Towpath Cafe †

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Whitmore Road, Islington, London N15SB

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A much loved little hole in the wall opened by an Italian-American obsessive about great food and coffee. Serving a small selection of simple, quality sandwiches prepared with love, great italian coffee and homemade snacks and drinks. A lovely, quirky addition and suprising find along the canal.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Old Street Tube Station
16 minutes walk
Angel Tube Station
21 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Haggerston Overground Station
4 minutes walk
Hoxton Overground Station
7 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Paul Street NCP
16 minutes walk
Leonard Street Car Park
17 minutes walk

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Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £131† 23% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 13 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £53† 36% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 14 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £112† 37% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 16 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haggerston Espresso Room (HER)
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Unit C, 13 Downham Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Haggerston was an area lacking in rooms dedicated entirely to the pleasurable pastime of espresso sipping, but those days are gone, now locals can satisfy their ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curio Cabal
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
258 Kingsland Road, E8 | 4 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Opened in the summer of 2013 Curio Cabal in Haggerston is s upported by its brother company, Creative Blocks, a co-working / ... More
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The Grocery Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
54-56 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, E2 | 11 minutes from Towpath Cafe
This Shoreditch cafe on Kingsland Road is a great spot for the full English. You can breakfast on poached eggs, cooked tomatoes and succulent sausages while ... More
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Water House Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
10 Orsman Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Towpath Cafe
The eco-friendly restaurateurs who brought us Acorn House, Arthur Potts Dawson and Jamie Grainger-Smith, have extended into the east with this their second venture. The Water ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tata Eatery
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
258 Kingsland Road, Hackney, E8 | 3 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Husband and wife duo Zijun Meng and Ana Goncalves take over the hip Curio Cabal café every evening Wednesday to Saturday and for brunch over the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke's Brew & Que
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
33 Downham Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Towpath Cafe
American Cuisine... More
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Sin Gusano
London > Events > Foodie Events †Dates: 3rd May to 16th June 2018
Towpath Cafe, 258 Kingsland Road, E8 | 4 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Taking over popular Haggerston cafe and bar space Curio Cabal, on Thursday to Saturday evenings, Sin Gusano is a seven week pop-up specialising in mezcal and ...More
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Hoxton Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
130 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 7 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Built in 1863 as a saloon-style music hall, this Grade II listed multi-arts venue represents the absolute pinnacle of trendy Shoreditch. Hoxton Hall played host to ... More
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Dalston Department Store
London > Entertainment >
Unit 2, Star House, 3 Richmond Road, E8 | 10 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Part of events and marketing company Dalstonline Limited, the Dalston Department Store is a new venue that showcases products and pop up events from the latest ... More
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Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 13 minutes from Towpath Cafe
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Towpath Cafe
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Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Towpath Cafe
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
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Geffrye Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 | 9 minutes from Towpath Cafe
There aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of this ... More
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Hoxton Docks
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
55 Laburnum Street, E2 | 9 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Canal side venue for hire, the ex coal storage facility makes a unique wedding venue and has work live spaces for hire. ... More
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The best shops and markets near Towpath Cafe
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A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Towpath Cafe
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
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Prick
London > Shopping >
492 Kingsland Road, E8 | 9 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Prick, London's first boutique dedicated to cacti and other succulents, is the brainchild of Gynelle Leon, an award-winning photographer with a career in forensic science, finance ... More
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KK Outlet
London > Shopping > Art and Design
42 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 14 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Just the kind of hip, happening 'multifunctional' space you'd expect on Hoxton Square, KK Outlet is not just a shop and gallery it's also the offices ... More
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 14 minutes from Towpath Cafe
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
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 15 minutes from Towpath Cafe
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
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 17 minutes from Towpath Cafe
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 14 minutes from Towpath Cafe
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
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London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 18 minutes from Towpath Cafe
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
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 18 minutes from Towpath Cafe
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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The best pubs near London Towpath Cafe.
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The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Towpath Cafe
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Fanny Nelsons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
32 Horatio Street, E2 | 13 minutes from Towpath Cafe
At risk of being converted into a block of flats when it closed, east London boozer Nelsons Head was saved by its beloved locals in 2016, ... More
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William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 13 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Off the beaten Old Street track, this surreal and spellbinding pub has obviously won a loyal following within months of opening. The friendly management are keen ... More
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Super Lyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
155 Hoxton Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Towpath Cafe
After closing his pioneering White Lyan cocktail bar, which challenged the industry when it opened as the first no-waste bar, Ryan Chetiyawardana has transformed the former ... More
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Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 11 minutes from Towpath Cafe
A wine bar which began as a pop-up hosting wine nights in a former bank vault in Shoreditch, Sager + Wilde is run by husband and ... More
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Untitled
London > Nightlife > Bars
538 Kingsland Road, Hackney, E8 | 11 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Another venue from cocktail legend Tony Conigliaro (69 Colebrooke Row and Bar Termini), Untitled is an achingly cocktail bar. Paying homage to Andy Warhol's ... More
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 14 minutes from Towpath Cafe
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from Towpath 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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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from Towpath Cafe
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Sin Gusano
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Curio Cabal 4 minutes walk from Towpath Cafe

Taking over popular Haggerston cafe and bar space Curio Cabal, on Thursday to Saturday evenings, Sin Gusano is a seven ...More

 
The London Cheese Project
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Geffrye Museum 9 minutes walk from Towpath Cafe

After a successful event last November, The London Cheese Project returns this May, taking over the Geffrye Museum in Hoxton. ...More

 
Last Days of Shoreditch: The Enchanted Garden
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The much-loved Last Days of Shoreditch is back for its eighth year in 2018 with three months of street food, ...More

 
Cargo Presents: Prismatic
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Cargo 15 minutes walk from Towpath Cafe

A weekly Sunday night party featuring hip hop, house, R&B and other genres from resident DJs....More

Urban Food Fest
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Euro Car Parks 17 minutes walk from Towpath Cafe

The Urban Food Fest returns, running every Saturday from midday to midnight at the Euro Car Parks in Shoreditch. The ...More

 
Permanent Collection
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 18 minutes walk from Towpath Cafe

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

Bagel Breakfast Break
Bagel Breakfast Break
Foodie Events | Until 27th May 2018 

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Get your free breakfast bagel this bank holiday weekend at this pop-up a stone's throw away from the world-famous Brick ...More

 

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Concluding the Classic Spring Oscar Wilde Season, The Importance of Being Earnest is staged at the Vaudeville Theatre this summer. Olivier Award-winner Sophie Thompson takes the role ...More

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