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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Holloway Road Tube Station
11 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Canonbury Overground Station
10 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elia Mews Car Park
20 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
25 minutes walk

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £73† 37% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 14 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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† 34% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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 £48† 23% off
Central Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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 Highbury and Islington Railway Station

Nearest to Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 miles from Highbury and Islington 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 25 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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 Highbury and Islington 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 Highbury and Islington Railway Station

Near Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 2.3 miles from Highbury and Islington 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 2.5 miles from Highbury and Islington 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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Thames River Adventures
London > Travel > Boats
Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill, London N1 | 2.5 miles from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
Danny Gillard, Niamh Walsh and their team of fully qualified instructors at Thames River Adventures offer kayak tours of the Thames and London's Regent's Canal. Early ... More
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Events near Highbury and Islington Railway Station

Near Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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Cherry Glazerr
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 7pm
Highbury and Islington Railway Station, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
The American indie pop trio performs their second album Apocalipstick....More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 5th April to 25th June 2017
Highbury and Islington Railway Station, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian art, Balla was one of the ...More
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Permanent Collection
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 13th January to 31st December 2017 - Various Times
Highbury and Islington Railway Station, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, Giorgio de Chirico, Amedeo Modigliani, Giorgio ...More
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Entertainment near Highbury and Islington Railway Station

Near Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit†pub that shares ... More
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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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Sights and Attractions near Highbury and Islington Railway Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 12 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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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Shopping near Highbury and Islington Railway Station

The best shops and markets near Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 6 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
Second-hand... More
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Restaurants near Highbury and Islington Railway Station

What are the best dining options near Highbury and Islington Railway Station London?
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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
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Trullo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
A superb addition to the Islington eating scene is Trullo, a homely neighbourhood Italian in Highbury in the mould of the River Café (but thankfully not ... More
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LeCoq
London > Restaurants >
292-294 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
Sisters Ana and Sanja Morris have twenty years of restaurant experience between them: Sanja co-founded Salt Yard Group and Ana ... More
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Education near Highbury and Islington Railway Station

Near Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 21 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 24 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
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Leisure near Highbury and Islington Railway Station

Highbury and Islington Railway Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 17 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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 | 20 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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 | 20 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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 Highbury and Islington Railway Station

The best pubs near London Highbury and Islington Railway Station.
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 4 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
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 | 9 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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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Nightlife near Highbury and Islington Railway Station

Highbury and Islington Railway Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
If the Government want to encourage more of a European cafť culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Highbury and Islington Railway Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Highbury and Islington Railway Station.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4 minutes from Highbury and Islington Railway Station
... More
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Highbury and Islington 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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Cherry Glazerr
Concerts | On 24th May 2017 

The Garage N5 1RD N5 1RA - 0 minute walk from Highbury And Islington Railway Station

The American indie pop trio performs their second album Apocalipstick....More

Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 5 minutes walk from Highbury And Islington Railway Station

The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 5 minutes walk from Highbury And Islington Railway Station

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

The Treatment
The Treatment
Theatre | Until 10th June 2017 

Almeida Theatre 9 minutes walk from Highbury And Islington Railway Station

Lyndsey Turner directs Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in Martin Crimp's The Treatment, a blistering contemporary satire about an enterprising ...More

 
Red Riding Hood And The Wolf
Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 10 minutes walk from Highbury And Islington Railway Station

The story of Red Riding Hood, with a twist....More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 24th May 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 14 minutes walk from Highbury And Islington Railway Station

Stars and experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand up for the first time....More

Ard Adz
Concerts | On 24th May 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from Highbury And Islington Railway Station

The London-born rapper and hip hop artist brings his rhymes to the stage....More

Certified
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st May 2017 

EGG 17 minutes walk from Highbury And Islington Railway Station

House and grime courtesy of Certified DJs....More

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas
Concerts | On 24th May 2017 

Kings Place 22 minutes walk from Highbury And Islington Railway Station

The fiddle and cello duo perform folk music influenced by their travels to the likes of Scandinavia, France and Spain....More

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Sonder Presents: NeverFolk
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The Nursery Theatre

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The Nursery Theatre
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From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square....More

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Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
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Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
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House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
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House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
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Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
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Lyric Hammersmith

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Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

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The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
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