The Kings Head

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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

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11.00
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Tuesday:

11.00
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Wednesday:

11.00
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11.00
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11.00
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2.00

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11.00
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2.00

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11.00
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LondonTown.com - The Kings Head Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Angel Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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London Events 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 The Kings Head

Near The Kings Head
Hilton London Islington Hotel  London
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £83† 34% 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
Citadines St Mark's London London
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment† from £64† 28% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 10 minutes from The Kings Head
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
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington London
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £59† 38% 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
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Alternative Pubs nearest The Kings Head

The best pubs near London The Kings Head.
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 | 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.
Colebrookes London
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 cafť culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ...More
Hoxley & Porter London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Pisco Embassy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Events near The Kings Head

Near The Kings Head
Barbarella London
On Soon
Barbarella
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: Sunday 28th December 2014
The Screen on the Green, 83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Kings Head
...More
Edward Scissorhands London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance †Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 12 minutes from The Kings Head
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
Club The Mammoth London
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Club The Mammoth
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Friday 26th December 2014 - 8pm-2am
Relentless Garage, 22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 12 minutes from The Kings Head
A club night which this week features indie bands Horsefight and Dingus Khan resident DJs spinning rock, pop and funk....More
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Entertainment near The Kings Head

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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 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
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 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
The Screen on the Green London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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 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
The Islington Metal Works London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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 | 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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Shopping near The Kings Head

The best shops and markets near The Kings Head
Cass Art Islington London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Cass Art London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Jewel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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?
Giraffe  London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Meat People London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meat People
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-6 Essex Road, N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
Modern European Cuisine...More
Wenlock & Essex London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wenlock & Essex
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
18-26 Essex Road, N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
British Cuisine...More
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Education near The Kings Head

Near The Kings Head
LSO St Luke's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
City Journalism London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
London Wine Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Leisure near The Kings Head

The Kings Head 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 | 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
London Dance Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Spa Fields Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near The Kings Head

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Kings Head.
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 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
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 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
Union Chapel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 8 minutes from The Kings Head
...More

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Jabberwocky
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

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Little Angel Theatre presents a children's show inspired by the Lewis Carroll poem about a boy who ventures into the ...More

Charming - A Farcical Fairy Tale
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

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

Four French princes, not quite of the charming type, bet to confirm that the first among them to marry will ...More

Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands
Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 12 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Matthew Bourne's magical dance production based on the classic Tim Burton film and featuring the beautiful and unforgettable music by ...More

Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands
Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 12 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings ...More

 
The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
Theatre | Until 10th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 12 minutes walk from The Kings Head

A snowy stage sets the scene for an icy cold Christmas Eve, where the Little Match Girl paces the emptying ...More

 
Club The Mammoth
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th December 2014 

Relentless Garage 12 minutes walk from The Kings Head

A club night which this week features indie bands Horsefight and Dingus Khan resident DJs spinning rock, pop and funk....More

Backto95 Boxing Day Special
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th December 2014 

Scala 19 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Old skool, garage and house courtesy of Matt Jam Lamont, Scott Garcia, Pied Piper, Jeremy Sylvester, Madness and Firin Squad....More

Big Fish Boxing Day Special
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th December 2014 

Club Aquarium 20 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Electro and house courtesy of Hoxton Whores, plus Lee B3 Edwards, Francesco Poggi and Mickey Simms....More

Boxing Day Special
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th December 2014 

EGG 20 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Alexis Raphael, Cozzy D and more supply house....More

The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 1st March 2015 

King's Cross Railway Station 21 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, moves to King's Cross Theatre ...More

 
 

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Everybody has fond childhood memories of visiting Santa's grotto for the very first time.This Christmas you can treat your ...More

 
The Seagull
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The second production of the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre 2015 season, The Seagull begins with guests gathering at a ...More

Krapp's Last Tape
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Theatre | 19th June 2015 - 21st June 2015 

Barbican Centre

Visionary directory and visual artist Robert Wilson brings Samuel Beckett's haunting Krapp's Last Tape to life for the Barbican International ...More

 
Julio le Parc
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Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

If winter can be a bit gloomy, look no further than the light installations of Julio Le Parc at the ...More

 
Happy Days
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Theatre | 13th February 2015 - 21st March 2015 

The Young Vic

Olivier Award-winning stage and screen actress Juliet Stevenson (unforgettable star of Truly Madly Deeply) once again takes on one of ...More

 
The London Bike Show
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ExCel London Exhibition Centre

The UK's largest cycling show returns to ExCeL London with plenty of gear to browse and buy and industry experts ...More

 
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Opened 21st November 2014 

The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks ...More

 
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Jago, the Shoreditch restaurant with Southern European, Middle Eastern and Ashkenazi influences, is the first solo form Louis Solley ...More

 
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This casual-dining Korean restaurant is the brainchild of Jan Lee, alumni of the award-winning Roka, who grew up in his ...More

 
 
 
 
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