homelessness....More
 
 
 
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A New Figurative Art 1920-1945: Works From The Giuseppe Iannaccone Collection
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th September to 23rd December 2018 - Various Times
Rok Islington, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Rok Islington
Iconic works put together by Giuseppe Iannaccone exploring the crucial phase of Italian art history little-known outside of its native country, with works by Luigi Broggini, ...More
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Rok Islington
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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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Rok Islington
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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Rok Islington
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 Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Rok Islington
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 | 4 minutes from Rok Islington
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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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Rok Islington
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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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Rok Islington
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 Rok Islington
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 Rok Islington
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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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 16 minutes from Rok Islington
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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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 17 minutes from Rok Islington
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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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 19 minutes from Rok Islington
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 17 minutes from Rok Islington
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Rok Islington
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 | 18 minutes from Rok Islington
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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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Rok Islington
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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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Rok Islington
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
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Rok Islington
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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Rok Islington
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, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Rok Islington
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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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Rok Islington
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Rok Islington
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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 5 minutes from Rok Islington
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Rok Islington
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 Tragedy Of King Richard The Second
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Almeida Theatre 1 minute walk from Rok Islington

Simon Russell Beale plays King Richard II in a visceral new production about the limits of power, directed by Joe ...More

Angelo
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Little Angel Theatre 2 minutes walk from Rok Islington

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Finding Santa
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Little Angel Studios 2 minutes walk from Rok Islington

Written by children's author Sean Taylor, who also wrote Where the Bugaboo Lives, Finding Santa is a puppet adventure that ...More

 
The Boy Under The Christmas Tree
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The King's Head 3 minutes walk from Rok Islington

A bizarre and surreal Christmas comedy written by Taggart creator Glenn Chandler....More

Buttons: A Cinderella Story
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A New Figurative Art 1920-1945: Works From The Giuseppe Iannaccone Collection
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Rok Islington

Iconic works put together by Giuseppe Iannaccone exploring the crucial phase of Italian art history little-known outside of its native ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Rok Islington

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

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 13th December 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 6 minutes walk from Rok Islington

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

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Music | On 13th December 2018 

O2 Academy Islington 8 minutes walk from Rok Islington

New and emerging music acts from across the UK....More

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