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

 
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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What's on in London 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.

 
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    Hilton London Islington Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  40% 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 £70  42% 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 £55  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
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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.
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    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

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    Blackhat
    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 26th Jun to 2nd Jul 2015
    SNAP Studios, Wimbourne House, 151-155 New North Road, N1 | 11 minutes from EQ
    In the wake of a crippling hacking assault on a Hong Kong nuclear plant and Chicago's Mercantile Trade Exchange, Chinese military officer Captain Chen Dawai discovers ...More
     
     
     
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    Fight Club
    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 26th Jun to 2nd Jul 2015
    SNAP Studios, Wimbourne House, 151-155 New North Road, N1 | 11 minutes from EQ
    A disenchanted businessman meets a charming soap salesman who introduces him to the bloodthirsty and covert world of the fight club where men from all walks ...More
     
     
     
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    Frances Ha
    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 26th Jun to 2nd Jul 2015
    SNAP Studios, Wimbourne House, 151-155 New North Road, N1 | 11 minutes from EQ
    Twenty-seven year-old dancer Frances lives in a cosy Brooklyn apartment with her best friend Sophie. After many happy months together, Sophie decides to leave the apartment ...More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near EQ

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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
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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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
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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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    Tierra Peru
    London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
    164 Essex Road, N1 | 1 minute from EQ
    South American Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    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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    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
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    EQ gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Pubs near EQ

    The best pubs near London EQ.
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    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
     
     
     
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    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.
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    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
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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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    Rave Karaoke
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 2nd July 2015 

    The Old Queen's Head 4 minutes walk from Eq

    Straight-up karaoke to classic dance anthems....More

    Noise Kitten Presents
    Music | Until 2nd July 2015 

    The Old Queen's Head 4 minutes walk from Eq

    Award-winning promoters, Noise Kitten host their monthly residency of upcoming live acts....More

    Angel Comedy
    Comedy | On 2nd July 2015 

    Angel Comedy Club 6 minutes walk from Eq

    Offbeat humour from Francis Foster, plus Chris Coltrane and MC Barry Ferns....More

    An Alternative Gathering Of The Tribes
    Concerts | On 2nd July 2015 

    Hope & Anchor 7 minutes walk from Eq

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    John Garcia
    Concerts | On 2nd July 2015 

    Relentless Garage 11 minutes walk from Eq

    A performance by the songwriter-vocalist and founding member of Kyuss, with support from Elder and Mos Generator....More

    Akram Khan & Israel Galvan - TOROBAKA
    Akram Khan & Israel Galvan - TOROBAKA
    Dance | Until 5th July 2015 

    Sadler's Wells Theatre 15 minutes walk from Eq

    In June Akram Khan and Israel Galvan collaborate on TOROBAKA, bringing together elements of kathak and flamenco to create a ...More

     
    FoBo Jug Band
    Concerts | Until 2nd July 2015 

    The Nightjar Bar 19 minutes walk from Eq

    Early and classic blues by the London-based combo....More

    Irish Writers In London Summer Course
    Exhibitions | Until 17th July 2015 

    London Metropolitan University 20 minutes walk from Eq

    First established in 1996, the Irish Writer in London Summer School provides an informal but informed setting for your to ...More

    Boating Families In The 1940s And 1950s: Talk
    Exhibitions | On 2nd July 2015 

    London Canal Museum 20 minutes walk from Eq

    An illustrated talk by Roger Wickson....More

     
     
     
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