The Grand Union

 
 
ADDRESS
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1RA 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Wed 5pm-12midnight, Thu 5pm-1am, Fri 5pm-3.30am, Sun 12noon-12midnight
 

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The Grand UnionThere are several pubs dotted around town all called The Grand Union - and all of them owned by the same group, Canyon Entertainment Ltd. - set up by Adam Marshall and Adam Saword. Their six London sites are: Camden, Brixton, Twickenham, Islington, Kentish Town and Kennington. Each serves up a reliable formula of burgers and salads, beers and cocktails, in a comfy sofa-surrounded setting. The original Grand Union at 102-104 Camden Road backs onto the Grand Union Canal - hence the name, adopted by the other bars.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Car Parks

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

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