Whistles  

 
 
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135-136 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1QP
 
 
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9 minutes walk
 
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £85  26% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Whistles
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 £91  26% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Whistles
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 £47  31% off
Central Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from Whistles
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
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almost Famous
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 miles from Whistles
Almost Famous started out selling limited runs of classy denim, but this flagship store marks their expansion into a whole range of elegant ladies clothes. Born ... More
 
 
 
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Coco de Mer
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
23 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 miles from Whistles
Is there really anyone out there who cares if their dildo is made from hand-carved jade, or their spanking paddle comes from naturally-felled environment friendly wood? ... More
 
 
 
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Stella
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Upper Market Hall, Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 36 minutes from Whistles
This Camden Lock Market store offers a complete wardrobe in one small shop from lingerie to a winter coat. Established in 1990, Stella sells a carefully ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Whistles
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Whistles
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 | 3 minutes from Whistles
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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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Whistles
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
 
 
 
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Now On
Trouble With Men
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th to 20th Aug 2017 - Various Times
Whistles, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Whistles
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Coming Clean
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th July to 26th August 2017 - Various Times
Whistles, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Whistles
Kevin Elyot's landmark drama questions the nature of fidelity and the limits of love....More
 
 
 
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Lonely Robot
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 19th August 2017 - 7pm-11pm
Whistles, Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Whistles
The four-piece combo featuring singer, song-writer and guitarist John Mitchell play prog rock....More
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Whistles
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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Whistles
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
 
 
 
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Whistles
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 best museums, galleries, attractions near Whistles
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Whistles
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 Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 3 minutes from Whistles
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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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 7 minutes from Whistles
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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Cafe Gallipoli Again
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
120 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Whistles
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Isarn
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
119 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Whistles
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Antepliler
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
139 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Whistles
With its title roughly translating as meaning someone from the Turkish town of Antep, Antepliler specialises in the very best of Turkish cuisine and, seeing as ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Whistles

Near Whistles
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 16 minutes from Whistles
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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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 18 minutes from Whistles
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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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 19 minutes from Whistles
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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Leisure near Whistles

Whistles gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 17 minutes from Whistles
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Whistles
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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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Whistles
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Whistles

The best pubs near London Whistles.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Whistles
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Whistles
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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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Whistles
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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Whistles clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Whistles
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Whistles
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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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Whistles
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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Meeting venue hire near Whistles

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Whistles.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Whistles
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 | 6 minutes from Whistles
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 | 6 minutes from Whistles
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Against
Against
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Almeida Theatre 1 minute walk from Whistles

Ben Whishaw, who has appeared as Q in the Bond films, in London Spy and The Hour and who won ...More

 
Lonely Robot
Concerts | On 19th August 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 3 minutes walk from Whistles

The four-piece combo featuring singer, song-writer and guitarist John Mitchell play prog rock....More

Ginger Wildheart
Concerts | On 19th August 2017 

Union Chapel 7 minutes walk from Whistles

A member of evergreen British outfit The Wildhearts, the rock and country artist presents an up close and personal show ...More

Red Tape Riot
Concerts | On 19th August 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from Whistles

Cape Town is the home of this five-piece band who add dance and electronic elements to their indie-rock originals....More

Burn Down The Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th August 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from Whistles

Indie, soul, synth, ska and rock'n'roll courtesy of guests and residents....More

Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th August 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from Whistles

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

The Non-Parent Trap
Comedy | Until 20th August 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from Whistles

This one-woman show from writer, performer and broadcaster Nina Davis explores our modern distraction with other peoples reproductive and life ...More

Parallels Of Punderment
Comedy | Until 20th August 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from Whistles

The 2017 UK Pun Championship finalist Colin Leggo presents an hour of silliness and wordplay....More

Gabriel O Pensador
Concerts | On 19th August 2017 

The Garage 10 minutes walk from Whistles

The Brazilian hip hop artist and writer presents his Sem Crise show....More

Johnny Moped
Concerts | On 19th August 2017 

The Lexington 12 minutes walk from Whistles

The punk'n'roll band hailing from London perform material new and old. With support from The Weird Things and The Featherz....More

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