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
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring EQ on LondonTown.com

 
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...

 
 
Romantic Restaurants

Les Trois Garcons 1 Club Row, E1 6JX A meal out at this rather exotic Shoreditch restaurant (a naan's throw from Brick Lane) feels like...

 
 
Food of Love

Fortnum & Mason 181 Piccadilly, W1A 1ER Fortnum & Mason, that bastion of English elegance, rather like afternoon tea and er... cricket back in the good...

 
 
Hot Dates

The Love Float Cremorne Riverside, SW10 0QH 14th February 2012 If you're after a Valentine's experience to really treasure, the Thames provides the perfect backdrop for a couples...

 
 
Romantic Hotels

The Rookery Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, EC1M 6DS As cosy as a gentleman's club but not nearly so stuffy, The Rookery is a perfect romantic getaway - and consequently...

 
 
What's on in London 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Hotels near EQ

Near EQ
Hilton Islington Hotel London London
Hilton Islington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £81  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
 
 
 
Citadines St Mark's London London
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment  from £64  21% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 12 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
Jurys Inn Islington Hotel London
Jurys Inn Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £67  21% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 14 minutes from EQ
The decor when you walk into reception is fresh and modern and this first impression extends throughout the hotel to the bedrooms, bar and restaurant. It's ...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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
The Nightjar Bar London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from EQ
For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ...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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near EQ

Near EQ
Club Fandango London
Ends Today
Club Fandango
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 29th July 2014 - 7.45pm-11.45pm
Buffalo Bar, 259 Upper Street, Highbury Corner, N1 | 9 minutes from EQ
...More
 
 
 
Death And The Penguin London
Today Only
Death And The Penguin
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 29th July 2014 - 7pm-11pm
Relentless Garage, 22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 11 minutes from EQ
London-based quartet performing indie-rock. With support from Speaking In Italics and A Week Away....More
 
 
 
A History Of Falling Things: EUTCo London
Ends Today
A History Of Falling Things: EUTCo
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th July 2014 - 7.30pm
The Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St John Street, EC1V | 13 minutes from EQ
The story of two young people with a fear of being hit by falling satellites....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
 
 
 
Almeida Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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 House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 - 69 Canonbury Road, N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
One of a trio of pubs and restaurants owned by the Meredith Group, The House is an Islington favourite. It's pricier than your average gastro pub ...More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Near Eq

 
 
 
Diary Of A Nobody
Theatre | Until 24th August 2014 

The King's Head 5 minutes walk from Eq

A production based on George and Weedon Grossmith's classic comic Victorian novel....More

Club Fandango
Concerts | Until 29th July 2014 

Buffalo Bar 9 minutes walk from Eq

...More

Gerardine Coyne: Party Pieces
Comedy | Until 1st August 2014 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 10 minutes walk from Eq

Coyne presents character monologues from four gatherings....More

Pen: A Show That Was Written Entirely By People With Pens
Comedy | Until 31st July 2014 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 10 minutes walk from Eq

Gags, anecdotes and a dubious history of the writing instrument from Sean Bennett, Garrie Grubb, and Liam Sullivan....More

A Sister For The Moon
Theatre | Until 31st July 2014 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 10 minutes walk from Eq

In a cheap Texan motel a woman gets the drop on her stalker and proceeds to take her revenge but ...More

Blues Jam
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2014 

'Round Midnight Jazz & Blues Bar 11 minutes walk from Eq

...More

Death And The Penguin
Concerts | On 29th July 2014 

Relentless Garage 11 minutes walk from Eq

London-based quartet performing indie-rock. With support from Speaking In Italics and A Week Away....More

Celia Paul
Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2014 

Victoria Miro 12 minutes walk from Eq

Recent paintings including a series of self-portraits and studies of landscapes and interiors....More

Secundino Hernandez
Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2014 

Victoria Miro 12 minutes walk from Eq

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