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Welcome to our guide for the area around NW5 1AW in Camden. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest underground station to NW5 1AW is Kentish Town Tube Station which is about 4 minutes to the South East.

 

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Underground Stations

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Kentish Town Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Tufnell Park Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Gospel Oak Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Calendar 2019

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2019. From January to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  26% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 15 minutes from NW5 1AW
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 32 minutes from NW5 1AW
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £101  37% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 34 minutes from NW5 1AW
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Wedding Present
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 7th December 2019 - 7pm
NW5 1AW, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from NW5 1AW
The reformed, four-piece group from Leeds plays indie-pop and rock....More
 
 
 
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Zeynep Bastik
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 9th December 2019 - 6.30pm
NW5 1AW, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from NW5 1AW
Turkish pop star and viral sensation....More
 
 
 
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AJR
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 10th December 2019 - 7pm
NW5 1AW, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from NW5 1AW
New York-based indie pop trio comprising brothers Adam, Jack and Ryan Met....More
 
 
 
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The Forum
London > Entertainment > Live Music
9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from NW5 1AW
Once a gorgeous art deco cinema, The Forum is now an essential mid-sized rock venue. It's got everything you want from the North London rock scene, ... More
 
 
 
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The Barfly Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 11 minutes from NW5 1AW
Of the huge tally of pubs and clubs that line Camden's streets, Barfly stands out thanks to the predominant quality of the live acts, in spite ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 12 minutes from NW5 1AW
Not the easiest of places to find yet Camden Proud has quickly found a place in the hearts of many. This art gallery by day becomes ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near NW5 1AW

The best museums, galleries, attractions near NW5 1AW
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176 Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
176 Prince of Wales Road, NW5 | 11 minutes from NW5 1AW
A welcome addition to the North London arts scene which, until 176 opened, was not overwhelmed with great galleries. This is the new home of the ... More
 
 
 
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Painted Earth
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 12 minutes from NW5 1AW
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly staff ... More
 
 
 
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 18 minutes from NW5 1AW
The Jewish Museum in Camden reopened on Wednesday 17th March 2010 following a £10 million transformation which brought the collections of the Jewish Museum and the ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near NW5 1AW

The best shops and markets near NW5 1AW
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Dots
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
132 St Pancras Way, Camden Town, NW1 | 10 minutes from NW5 1AW
Just a couple of minutes from Camden Town tube station this harmonic haven is a convenient stop-off when faced with any dissonant difficulties. The staff are ... More
 
 
 
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Escapade
London > Shopping > Hire Shops
45-46 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 11 minutes from NW5 1AW
Excellent costume shop for buying and hiring all manner of outlandish gear. This place is highly recommended by our readers. The staff are friendly, it's fairly ... More
 
 
 
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General Eyewear
London > Shopping > Eyewear
Arche 67 The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 12 minutes from NW5 1AW
Specialising in quality unused vintage eyewear from 1950-1989, Arckiv has a particular penchant for hand-made sixties and seventies British men's frames. Statement sunglasses include luxury brands ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near NW5 1AW

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Pane Vino
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
323 Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town, NW5 | 2 minutes from NW5 1AW
You might need a little motivation to trek all the way up to the dreary top end of Kentish Town Road, so how does a great ... More
 
 
 
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Kentish Canteen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
300 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 3 minutes from NW5 1AW
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Oxford Pub & Dining Room
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
256 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 3 minutes from NW5 1AW
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Education near NW5 1AW

Near NW5 1AW
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 17 minutes from NW5 1AW
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 24 minutes from NW5 1AW
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 25 minutes from NW5 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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Leisure near NW5 1AW

NW5 1AW gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Parliament Hill
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, NW5 | 4 minutes from NW5 1AW
Originally a point of defense for troops loyal to parliament during the English Civil War, Parliament Hill (previously known as Traitor's Hill) is now a favoured ... More
 
 
 
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Caroline Pick Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 8 minutes from NW5 1AW
Yoga from within from one of the UK's foremost practitioners. Caroline Pick uses yoga to exercise the body as an extension of the mind, and her ... More
 
 
 
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Parliament Hill Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
Parliament Hill Fields, Gordon House Road, NW5 | 13 minutes from NW5 1AW
The gorgeous unheated Parliament Hill Lido on Hampstead Heath (also called 'Hampstead Heath Lido') was upgraded not so long ago when it had a generous £2.9million ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near NW5 1AW

The best pubs near London NW5 1AW.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pineapple
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
51 Leverton Street, NW5 | 5 minutes from NW5 1AW
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The Lion and Unicorn
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 5 minutes from NW5 1AW
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The Junction Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
101 Fortess Road, NW5 | 6 minutes from NW5 1AW
Having been voted North London pub of the Year 2008 by CAMRA - the Campaign for Real Ale for those of you who don't know your ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near NW5 1AW

NW5 1AW clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Pancras Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 8 minutes from NW5 1AW
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
 
 
 
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 11 minutes from NW5 1AW
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Near & Far Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
48 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 11 minutes from NW5 1AW
The third Near & Far from the group behind The Magic Roundabout and The Good Mixer is the biggest. This Camden ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near NW5 1AW

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near NW5 1AW.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from NW5 1AW
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 29 minutes from NW5 1AW
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 31 minutes from NW5 1AW
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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The Wedding Present
Concerts | On 7th December 2019 

The Forum 2 minutes walk from Nw5 1aw

The reformed, four-piece group from Leeds plays indie-pop and rock....More

We Are Scientists
Concerts | On 7th December 2019 

Roundhouse 12 minutes walk from Nw5 1aw

Indie-rock duo from Brooklyn, New York, founded in 2000 and comprising of Keith Murray and Chris Cain....More

