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Angel Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  30% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Walkabout 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 £91  28% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Walkabout 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 £47  24% off
Central Street, EC1V | 13 minutes from Walkabout 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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Alternative Bars nearest Walkabout Islington

Nearest to Walkabout Islington
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Walkabout Islington
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Walkabout 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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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Walkabout Islington

Walkabout Islington clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Walkabout Islington
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Walkabout 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 14 minutes from Walkabout Islington
The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Walkabout Islington

Near Walkabout Islington
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The Diary Of A Nobody
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th and 17th November 2017 at 7pm & 18th November 2017 at 3pm and 7pm
Walkabout Islington, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Walkabout Islington
George and Weedon Grossmith's novel is transformed into an uproarious comedy through inventive and imaginative staging. Balancing moments of wild humour against the insightful depiction of ...More
 
 
 
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Sick
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 18th November 2017 - 1pm
Walkabout Islington, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Walkabout Islington
A show based on the writer and performer Shey Hargreaves' real experiences of working on an emergency medical unit....More
 
 
 
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Motorheadache: A Tribute To Lemmy
London > Events > Music  Dates: Saturday 18th November 2017 - 6pm
Walkabout Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Classic rock covers taking in Motorhead's 23 studio albums and featuring hits like Ace Of Spades, Overkill and We Are The Road Crew....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Walkabout Islington

Near Walkabout Islington
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Walkabout Islington
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
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The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Walkabout Islington
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Walkabout Islington
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Walkabout Islington

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Walkabout Islington
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Walkabout 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 | 5 minutes from Walkabout 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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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Walkabout Islington

The best shops and markets near Walkabout Islington
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Loop
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Camden Passage, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Walkabout Islington
'Loop' is a gorgeous shop to do with all things knit. A huge selection of exquisite yarns from around the world as well as haberdashery, vintage ... More
 
 
 
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Paul A Young Fine Chocolates
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
33 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Walkabout Islington
Before he was a full-time chocolatier, Paul A Young was patissier for Marco Pierre White. The drama and perfectionism demanded by a Michelin-starred restaurant are both ... More
 
 
 
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Felix and Lilys
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
3 Camden Passage, Islington, London N18EA | 1 minute from Walkabout Islington
This gorgeous baby boutique in Camden Passage, Islington, offers a stylish combination of everything a mother needs - or wants. Felix and Lily's predominantly stocks children ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Walkabout Islington

What are the best dining options near Walkabout Islington London?
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La Forchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
73 Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Walkabout Islington
... More
 
 
 
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Vivo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
57-58 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Walkabout Islington
Vivo opens on 9th October 2013. Brothers Will and Ben Thompson are behind this Italian bakery and restaurant on Upper Street in Islington. Vivo is their ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Radicals and Victuallers
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
59 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Walkabout Islington
Serving up an unusual selection of burgers - filled with fried egg and peanut butter, or Nik Naks and pastrami - as well as other US ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Walkabout Islington

Near Walkabout Islington
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 13 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 14 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from Walkabout Islington
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Walkabout Islington

Walkabout Islington gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 14 minutes from Walkabout Islington
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from Walkabout Islington
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Walkabout Islington

The best pubs near London Walkabout Islington.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Walkabout 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Walkabout Islington
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Walkabout Islington

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Walkabout Islington.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Walkabout 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Walkabout 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 10 minutes from Walkabout Islington
... More
 
 
 
 

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Angel Comedy Pro Night
Comedy | On 18th November 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 1 minute walk from Walkabout Islington

A night of top stand-up from familiar faces on the comedy circuit....More

Sick
Theatre | Until 18th November 2017 

The King's Head 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

A show based on the writer and performer Shey Hargreaves' real experiences of working on an emergency medical unit....More

Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th November 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

Motorheadache: A Tribute To Lemmy
Music | On 18th November 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Classic rock covers taking in Motorhead's 23 studio albums and featuring hits like Ace Of Spades, Overkill and We Are ...More

The Southmartins: The Beautiful South And The Housemartins Tribute
Music | On 18th November 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

The band performs the music of Paul Heaton and his associates....More

Burn Down The Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th November 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Indie, soul, synth, ska and rock'n'roll courtesy of guests and residents....More

Albion
Albion
Theatre | Until 24th November 2017 

Almeida Theatre 5 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Director Rupert Goold collaborates with writer Mike Bartlett for the first time since the award-winning King Charles III for a ...More

 
Go Noah Go!
Go Noah Go!
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 5 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Set in the Caribbean, this adaptation of Go Noah Go! By John Agard takes a well known story and gives ...More

 
KAOS 14th Anniversary
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th November 2017 

Electrowerkz 5 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Techno, post-punk and wave from Phase Fatale, Blind Delon and Donna Haringwey....More

Robert Forster
Concerts | On 18th November 2017 

The Lexington 9 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

The Brisbane-born singer-songwriter performs his indie-pop and rock tunes on the UK's stages. Support from Comet Gain, Pete Astor and ...More

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Londrino, Leandro Carreira's first standalone restaurant and wine bar, begins with the flavours, traditions and ...More

 
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The only restaurant in India to feature in the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, Indian ...More

 
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In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

Harry's Dolci
Harry's Dolci
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An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
Veeno St Paul's
Veeno St Paul's
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Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
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Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
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Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
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Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Andreas Gursky
Exhibitions | From 24th January 

The Hayward Gallery

Kicking off the gallery's 50th anniversary year, 2018 sees the Hayward Gallery host the first major retrospective in the UK of the work of Andreas Gursky. Considered one of the most significant photographers of our ...More

Beginning
Beginning
Theatre | From 15th January 

Ambassadors Theatre

A new play by David Eldridge, Beginning invites the audience to be a fly on ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
Jack Solomons Club
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Dining 

Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Comedy | From 11th December 

Soho Theatre

Lastminute.com Best Newcomer nominee 2016, Jayde Adams is back with a new show and it's ...More

 
Elbow
Elbow
Concerts | On 7th March 

The O2 Arena

The Guy Garvey fronted four-piece from Bury who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2008 ...More

 
Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | From 4th January 

JuJu's Bar and Stage

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. ...More

 
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Foodie Events | On 21st November 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant

This November, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant presents its ...More

 
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
Theatre | On 31st December 

The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Since finding a permanent home at the Bloomsbury ...More

 
Guilty Pleasures: NYE Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

KOKO

Having been their home for the past ten years, Guilty Pleasures presents its first ever New Year's Eve celebration at KOKO. One of the UK's biggest pop club ...More

La Soiree
La Soiree
Theatre | From 24th November 

Aldwych Theatre

The Olivier Award-winning La Soiree cabaret switches its spiegeltent for the West End this winter, ...More

 
Drink, Shop & Do Christmas Market
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Shopping | On 17th December 

Drink Shop & Do

Perfect for picking up some quirky last-minute gifts, ...More

 
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