Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

 
 

THIS VENUE IS NOW CLOSED FOR BUSINESS. SEE ALTERNATIVE Bars

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145 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1QY 
 
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LondonTown.com - Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo) Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Angel Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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What to do in London Throughout 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Hotels near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Hilton Islington Hotel London London
Hilton Islington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £81  41% 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
 
 
 
Jurys Inn Islington Hotel London
Jurys Inn Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £67  28% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
Citadines St Mark's London London
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment  from £64  30% 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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
VOC London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, N1 | 19 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ...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)
Wednesday at Barrio North London
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Wednesday at Barrio North
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Wednesday 30th July 2014 - 5pm-12midnight
Barrio North, 45 Essex Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Jimi Needles provides retro rare grooves, Motown, soul and old disco....More
 
 
 
Solidarity Sounds London
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Solidarity Sounds
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 30th July 2014 - 7.30pm-11pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
An evening of music and spoken-word poetry in support of Rainbow International. The Ruby Kid, Elia Rulli and Nyakio Kung'u will each bring their unique style ...More
 
 
 
Famy London
Today Only
Famy
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 30th July 2014 - 7.30pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 13 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Based in London, the four-piece performs soul-rock. With support from Goodbye Chanel, Febueder....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.
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
 
 
 
London Dance Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 20 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
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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 House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 - 69 Canonbury Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 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
 
 
 
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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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Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

 
 
 
Diary Of A Nobody
Theatre | Until 24th August 2014 

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

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

Vintage Trouble
Concerts | Until 31st July 2014 

Islington Town Hall 3 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The Los Angeles-hailing four-piece performs a fusion of rock, soul and blues....More

Wednesday at Barrio North
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th July 2014 

Barrio North 3 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Jimi Needles provides retro rare grooves, Motown, soul and old disco....More

The Nest Collective
Concerts | Until 24th September 2014 

The Old Queen's Head 4 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

A collective of folk bands and musicians performs....More

Gerardo Dottori: The Futurist View
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

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Solidarity Sounds
Exhibitions | On 30th July 2014 

Union Chapel 6 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

An evening of music and spoken-word poetry in support of Rainbow International. The Ruby Kid, Elia Rulli and Nyakio Kung'u ...More

Guided Missile Presents
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th July 2014 

Buffalo Bar 7 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Dream Themes and Joanne Joanne play pop and rock....More

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

Hen & Chickens Theatre 8 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

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

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

Hen & Chickens Theatre 8 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

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

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

Hen & Chickens Theatre 8 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

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

 
 
 
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