Walkabout Islington

 
 
ADDRESS
56 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0NY 
 
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Mon to Wed 12noon-11pm, Thu to Sat 12noon-2am, Sun 12noon-10.30am
 

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LondonTown.com - Walkabout Islington Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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What's on in London 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Hotels near Walkabout Islington

Near Walkabout Islington
Hilton Islington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  23% 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
 
 
 
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £64  34% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 8 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Located nearby to Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London, Citadines St Mark's is a 4-star apartment hotel that aims to accommodate business ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  25% 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
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, , King's Cross, London N1 | 16 minutes from Walkabout Islington
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Walkabout Islington

Walkabout Islington clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Ends Today
The Picture Of John Gray
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 29th August 2014 at 7.30pm & Saturday 30th August 2014 at 3pm and 7.30pm
The Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St John Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Gus Miller directs CJ Wilmann's unconventional love story based around the creation of Oscar Wilde's classic novel about a young man who, magically, retains his youth ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 9 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
The HopeFull Repertory Season
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 29th August 2014 at 7pm-8pm and 9pm-10pm & Saturday 30th August 2014 at 3pm-4pm, 7pm-8pm and 9pm-10pm
Hope & Anchor, 207 Upper Street, N1 | 10 minutes from Walkabout Islington
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Walkabout Islington

Near Walkabout Islington
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 dinky Screen on ... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Walkabout Islington

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Walkabout Islington
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Walkabout Islington

The best shops and markets near Walkabout Islington
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Forchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
73 Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Walkabout Islington
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vivo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
57-58 Upper Street, 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
Masala Zone
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
80 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Walkabout Islington
Spice up the end of summer with a trip to the Islington branch of this highly respected modern Indian. Authenticity is at the core of this ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Walkabout Islington

Near Walkabout Islington
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 17 minutes from Walkabout Islington
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from Walkabout Islington
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Walkabout Islington

Walkabout Islington gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, 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, 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, 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Drinking, Dancing And Djs
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th October 2014 

The Old Queen's Head 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Resident DJs will soundtrack your night with a vibrant mix of hip-hop, house, disco and party classics....More

Saturday at The Old Queen's Head
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2014 

The Old Queen's Head 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Maxi Jazz the front man of Faithless, responsible for the huge hits 'Insomnia' and 'God Is A DJ', will be ...More

Autobahn
Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

The King's Head 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Savio(u)r presents Neil LaBute's short-play cycle following colourful, complicated people making their way across America's highways and their stops, starts ...More

Old School Indie
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th October 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Resident DJs play Indie, rock'n'roll, pop, soul and Motown....More

Club De Fromage Big Beach Bonanza
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Resident DJs play pop, rock, disco and power ballads....More

Old School Indie
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Resident DJs play indie, rock'n'roll and soul....More

Future Rock
Concerts | Until 4th September 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Electronic-rock by the three-piece band hailing from Chicago....More

Heavy Ball
Concerts | On 30th August 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

The threesome who are originally from Nottingham, performs indie-ska songs. With support from Invisible Vegas and Artisfiction....More

Saturday at Barrio North
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2014 

Barrio North 4 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Subculture Sounds provides tropical bass and hip-hop....More

Little Revolution
Theatre | Until 4th October 2014 

Almeida Theatre 5 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

A verbatim-based drama written by Alecky Blythe, about the 2011 Riots. Directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins....More

 
 
 
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