Walkabout Islington

 
 
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56 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0NY 
 
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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 to do in London Throughout 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Walkabout Islington

Near Walkabout Islington
Hilton London Islington Hotel
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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  25% 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
 
 
 
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £64  22% 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
 
 
 
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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
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, N1 | 7 minutes from Walkabout Islington
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Walkabout Islington

Near Walkabout Islington
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
Holy Holy: David Bowie Tribute, Philip Rambow
London > Events > Music  Dates: Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd December 2014 - 3pm-6pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Walkabout Islington
The band plays the songs of David Bowie from 1969 to 1973....More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Salsa Caribe Club Night And Dance Lesson
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Monday 22nd December 2014
Buffalo Bar, 259 Upper Street, Highbury Corner, N1 | 12 minutes from Walkabout Islington
DJ Doctor Jim plays Afro-Cuban, Salsa, Timba and Latin Jazz sounds, includes salsa lessons as required....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
Radicals and Victuallers
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
59 Upper Street, 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
 
 
 
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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Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 22nd December 2014 

Camden Head 1 minute walk from Walkabout Islington

Improvisational humour from Shoot From The Hip. Doors 7.45pm....More

OperaUpClose: La Boheme
Concerts | Until 4th January 2015 

The King's Head 3 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

An aspiring novelist falls for an immigrant cleaner in Robin Norton-Hale's retelling of Puccini's tragic tale....More

Jabberwocky
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

The Little Angel Theatre 5 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Little Angel Theatre presents a children's show inspired by the Lewis Carroll poem about a boy who ventures into the ...More

The Merchant Of Venice
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

Almeida Theatre 5 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Ian McDiarmid features as Shylock, in the Royal Shakespeare Company's modern interpretation of the drama about money, race, religion and ...More

King Charles III
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

Almeida Theatre 5 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Charles has to decide how to rule, following the death of the Queen and a lifetime of waiting. Mike Bartlett's ...More

Paul Guided Missile's Pop Quiz Xmas Special
Leisure | On 22nd December 2014 

The Lexington 9 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Santa will be asking questions and giving out prizes, with free sherry and mince pies....More

Woody Woodmansey's Holy Holy
Music | Until 22nd December 2014 

The Lexington 9 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

The band plays the songs of David Bowie from 1969 to 1973....More

Holy Holy: David Bowie Tribute, Philip Rambow
Music | Until 22nd December 2014 

The Lexington 9 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

The band plays the songs of David Bowie from 1969 to 1973....More

Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands
Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 9 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings ...More

 
The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
Theatre | Until 10th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 9 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

A snowy stage sets the scene for an icy cold Christmas Eve, where the Little Match Girl paces the emptying ...More

 
 

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London Christmas Markets and Fairs
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Wrap up warm and head out to one of London's magical Christmas markets and festive fairs where shopping can ...More

 
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The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show
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ExCel London Exhibition Centre

The world's longest indoor zip wire, a StreetVelodrome and an indoor whale watching boat trip are at ExCel London from ...More

 
New Year at Kettner's: Black Tie Masquerade Ball
New Year at Kettner's: Black Tie Masquerade Ball
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Kettner's

A glamorous yet pocket-friendly option this New Year is the Black Tie Masquerade Ball at Kettner's. The Grade II listed ...More

 
Udderbelly Festival
Udderbelly Festival
Comedy | 8th April 2015 - 19th July 2015 

Southbank Centre

Look out for an upside-down purple cow as you're crossing over the Golden Jubilee footbridge to the Southbank Centre from ...More

 
Regent Street Christmas Lights
Regent Street Christmas Lights
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2014 

Regent Street

The Regent Street lights are some of the most breathtaking in the capital with a spectacular Christmas show and fireworks ...More

 
Renato Guttuso: Painter of Modern Life
Exhibitions | 14th January 2015 - 4th April 2015 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

An exhibition of works by one of Italy's most widely respected modern painters. Toward the end of the 1930s, rebelling ...More

108 Brasserie
108 Brasserie
Opened 7th November 2014 

Located on Marylebone Lane, in The Marylebone Hotel on the corner of Bulstrode Street, the spacious and stylish 108 Brasserie ...More

 
Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden
Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden
Opened Novemer 2014 2014 

Guests staying at the tech-savvy flagship hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden can use the hotel's app to check availability ...More

 
Deluxe
Deluxe
Opened 14th November 2014 

Don't tell Rudolph! They're serving smoked reindeer with pickled blackberries, mascarpone and rocket at Deluxe, a temporary restaurant in Ely's ...More

 
 
 
 
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