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10 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  35% 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 > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  29% 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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £64  38% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Nearest to Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London 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
 
 
 
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London 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
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... 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 Retreat
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
144 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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Events near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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Christmas With Jeanette Winterson And Nigella Lawson
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 10th December 2016 - 5.30pm
Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo), Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Enjoy minced pies and mulled wine in the company of the two writers....More
 
 
 
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The Spirit Show
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Friday 9th December 2016 at 12noon-4pm and 5pm-9pm & Saturday 10th December 2016 at 12noon-5pm
Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo), 52 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More
 
 
 
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Kate Rusby
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 9th and Saturday 10th December 2016 - 6.30pm
Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo), Compton Terrace, N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
The award-winning and Yorkshire-born folk singer-songwriter blends traditional songs with her self-penned tunes....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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)
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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
 
 
 
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The best shops and markets near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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?
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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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)
William Tyndale School
London > Education >
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Islington primary school.... More
 
 
 
Islington Student Support Section
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Student support ... More
 
 
 
City Academy
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
City Academy is a performing arts schools which runs evening and weekend dancing, singing, acting and modelling classes with top professionals from theatre, film, television and ... More
 
 
 
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Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo) gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Islington Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
... More
 
 
 
Islington Float Tank
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Floatation Therapy ... More
 
 
 
Moving Arts Base
London > Leisure > Fitness
Syracusae, 134 Liverpool Road, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Pilates, yoga, contact improvisation, belly dancing, action theatre, movement, dance and tango - it's all going on at Moving Arts Base in Islington for a reasonable ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The best pubs near London Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo).
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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).
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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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Richard Serra: NJ-2, Rounds: Equal Weight, Unequal Measure, Rotate
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2017 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 24 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Three large-scale steel sculptures by the San Francisco-born artist, who was awarded the insignia of Chevalier de la legion d'honneur ...More

Urban World Black & White Party 2016
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 10th December 2016 

Scala 24 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Room 1 has Big John Freeman, Biggy C, Smoochie & Taylorr Made with R&B, hip-hop, bashment, Soca and all things ...More

'Black Dog Publishing: The Art Of Politics' With Ele Carpenter And Mark Nash
Exhibitions | On 10th December 2016 

Housmans Bookshop 25 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Dance | Until 29th January 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ...More

 
The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
Theatre | Until 30th December 2016 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 1.37 miles 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

 
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: The Red Shoes
Dance | Until 29th January 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

One girl's dream to be the greatest dancer in the world lights the fuse on a fierce battle between two ...More

Disorder Indie Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 10th December 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The house DJs will be on hand to bring indie, electro and pop to the dancefloor....More

Slowcoaches
Concerts | On 10th December 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The London-based outfit featuring Heather and Matt plays its grungy slack metal....More

Oxford Baroque: Bach's Christmas Vespers
Concerts | On 10th December 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Jeremy Summerly conducts a performance of JS Bach's festive Magnificat, in its earlier E-flat version, plus Kuhnau's Uns ist ein ...More

Come And Sing: Bach Magnificat
Concerts | On 10th December 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

David Wordsworth conducts a performance of Bach Choruses from the Magnificat in D and works by Gabrieli, Handel, Mendelssohn and ...More

 
 
 
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