Welcome to our guide for the area around EC1Y 2BQ in Islington. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest underground station to EC1Y 2BQ is Old Street Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the North .

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Finsbury Square NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Clere Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  35% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £133  41% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  28% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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
 
 
 
 
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Events near EC1Y 2BQ

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On Soon
Hoopla Beginners Improv Course
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd Nov, 29th Nov, 6th Dec and 13th Dec 2017 - 7pm-9.30pm
EC1Y 2BQ, 2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Literary & Education, Drama Workshop....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Sneak
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Tuesday 21st and Tuesday 28th November 2017 - 10pm-3am
EC1Y 2BQ, 32-37 Cowper Street, EC2A | 4 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
A weekly dose of house and techno from resident DJs and a scattering of guests....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Afro Celt Sound System
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 21st November 2017 - 7.30pm
EC1Y 2BQ, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
The three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near EC1Y 2BQ

Near EC1Y 2BQ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nursery Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square as part of the Theatre Delicatessen building ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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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Sights and Attractions near EC1Y 2BQ

The best museums, galleries, attractions near EC1Y 2BQ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 1 minute from EC1Y 2BQ
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Broadgate Ice Rink
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
London's longest-running outdoor ice rink, Broadgate Ice Rink, can be found between mid November and the end of February in Exchange Square, only a couple of ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near EC1Y 2BQ

The best shops and markets near EC1Y 2BQ
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Beach in the East
London > Shopping >
Lower Ground G, 123 Clifton St, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Fashion Creative Yasmin Sewell presents pop up shop Beach in the East in a disused Shoreditch swimming pool. Opened in late May, just in time for ... More
 
 
 
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Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tokyobike Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near EC1Y 2BQ London?
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L'Abat Jour
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
14 City Road, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from EC1Y 2BQ
Italian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anakana
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
1 Olivers Yard, City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Formerly serving Indian cuisine, Anakana has switched to offering Thai street-food although the décor remains as vibrant and stylish as before with its spectra red theme. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Salvation Jane
London > Restaurants >
Unit 2, 1 Oliver's Yard, 55 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Describing itself as 'a little bit of Australia in Shoreditch', Salvation Jane is a 65 seater restaurant and bar which offers the kind of casual dining ... More
 
 
 
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Education near EC1Y 2BQ

Near EC1Y 2BQ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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 EC1Y 2BQ

EC1Y 2BQ gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 11 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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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Pubs near EC1Y 2BQ

The best pubs near London EC1Y 2BQ.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Long Arm Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20-26 Worship Street, EC2A | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
The flagship site of the Long Arm Pub & Brewery this Worship Street pub comes with its own brewery, set up by ETM founders ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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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Nightlife near EC1Y 2BQ

EC1Y 2BQ clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Burdock
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Montcalm Royal London House, 22-25 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Burdock, the stylish bar within the Montcalm Royal London House hotel in Finsbury Square, is serious about its brews. For evidence look to the four overhanging ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Flight Club Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
2A Worship Street, EC2A | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Following on from the likes of Bounce and Swingers, social entertainment venue Flight Club continues the theme of sports within London bars, elevating the classic pub ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near EC1Y 2BQ

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near EC1Y 2BQ.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | Same location as EC1Y 2BQ
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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Igloos at Aviary
Igloos at Aviary
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2018 

Aviary 2 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

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

 
Sneak
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th November 2017 

XOYO 4 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

A weekly dose of house and techno from resident DJs and a scattering of guests....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 5 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

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

 
The Winter Forest
The Winter Forest
Seasonal | Until 12th January 2018 

Exchange Square 7 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

A new fairytale pop-up comes to Exchange Square in Broadgate for the first time this winter. Surrounded by a snow-covered ...More

 
The Orielles
Concerts | On 21st November 2017 

The Old Blue Last 7 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

The Halifax-based indie-pop threesome performs its original material. With support from Sports Team, Horsey, Hotel Lux....More

Afro Celt Sound System
Concerts | On 21st November 2017 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

The three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music....More

John Akomfrah: Purple
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah presents his ambitious new installation, Purple. Being displayed at the Barbican Centre, the six-channel ...More

Basquiat: Boom for Real
Basquiat: Boom for Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Art Gallery 7 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom ...More

 
The Great Escape: First Fifty Day 1
Concerts | On 21st November 2017 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 8 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

Fifty bands across three days as part of Europe's leading new music festival. Discover your new favourite artist and see ...More

Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2018 

Dennis Severs' House 9 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

The atmospheric Silent Night candle-lit tours of Dennis Severs' House are particularly fun at this time of year. The house ...More

 

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Christmas at The Cheesegrater
Christmas at The Cheesegrater
Seasonal | From 27th November 

Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater

This November, London's newest Christmas market opens in ...More

 
Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Foodie Events | From 23rd November 

288 Old Street

The Last Days of Shoreditch pop-up returns with ...More

 
Butterscotch Bakery
Butterscotch Bakery
Dining 

Over ten years after she founded Bea's of Bloomsbury the Cordon Bleu trained chef, Bea ...More

 
Londrino
Londrino
Dining 

Londrino, Leandro Carreira's first standalone restaurant and wine bar, begins with the flavours, traditions and ...More

 
Indian Accent
Indian Accent
Dining 

The only restaurant in India to feature in the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, Indian ...More

 
Camden Town Brewery, Enfield
Business 

In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

Harry's Dolci
Harry's Dolci
Dining 

An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
Veeno St Paul's
Veeno St Paul's
Drinking 

Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Drinking 

Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
Dining 

Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Andreas Gursky
Exhibitions | From 24th January 

The Hayward Gallery

Kicking off the gallery's 50th anniversary year, 2018 sees the Hayward Gallery host the first major retrospective in the UK of the work of Andreas Gursky. Considered one of the most significant photographers of our ...More

Beginning
Beginning
Theatre | From 15th January 

Ambassadors Theatre

A new play by David Eldridge, Beginning invites the audience to be a fly on ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
Jack Solomons Club
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Dining 

Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Jayde Adams Is Jayded
Comedy | From 11th December 

Soho Theatre

Lastminute.com Best Newcomer nominee 2016, Jayde Adams is back with a new show and it's ...More

 
Elbow
Elbow
Concerts | On 7th March 

The O2 Arena

The Guy Garvey fronted four-piece from Bury who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2008 ...More

 
Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | From 4th January 

JuJu's Bar and Stage

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. ...More

 
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
Foodie Events | On 21st November 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant

This November, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant presents its ...More

 
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
Theatre | On 31st December 

The Bloomsbury Ballroom

Since finding a permanent home at the Bloomsbury ...More

 
Guilty Pleasures: NYE Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

KOKO

Having been their home for the past ten years, Guilty Pleasures presents its first ever New Year's Eve celebration at KOKO. One of the UK's biggest pop club ...More

January in London 2018
January in London 2018
Article 

Mary Stuart transfers to the West End where The Birthday Party gets an all-star ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
Article 

No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
Article 

Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
 
 
 
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