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Old Street Tube StationOld Street Underground station connects to the Northern line only.

During daylight hours the area around Old Street and further east in Shoreditch is pretty uninteresting, but as dusk arrives it comes alive with the sounds of clinking glasses and thumping beats. This is one of the best areas in London for a night out with a dangerously high concentration of bars and clubs. Sup on cocktails at the Hoxton Bar and Grill, funk like a cross-eyed chicken at the Strongrooms, or size up the phat beats at 333, Plastic People and Herbal. Here at LondonTown.com our favourite is Cargo; its enduring success is thanks to a policy of superb, eclectic music.


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Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £48† 23% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £127† 29% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £43† 26% off
Central Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Old Street 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 Old Street Tube Station

Nearest to Old Street Tube Station
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 miles from Old Street 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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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 12 minutes from Old Street 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 | 25 minutes from Old Street 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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Travel near Old Street 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 | 22 minutes from Old Street 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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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 24 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 29 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
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Igloos at Aviary
London > Events > Seasonal †Dates: 16th November 2017 to 28th February 2018
Old Street Tube Station, The Montcalm Royal London House, 22-25 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
A high-altitude winter terrace pop-up, 10 floors above the City, Scandi styleigloos appear on the Aviary terrace, promising a rooftop arctic escape and star-lit views over ...More
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The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
London > Events > Foodie Events †Dates: 25th October 2017 to 30th March 2018
Old Street Tube Station, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A | 7 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. The Moroccan Medina will see the ...More
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Catherine Story: Shadow
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 25th November 2017 to 3rd February 2018 - 12noon-6pm
Old Street Tube Station, 99 Hoxton Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Story's first solo exhibition featuring works inspired by North African architecture and early cinema....More
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Entertainment near Old Street Tube Station

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Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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 Nursery Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 6 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square as part of the Theatre Delicatessen building ... More
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The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
The Old Blue Last is a legendary pub and live music venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice - a ... More
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Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together within ... More
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71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
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Hoxton Square
London > Attractions >
N1 | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Home to some of east London's hottest restaurants and bars. ... More
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Shopping near Old Street Tube Station

The best shops and markets near Old Street Tube Station
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Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 3 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Momosan Shop offers objects selected by Momoko Mizutani whose upbringing and experiences in Japan and the UK influence the selection of goods and events ... More
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Tokyobike Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 3 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to ... More
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Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... More
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The Magic Roundabout
London > Restaurants >
Old Street Roundabout, EC1Y | Same location as Old Street Tube Station
After a successful summer season, the Magic Roundabout is back for winter. Located slap bang in the middle of Old Street roundabout and accessed via a ... More
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Pinchito Tapas
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
32 Featherstone Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Old Street Tube Station
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Rotary Bar & Diner
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
70 City Road, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Old Street Tube Station
Open for 10 months only, Rotary Bar & Diner is a short-term venture from the Rushmore Group who also own Milk & Honey and The Player ... More
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Education near Old Street Tube Station

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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube 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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Old Street Tube 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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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Old Street Tube 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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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 14 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
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The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
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Long Arm Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20-26 Worship Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
The flagship site of the Long Arm Pub & Brewery this Worship Street pub comes with its own brewery, set up by ETM founders ... More
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The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Old Street Tube Station
For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ... More
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Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 1 minute from Old Street Tube Station
Good & Proper Tea are on a mission to change the way people think about and drink the humble cuppa. Having driven their crowd-funded mobile ... More
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Bounce Old Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
239-241 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
With 14 ping pong tables, a gin palace of a cocktail bar and open counter pizza restaurant, Bounce is a stylish place to enjoy table tennis. ... More
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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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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Phaeleh
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th January 2018 

XOYO 2 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

The musician and producer provides dubstep and electronica....More

T.N.D.
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th November 2018 

Club Aquarium 2 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Francesco Poggi and CASSIMM spin house and techno with weekly guests....More

Igloos at Aviary
Igloos at Aviary
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2018 

Aviary 5 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

A high-altitude winter terrace pop-up, 10 floors above the City, Scandi styleigloos appear on the Aviary terrace, promising a rooftop ...More

 
Mud Morganfield Live
Concerts | On 18th January 2018 

The Blues Kitchen 6 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

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Arbonauts: Between The Dog And The Wolf
Theatre | Until 21st January 2018 

Shoreditch Town Hall 7 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Helen Galliano and Dimitri Launde's site-responsive performance where the audience crosses an unnerving threshold between hope and fear....More

It's Like A Jungle Sometimes
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th August 2018 

Cargo 7 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

R&B, hip hop and club classics from resident DJ Daniel Pozzebon....More

Hip Hop Karaoke
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th January 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 7 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

A fresh twist on the ancient art of karaoke lets you get on the mic and act out your rap ...More

Our Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th January 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 7 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

DJs Natalie and Laura hit the decks to supply a wide range of music from disco, electro funk, pop to ...More

The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 7 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 
American Black And White
Exhibitions | Until 23rd February 2018 

Magnum Photos 8 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

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Wound Up and Matthew Greenhough's critically acclaimed drama exploring social alienation, radicalisation, disenfranchisement and the rock band Queen....More

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Great Again: The Musical
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Isla Van Tricht's musical which explores the forgotten America that voted for Donald Trump via a tale of two young conservatives becoming politically active in Beavercreek, Ohio during the summer of 2016. Presented by Old ...More

Caravan Theatre
Theatre | From 15th February 

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The Caravan Theatre at VAULT Festival brings various evocative, humorous and intriguing newly written 20 minute plays to a small intimate audience of nine people max at a time....More

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This Is It Theatre presents Nicel Acquah's two-handed drama based on personal experience and verbatim research, which explores staggering consequences of everyday racism....More

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Theatre-maker James Rowland tells the story of how he donated his sperm to his best friends and the consequences. Co-created with Daniel Goldman....More

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Anonymous Is A Woman tell the story of war office employees Bette and Vera who have been employed to send the young men off to war, having experienced all of life's pleasures. Written by Madeline ...More

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