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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30 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Hotels near Bull & Gate

Near Bull & Gate
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel London
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £79  30% 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
 
 
 
The Haverstock Hotel London
The Haverstock Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £51  38% off
154 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 17 minutes from Bull & Gate
Formerly a public house known as The Haverstock Arms, The Haverstock Hotel in Hampstead is a newly restored boutique property. Situated between Belsize Park and Camden ...More
 
 
 
London Marriott Hotel Regents Park London
London Marriott Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £93  30% off
128 King Henry's Road, NW3 | 27 minutes from Bull & Gate
In the quiet suburbs of Swiss Cottage - the tube stop is five minutes walk away - the London Marriott Hotel Regents Park offers large rooms ...More
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest Bull & Gate

Nearest to Bull & Gate
The Forum London
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
 
 
 
The Barfly Camden London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Proud Camden London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Roundhouse London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Platform Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Events near Bull & Gate

Near Bull & Gate
Arch Enemy & Kreator London
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Arch Enemy & Kreator
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 18th December 2014 - 7pm-11pm
The Forum, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from Bull & Gate
The death metal bands co-headline with support from Shining, Marty Friedman....More
 
 
 
LostAlone London
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LostAlone
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 18th December 2014 - 7pm-11pm
The Barfly Camden, 49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from Bull & Gate
Heavy stadium rock by the three-piece band who originate from Derby....More
 
 
 
Mada London
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Mada
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 18th December 2014 - 7pm
Proud Camden, The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Bull & Gate
Emergent band play funk influenced guitar music, with support from Fella, Hardactors and Matt Maltese....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Bull & Gate

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bull & Gate
176 Gallery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Painted Earth London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Roundhouse London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
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 160-year history, the buliding was first built ...More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Bull & Gate

The best shops and markets near Bull & Gate
Dots London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Warren Evans Furniture London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Escapade London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

What are the best dining options near Bull & Gate London?
Pane Vino London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Oxford Pub & Dining Room London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Oxford Pub & Dining Room
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
256 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 1 minute from Bull & Gate
British Cuisine...More
 
 
 
Kentish Canteen London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kentish Canteen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
300 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 1 minute from Bull & Gate
British Cuisine...More
 
 
 
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Education near Bull & Gate

Near Bull & Gate
Out of the Bloom London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Jenius Social London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Leisure near Bull & Gate

Bull & Gate gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Parliament Hill London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Caroline Pick Yoga London
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
 
 
 
Parliament Hill Lido London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Pubs near Bull & Gate

The best pubs near London Bull & Gate.
The Lion and Unicorn London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lion and Unicorn
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 3 minutes from Bull & Gate
Gastropub...More
 
 
 
The Pineapple London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pineapple
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
51 Leverton Street, NW5 | 4 minutes from Bull & Gate
...More
 
 
 
The Junction Tavern London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
The Champagne Bar London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Lock Tavern London
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
 
 
 
Yumchaa London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near Bull & Gate

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bull & Gate.
Roundhouse London
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
 
 
 
Kings Place London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
British Library Conference Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Arch Enemy & Kreator
Concerts | On 18th December 2014 

The Forum 2 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

The death metal bands co-headline with support from Shining, Marty Friedman....More

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Concerts | On 18th December 2014 

The Lock Tavern 12 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

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176 Gallery 12 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

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Exhibitions | Until 21st December 2014 

176 Gallery 12 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

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Exhibitions | Until 21st December 2014 

176 Gallery 12 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

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The Monarch 12 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

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LostAlone
Concerts | On 18th December 2014 

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Heavy stadium rock by the three-piece band who originate from Derby....More

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Concerts | On 18th December 2014 

Proud Camden 12 minutes walk from Bull & Gate

Emergent band play funk influenced guitar music, with support from Fella, Hardactors and Matt Maltese....More

 

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