Acton Street  

 
 
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Acton Street, King's Cross, Camden, London WC1X
 
 

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

The nearest station to Acton Street is King's Cross Thameslink Railway Station which is about 4 minutes to the North West.

Acton Street is in the London area of King's Cross.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Judd Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  26% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 4 minutes from Acton Street
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £29  29% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 6 minutes from Acton Street
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  30% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 8 minutes from Acton Street
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
 
 
 
 
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Events near Acton Street

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Lost Horizons Present MIRI
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 23rd September 2017 - 7.15pm
Acton Street, 28 Harrison Street, WC1H | 3 minutes from Acton Street
...More
 
 
 
Today Only
1125
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 23rd September 2017 - 7.30pm
Acton Street, 156 Pentonville Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Acton Street
...More
 
 
 
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The Landscape
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th August to 24th September 2017
Acton Street, 8 Angel Mews, N1 | 5 minutes from Acton Street
Works by Josephine Callaghan and Sarah Cameron developed in parallel, looking at contemporary landscape and traditional notions of the term in relation to their interest in ...More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Acton Street
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 6 minutes from Acton Street
The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Acton Street
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Acton Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Acton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Acton Street
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Acton Street
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 6 minutes from Acton Street
From mid-2017, The Postal Museum welcomes visitors to explore the history of the Royal Mail and travel on a network ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Acton Street

The best shops and markets near Acton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Acton Street
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from Acton Street
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Fresh N Fine
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
18 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Acton Street
This independent supermarket between Angel and Kings Cross sells good quality organic food, Bundaberg root beer and Fentiman's cola as well as all the basics. ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Acton Street London?
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Wazen
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
2 Acton Street, WC1X | 1 minute from Acton Street
Wazen, which means 'Japanese table' brings Londoners an authentic Japanese experience, serving up high quality food prepared by Japanese chefs. With a minimal design aesthetic, the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Itadaki Zen
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
139 King's Cross Road, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Acton Street
Japanese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Taste of Asia
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
126 Kings Cross Road, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Acton Street
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Acton Street

Near Acton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Acton Street
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Acton Street
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 9 minutes from Acton Street
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Acton Street

Acton Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Acton Street
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Acton Street
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 11 minutes from Acton Street
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Acton Street

The best pubs near London Acton Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Acton Street
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 6 minutes from Acton Street
Freezing cold and slightly wet, we took shelter in this welcoming pub for a bite to eat... but they practically had to roll us out of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Acton Street
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Acton Street

Acton Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Acton Street
An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Acton Street
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Acton Street
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Acton Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Acton Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Acton Street
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Acton Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from Acton Street
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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Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea Battle
Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea Battle
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2018 

National Maritime Museum 5 minutes walk from Acton Street

A hundred years after World War One the National Maritime Museum reflects on ...More

 
Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2017
Exhibitions | Until 22nd July 2018 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 5 minutes walk from Acton Street

Every year astrophotographers from around the world contribute their best images as part of the Royal Observatory's annual competition. See ...More

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 22nd July 2018 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 5 minutes walk from Acton Street

The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich ...More

 
Death In The Ice: The Shocking Story Of Franklin's Final Expedition
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

National Maritime Museum 5 minutes walk from Acton Street

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Painted Hall Ceiling Tours
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2018 

Old Royal Naval College 5 minutes walk from Acton Street

Literary & Education, Talk....More

Saturday Night Comedy
Comedy | On 23rd September 2017 

Up the Creek 7 minutes walk from Acton Street

Biting observations from the American stand-up Erich McElroy. With Pete Firman and Rudi Lickwood....More

Sankeys LDN Summer Closing
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd September 2017 

Studio 338 16 minutes walk from Acton Street

Resident and guest DJs spin house and techno at this end-of-summer party....More

The White Bike
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

The Space 19 minutes walk from Acton Street

Lily McLeish directs Tamara von Werthern's immersive and moving drama about personal loss during the daily commute in London, inspired ...More

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Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Film Events | From 25th October 

Mercato Metropolitano

Following on from the festive Winter Night Garden ...More

 
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Dining 

Combining restaurant and butcher, Macellaio RC doesn't shy ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | From 26th October 

The Queen Of Hoxton

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop ...More

 
The Dark Room
The Dark Room
Theatre | From 8th November 

Theatre 503

Angela Betzien's award-winning The Dark Room comes to Theatre503 for its UK premiere. Transferring from ...More

 
Megan's by the Green
Megan's by the Green
Dining 

A dog-friendly neighbourhood cafe with fairy lights and a great place for after-school pizzas....More

 
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Dining 

Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold, known for their ...More

 
Frog by Adam Handling
Frog by Adam Handling
Dining 

The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
Yamagoya
Yamagoya
Dining 

Yamagoya, specialising in traditional Japanese ramen, open their first real home in London on The ...More

 
Olle
Olle
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DIY is 'de rigueur' at Olle, a Korean BBQ restaurant in Chinatown where you do ...More

 
Lambeth Fireworks
Lambeth Fireworks
Seasonal | On 4th November 

Brockwell Park

In 2017 Lambeth Council's annual Fireworks display at Brockwell Park takes on 'A Night at ...More

 
The Store Studios
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Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
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The largest pizzeria from Pizza Pilgrims James and ...More

 
West India Quay
West India Quay
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A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area ...More

 
Acosta Danza
Acosta Danza
Dance | From 27th September 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Embracing all dance forms, Carlos Acosta's new dance company performs at Sadler's Wells on their ...More

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

 
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