The Kings Head  

 
 
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59 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 2SF
 
 
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Angel Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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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 £73  26% 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 £69  32% 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 £59  42% 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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Alternative Pubs nearest The Kings Head

The best pubs near London The Kings Head.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near The Kings Head

The Kings Head clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Kings Head
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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London 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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Old Fashioned
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Tuesday 7th June and Tuesday 5th July 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
An open mic night with a strict pre-1965 policy, with backing music provided by the house band....More
 
 
 
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We're Going On A Bear Hunt: Little Angel Theatre (Ages 2-7)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th April - 26th June 2016
Little Angel Theatre, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
The lovely Little Angel Theatre presents an endearing adaptation of Michael Rosen's popular children's book. For anyone with children under the age of seven, this puppetry ...More
 
 
 
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P Montana: The Montana Show
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 26th June 2016 - 7pm
O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 7 minutes from The Kings Head
Hip hop, grime and R&B producer and DJ. Also featuring special guests....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Kings Head

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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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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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Sights and Attractions near The Kings Head

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Kings Head
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
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
 
 
 
WW Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
46 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
The WW Gallery at 34-35 Hatton Garden EC1, which relocated here from Hackney in April 2012, continues the curatorial work of artists Debra Wilson and Chiara ... 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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Shopping near The Kings Head

The best shops and markets near The Kings Head
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Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London 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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Restaurants near The Kings Head

What are the best dining options near The Kings Head London?
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meat People
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-6 Essex Road, Islington, London 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, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Kings Head

Near The Kings Head
William Tyndale School
London > Education >
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Kings Head
Islington primary school.... More
 
 
 
City Academy
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Kings Head
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
 
 
 
Islington Student Support Section
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Kings Head
Student support ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Kings Head

The Kings Head gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Islington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
N1 | 3 minutes from The Kings Head
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Esporta
London > Leisure > Fitness
Islington Green, 27 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Kings Head
Fitness Club ... More
 
 
 
Islington Float Tank
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Kings Head
Floatation Therapy ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Kings Head

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Kings Head.
The London Art House
London > Business > Venue Hire
2-18 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
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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 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Found
Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2016 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from The Kings Head

For this major exhibition, Foundling Fellow Cornelia Parker has invited over sixty outstanding artists from a range of creative disciplines ...More

Superman Was A Foundling
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2016 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Award-winning writer Lemn Sissay MBE presents a visual exploration of the character who has come to play an important role ...More

Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2016 

Guildhall Art Gallery 18 minutes walk from The Kings Head

For two years acclaimed British photographer Martin Parr was the City of London's official photographer-in-residence. Between 2013 and 2015 ...More

 
Anger: Understanding It, Overcoming It
Exhibitions | On 26th June 2016 

The Old Finsbury Town Hall 21 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Sailor Jerry Hotel Street
Sailor Jerry Hotel Street
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2016 

The Well 23 minutes walk from The Kings Head

If you're all rooftopped out, get yourself to The Well this summer for the Sailor Jerry Hotel Street pop-up, which ...More

 
Dancing With The Devil
Theatre | Until 29th June 2016 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 1.37 miles from The Kings Head

Aletta Lawson's play based on the life of the dancer Rudolf Nureyev, directed by Anastasia Revi....More

P Montana: The Montana Show
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th June 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from The Kings Head

Hip hop, grime and R&B producer and DJ. Also featuring special guests....More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 26th June 2016 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from The Kings Head

New acts try their hands at stand-up in front of a live audience....More

Laughing Matter
Theatre | Until 16th July 2016 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from The Kings Head

End of Moving Walkway present a contemporary drama created by the company and based on a true story....More

Strangers In Between
Theatre | Until 16th July 2016 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from The Kings Head

Tommy Murphy's critically acclaimed drama of friendship, sex and escapism follows the story of 16-year-old Shane as he leaves his ...More

 
 
 
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