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Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
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16 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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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  21% 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  21% 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  24% 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
 
 
 
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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)
Bad Santa London
Ends Today
Bad Santa
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 19th to 25th Dec 2014
The Screen on the Green, 83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Willie T Soke and his buddy Marcus are con men whose sole concern is their own financial gain. As winter draws in and the shopping malls ...More
 
 
 
Angel Comedy London
On Soon
Angel Comedy
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 30th December 2014 - 8pm
Camden Head, 2 Camden Walk, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Our favourite shows from the Edinburgh Festival 2014. Doors 7.45pm....More
 
 
 
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol London
Now On
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th December 2014 to 3rd January 2015 - Various Times
The Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St John Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Metal Rabbit presents Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale of ghosts, greed and goodwill....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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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What's On Today

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

 
 
 
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

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 12 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Metal Rabbit presents Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale of ghosts, greed and goodwill....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

 
Beano Annual 75th Anniversary Exhibition At St Pancras
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2015 

St Pancras International Station 23 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

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Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2015 

British Library 24 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Exploring the enduring influence that the gothic genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, Terror and Wonder: ...More

 
Christmas Past
Christmas Past
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Geffrye Museum 25 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Each year the Geffrye Museum celebrates Christmas with a look at the way Christmas traditions have evolved over years at ...More

 
Ann Hassan
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 1.35 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Hassan is exhibiting some of her finest works of contemporary abstracts and figurative art. The artist has featured in many ...More

Gagged & Bound Comedy
Comedy | Until 1st January 2015 

The Constitution 1.41 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

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Swingers London
Swingers London
Foodie Events | Until 25th December 2014 

Factory 7 1.53 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Fancy yourself as a bit of a competitive socialiser? Swingers London has been set up for you. A 3-month pop ...More

 
A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Museum of London 1.55 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

A well-timed exhibition as the much-loved, well-mannered bear gets set for his big-screen debut, A Bear Called Paddington is a ...More

 
 

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Santa's Grottos in London
Santa's Grottos in London

Everybody has fond childhood memories of visiting Santa's grotto for the very first time.This Christmas you can treat your ...More

 
February in London 2015
February in London 2015

Maxine Peake, Ralph Fiennes and Juliet Stevenson make February 2015 a strong month for new theatre in London. Beatles ...More

 
The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Peacock Theatre

This staging of Raymond Briggs's The Snowman by Sadler's Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over and ...More

 
The London Bike Show
The London Bike Show
Exhibitions | 12th February 2015 - 15th February 2015 

ExCel London Exhibition Centre

The UK's largest cycling show returns to ExCeL London with plenty of gear to browse and buy and industry experts ...More

 
Straight No Chaser
Straight No Chaser
Concerts | On 28th January 2015 

Cadogan Hall

The American collective, Straight No Chaser, formed at Indiana University perform soulful pop tracks for one night only at Cadogan ...More

 
Carmen Disruption
Carmen Disruption
Theatre | 10th April 2015 - 23rd May 2015 

Almeida Theatre

Part of a series of plays at the Almeida that look at materialism, money and what we value, Carmen Disruption ...More

 
McBusted
Concerts | 4th April 2015 - 5th April 2015 

The O2 Arena

Making the most of their surprise success after forming in early 2014, super group McBusted perform two nights at the ...More

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Opened 28th November 2014 

Named after the 19th century English architect Sir James Pennethorne, the man who designed the Somerset House New Wing in ...More

 
The Ealing Park Tavern
Opened Mid December 2014 

One of Ealing's most historic pubs, the Ealing Park Tavern, re-opens in mid-December 2014 under new owners Tom and Ed ...More

The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
Opened 7th November 2014 

Viktor Wynd launched his Little Shop of Horrors in 2009 and in 2014 it re-opened as a museum of rare ...More

 
 
 
 
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