Acton Street

ADDRESS
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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Hotels near Acton Street

Near Acton Street
Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £63† 29% 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
Great Northern Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £93† 32% off
King's Cross St Pancras Station, N1C | 6 minutes from Acton Street
Originally designed by Lewis Cubitt and opened on 17th May 1854, The Great Northern Hotel in King's Cross, one of the first examples of the great ... More
St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £149† 40% off
Euston Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Acton Street
A triumph of neo-Gothic splendour, the red brick Grade I listed hotel has been painstakingly restored by architect Geoff Mann who worked with English Heritage to ... More
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Events near Acton Street

Near Acton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance †Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 9 minutes from Acton Street
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
Ends Today
#SHUTDOWN Thursday
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: 26th June to 18th December 2014
Anam, 3 Chapel Market, N1 | 9 minutes from Acton Street
House, drum'n'bass, old skool and jungle from the residents....More
Ends Today
The Face Of Love
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: Thursday 18th December 2014 - 1.30pm
Islington Vue, 36 Parkfield Street, Islington, N1 | 12 minutes from Acton Street
Nikki is an interior designer, who is hired by estate agents to add warm and inviting touches to their properties. During a 30th anniversary celebration with ...More
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Entertainment near Acton Street

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
Renoir Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brunswick Shopping Centre, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Acton Street
Almost invisible in the ridiculous 1960s sci-fi architecture of the Brunswick Centre, the two-screen arthouse Renoir Cinema is a firm favourite with London's film buffs. It ... 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
Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Acton Street
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired two ... 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Restaurants near Acton Street

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Itadaki Zen
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
139 King's Cross Road, 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, WC1X | 2 minutes from Acton Street
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paolina
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
181 King's Cross Road, King's Cross, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Acton Street
Thai 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
The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 10 minutes from Acton Street
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 12 minutes from Acton Street
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... 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, 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
Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, WC1X | 12 minutes from Acton Street
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... 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, 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, 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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The Beards
Comedy | On 18th December 2014 

Scala 4 minutes walk from Acton Street

The Australian comedy group performs its songs relating to facial hair....More

Fathoms
Concerts | On 18th December 2014 

Surya 4 minutes walk from Acton Street

A performance by Brighton's finest groove-mosh brigade with support from The Catharsis, Continents....More

Bach To Baby Family Christmas Concert
Concerts | On 18th December 2014 

The Foundling Museum 6 minutes walk from Acton Street

Traditional sackbut music is performed in this family-friendly, Christmas-themed musical performance....More

The Parkinsons
Music | On 18th December 2014 

The Lexington 6 minutes walk from Acton Street

Some Weird Sin host their first Christmas special featuring The Parkinsons, The Hip Priests and Louise Distras. After the bands ...More

The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 1st March 2015 

King's Cross Railway Station 6 minutes walk from Acton Street

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, moves to King's Cross Theatre ...More

 
Big Art: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 29th January 2015 

Coram's Fields 7 minutes walk from Acton Street

Art workshop....More

Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2015 

British Library 8 minutes walk from Acton Street

Exploring the enduring influence that the gothic genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, Terror and Wonder: ...More

 
Rob Deering Beat This Christmas Special
Comedy | On 18th December 2014 

Kings Place 8 minutes walk from Acton Street

Rob Deering presents his live-music comedy pop quiz with Ed Gamble, Nish Kumar, Josie Long and Lucy Porter. This Christmas ...More

Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands
Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 9 minutes walk from Acton Street

Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings ...More

 
The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
Theatre | Until 10th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 9 minutes walk from Acton Street

A snowy stage sets the scene for an icy cold Christmas Eve, where the Little Match Girl paces the emptying ...More

 
 

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Underworld
Underworld
Concerts | On 6th March 2015 

Hammersmith Apollo

Following the huge success of the 20th anniversary performance of their dubnobasswithmyheadman album at Royal Festival Hall last ...More

 
How To Hold Your Breath
How To Hold Your Breath
Theatre | 4th February 2015 - 21st March 2015 

Royal Court Theatre

Maxine Peake, Martha Costello QC in BBC legal drama Silk and star of Oscar-tipped film The Theory of Everything, stars ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 29th March 2015 

The Lyceum Theatre

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Alchemy
Alchemy
Exhibitions | 15th May 2015 - 25th May 2015 

Southbank Centre

Back for its sixth year, Alchemy, a festival of South Asian culture has grown to become the largest festival of ...More

 
Uncle Barts New Year's Eve House Party
Uncle Barts New Year's Eve House Party
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Barts

This New Year Uncle Barts and his pals are hosting their fifth annual house party at Barts, the bar hidden ...More

 
Radicals and Victuallers
Radicals and Victuallers
Opened 14th November 2014 

Serving up an unusual selection of burgers - filled with fried egg and peanut butter, or Nik Naks and pastrami ...More

 
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Opened 28th November 2014 

Named after the 19th century English architect Sir James Pennethorne, the man who designed the Somerset House New Wing in ...More

 
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Opens 5th January 2015 

High up on level 37 of 20 Fenchurch Street (Rafael Vinoly's top heavy building also known as the Walkie Talkie) ...More

 
 
 
 
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