The Cedar Room  

 
 
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The Cedar RoomForever changing its face, after a fleeting incarnation as Lush Bar, we now have the Cedar Room at the northern limit of Upper Street.

The proprietors are clearly endeavouring to make it stand out from the row of identikit bars that line the road down to Angel, with a calendar of regular events encompassing speed dating, wine tasting, live music and oh-so-exciting resident DJs. They operate a ‘no house music’ policy, so expect a rocky mix of danceable guitar rhythms.

Food comprises a predictably snacky range of sandwiches, jackets and some surprisingly hearty pies, whilst behind the bar they mix a mean cocktail. Don’t expect a seat on the scarce sofas come the weekend when the place fills to the brim.

Clearly it's neither rocket science nor brave new world but this is a slick operation destined to last a bit longer than its predecessors.

 

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Holloway Road Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
18 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  32% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 12 minutes from The Cedar Room
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60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 18 minutes from The Cedar Room
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The Cedar Room, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from The Cedar Room
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20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 2 minutes from The Cedar Room
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202 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from The Cedar Room
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276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from The Cedar Room
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300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Cedar Room
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52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from The Cedar Room
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