Alwyne Square  

 
 
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Alwyne Square, Islington, N1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Alwyne Square is Highbury and Islington Railway Station which is about 7 minutes to the West.

 

LondonTown.com - Alwyne Square Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Holloway Road Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Dalston Junction
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2018

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2018. 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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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  39% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 16 minutes from Alwyne Square
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 £91  22% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 23 minutes from Alwyne Square
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 £43  24% off
Central Street, EC1V | 25 minutes from Alwyne Square
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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Permanent Collection
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th January 2017 to 31st December 2018 - Various Times
Alwyne Square, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Alwyne Square
Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, Giorgio de Chirico, Amedeo Modigliani, Giorgio ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Nicola Cross: Tracey Tracey
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Thursday 18th January 2018 - 7.30pm
Alwyne Square, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Alwyne Square
Join Tracey Tracey, as she spends her birthday party alone. Shy and painfully awkward, she must go on a quest to find friendship, love and sex. ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Artificial
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd to 27th Jan 2018 - Various Times
Alwyne Square, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Alwyne Square
Written and directed by Luke Culloty, this comedy-drama explores the ever-growing presence of artificial intelligence in our homes and how one man seeks a chance to ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Alwyne Square

Near Alwyne Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Alwyne Square
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that shares ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 7 minutes from Alwyne Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Alwyne Square
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Alwyne Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Alwyne Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Alwyne Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from Alwyne Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 12 minutes from Alwyne Square
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Alwyne Square

The best shops and markets near Alwyne Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Alwyne Square
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Alwyne Square
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Alwyne Square
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Alwyne Square

What are the best dining options near Alwyne Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Canonbury Tavern
London > Restaurants >
21 Canonbury Place, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from Alwyne Square
Having been a public house since the early 1700s, The Canonbury Tavern has a rich history, with George Orwell, who lived in Canonbury Square, writing part ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 4 minutes from Alwyne Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 5 minutes from Alwyne Square
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
 
 
 
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Education near Alwyne Square

Near Alwyne Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 16 minutes from Alwyne Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 18 minutes from Alwyne Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 26 minutes from Alwyne Square
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Alwyne Square

Alwyne Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 10 minutes from Alwyne Square
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 18 minutes from Alwyne Square
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clissold Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Greenway Close, N4 | 22 minutes from Alwyne Square
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 Alwyne Square

The best pubs near London Alwyne Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 4 minutes from Alwyne Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Alwyne Square
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
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 11 minutes from Alwyne Square
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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Nightlife near Alwyne Square

Alwyne Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Alwyne Square
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 | 10 minutes from Alwyne Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from Alwyne Square
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Alwyne Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Alwyne Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 7 minutes from Alwyne Square
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from Alwyne Square
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 | 17 minutes from Alwyne Square
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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Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 5 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

Seaway
Concerts | On 17th January 2018 

The Garage 7 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

The Canadian five-piece performs their rock material....More

Go Noah Go!
Go Noah Go!
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 11 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

Set in the Caribbean, this adaptation of Go Noah Go! By John Agard takes a well known story and gives ...More

 
The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Theatre | Until 27th January 2018 

Almeida Theatre 12 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

Magic, science fiction and fantasy collide in Anne Washburn's stage adaptation of stories from the cult TV series written by ...More

 
East
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2018 

The King's Head 13 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

Steven Berkoff's darkly comic tale based on growing up in the East End of London. Contains frequent strong language....More

Angel Comedy Raw
Comedy | On 17th January 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 16 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

A night featuring stars and experienced acts trying new material. Also featuring acts trying stand-up for the first time....More

Paulo Duarte's Overground Collective
Concerts | On 17th January 2018 

The Vortex Jazz Club 16 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

The Overground Collective is an unorthodox big band composed of some of the wildest improvisers on the London jazz scene...More

Hanna
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Arcola Theatre 17 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

A comedy-drama by Sam Potter, exploring the meaning of family in today's society....More

London Art Fair
London Art Fair
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Business Design Centre 17 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

Now in its 30th year, the London Art Fair at the Business Design Centre shows no signs of losing its ...More

 

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Revelations
Theatre | From 31st January 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Theatre-maker James Rowland tells the story of how he donated his sperm to his best friends and the consequences. Co-created with Daniel Goldman....More

Think Of England
Theatre | From 7th February 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Anonymous Is A Woman tell the story of war office employees Bette and Vera who have been employed to send the young men off to war, having experienced all of life's pleasures. Written by Madeline ...More

Annie McGrath
Comedy | On 14th February 

The Vaults, Arch 233

A stand-up comedy show which will leave you feeling slightly less lonely this Valentine's Day....More

ELSA
ELSA
Comedy | From 14th February 

The Vaults, Arch 233

A musical mash-up of comedy and storytelling ELSA, Isobel Rogers' debut show, uses character comedy, ...More

 
The Coach Makers Arms
The Coach Makers Arms
Dining 

The Coach Makers Arms from Cubitt House combines a bar, first floor dining room, and ...More

 
Ibeyi
Ibeyi
Concerts | On 28th February 

Electric Brixton

French-Cuban twin sisters Lisa-Kainde Diaz and Naomi Diaz play a headline show at the Electric ...More

 
Jorja Smith
Jorja Smith
Clubbing and Nightlife | From 14th February 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

Gritty soul and R&B from the 19 year old Walsall born singer Jorja Smith as ...More

 
Mahalia
Mahalia
Concerts | From 14th March 

Omeara

Tipped as 'hot for 2018' by BBC 1Extra, Mahalia is an up and coming young ...More

 
Valentines Late Night Piano Recital
Valentines Late Night Piano Recital
Concerts | On 14th February 

St James's Church Piccadilly

Pianist Warren Mailley-Smith, a favourite with Classic FM ...More

 
Opera Weekender
Opera Weekender
Exhibitions | From 19th January 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The V&A presents its second Opera Weekender in January, offering two days of free performances, ...More

 
DIY Art Market
DIY Art Market
Exhibitions | On 11th February 

Epic Dalston

Just three days before Valentine's Day, DIY Art Market will be showcasing over 70 emerging ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
Drinking 

An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
Harringay Arms
Drinking 

Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
Wildflower
Wildflower
Dining 

Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
Dining 

One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
Entertainment 

Bringing the fantasies of many '90s children and ...More

 
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Shopping 

Real Ale is a craft beer and natural wine specialist on Formosa Street, Little Venice....More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
Kettner's Townhouse
Kettner's Townhouse
Hotels 

Lovingly restored by Soho House, Kettner's reopened after a two year refurbishment in January 2018....More

 
Jidori
Jidori
Dining 

The team behind Jidori, the much-loved yakitori restaurant in Dalston comes to Covent Garden and ...More

 
L'Ami Malo
L'Ami Malo
Dining 

Near Spitalfields Market, on Artillery Passage, L'Ami Malo combines a chic creperie with a French ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
Article 

A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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