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 £53  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 £28  31% 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  24% 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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The Guildhall School Research Works: Explorations In Creative Learning
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 23rd January 2017 - 6pm
EC1Y 2BQ, 1 Milton Street, Barbican, EC2Y | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More
 
 
 
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Public Composers' Workshop
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 23rd January 2017 - 10am
EC1Y 2BQ, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
 
 
 
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Siobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / be
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 20th to 28th January 2017 - 11am
EC1Y 2BQ, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
The London-based investigative arts organisation presents an installation comprised of multiple pieces by choreographers, visual artists, scientists and designers exploring how the body feels when in ...More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near EC1Y 2BQ

The best museums, galleries, attractions near EC1Y 2BQ
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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L'Abat Jour
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
14 City Road, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from EC1Y 2BQ
Italian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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

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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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.
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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.
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near EC1Y 2BQ

EC1Y 2BQ clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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
 
 
 
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Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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Flight Club
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.
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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | Same location as EC1Y 2BQ
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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
 
 
 
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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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Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

The Vulgar
The Vulgar
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2017 

Barbican Art Gallery 1.36 miles from Ec1y 2bq

What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance ...More

 
Public Composers' Workshop
Exhibitions | On 23rd January 2017 

Guildhall School Of Music And Drama 1.41 miles from Ec1y 2bq

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

The Guildhall School Research Works: Explorations In Creative Learning
Exhibitions | On 23rd January 2017 

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama 1.48 miles from Ec1y 2bq

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

Our Colour Reflection
Exhibitions | Until 10th February 2017 

Broadgate 1.75 miles from Ec1y 2bq

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Broadgate Ice Rink
Broadgate Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 2nd February 2017 

Exchange square 1.76 miles from Ec1y 2bq

London's longest-running ice rink returns to Exchange Square, only a couple of minutes from Liverpool Street Station so City workers ...More

 
Shoot From The Hip Improv Night
Comedy | On 23rd January 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from Ec1y 2bq

The resident improv group introduce some of the best improv acts in the UK....More

Monday Monday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th May 2017 

XOYO 1.87 miles from Ec1y 2bq

Underground house and techno dropped by DJ Yasmin....More

Laugh Out London In Angel: Abandoman
Comedy | On 23rd January 2017 

The Old Queen's Head 1.91 miles from Ec1y 2bq

The improv hip hop stars headline a night of alternative comedy in an evening hosted by Australian joker Bec Hill, ...More

Hoxton Ukulele Hootenanny
Exhibitions | On 23rd January 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 1.93 miles from Ec1y 2bq

Participate in uke renditions of classics and modern pop....More

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Lorne Restaurant
Dining 

Owned by sommelier Katie Exton (who has come here directly from The River Cafe) and chef Peter Hall, Lorne Restaurant aims to make fine wine more approachable....More

Radio Alice
Radio Alice
Dining 

Brothers Matteo and Salvatore Aloe have teamed up with Gails co-founder to create Radio Alice ...More

 
Bel-Air New Fetter Lane
Bel-Air New Fetter Lane
Dining 

Founder Andrew Bredon, who co-founded travel website Secret Escapes, brings a slice of Californian living ...More

 
MOCA London
Attractions 

The Museum of Contemporary Art, London, first opened in the Bellenden Renewal Area in South London in January 2004....More

Club Mexicana
Club Mexicana
Dining 

Club Mexicana makes great-tasting Mexican food that just happens to be vegan....More

 
The Petersham Hotel
The Petersham Hotel
Hotels 

Built in 1865, The Petersham Hotel stands high on Richmond Hill, overlooking the Thames....More

 
Hai Cenato
Hai Cenato
Dining 

Casual New York-Italian style Hai Cenato is the first Italian restaurant from Jason Atherton....More

 
Borough Plates
Borough Plates
Dining 

A two-month pop-up showcasing the wonderful ingredients you can get at Borough Market, Borough Plates ...More

 
Bedales at Leadenhall
Drinking 

A hidden wine bar and vault found beneath the cobblestone alleys of Leadenhall Market. ...More

Marian Goodman Gallery
Marian Goodman Gallery
Attractions 

Described by The Guardian as the "gallerist with the golden touch" Marian Goodman opened her ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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