The Orwell

 
 

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382 Essex Road, N1 3PF 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Angel Tube Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Dalston Junction
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
21 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near The Orwell

Near The Orwell
Hilton Islington Hotel London London
Hilton Islington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £81  30% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 18 minutes from The Orwell
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  32% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 22 minutes from The Orwell
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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel London
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £54  33% off
Central Street, EC1V | 25 minutes from The Orwell
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 Nightclubs nearest The Orwell

Nearest to The Orwell
Plastic People London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Plastic People
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
147-149 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 26 minutes from The Orwell
Don't come to Plastic People expecting a stylish bar and the latest trendy cocktails. There's nothing fancy about this basement club, but what it does offer ...More
 
 
 
Hackney Central London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hackney Central
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Amhurst Road, E8 | 26 minutes from The Orwell
Hackney’s freshest venue is a converted railway station with a plush bar / restaurant on the ground floor and a nightclub upstairs. The kitchen serves excellent ...More
 
 
 
Cargo London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cargo
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 27 minutes from The Orwell
Cargo were pioneers of the multi-tasking MDF concept (that's Music-Dance-Food, not cheap fibreboard) and boast one of the most imaginative live music line-ups in the capital, ...More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Orwell

The Orwell clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Hoxley & Porter London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, N1 | 14 minutes from The Orwell
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
 
 
 
Barden's Boudoir London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barden's Boudoir
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38-44 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 14 minutes from The Orwell
A late licence, DJ decks, P.A., stage for live bands, two bars and friendly bar staff selling bottled drinks and beers on tap plus an extensive ...More
 
 
 
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 | 16 minutes from The Orwell
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near The Orwell

Near The Orwell
Epic 3D London
Ends Today
Epic 3D
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 18th to 24th Apr 2014
Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 12 minutes from The Orwell
While attempting to rebuild bridges with her madcap father, 17-year-old Mary Katherine aka MK is magically shrunk and stumbles into the kingdom of the Leaf Men ...More
 
 
 
Funny Face London
Ends Today
Funny Face
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 18th to 24th Apr 2014
Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 12 minutes from The Orwell
Pretty bookshop worker Jo Stockton catches the eye of fashion photographer Dick Avery, who realises that this unassuming young woman has the potential to become the ...More
 
 
 
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1978 Version) London
Ends Today
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1978 Version)
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 18th to 24th Apr 2014
The Alibi, 91-93 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 12 minutes from The Orwell
...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Orwell

Near The Orwell
Servant Jazz Quarters London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Servant Jazz Quarters
London > Entertainment > Live Music
10a Bradbury Street, N16 | 11 minutes from The Orwell
Despite the name, Servant Jazz Quarters is not strictly a jazz club. Instead you'll find music from many genres at this Dalston music venue which supports ...More
 
 
 
The Vortex Jazz Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vortex Jazz Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
11 Gillett Square, N16 | 11 minutes from The Orwell
Though The Vortex has lost a little of its ramshackle charm in the relocation from Stoke Newington to Dalston, it remains the epitome of an underground ...More
 
 
 
Arcola Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Arcola Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | 11 minutes from The Orwell
This renowned community theatre is at the heart of Hackney and Dalston's flourishing arts scene, and one of the best places in London to see new ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Orwell

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Orwell
Open School East London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, N1 | 10 minutes from The Orwell
Open School East opens in September 2013. Open School East is an art school and communal space, commissioned and funded by the Barbican and Create London ...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 | 10 minutes from The Orwell
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
 
 
 
Gillett Square London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 11 minutes from The Orwell
On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on its ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near The Orwell

The best shops and markets near The Orwell
The Peanut Vendor London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Peanut Vendor
London > Shopping > House and Garden
133 Newington Green Road, N1 | 8 minutes from The Orwell
The Peanut Vendors are Barny and Becky who scour bric-a-brac stalls, markets and auctions so you don't have to. Stylish furniture and accessories for the home ...More
 
 
 
A Furry World London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Orwell
Despite their nauseating name, A Furry World offers a first-rate range of services for your pet. Advertised as a holistic pet care service where the emphasis ...More
 
 
 
Gill Wing Cookshop London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 13 minutes from The Orwell
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near The Orwell

What are the best dining options near The Orwell London?
The Alma London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 5 minutes from The Orwell
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ...More
 
 
 
Marquess Tavern London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, , N1 | 7 minutes from The Orwell
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ...More
 
 
 
Huong-Viet London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Huong-Viet
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
12 Englefield Road, N1 | 9 minutes from The Orwell
Vietnamese cuisine....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near The Orwell

Near The Orwell
Connexions Careers Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Careers Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 12 minutes from The Orwell
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ...More
 
 
 
The Making Space London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 27 minutes from The Orwell
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ...More
 
 
 
LSO St Luke's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 27 minutes from The Orwell
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Orwell

The Orwell gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 12 minutes from The Orwell
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ...More
 
 
 
London Fields Lido London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 22 minutes from The Orwell
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ...More
 
 
 
Clissold Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clissold Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Greenway Close, N4 | 23 minutes from The Orwell
A pretty, local park, Clissold is more than worth a visit if you're in the north London area. Free from the crowds that often seep into ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near The Orwell

The best pubs near London The Orwell.
The Alma London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 5 minutes from The Orwell
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ...More
 
 
 
Marquess Tavern London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, , N1 | 7 minutes from The Orwell
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ...More
 
 
 
The House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 - 69 Canonbury Road, N1 | 10 minutes from The Orwell
One of a trio of pubs and restaurants owned by the Meredith Group, The House is an Islington favourite. It's pricier than your average gastro pub ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Orwell

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Orwell.
Union Chapel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 12 minutes from The Orwell
...More
 
 
 
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 | 14 minutes from The Orwell
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 | 20 minutes from The Orwell
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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Near The Orwell

 
 
 
Pablo Echaurren: Iconoclast
Exhibitions | Until 18th May 2014 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 10 minutes walk from The Orwell

Collages reflecting a fascination with cartoon imagery and Futurist and Dadaist publications....More

Wuthering Heights
Theatre | Until 27th April 2014 

Rosemary Branch Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Orwell

Helen Tennison's adaptation of Emily Bronte's great novel about a passion so strong it outlives even death. Presented by The ...More

Campfire Presents Matt Locke
Exhibitions | On 24th April 2014 

The Lighthouse 10 minutes walk from The Orwell

Campfire presents Matt Locke as our guest speaker on the 24th April....More

Vein & Greg Osby
Concerts | On 24th April 2014 

The Vortex Jazz Club 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

Experimental jazz by the Swiss trio with the accompanying saxophonist....More

Sweetheart
Music | On 24th April 2014 

Power Lunches Arts Cafe 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

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Ed Gamble: Work In Progress
Comedy | On 24th April 2014 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

Cheeky wit and gags from one half of podcast duo Peacock & Gamble....More

Ed Gamble: Work In Progress
Comedy | Until 24th April 2014 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

Cheeky wit and gags from one half of podcast duo Peacock & Gamble....More

Banksy: The Room in the Elephant
Banksy: The Room in the Elephant
Theatre | Until 3rd May 2014 

Arcola Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

Gary Beadle - best known as Eastenders' Paul Trueman, who is also making a name for himself as a stage ...More

 
Eldorado
Eldorado
Theatre | Until 3rd May 2014 

Arcola Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

Anton has a charmed life, a dream home, an artistic wife and a baby due in Eldorado, Marius von Mayenburg's ...More

 
No Scrubs Pharrell Birthday Special!
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th April 2014 

The Alibi 12 minutes walk from The Orwell

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