Gilgamesh  

 
 
ADDRESS
The Stables, Camden Town, Camden Market, London NW1 8AH
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Lunch - Fri to Sun midday-3pm | Dinner - Mon to Thu 18:00-midnight, Fri & Sat midday-00:30, Sun midday-midnight.
 
PRICES
Entrance fee after 21:00 for bar £5
 

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GilgameshLike the rest of this extravagantly designed restuarant, the lounge bar is styled on the ancient Mesopotamian city of Babylon. At a cost of £23 million for the redesign they could almost have reconstructed the entire city. The carvings on the walls in particular give the place an ancient, decadent feel, complemented by the dimly lit brass and leather details. Gilgamesh gets its name from the legendary Babylonian King, worshipped as a half-god, half-man hero, and this place would certainly be fit for him. With Ian Pengelley, formally of Notting Hill favourite E & O, dishing up a top notch range of Pan Asian fare, it's best to save this place up for a special occasion. To top it all (quite literally) the retractable roof can be peeled back on balmy summer nights for some almost al fresco dining. Heavenly.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Chalk Farm Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Camden Town Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
22 minutes walk
 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  34% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Gilgamesh
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £69  33% off
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 22 minutes from Gilgamesh
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TheWesley Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £36  22% off
81-103 Euston Street, NW1 | 23 minutes from Gilgamesh
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Yumchaa
London > Nightlife > Bars
91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Gilgamesh
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London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Gilgamesh
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BrewDog Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
113 Bayham Street, Camden Town, Camden Town, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Gilgamesh
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Gilgamesh
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65 Kentish Town Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Gilgamesh
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The Pembroke Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
150, Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Gilgamesh
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Disco Lagos: A Night In Africa
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Tuesday 23rd January 2018 - 7pm-11pm
Gilgamesh, 5 Parkway, NW1 | 6 minutes from Gilgamesh
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 23rd January 2018 - 6pm
Gilgamesh, 174 Camden High Street, NW1 | 7 minutes from Gilgamesh
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Proud Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | Same location as Gilgamesh
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Dingwalls
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Gilgamesh
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The Barfly Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2 minutes from Gilgamesh
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Painted Earth
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | Same location as Gilgamesh
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176 Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
176 Prince of Wales Road, NW5 | 7 minutes from Gilgamesh
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Gilgamesh
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London > Shopping > Eyewear
Arche 67 The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | Same location as Gilgamesh
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Escapade
London > Shopping > Hire Shops
45-46 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Gilgamesh
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Camden Lock Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Lock Place, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Gilgamesh
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Gilgamesh Tea Rooms
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
The Stables, Camden Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | Same location as Gilgamesh
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London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | Same location as Gilgamesh
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London > Restaurants > African restaurants
Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | Same location as Gilgamesh
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Gilgamesh
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 23 minutes from Gilgamesh
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 25 minutes from Gilgamesh
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triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Erskine Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 8 minutes from Gilgamesh
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Parliament Hill
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, NW5 | 16 minutes from Gilgamesh
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Caroline Pick Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 19 minutes from Gilgamesh
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The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Gilgamesh
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
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The Lansdowne
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Gilgamesh
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Quinns
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65 Kentish Town Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Gilgamesh
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Gilgamesh
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 24 minutes from Gilgamesh
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 24 minutes from Gilgamesh
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
 

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Concerts | On 23rd January 2018 

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Tony Allen and Fela Kuti band member Bukky Leo with Black Egypt celebrate the rich musical history of the great ...More

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The four-piece band that features members of King Crimson, Porcupine Tree and Obake, performs contemporary progressive rock material. Lizzard, Addiktio ...More

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Top stand-up from established comedians, hosted by Jake Howie and Ryan Dalton....More

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