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Holloway Road Tube Station
11 minutes walk
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Canonbury Overground Station
10 minutes walk
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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† 41% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 14 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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† 42% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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† 21% off
Central Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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 Underground Stations nearest Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Nearest to Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 2.3 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube 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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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2.7 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube 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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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2.8 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
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Travel near Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Near Highbury & Islington Tube 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 | 2.5 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube 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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King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 25 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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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Events near Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Near Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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Day Wave
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 7pm
Highbury & Islington Tube Station, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
The pop singer-songwriter performs songs from his hotly anticipated debut album The Days We Had, including single Something Here....More
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Luke Sital-Singh
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 7pm
Highbury & Islington Tube Station, Compton Terrace, N1 | 3 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
The singer-songwriter from London performs material rooted in folk, in support of his album Time Is A Riddle....More
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Ongoing
Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 5th April to 25th June 2017
Highbury & Islington Tube Station, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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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Entertainment near Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Near Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Highbury & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube Station

The best shops and markets near Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube Station
Second-hand... More
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Restaurants near Highbury & Islington Tube Station

What are the best dining options near Highbury & Islington Tube Station London?
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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube Station

Near Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube Station

Highbury & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube Station

The best pubs near London Highbury & Islington Tube Station.
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 4 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube Station

Highbury & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube 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 & Islington Tube Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Highbury & Islington Tube Station.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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 & Islington Tube 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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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube 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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Day Wave
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

The Garage N5 1RD N5 1RA - 0 minute walk from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

The pop singer-songwriter performs songs from his hotly anticipated debut album The Days We Had, including single Something Here....More

Luke Sital-Singh
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

Union Chapel 3 minutes walk from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

The singer-songwriter from London performs material rooted in folk, in support of his album Time Is A Riddle....More

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

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 5 minutes walk from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

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

Ron Sexsmith
Concerts | Until 24th May 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 7 minutes walk from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

The award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter brings his pop and rock material to the UK's stages....More

The Treatment
The Treatment
Theatre | Until 10th June 2017 

Almeida Theatre 9 minutes walk from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

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

 
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 10 minutes walk from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Adapted from the best selling children's book by Anna Kemp....More

5 Guys Chillin'
Theatre | Until 3rd June 2017 

The King's Head 11 minutes walk from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Em-Lou Productions presents a graphic, gripping funny and frank verbatim drama exposing the gay chill-out scene, taken from over 50 ...More

Charles Court Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | Until 3rd June 2017 

The King's Head 11 minutes walk from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

John Savournin directs Mozart's comical and magical opera adapted by John Savournin and David Eaton filled with enchanting puppetry, magic ...More

Barry Ferns and Friends
Comedy | On 23rd May 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 14 minutes walk from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

MC Barry Ferns brings a selection of our favourite comics down to play some longer sets....More

Lottery
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

Pleasance Theatre 15 minutes walk from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Fictive Theatre bring to the Pleasance a brand new absurd, dystopian satire. Lottery is a comedy full of awkward moments, ...More

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Neverfolk
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The Nursery Theatre

A collection of improvised stories of everyday lives....More

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

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
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Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
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Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine mirrors with ...More

 
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Little Bird Chiswick
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Owned by restaurateur Lorraine Angliss, Little Bird offers classy cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere....More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

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
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

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
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

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
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

 
Terror
Terror
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Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

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

Take That
Take That
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The O2 Arena

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

 
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Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

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After transforming The Sebright Arms on Hackney Road from boarded-up pub into an East End ...More

 
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Modern British interpretation of traditional dim sum restaurants from the co-founders of Pidgin...More

 
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Melrose Diner
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Americana diner classics with a twist - think lobster and prawn donuts - are served ...More

 
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