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Welcome to our guide for the area around N5 1AW in Islington. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest underground station to N5 1AW is Arsenal Tube Station which is about 11 minutes to the North West.


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Underground Stations

Arsenal Tube Station
7 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Car Parks

Car Parks

Elia Mews Car Park
29 minutes walk

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What's on in London 2019

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 88 29% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 23 minutes from N5 1AW
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 70 37% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 29 minutes from N5 1AW
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 58 31% off
Central Street, EC1V | 35 minutes from N5 1AW
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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Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 8 minutes from N5 1AW
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 9 minutes from N5 1AW
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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Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 9 minutes from N5 1AW
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
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Sights and Attractions near N5 1AW

The best museums, galleries, attractions near N5 1AW
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 13 minutes from N5 1AW
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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West Reservoir Centre
London > Attractions > Activities
Stoke Newington West Reservoir, Green Lanes, N4 | 18 minutes from N5 1AW
The purpose-built environmental education and watersports centre is a wonderfully tranquil place on the edge of the city. Based at a decommissioned reservoir in Stoke Newington, ... More
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 19 minutes from N5 1AW
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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Shopping near N5 1AW

The best shops and markets near N5 1AW
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Meek & Wild Fishmongers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
13 Highbury Park, N5 | 4 minutes from N5 1AW
The Highbury Barn shopping parade in north London is a foodie hot spot with La Fromagerie, a good butcher, and Meek and Wild, a top-quality fishmonger ... More
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La Fromagerie
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
30 Highbury Park, N5 | 5 minutes from N5 1AW
Consistently recognised and awarded for being a very special place to indulge your cheese addiction, La Fromagerie is one of the best cheese shops in London ... More
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 6 minutes from N5 1AW
Second-hand... More
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Iznik
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
19 Highbury Park, Highbury, N5 | 4 minutes from N5 1AW
This first-rate Turkish restaurant is brilliantly well-run - the elegant dining room, affable efficient service and imaculate presentation all add to the enjoyment of a meal ... More
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Westerns Laundry
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
34 Drayton Park, N5 | 4 minutes from N5 1AW
Following the success of Primeur , which got a Bib Gourmand in 2017, Jeremie Cometto-Lingenheim and David Gingell open their second ... More
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StringRay
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
36 Highbury Park, N5 | 5 minutes from N5 1AW
Traditional 14" thin crust pizzas and an a la carte menu. Daily gourmet specials like the choice of freshly cooked fish or seafood, variety of meat and ... More
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 8 minutes from N5 1AW
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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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 24 minutes from N5 1AW
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 26 minutes from N5 1AW
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
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N5 1AW gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 15 minutes from N5 1AW
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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Rowans Tenpin Bowl
London > Leisure > Games
10 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 16 minutes from N5 1AW
If you fancy showing off your Ten-Pin Bowling skills, slip on those special shoes and slide on down to Rowans Bowl in the heart of Finsbury ... More
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Clissold Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Greenway Close, N4 | 18 minutes from N5 1AW
A pretty, local park, Clissold is more than worth a visit if you're in the north London area. Free from the crowds that often seep into ... More
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Pubs near N5 1AW

The best pubs near London N5 1AW.
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 10 minutes from N5 1AW
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 Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 14 minutes from N5 1AW
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 15 minutes from N5 1AW
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 N5 1AW

N5 1AW clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 16 minutes from N5 1AW
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from N5 1AW
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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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 21 minutes from N5 1AW
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near N5 1AW.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 13 minutes from N5 1AW
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 19 minutes from N5 1AW
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 | 24 minutes from N5 1AW
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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Black Mountain
Concerts | On 22nd October 2019 

The Garage 9 minutes walk from N5 1aw

The Canadian ensemble performs their psychedelic rock material....More

Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2019 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 13 minutes walk from N5 1aw

The Estorick Collection provides the chance to witness the extraordinary sculptural talent of Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni in its new ...More

 
Frankie Cosmos
Concerts | On 22nd October 2019 

Islington Assembly Hall 15 minutes walk from N5 1aw

New York-born singer-songwriter Greta Kline and her three-piece band perform dreamy anti-folk and indie-pop....More

Mother Must Die'!
Theatre | On 22nd October 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 16 minutes walk from N5 1aw

In Fantastic Garlands tale, sisters Jocasta and Jupiter plot their mother's murder....More

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Kin Cafe
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Founded by a father and son duo who wanted to create a comfortable, friendly space specialising in fresh and healthy food, Kin Café is a simple venue with strong principles....More

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Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

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Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

Lele's
Lele's
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Set up by former Pop Brixton Marketing Director Valentina Fois, Lele's is a vegan café ...More

 
Folie
Folie
Dining 

Taking diners on a journey from Marseille to Portofino through to St Tropez and Nice, ...More

 
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
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A south London branch of the popular Rosa's ...More

 
Muse
Muse
Dining 

A new venture from acclaimed chef Tom Aikens, Muse offers every guest a chefs' table ...More

 
Sam's Riverside
Sam's Riverside
Dining 

Overlooking Hammersmith Bridge and part of the redeveloped Riverside Studios, Sam's Riverside is a glamorous ...More

 
Daffodil Mulligan
Daffodil Mulligan
Dining 

For his third restaurant in London Irish chef Richard Corrigan gone into business with John ...More

 
Dona
Dona
Drinking 

Bold, strong and stylish, Dona is a basement Mezcal bar popping up in Clapton where ...More

 
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Concerts | On 12th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The Welsh singer's Christmas appearance at the Royal ...More

 
Snarky Puppy
Snarky Puppy
Concerts | On 14th November 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy Award-winning collective fusing rock, jazz and funk elements....More

 
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Concerts | From 21st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | From 1st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic ...More

 
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dance | From 14th November 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following the success of ETM: Double Down, performed ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac
Theatre | From 27th November 

Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a ...More

 
Halloween at King's Cross
Halloween at King's Cross
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Granary Square

Shining a light on the dance of the dead, the skeleton squad will rise from ...More

 
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
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The list of the World's 50 Best ...More

 
Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
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The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Halloween Afternoon Tea at Roast
Halloween Afternoon Tea at Roast
Seasonal | From 28th October 

Roast

Classic British restaurant Roast in Borough Market is ...More

 
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
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Ten days of cocktails, over 35 pop-up cocktail ...More

 
Autumn 2019 in London
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Summer may be over but that isn't an excuse for hibernating - and why would ...More

 
 
 
 
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