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Angel Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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Car Parks

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

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London Events 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.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Hilton London Islington Hotel London
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £83  22% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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  35% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
Citadines St Mark's London London
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment  from £64  25% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 13 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Nearest to Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Hoxley & Porter London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 10 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 BEST

Nightlife near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo) 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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
EGG London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 18 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ...More
 
 
 
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Events near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
The Journey Men & Soul Jam Selina Campbell London
Today Only
The Journey Men & Soul Jam Selina Campbell
London > Events > Music  Dates: Monday 29th December 2014 - 10.30pm-4am
Relentless Garage, 22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 9 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
The band plays soul covers and classics....More
 
 
 
Esben And The Witch London
Today Only
Esben And The Witch
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 29th December 2014 - 8pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 13 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Self-penned contemporary rock come courtesy of the three-piece, Brighton-based band....More
 
 
 
The Lexington's Quite Big Quiz Of The Year London
Today Only
The Lexington's Quite Big Quiz Of The Year
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Monday 29th December 2014 - 8pm-10pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 13 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
The Lexington's end of year quiz....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Almeida Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Sights and Attractions near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 10 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The best shops and markets near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Twentytwentyone London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
Aria London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ...More
 
 
 
Zoots London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ...More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

What are the best dining options near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo) London?
Le Mercury London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Le Mercury
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140A Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Mains for under £6 excellent value and a good atmosphere....More
 
 
 
La Porchetta London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Pizza & Pasta ...More
 
 
 
Almeida London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30 Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
This popular D & D London (formerly Conran Restaurants) eatery is renowned as Islington's top restaurant, a much sought after plaudit given the area's sheer volume ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Jenius Social London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 18 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
LSO St Luke's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 21 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
London Wine Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 22 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo) gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Pancras Square Leisure London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, N1C | 18 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ...More
 
 
 
London Fencing Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 19 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
Spa Fields Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 19 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The best pubs near London Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo).
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ...More
 
 
 
The Drapers Arms London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ...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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo).
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 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 5 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
...More
 
 
 
Business Design Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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The Merchant Of Venice
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

Almeida Theatre 1 minute walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Ian McDiarmid features as Shylock, in the Royal Shakespeare Company's modern interpretation of the drama about money, race, religion and ...More

King Charles III
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

Almeida Theatre 1 minute walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Charles has to decide how to rule, following the death of the Queen and a lifetime of waiting. Mike Bartlett's ...More

Cindermouse: Little Angel Theatre
Cindermouse: Little Angel Theatre
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

The Little Angel Theatre 2 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

A host of colourful glove and rod puppet characters travel to the land of mice where hardworking little Cindermouse, the ...More

 
OperaUpClose: La Boheme
Concerts | Until 4th January 2015 

The King's Head 2 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

An aspiring novelist falls for an immigrant cleaner in Robin Norton-Hale's retelling of Puccini's tragic tale....More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 29th December 2014 

Camden Head 6 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Improvisational humour from Shoot From The Hip. Doors 7.45pm....More

The Journey Men & Soul Jam Selina Campbell
Music | On 29th December 2014 

Relentless Garage 9 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The band plays soul covers and classics....More

Esben And The Witch
Concerts | On 29th December 2014 

The Lexington 13 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Self-penned contemporary rock come courtesy of the three-piece, Brighton-based band....More

The Lexington's Quite Big Quiz Of The Year
Leisure | On 29th December 2014 

The Lexington 13 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The Lexington's end of year quiz....More

Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands
Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 14 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings ...More

 
The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
Theatre | Until 10th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 14 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

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

 
 

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Christmas Toy Shopping in London
Christmas Toy Shopping in London

From dolls houses to rocking horses, to ipads and Wiis, London's toy shops are brimming with all sorts of magical ...More

 
Christmas Greengrocers and Cheese Shops in London
Christmas Greengrocers and Cheese Shops in London

British supermarkets have improved beyond measure when it comes to meat, cheese and international essentials in recent years, but they don't always ...More

 
Songs Of Lear
Songs Of Lear
Theatre | 19th February 2015 - 22nd February 2015 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

The multi-award winning Song of the Goat Theatre Company presents Songs of Lear at the Battersea Arts Centre. The inventive ...More

 
Broadgate Ice Rink
Broadgate Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 26th February 2015 

Exchange square

London's longest-running ice rink returns to its new location of Exchange Square in 2014, only a couple of minutes from ...More

 
Bette and Joan: The Final Curtain
Theatre | 3rd January 2015 - 9th January 2015 

St James Theatre

Focusing on the famous feud between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, Bette and Joan: The Final Curtain presents Davis on ...More

Inventing Impressionism
Exhibitions | 4th March 2015 - 31st May 2015 

National Gallery

A tribute to art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel, of whom Moet said 'Without him, we wouldn't have survived', Inventing Impressionism at ...More

Christmas at Kew Gardens
Christmas at Kew Gardens
Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2015 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

This Christmas Kew Gardens opens its doors after dark entrancing visitors on a mile-long illuminated trail through an enchanted winter ...More

 
108 Brasserie
108 Brasserie
Opened 7th November 2014 

Located on Marylebone Lane, in The Marylebone Hotel on the corner of Bulstrode Street, the spacious and stylish 108 Brasserie ...More

 
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Opened 17th November 2014 

A firm favourite on London's ever-growing burger scene, Honest Burgers now has an outlet in Liverpool Street, open from late ...More

 
Pisco Embassy
Pisco Embassy
Opened 21st November 2014 

The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks ...More

 
 
 
 
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