Buttoned Down Disco: Christmas Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 7th December 2019 

Electric Ballroom 15 minutes walk from Nw5 1aw

A monthly indie dance party from resident DJ and club founder Christian Laing, plus Mikey Snooze, with plenty of giant ...More

Bucovina
Concerts | On 7th December 2019 

Underworld 16 minutes walk from Nw5 1aw

This four-piece from Romania blends folk elements into its pagan metal songs. In addition, the bill includes Atorc, Sacred Son ...More

Camden Rocks Club At The Underworld
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 7th December 2019 

Underworld 16 minutes walk from Nw5 1aw

Regular night with DJs playing rock and more....More

Ian Siegal Plays Tom Waits
Music | On 7th December 2019 

The Jazz Cafe 16 minutes walk from Nw5 1aw

The singer and his accompanying musicians perform the music of the iconic American artist....More

Sam Kelly And The Lost Boys
Concerts | On 7th December 2019 

Cecil Sharp House 18 minutes walk from Nw5 1aw

The Cornwall-based singer-songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist performs traditional and folk music with a slight Gaelic influence alongside his band which ...More

Saturday Night Comedy
Comedy | On 7th December 2019 

The Camden Head 18 minutes walk from Nw5 1aw

MC Ivor Dembina introduces Mark Simmons, Scott Capurro, Steve Whitely and Inder Manocha....More

Hundred Year Old Man / E-L-R / PSOTY / Flies Are Spies From Hell
Concerts | On 7th December 2019 

Nambucca 21 minutes walk from Nw5 1aw

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A Number
Theatre | From 14th February 

Bridge Theatre

Caryl Churchill's haunting drama, A Number, returns to the London stage in 2020 with a run at Bridge Theatre starring Roger Allam and Colin Morgan. An exploration of identity, intimacy and belonging, it sees an ...More

Manor
Theatre | From 7th April 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

A new play by Moira Buffini, Manor sees Olivier Award-winning actors Nancy Carroll and Ben Daniels take to the National Theatre stage. When a violent storm sweeps the coast, several strangers seek refuge in Diana ...More

Jack Absolute Flies Again
Theatre | From 15th April 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

Oliver Chris and Richard Bean - the writer responsible for One Man, Two Guvnors - present their new play, Jack Absolute Flies Again, at the National Theatre this April. Based on Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The ...More

Hairspray the Musical
Hairspray the Musical
Theatre | From 23rd April 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The London Coliseum is transformed into 1962 Baltimore this spring when the Tony Award-winning production ...More

 
Zanele Muholi
Zanele Muholi
Exhibitions | From 29th April 

Tate Modern

This April, Tate Modern presents the UK's first major mid-career survey of South African visual ...More

 
4000 Miles
4000 Miles
Theatre | From 6th April 

Old Vic Theatre

Olivier Award-winning actress Eileen Atkins and rising star Timothée Chalamet, whose recent film credits include ...More

 
Bags: Inside Out
Bags: Inside Out
Exhibitions | From 25th April 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From Margaret Thatcher's iconic handbag to Queen Mary's World War II gas mask, the V&A ...More

 
London Events 2020
London Events 2020
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New musicals put Pretty Woman and The Prince of Egypt centre stage, blockbuster art exhibitions ...More

 
Glass House Brick Lane
Glass House Brick Lane
Dining 

A coffee bar by day, serving cocktails till midnight and offering a creative co-working space ...More

 
Akoko
Dining 

Serving dishes from across West Africa in Fitzrovia, in a room that reflects the natural beauty, simplicity and earthiness of the country....More

Among the Trees
Exhibitions | From 4th March 

The Hayward Gallery

From their verdant green leaves that magically morph into brilliant orange, yellow and red to their majestic trunks that soar from the ground, no one can doubt the beauty and wonder of trees, and the ...More

Hoppers King's Cross
Hoppers King's Cross
Dining 

With a much larger bar than previous sites, Hoppers King's Cross offers beers on tap ...More

 
Aubrey Beardsley
Aubrey Beardsley
Exhibitions | From 4th March 

Tate Britain

In its new major spring exhibition, Tate Britain presents the largest display of original drawings ...More

 
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Westin London City
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The first hotel under Marriott's Westin brand in London, The Westin London City is a ...More

 
Titian: Love, Desire, Death
Titian: Love, Desire, Death
Exhibitions | From 16th March 

National Gallery

With landmark loans from the likes of the ...More

 
Pan Pacific London
Pan Pacific London
Hotels 

Set in One Bishopgate Plaza, a landmark tower just across from Liverpool Street Station, Pan ...More

 
Goodman's Fields
Goodman's Fields
Attractions 

A pretty, pedestrianised square with a water feature and bronze horses galloping down the middle, ...More

 
Aerotel London
Aerotel London
Hotels 

Opened in October 2019, Aerotel London is the first hotel inside Heathrow Terminal 3 and ...More

 
Nobu Hotel London Portman Square
Nobu Hotel London Portman Square
Hotels 

Following the success of Nobu's first London hotel ...More

 
STAY Camden
STAY Camden
Hotels 

STAY Camden offers 169 loft-living style apartments at canal side development Hawley Wharf, with king-size ...More

 
Melia Kensington
Melia Kensington
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After an extensive refurbishment and rebranding in 2019, Melia Kensington is back to fully functioning ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2020
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A record high of 65 new hotels open in London in 2020. Stay at ...More

 
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Overlooking Bloomsbury's Russell Square, Kimpton Fitzroy London launched in October 2018. Its Grade II listed ...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

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

 
 
 
 
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