EQ

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

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  • Visitor Information

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.

 

LondonTown.com - EQ Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Angel Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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Perfect Presents

Penhaligon's 41 Wellington Street, WC2E 7BN For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon's has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to...

 
 
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Food of Love

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Hot Dates

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Romantic Hotels

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Hotels near EQ

Near EQ
Hilton London Islington Hotel  London
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £83  29% 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
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £59  26% 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
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £55  32% 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
Hoxley & Porter London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, 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
 
 
 
Pisco Embassy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, 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
 
 
 
Anam London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from EQ
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 EQ

EQ clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
The Old Queen's Head London
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
 
 
 
Colebrookes London
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
 
 
 
Cafe Kick London
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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Events near EQ

Near EQ
Cindermouse: Little Angel Theatre London
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Ends Today
Cindermouse: Little Angel Theatre
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th November 2014 to 1st February 2015 - Various Times
The Little Angel Theatre, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
A host of colourful glove and rod puppet characters travel to the land of mice where hardworking little Cindermouse, the down-to-earth daughter of a struggling clockmaker, ...More
 
 
 
The Hot Rock Plgrims London
Today Only
The Hot Rock Plgrims
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 1st February 2015 - 2.30pm-6pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 | 8 minutes from EQ
...More
 
 
 
Nipsey Hussle London
Today Only
Nipsey Hussle
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 1st February 2015 - 7pm-11pm
O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 10 minutes from EQ
The DJ/producer plays electronic dance music....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near EQ

Near EQ
The Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The 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
 
 
 
The King's Head London
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
 
 
 
Islington Assembly Hall London
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near EQ

The best museums, galleries, attractions near EQ
The Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from EQ
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ...More
 
 
 
The Islington Metal Works London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 11 minutes from EQ
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 EQ

The best shops and markets near EQ
Twentytwentyone London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Cass Art London
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
 
 
 
Cass Art Islington London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, 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?
Tierra Peru London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, N1 | 1 minute from EQ
South American Cuisine...More
 
 
 
Pasha London
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
 
 
 
Carluccio's London
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
 
 
 
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Education near EQ

Near EQ
LSO St Luke's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
City Journalism London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 20 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
Jenius Social London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 21 minutes from EQ
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ...More
 
 
 
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Leisure near EQ

EQ gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
London Fencing Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 18 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
London Dance Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 19 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
Spa Fields Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 20 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near EQ

The best pubs near London EQ.
The Old Queen's Head London
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
 
 
 
Marquess Tavern London
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
 
 
 
Duke of Cambridge London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from EQ
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 EQ

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near EQ.
Little Angel Theatre London
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
 
 
 
Union Chapel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 7 minutes from EQ
...More
 
 
 
Business Design Centre London
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
 

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Angel Comedy
Comedy | Until 15th February 2015 

Camden Head 6 minutes walk from Eq

New act and material night featuring guest performers....More

The Hot Rock Plgrims
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

Union Chapel 8 minutes walk from Eq

...More

Nipsey Hussle
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

O2 Academy Islington 10 minutes walk from Eq

The DJ/producer plays electronic dance music....More

Hangover Lounge
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st February 2015 

The Lexington 15 minutes walk from Eq

Hangover Lounge is the place to eat Sunday lunch, drink hair of the dog, meet like-minded souls, read the papers ...More

Swinging Sundays
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

The Lexington 15 minutes walk from Eq

Benoit Viellefon and his orchestra perform energetic, 1920s-style music including swing, Gypsy jazz and chanson....More

Betty's Book Club
Leisure | On 1st February 2015 

The Proud Archivist 16 minutes walk from Eq

Book club discussing one non-fiction book a month that has been published in the last couple of years....More

Laurence Corns
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

The Nightjar Bar 19 minutes walk from Eq

Swing-jazz by the London-based singer-guitarist....More

Calçotada Festival Comes To Morito
Leisure | Until 22nd February 2015 

Morito 20 minutes walk from Eq

Morito, one of London's most innovative tapas restaurants, is continuing the festive spirit into the New Year by celebrating Catalonia's ...More

Keyboard Conversation: Russian Rapture: Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninov
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

Kings Place 21 minutes walk from Eq

Internationally acclaimed American pianist Jeffrey Siegel performs Tchaikovsky's charming Humoreske and Rachmaninov's celebrated C-Sharp Minor Prelude with Q&A sessions....More

LCMS: Busch Ensemble
Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

Kings Place 21 minutes walk from Eq

The Busch Ensemble perform Schubert's Notturno in E Flat D, Beethoven's Piano Trio in E Flat No 2 and Dvorak's ...More

 

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London 2015: New Openings
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Burns Night in London
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From traditional suppers to comedy extravaganzas, London provides a number of options for celebrating Burns Night. So, grab a ...More

 
The Great Spitalfields Pancake Race
The Great Spitalfields Pancake Race
Exhibitions | On 17th February 2015 

The Old Truman Brewery

In celebration of Shrove Tuesday, pancake enthusiasts leg it down Dray Walk at The Old Truman Brewery near Brick Lane ...More

 
London Eye - Valentine's Champagne Experience
London Eye - Valentine's Champagne Experience
Attraction | 13th February 2015 - 15th February 2015 

London Eye

Valentine's Day Champagne ExperienceRomance your loved one this Valentine's with a 30 minute experience and enjoy the sublime views of ...More

 
Tree
Tree
Theatre | Until 22nd February 2015 

Old Vic Theatre

The London premiere of Tree, a play about dissent, commitment, two people and a tree, "twinkles from one quizzically comic ...More

 
George Ezra
George Ezra
Concerts | On 16th February 2015 

Electric Brixton

Bristol-based singer-songwriter George Ezra headlines the Brixton Electric on Monday 16th February as part of BRITs Week 2015, a string ...More

 
Shoes: Pleasure and Pain
Shoes: Pleasure and Pain
Exhibitions | 13th June 2015 - 31st January 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From a sandal decorated in pure gold lead from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers, Shoes: ...More

 
Harringay Local Store
Harringay Local Store
Opened 12th January 2015 

Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two ...More

 
Le Chabanais
Le Chabanais
Opened March 2015 

The first overseas outpost for the well-known Paris bistro Le Chateaubriand, Le Chabanais, open on Mayfair's Mount Street in March ...More

 
Bonnie Gull Seafood Bar
Bonnie Gull Seafood Bar
Opens 3rd February 2015 

Nick Lloyd Webber (son of Andrew) has created his first original score for the stage for this musical version of ...More

 
 
 
 
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