The Kings Head

 
 
ADDRESS
59 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 2SF
 
 
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Opening and closing times for The Kings Head

Today (Friday) The Kings Head closes at 2.00

Monday:

11.00
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Midnight
 
 

Tuesday:

11.00
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Midnight
 
 

Wednesday:

11.00
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Midnight
 
 

Thursday:

11.00
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Midnight
 
 

Friday:

11.00
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2.00
 
 

Saturday:

11.00
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2.00
 
 

Sunday:

11.00
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Midnight
 
 

LondonTown.com - The Kings Head Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Hilton London Islington Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  24% off
    53 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from The Kings Head
    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 £70  36% off
    60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from The Kings Head
    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 £55  37% off
    Central Street, EC1V | 14 minutes from The Kings Head
    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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    The Old Queen's Head
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
    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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    Colebrookes
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
    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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    Hoxley & Porter
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    153 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from The Kings Head
    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, N1 | 5 minutes from The Kings Head
    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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    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 14th July to 9th August 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 12 minutes from The Kings Head
    Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed award-winning dance thriller is loosely based ...More
     
     
     
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    Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inala
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 7th to 11th Jul 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 12 minutes from The Kings Head
    Celebrating 21 years of democracy in South Africa, Inala presents the South African choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo appearing in a unique artistic collaboration with multi award-winning ...More
     
     
     
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    English National Ballet: Lest We Forget
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 8th to 12th Sep 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, City, London EC1R | 12 minutes from The Kings Head
    Following a successful first showing at the Barbican in spring last year, the English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We ...More
     
     
     
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    The King's Head
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
    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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    The Little Angel Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
    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 Screen on the Green
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Kings Head
    One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the dinky Screen on ... More
     
     
     
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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 The Kings Head
    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 Islington Metal Works
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from The Kings Head
    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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    Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 9 minutes from The Kings Head
    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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    Cass Art Islington
    London > Shopping > Art and Design
    66-67 Colebrooke Row, N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
    Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
     
     
     
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    Cass Art
    London > Shopping > Art and Design
    66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
    The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ... More
     
     
     
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    Jewel
    London > Shopping > Jewellery
    16 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Kings Head
    A showcase for two jewellery designers Lesley Vik Waddell and Kirt Holmes, this is a very pretty little shop and is filled with deliciously frivolous trinkets ... More
     
     
     
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    Giraffe
    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    29-31 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
    The family friendly Giraffe restaurants really appeal to their target audience: kids. But that doesn't mean adults won't enjoy their bright colours ... More
     
     
     
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    Meat People
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    4-6 Essex Road, N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
    Modern European Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    Wenlock & Essex
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    18-26 Essex Road, N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
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    LSO St Luke's
    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The Kings Head
    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
     
     
     
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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 19 minutes from The Kings Head
    City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
     
     
     
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    London Wine Academy
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 20 minutes from The Kings Head
    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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    London Fencing Club
    London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
    Norman Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from The Kings Head
    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
     
     
     
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    London Dance Academy
    London > Leisure >
    The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from The Kings Head
    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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    Spa Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Northampton Road, EC1R | 17 minutes from The Kings Head
    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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    Little Angel Theatre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
    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
     
     
     
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    Business Design Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Kings Head
    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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    Union Chapel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 8 minutes from The Kings Head
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    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 3rd July 2015 

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    The Three Little Pigs: Storybox (Over 4s)
    Theatre | Until 5th July 2015 

    The Little Angel Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Kings Head

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    Not A Game For Boys
    Theatre | Until 5th July 2015 

    The King's Head 2 minutes walk from The Kings Head

    Comedian and actor Bobby Davro leads the cast in this 20th anniversary revival of Simon Block's gritty comedy-drama about a ...More

    Angel Comedy
    Comedy | On 3rd July 2015 

    Angel Comedy Club 3 minutes walk from The Kings Head

    Sharp gags from 2014 NATY Award-winner Alasdair Beckett-King. Also featuring David Tsoras, Ryan Cull, Tommy Ward and MC Barry Ferns....More

    Oresteia
    Oresteia
    Theatre | Until 18th July 2015 

    Almeida Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Kings Head

    Robert Icke's radical reimagining of Aeschylus's Oresteia is staged at the Almeida as part of the season dedicated to Ancient ...More

     
    Propaganda
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th August 2015 

    O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from The Kings Head

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    Lino Mannocci: Shaping The Image
    Exhibitions | Until 19th July 2015 

    Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 9 minutes walk from The Kings Head

    The artist presents works created in response to the masterpieces in the Estorick Collection....More

    Jo N'Gala
    Concerts | On 3rd July 2015 

    Union Chapel 9 minutes walk from The Kings Head

    The outfit plays Bantu blues....More

    Asking Rembrandt
    Theatre | Until 18th July 2015 

    The Old Red Lion Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Kings Head

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