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

 
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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Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2017. From January through 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 London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  28% 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  30% 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 £84  34% 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

Near Acton Street
On Soon
Richard Serra: NJ-2, Rounds: Equal Weight, Unequal Measure, Rotate
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st to 25th Feb 2017 - 10am-6pm
Acton Street, 6-24 Britannia Street, WC1X | 2 minutes from Acton Street
Three large-scale steel sculptures by the San Francisco-born artist, who was awarded the insignia of Chevalier de la legion d'honneur by the French government in June ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
TBT
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 23rd Feb, 2nd Mar, 9th Mar, 16th Mar, 23rd Mar and 30th Mar 2017 - 7pm-12midnight
Acton Street, 257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, N1 | 4 minutes from Acton Street
The resident DJ spins a mixture of 1980s and 1990s dance, Motown and rock'n'roll....More
 
 
 
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Tim Darcy
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 20th February 2017 - 7.30pm
Acton Street, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes from Acton Street
The former Ought singer from Arizona performs songs from his solo album Tim Darcy's Saturday Night....More
 
 
 
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Near Acton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from Acton Street
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Acton Street

Acton Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Acton Street

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 5 minutes walk from Acton Street

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Below Stairs
Exhibitions | Until 4th March 2017 

Sir John Soane's Museum 7 minutes walk from Acton Street

The end of the seven-year restoration project at Sir John Soane's Museum is celebrated with Below Stairs, an exhibition which ...More

South Africa: The Art Of A Nation
South Africa: The Art Of A Nation
Exhibitions | Until 26th February 2017 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Acton Street

Explore 100,000 years of South African history through archaeological, historic and contemporary artworks at the British Museum. South Africa: the ...More

 
Emily Filler: Florilegium
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2017 

Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery At Charlotte Street 13 minutes walk from Acton Street

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The Ladybird Life Of Dickens: An Illustrated Adventure
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Charles Dickens Museum 16 minutes walk from Acton Street

John Kenney's original illustrations alongside Peach's words, chronicling the life of the great English author....More

Making Nature: How we see animals
Making Nature: How we see animals
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Wellcome Collection 20 minutes walk from Acton Street

Part of the Wellcome Collection's year-long exploration of our relationship with the natural world, Making Nature: How we see animals ...More

 
Quentin Blake: The Roald Dahl Centenary Portraits
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Acton Street

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun
Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Acton Street

The British Library invites visitors to take a trip back in time this autumn with its new exhibition Victorian Entertainments: ...More

 

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Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
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Concerts | From 31st March 

Royal Opera House

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London Piano Trio
Concerts | On 26th March 

St John's Smith Square

The group performs Armstrong Gibbs's Piano Trio No 1, Rowley's Little Trio On English Folk Songs, Bowen's Rhapsody Trio, Rawsthorne's Piano Trio and Ireland's Piano Trio No 3 In E Minor....More

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