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389 Kentish Town Road, NW5 2TJ
 
 
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The Bull & Gate, a much loved unpretentious north London pub with a long-standing reputation as a quality live music venue, will cease operating as a live venue on 4th May 2013. The Kentish Town venue gave many well known bands their first gig before they made it big - including Blur, Coldplay and the Manic Street Preachers, to name just three. The Young's brewery chain plan to refurbish and reopening the building as a 'pub restaurant'. Young's also own Geronimo, the chain has two other gastropubs in the NW5 area, The Lion & Unicorn and Lord Palmerston, so can you expect something similar to be revealed here in the summer.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Kentish Town Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Tufnell Park Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Gospel Oak Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Arcade Car Parks
 
30 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £77  31% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 15 minutes from Bull & Gate
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 31 minutes from Bull & Gate
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  27% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 33 minutes from Bull & Gate
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest Bull & Gate

Nearest to Bull & Gate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Forum
London > Entertainment > Live Music
9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from Bull & Gate
Once a gorgeous art deco cinema, The Forum is now an essential mid-sized rock venue. It's got everything you want from the North London rock scene, ... More
 
 
 
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The Barfly Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from Bull & Gate
Of the huge tally of pubs and clubs that line Camden's streets, Barfly stands out thanks to the predominant quality of the live acts, in spite ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Bull & Gate
Not the easiest of places to find yet Camden Proud has quickly found a place in the hearts of many. This art gallery by day becomes ... More
 
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Bull & Gate

Near Bull & Gate
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Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub
London > Entertainment > Theatres
51 Camden Park Road, NW1 | 10 minutes from Bull & Gate
The Theatre Collection above the Lord Stanley pub in Camden was founded by Victor Sobchak and Shaban Arifi who between them have produced over 100 productions ... More
 
 
 
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Roundhouse
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 13 minutes from Bull & Gate
It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as ... More
 
 
 
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Pleasance Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | 16 minutes from Bull & Gate
The Pleasance Theatre opened in 1995 and quickly became one of the best fringe venues in London. The building was a former timber store for the ... More
 
 
 
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Goyo Jimenez
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Thursday 19th September 2019 - 7pm
Bull & Gate, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from Bull & Gate
The stand-up from Spain brings his routine to the UK's stages....More
 
 
 
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Star Shaped Festival 2019
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 21st September 2019 - 1pm
Bull & Gate, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from Bull & Gate
Cast, Dodgy, Space, Geneva, Salad, Mark Morriss of The Bluetones, Chris Helme of The Seahorses and one more performing at this multi-city Britpop festival....More
 
 
 
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Fetty Wap
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 23rd September 2019 - 7pm
Bull & Gate, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from Bull & Gate
American rapper, whose song Trap Queen reached number eight in the UK charts....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Bull & Gate

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bull & Gate
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176 Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
176 Prince of Wales Road, NW5 | 12 minutes from Bull & Gate
A welcome addition to the North London arts scene which, until 176 opened, was not overwhelmed with great galleries. This is the new home of the ... More
 
 
 
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Painted Earth
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Bull & Gate
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly staff ... More
 
 
 
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 18 minutes from Bull & Gate
The Jewish Museum in Camden reopened on Wednesday 17th March 2010 following a £10 million transformation which brought the collections of the Jewish Museum and the ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Bull & Gate

The best shops and markets near Bull & Gate
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Dots
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
132 St Pancras Way, Camden Town, NW1 | 9 minutes from Bull & Gate
Just a couple of minutes from Camden Town tube station this harmonic haven is a convenient stop-off when faced with any dissonant difficulties. The staff are ... More
 
 
 
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
158a Camden Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Bull & Gate
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
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Escapade
London > Shopping > Hire Shops
45-46 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from Bull & Gate
Excellent costume shop for buying and hiring all manner of outlandish gear. This place is highly recommended by our readers. The staff are friendly, it's fairly ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Bull & Gate

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Pane Vino
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
323 Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town, NW5 | Same location as Bull & Gate
You might need a little motivation to trek all the way up to the dreary top end of Kentish Town Road, so how does a great ... More
 
 
 
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The Oxford Pub & Dining Room
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
256 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 1 minute from Bull & Gate
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Beef & Brew
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
323 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 1 minute from Bull & Gate
Beef & Brew, the brainchild of Jessica Simmons and Daniel Nathan, gives the traditional steak house a modern makeover. Drawing on Jess' experience - first as ... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 16 minutes from Bull & Gate
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 22 minutes from Bull & Gate
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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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 24 minutes from Bull & Gate
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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Leisure near Bull & Gate

Bull & Gate gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Parliament Hill
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, NW5 | 4 minutes from Bull & Gate
Originally a point of defense for troops loyal to parliament during the English Civil War, Parliament Hill (previously known as Traitor's Hill) is now a favoured ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caroline Pick Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 7 minutes from Bull & Gate
Yoga from within from one of the UK's foremost practitioners. Caroline Pick uses yoga to exercise the body as an extension of the mind, and her ... More
 
 
 
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Triyoga Camden
London > Leisure >
57a Jamestown Road, NW1 | 15 minutes from Bull & Gate
In December 2014 Triyoga moved from Primrose Hill to Camden into a beautifully renovated Victorian warehouse which was originally a piano factory. ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Bull & Gate

The best pubs near London Bull & Gate.
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The Lion and Unicorn
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 3 minutes from Bull & Gate
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The Pineapple
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
51 Leverton Street, NW5 | 4 minutes from Bull & Gate
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The Junction Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
101 Fortess Road, NW5 | 6 minutes from Bull & Gate
Having been voted North London pub of the Year 2008 by CAMRA - the Campaign for Real Ale for those of you who don't know your ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Bull & Gate

Bull & Gate clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Bull & Gate
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from Bull & Gate
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Near & Far Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
48 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from Bull & Gate
The third Near & Far from the group behind The Magic Roundabout and The Good Mixer is the biggest. This Camden ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Bull & Gate

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bull & Gate.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 13 minutes from Bull & Gate
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 27 minutes from Bull & Gate
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 30 minutes from Bull & Gate
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
 

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Zuzu
Concerts | On 18th September 2019 

The Barfly Camden 12 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

The musician from Liverpool performs her indie-pop originals....More

Wonderfest Rooftop
Wonderfest Rooftop
Seasonal | Until 28th September 2019 

Fest Camden 12 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

Taking inspiration from the likes of Woodstock and Glastonbury, FEST Camden transforms its rooftop into the Wonderfest Rooftop for a ...More

 
Midlife Cowboy
Theatre | Until 6th October 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 16 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

Tony Hawks Productions present a comedy musical that follows the fortunes of the members of the Swindon Country and Western ...More

Serious Sam Barrett
Concerts | On 18th September 2019 

The Green Note Cafe 18 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

The folk and country singer-songwriter from Otley, West Yorkshire, plays self-penned and traditional songs on 12-string guitar and banjo. With ...More

London Klezmer Quartet
Concerts | On 18th September 2019 

The Green Note Cafe 18 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

The ensemble plays traditional Jewish music from across Eastern Europe from the Baltic to the Black Sea....More

Jeff Warner
Concerts | On 18th September 2019 

Cecil Sharp House 18 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

The singer and multi-instrumentalist performs and interprets American traditional music drawn from the lumber camps, fishing villages and mountain tops ...More

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Northern Ballet's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula comes to the Royal Opera House but before it does it's screened live in cinemas on 31st October especially for Halloween. David Nixon's take on the Gothic creation ...More

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From the creators of Printworks, The Drumsheds is a warehouse and outdoor space that's perfect ...More

 
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