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142 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 8LX
 
 
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Sun-Thur: 17:00-00:00, Fri-Sat: 17:00-1:00
 

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This cocktail bar plays a blend of music with the focus on funky house. It's decked out with wooden floorboards, coloured sofas and poufs. Free entry.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  31% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 7 minutes from EQ
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 £69  37% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 14 minutes from EQ
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 £64  37% off
Central Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from EQ
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 EQ

Nearest to EQ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
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
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
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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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near EQ

EQ clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
The New Rose
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
84-86 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from EQ
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
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
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
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Enchanted Christmas House
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th November to 24th December 2016 - Various Times
EQ, 2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 2 minutes from EQ
Theatre, Children's Theatre....More
 
 
 
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That's Entertainment With Thelma Ruby
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Sunday 11th December 2016 - 6pm
EQ, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
An autobiographical afternoon of songs, sketches and extracts from leading roles presented by the veteran actor accompanied by the pianist, Jason Carr....More
 
 
 
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Pinocchio
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st December 2016 to 7th January 2017 - Various Times
EQ, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Charles Court Opera presents its 10th boutique pantomime, telling the classic story of a wooden puppet lovingly created by the carver, Geppetto, and his adventures on ...More
 
 
 
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Near EQ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
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
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near EQ

The best museums, galleries, attractions near EQ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 2 minutes from EQ
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 Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
WW Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
46 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
The WW Gallery at 34-35 Hatton Garden EC1, which relocated here from Hackney in April 2012, continues the curatorial work of artists Debra Wilson and Chiara ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near EQ

The best shops and markets near EQ
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near EQ

What are the best dining options near EQ London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from EQ
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
305-307 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
Carluccio's are springing up all over the place, from Bluewater to Brent Cross, spreading the gospel of good fresh superior Italian food. Each restaurant is also ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pasha
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
301 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
North African cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near EQ

Near EQ
City Academy
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from EQ
City Academy is a performing arts schools which runs evening and weekend dancing, singing, acting and modelling classes with top professionals from theatre, film, television and ... More
 
 
 
William Tyndale School
London > Education >
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Islington primary school.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near EQ

EQ gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Islington Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
... More
 
 
 
Islington Float Tank
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Floatation Therapy ... More
 
 
 
Islington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
N1 | 6 minutes from EQ
... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near EQ

The best pubs near London EQ.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
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
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 6 minutes from EQ
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 20 minutes from EQ
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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Meeting venue hire near EQ

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near EQ.
The London Art House
London > Business > Venue Hire
2-18 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from EQ
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
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 | 7 minutes from EQ
... More
 
 
 
 

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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Dance | Until 29th January 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Eq

Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ...More

 
The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
Theatre | Until 30th December 2016 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 1.37 miles from Eq

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

 
Lydia Lunch Retrovirus
Concerts | On 11th December 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Eq

The no-wave iconoclast and avant garde performer from New York plays with guitarist Weasel Walter, bassist Tim Dahl and drummer, ...More

That's Entertainment With Thelma Ruby
Theatre | On 11th December 2016 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Eq

An autobiographical afternoon of songs, sketches and extracts from leading roles presented by the veteran actor accompanied by the pianist, ...More

Mary Stuart
Mary Stuart
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from Eq

Following critical acclaimed productions of Uncle Vanya and Oresteia, associate director of the Almeida Theatre Robert Icke now presents an ...More

 
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
Kids Events | Until 29th January 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 2.05 miles from Eq

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magical tale is brought to life in a spellbinding collaboration between the Little Angel puppet theatre and ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 29th January 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 2.05 miles from Eq

The story of a baby penguin who is just finding their feet....More

Emo Brunch London
Concerts | On 11th December 2016 

Zigfrid von Underbelly 2.06 miles from Eq

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Cargo Presents: Prismatic
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 18th December 2016 

Cargo 2.12 miles from Eq

A weekly Sunday night party featuring hip hop, house and R&B from resident DJs....More

 
 
 
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