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

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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 £65  34% 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
 
 
 
Best Western Swiss Cottage Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  36% off
4 Adamson Road, Swiss Cottage, NW3 | 27 minutes from Bull & Gate
The BEST WESTERN Swiss Cottage Hotel is ideally situated for business and leisure travellers, yet on a quiet street just two minutes from the tube station ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Euston Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  22% off
43 Cardington Street, NW1 | 29 minutes from Bull & Gate
Within three minutes walk of Euston Station, between Regent's Park and the British Museum and close to Kings Cross Station, this modern hotel offers guests a ... More
 
 
 
 
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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 Lion & Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 4 minutes from Bull & Gate
Located in Kentish Town, The Lion & Unicorn Theatre is home to the Giant Olive Theatre Company. The venue has built up a strong reputation for ... More
 
 
 
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The Enemy
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 3rd and Friday 16th September 2016 - 7pm
The Forum, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from Bull & Gate
The Coventry trio, led by Tom Clarke, performs indie-rock originals from each of their albums in a farewell tour....More
 
 
 
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How Does That Make You Feel'
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd to 27th Aug 2016 - 8pm-9pm
The Lion & Unicorn Theatre, 42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 4 minutes from Bull & Gate
A one-hour play about a husband who finds out his wife is going to relationship counselling. He insists on being part of the solution, unaware that ...More
 
 
 
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The One
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th August to 10th September 2016 - 8pm-9.30pm
The Lion & Unicorn Theatre, 42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 4 minutes from Bull & Gate
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Town and Country Club
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
9 Highgate Road, NW5 | 3 minutes from Bull & Gate
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Camden Town Brewery
London > Attractions >
55-59 Wilkin Street, NW5 | 6 minutes from Bull & Gate
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Spring Projects
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Spring House, 10 Spring Place, NW5 | 6 minutes from Bull & Gate
A fine art gallery showing contemporary works but the difference here is the exhibitions are dedicated to showing pieces where fashion, fine art and design works ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Bull & Gate
London Bead Co/Delicate Stitches
London > Shopping > Art and Design
339 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | Same location as Bull & Gate
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Iceland
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
301 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | Same location as Bull & Gate
Iceland is a cheap, major national supermarket chain specialising in frozen foods. It offers good, multi-buy deals on frozen meals, fresh snacks and alcoholic drinks. It ... More
 
 
 
Tony's Heel Bar
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
1 Wolsey Mews, Gaisford Street, NW5 | 2 minutes from 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
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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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Rio's Health Club
London > Leisure > Fitness
241 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 3 minutes from Bull & Gate
Public Fitness Club ... 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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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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Annies Bar
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
180 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 4 minutes from Bull & Gate
This sophisticated and demure bar is a far cry from the small crowded pubs and impromptu gig venues normally found in Kentish Town, the closest you'll ... More
 
 
 
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VAC Meetings Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
293-299 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | Same location as Bull & Gate
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London Centre For Psychotherapy
London > Business > Venue Hire
32 Leighton Road, NW5 | 3 minutes from Bull & Gate
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Oasis North London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Unit 2000, Regis Road, NW5 | 3 minutes from Bull & Gate
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Jukebox, Jewkbox! A Century on Shellac and Vinyl
Jukebox, Jewkbox! A Century on Shellac and Vinyl
Exhibitions | Until 16th October 2016 

Jewish Museum 1.92 miles from Bull & Gate

In 1887 German-Jewish emigrant Emil Berliner patented his gramophone and changed the world. The Jewish Museum London takes this moment ...More

 
Sura Susso
Concerts | On 27th August 2016 

The Green Note Cafe 1.96 miles from Bull & Gate

The Gambian singer-songwriter, kora player and percussionist performs his world music originals....More

Lucy Orme
Concerts | On 27th August 2016 

The Green Note Cafe 1.96 miles from Bull & Gate

The vocalist and her outfit performs numbers reminiscent of the golden era of jazz....More

Dubvocaliza
Concerts | On 27th August 2016 

The Dublin Castle 1.96 miles from Bull & Gate

The dub fusion group drops it's intoxicating blend of reggae, rock and electro. With support from Operation Offbeat and The ...More

Circus Maximus
Concerts | On 27th August 2016 

Underworld 1.97 miles from Bull & Gate

Norwegian progressive metal quintet from Oslo, incorporating symphonic and power metal influences and synthesizers. With support from Aeon Zen and ...More

Slum Village
Concerts | On 27th August 2016 

Jazz Cafe 1.99 miles from Bull & Gate

Born of the Detroit 90s underground hip hop scene, the troupe, let by founding member and rapper T3, performs their ...More

Tango Etnia
Sporting Events | Until 28th August 2016 

Cecil Sharp House 2.09 miles from Bull & Gate

Learn to dance the Argentine tango, or polish your existing routine....More

The Taming Of The Shrew
Theatre | Until 27th August 2016 

Etcetera Theatre 2.1 miles from Bull & Gate

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Mr Jordan's Funeral: In Absence Of His Memory
Theatre | Until 28th August 2016 

Etcetera Theatre 2.1 miles from Bull & Gate

Theatre, Non-Professional Theatre....More

Glaucoma
Theatre | Until 28th August 2016 

Etcetera Theatre 2.1 miles from Bull & Gate

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