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IslingtonIslington is traditionally a mecca for the cream of London’s liberal, journalists, writers and artists. This vibrant borough boasts a thriving fringe theatre scene, a wealth of fantastic restaurants and vibrant nightlife.

Islington is the best place to buy antiques in London. Spend an afternoon browsing the specialist shops and boutiques in the renowned Camden Passage Antiques Gallery. Continue your journey of discovery through elegant Georgian squares, along peaceful Regent's Canal and through historic Clerkenwell. Football fans will be unable to leave the borough without a trip to the world famous Arsenal football ground.

 

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Hotels near Islington

Near Islington
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  40% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Islington
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 £29  38% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 14 minutes from Islington
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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £38  41% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 23 minutes from Islington
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
Hackney
London > Useful Numbers > London Boroughs
Hackney Town Hall, Mare St, E8 | 2 miles from Islington
Just 30 minutes journey from central London by road, rail or underground, Hackney possesses a rich mix of cultures and traditions. Popular destinations include super-trendy Shoreditch, ... More
 
 
 
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City of London
London > Useful Numbers > London Boroughs
PO Box 270, Guildhall, Clerkenwell, London EC2P | 24 minutes from Islington
The Square Mile was once the old city contained within the medieval walls, a history remembered each November in the pomp of the Lord Mayor's Show. ... More
 
 
 
Camden
London > Useful Numbers > London Boroughs
Camden Town Hall, Judd Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 26 minutes from Islington
Camden - London's cultural quarter - is bursting with vibrancy and contrasts for those who love both the traditional and the contemporary. One of London’s liveliest ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Islington

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Italian Threads: MITA Textile Design 1926-1976
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 16th January 2021 at 11am-6pm & Sunday 17th January 2021 at 12noon-5pm
Islington, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 4 minutes from Islington
Fifty years of work produced for world art fairs, private homes, clubs and ocean liners by the celebrated Genoa-based textile firm MITA (Manifattura Italiana Tappeti Artistici), ...More
 
 
 
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The Secret Sisters
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 18th January 2021 - 7.30pm
Islington, Compton Terrace, N1 | 4 minutes from Islington
Folk and country originals from the Alabama-based siblings Laura and Lydia Rogers, who look to the stars for their fourth album, Saturn Return....More
 
 
 
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Sun Kil Moon
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd February 2021 - 7pm
Islington, Compton Terrace, N1 | 4 minutes from Islington
The folk-rock project of Mark Kozelek performs in support of a new album, I Also Want To Die In New Orleans....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Islington

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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Islington
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Studios
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 1 minute from Islington
Just a few minutes walk from the Little Angel Theatre on Dagmar Passage, Little Angel Studios offer three studio spaces ... More
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Islington

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Islington
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington
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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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 4 minutes from Islington
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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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington
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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Islington

The best shops and markets near Islington
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Islington
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Islington
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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Islington

What are the best dining options near Islington London?
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The Blue Legume
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
177 Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Gem
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
265 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Islington
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Ziloufs
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
270 Upper Street, N12UQ | 2 minutes from Islington
Pan-Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Islington

Near Islington
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 16 minutes from Islington
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 18 minutes from Islington
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 20 minutes from Islington
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Islington

Islington gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Third Space Islington
London > Leisure >
15 Esther Anne Place, Islington Square, N1 | 4 minutes from Islington
Luxury health club The Third Space has its sixth club and for the first time sees ... More
 
 
 
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 18 minutes from Islington
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from Islington
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Islington

The best pubs near London Islington.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Islington
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Islington
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 6 minutes from Islington
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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Islington

Islington clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Islington
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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Islington
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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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Islington
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Islington

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Islington.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 3 minutes from Islington
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Islington
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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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Islington
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
 

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Italian Threads: MITA Textile Design 1926-1976
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2021 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 4 minutes walk from Islington

Fifty years of work produced for world art fairs, private homes, clubs and ocean liners by the celebrated Genoa-based textile ...More

 
 
 
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