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4-6 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 8LN
 
 
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Weekdays: 7:30-23:30 (Fri Midnight) | Weekends: 8:30-22:30 (Sat Midnight)
 

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
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11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  30% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from S&M Cafe
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 £73  42% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from S&M Cafe
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 £53  27% off
Central Street, EC1V | 13 minutes from S&M Cafe
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 Albion
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
10 Thornhill Road, Barnsbury, , Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from S&M Cafe
Renowned for its delicious whole roast suckling pig and delightful rear bear garden, The Albion has become something of an Islington institution. Located on a small ... More
 
 
 
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North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from S&M Cafe
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Coin Laundry
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
70 Exmouth Market, EC1R | 15 minutes from S&M Cafe
Chicken kievs, black forest trifle and soda stream cocktails are the order of the day at Coin Laundry , an unashamedly retro British ... More
 
 
 
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Meat People
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-6 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | Same location as S&M Cafe
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Giraffe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
29-31 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from S&M Cafe
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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69 Colebrooke Row
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from S&M Cafe
Welcome to the Bar With No Name. This intimate bar isn't your typical speakeasy, lacking exposed brickwork, candlelit tables and vintage furniture, it is actually just ... More
 
 
 
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Rave In A Pub: John Morales
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 22nd June 2018 - 8pm-2am
S&M Cafe, 44 Essex Road, N1 | Same location as S&M Cafe
...More
 
 
 
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Just Putting It Out Here
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st to 22nd June 2018 - 11am-6.30pm
S&M Cafe, 354 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from S&M Cafe
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More
 
 
 
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Black Parade - 00s Emo Anthems
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 22nd June 2018 - 11pm-4am
S&M Cafe, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 5 minutes from S&M Cafe
The DJs provide all the best emo sounds from the noughties....More
 
 
 
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The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from S&M Cafe
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from S&M Cafe
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from S&M Cafe
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 Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 2 minutes from S&M Cafe
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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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from S&M Cafe
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, Islington, London EC1V | 7 minutes from S&M Cafe
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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Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from S&M Cafe
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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Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from S&M Cafe
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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Jewel
London > Shopping > Jewellery
16 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from S&M Cafe
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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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 16 minutes from S&M Cafe
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 16 minutes from S&M Cafe
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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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from S&M Cafe
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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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from S&M Cafe
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, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from S&M Cafe
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, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes from S&M Cafe
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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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | Same location as S&M Cafe
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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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from S&M Cafe
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from S&M Cafe
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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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from S&M Cafe
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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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 2 minutes from S&M Cafe
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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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from S&M Cafe
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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from S&M Cafe
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 | 5 minutes from S&M Cafe
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 | 9 minutes from S&M Cafe
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Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 22nd June 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 2 minutes walk from S&m Cafe

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of comedy at this flagship night....More

Black Parade - 00s Emo Anthems
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 22nd June 2018 

O2 Academy Islington 5 minutes walk from S&m Cafe

The DJs provide all the best emo sounds from the noughties....More

Will Downing
Concerts | Until 24th June 2018 

Islington Assembly Hall 7 minutes walk from S&m Cafe

The R&B and jazz singer-songwriter is joined by Grammy-nominated saxophonist, Najee, and New York soul vocalist, Melisa Morgan....More

White Heat Club
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 22nd June 2018 

The Lexington 11 minutes walk from S&m Cafe

Resident DJs spin the best indie, new and classic disco, leftfield pop and new wave edits....More

Nervus
Concerts | On 22nd June 2018 

The Lexington 11 minutes walk from S&m Cafe

The four-piece combo from Watford plays punk. With support from Conjurer and Itoldyouiwouldeatyou....More

Free Outdoor Concert: Mrs H & The Sing-Along Band
Concerts | On 22nd June 2018 

LSO St Luke's 16 minutes walk from S&m Cafe

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Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2018 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant 18 minutes walk from S&m Cafe

This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum ...More

 
Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 18 minutes walk from S&m Cafe

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Strictly Roots
Concerts | On 22nd June 2018 

Scala 18 minutes walk from S&m Cafe

Green Light Sound- System, Hytal Bosrah and Aba-Shanti-I supply dub and reggae all night....More

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Azure mosaic tiles and a peseta-topped bar set the tone for this Spanish restaurant overlooking the Museum of Childhood's gardens....More

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Jessica Simmons and Daniel Nathan deliver quality steaks that don't break the bank in a ...More

 
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In June 2018 Dan Doherty reopened The Royal Oak with little fanfare and some really ...More

 
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RAF Museum

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

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The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
Jim's Cafe
Jim's Cafe
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Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
Soane's Kitchen
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Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
East Village Wellness Day
East Village Wellness Day
Sporting Events | On 23rd June 

East Village

Following on from World Yoga Day on 21st June, East Village presents the East Village ...More

 
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Concerts | From 29th June 

Royal Opera House

Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
Queer And Now
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Tate Britain

Back for its second year and following on from the 2017 Queer British Art exhibition, ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
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The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
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Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
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