Bull & Gate

 
 
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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

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
30 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  29% off
    30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 15 minutes from Bull & Gate
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    Thistle Euston Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  25% off
    Cardington Street, NW1 | 29 minutes from Bull & Gate
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    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £51  42% off
    192 North Gower Street, NW1 | 31 minutes from Bull & Gate
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    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
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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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    Platform Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, N1C | 26 minutes from Bull & Gate
    Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st March to 5th April 2015
    176 Gallery, 176 Prince Of Wales Road, NW5 | 12 minutes from Bull & Gate
    An exhibition produced in collaboration with an artist-run space, founded in 2007 by artists Isaac Brest and Alex Perweiler as an online platform....More
     
     
     
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    Future Islands
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st March 2015 - 7pm
    Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 13 minutes from Bull & Gate
    Electro and synthpop from this three-piece group who are based in Baltimore....More
     
     
     
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    Lilac Sheer
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 5th April 2015 - 7pm-9pm
    The InSpiral Lounge, 250 Camden High Street, NW1 | 13 minutes from 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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    Roundhouse
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 13 minutes from 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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    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
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    Kentish Canteen
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    300 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 1 minute from Bull & Gate
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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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    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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    Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 26 minutes from Bull & Gate
    Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
     
     
     
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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
     
     
     
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    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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    Parliament Hill Lido
    London > Leisure > Activities
    Parliament Hill Fields, Gordon House Road, NW5 | 15 minutes from Bull & Gate
    The gorgeous unheated Parliament Hill Lido on Hampstead Heath (also called 'Hampstead Heath Lido') was upgraded not so long ago when it had a generous £2.9million ... More
     
     
     
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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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Yumchaa
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Bull & Gate
    Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
     
     
     
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    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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    The Barfly Camden 12 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

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    See You Next Tuesday
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th April 2015 

    The Barfly Camden 12 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

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    An Alternative Gathering Of The Tribes
    Concerts | On 31st March 2015 

    Proud Camden 12 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

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    Ear Candy
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st March 2015 

    The Hideaway 14 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

    Emergent artists and musicians share, perform and collaborate....More

    Downfall Of Gaia
    Concerts | On 31st March 2015 

    The Black Heart 16 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

    The four-piece outfit performs hardcore rock and metal. With support from Der Weg Einer Freiheit....More

    Danny Vaughn And Dan Reed
    Concerts | On 31st March 2015 

    Underworld 16 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

    The lead singers of Tyketto and the Dan Reed Network collaborate on a selection of rock songs....More

    Ameriie
    Concerts | On 31st March 2015 

    Jazz Cafe 16 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

    The singer from Washington DC, Amerie Mi Marie Rogers, performs her commercial R&B songs....More

    Ben Van Der Velde: Blue Plaque Laughs
    Comedy | Until 31st March 2015 

    The Camden Head 17 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

    The comic and friends discuss the blue plaques around London and who they think should have a memorial of their ...More

    Open Mic Night
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th May 2015 

    The Green Note Cafe 18 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

    A chance to showcase skills in an open mic evening....More

    Morris Dancing: Workshop
    Sporting Events | Until 28th April 2015 

    Cecil Sharp House 18 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

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