Essex Road Railway Station  

 
 
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Angel Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  35% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 9 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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 £84  37% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 16 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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 £60  26% off
Central Street, EC1V | 18 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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 Railway Stations nearest Essex Road Railway Station

Nearest to Essex Road Railway Station
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 2.7 miles from Essex Road Railway Station
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 25 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
The area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 28 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
 
 
 
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Travel near Essex Road Railway Station

Near Essex Road Railway Station
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 2.1 miles from Essex Road Railway Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2.2 miles from Essex Road Railway Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 34 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Essex Road Railway Station

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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 27th March 2017 at 8.30pm & Wednesday 29th March 2017 at 3pm
Essex Road Railway Station, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
Nicholas de Jongh's magic realist play delves into time past to pose questions about the one sensational love affair of William Shakespeare's life. Directed by Matthew ...More
 
 
 
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Howard Jones
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 28th March 2017 - 7.30pm
Essex Road Railway Station, Compton Terrace, N1 | 7 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
The pioneering multi-instrumentalist and popular singer, acclaimed for his performance at Live Aid in 1985, performs synth-pop and new wave....More
 
 
 
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Daylight Music
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 1st April 2017 - 12noon
Essex Road Railway Station, Compton Terrace, N1 | 7 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
A relaxing session of music and cake featuring a diverse programme of artists....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Essex Road Railway Station

Near Essex Road Railway Station
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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Sights and Attractions near Essex Road Railway Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Essex Road Railway Station
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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 | 5 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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 | 5 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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Shopping near Essex Road Railway Station

The best shops and markets near Essex Road Railway Station
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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 | 6 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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 | 6 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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 Essex Road Railway Station

What are the best dining options near Essex Road Railway Station London?
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Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Essex Road Railway Station
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Smokehouse
London > Restaurants >
63-69 Canonbury Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
Fire cooked meats are the main attraction of the Islington Smokehouse, a well regarded restaurant from Neil Rankin, former head chef at Pitt Cue, and Noble ... More
 
 
 
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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Education near Essex Road Railway Station

Near Essex Road Railway Station
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 20 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 20 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 21 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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Leisure near Essex Road Railway Station

Essex Road Railway Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 20 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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 Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 20 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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Pubs near Essex Road Railway Station

The best pubs near London Essex Road Railway Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Essex Road Railway Station

Essex Road Railway Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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 | 7 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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 Essex Road Railway Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Essex Road Railway Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from Essex Road Railway Station
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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English National Ballet - Pina Bausch, William Forsythe and Hans van Manen
English National Ballet - Pina Bausch, William Forsythe and Hans van Manen
Dance | Until 1st April 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Essex Road Railway Station

Not seen in the UK since 2008, English National Ballet is only the second ballet company in the world to ...More

 
Sea Fret
Theatre | Until 22nd April 2017 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 1.49 miles from Essex Road Railway Station

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Ill Nino
Concerts | On 28th March 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Essex Road Railway Station

The American metal band formed in Jersey in 1998 perform their 15th anniversary tour....More

Barry Ferns & Friends
Comedy | On 28th March 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from Essex Road Railway Station

MC Barry Ferns invited favourite comics to perform longer sets....More

Adam & Eve...And Steve
Theatre | Until 29th April 2017 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Essex Road Railway Station

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The Chemsex Monologues
Theatre | Until 9th April 2017 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Essex Road Railway Station

An enlightening, funny yet dark exploration of the sexual world of six different characters....More

Hamlet
Hamlet
Theatre | Until 8th April 2017 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from Essex Road Railway Station

After starring in Mary Stuart in late 2016, Juliet Stevenson returns to the Almeida stage this year to star in ...More

 
Muna
Concerts | Until 30th March 2017 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 2.07 miles from Essex Road Railway Station

Dark, synth-driven pop from the Los Angeles-based, female three-piece....More

Killer
Theatre | Until 8th April 2017 

Shoreditch Town Hall 2.12 miles from Essex Road Railway Station

Jamie Lloyd directs Philip Ridley's darkly comic collection of new monologues, starring John MacMillan....More

Howard Jones
Concerts | On 28th March 2017 

Union Chapel 2.35 miles from Essex Road Railway Station

The pioneering multi-instrumentalist and popular singer, acclaimed for his performance at Live Aid in 1985, performs synth-pop and new wave....More

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The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Dreamgirls
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The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Princess Bride
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Victoria Embankment Gardens

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The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Big Lebowski
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Victoria Embankment Gardens

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Mitridate, re di Ponto
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Royal Opera House

Mozart's fourth opera, premiered when he was 14, is back on Jean Racine's story of jealous love and political intrigue....More

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema
Film Events | Until 6th April 

Ealing Filmworks

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema comes to Ealing Filmworks from 23rd March to 6th April 2017, ahead of the permanent Picturehouse cinema opening here in 2019....More

Ealing Filmworks
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In December 2016 construction of the Ealing Filmworks development began confirming the long-awaited cinema, operated ...More

 
Dandy
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Following a successful pop-up restaurant in a shipping container in London Fields, Daniel Wilson and ...More

 
Feasting with Florence: Mark Jarvis and Florence Knight
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Anglo

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Gome Galily - Supper At The Snail
Gome Galily - Supper At The Snail
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L'Escargot

Israeli chef Gome Galily, who has worked at ...More

 
The Commercial
The Commercial
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Herne Hill pub blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel ...More

 
Rick Stein, Barnes
Rick Stein, Barnes
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Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
Vintage Borough
Vintage Borough
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Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
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Friends Matt who runs The White Horse pub in Brixton and Louis who works for ...More

 
Lupins
Lupins
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Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
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Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
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Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
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Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

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