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.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Holloway Road Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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What to do in London throughout 2017

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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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  26% 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 £84  32% 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 £60  35% 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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Events near Alwyne Square

Near Alwyne Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th April to 25th June 2017
Alwyne Square, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Alwyne Square
The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian art, Balla was one of the ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Permanent Collection
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th January to 31st December 2017 - 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
Andrew Lawrence: The Hate Speech Tour
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Thursday 27th April 2017 - 8.30pm
Alwyne Square, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Alwyne Square
An hour of what the comedian himself describes as morally repugnant, borderline criminal material in the very poorest taste. Others call it brave, true and angry. ...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
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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
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 28 minutes from Alwyne Square
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Alwyne Square

Alwyne Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 26 minutes from Alwyne Square
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... 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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Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

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

The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian ...More

The Treatment
The Treatment
Theatre | Until 10th June 2017 

Almeida Theatre 12 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

Lyndsey Turner directs Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in Martin Crimp's The Treatment, a blistering contemporary satire about an enterprising ...More

 
Adam & Eve...And Steve
Theatre | Until 29th April 2017 

The King's Head 13 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

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Monday Bites
Theatre | On 24th April 2017 

Rosemary Branch Theatre 14 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

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Laugh Out London In Angel - Nish Kumar
Comedy | On 24th April 2017 

The Old Queen's Head 14 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Shoot From The Hip Improv Night
Comedy | On 24th April 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 16 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

The resident improv group introduce some of the best improv acts in the UK....More

Intakt Records Festival
Concerts | Until 27th April 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 16 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

The well-known Swiss jazz label, based in Zurich, presents a 12-day festival of world-class musicians. The opening-night event celebrates the ...More

Stefan Aeby Trio // Aki Takase & Rudi Mahall
Concerts | On 24th April 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 16 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

The Swiss pianist performs jazz with his trio followed by the instrumental duo performing material including songs from their album ...More

The Plague
Theatre | Until 6th May 2017 

Arcola Theatre 17 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

Arcola Theatre's production of Albert Camus's story about living through a time of crisis and fighting back against despair. Adapted ...More

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VRX Europe 2017
VRX Europe 2017
Exhibitions | From 11th May 

Park Plaza Victoria Hotel

UK and Europe's most senior leadership enterprise VR/AR conference and expo, VRX Europe comes to ...More

 
Sci-Fi-London Festival
Sci-Fi-London Festival
Film Events | From 27th April 

Various Venues London

The Sci-Fi-London Film Festival lands this April offering ten days of film, live music and ...More

 
Art Beats
Art Beats
Exhibitions | On 12th May 

Old Spitalfields Market

New one-day event Art Beats launches at Old Spitalfields Market this May. ...More

 
London Pizza Festival
London Pizza Festival
Foodie Events | On 28th May 

Borough Market

Launched to celebrate London's transformation into a pizza-mad metropolis, the London Pizza Festival returns this ...More

 
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Brixton Beach

There's no need to venture far for a trip to the beach this summer as ...More

 
GrandFest
GrandFest
Exhibitions | On 18th June 

Various Venues East London

Back for its third year, GrandFest is a one-day mini festival that celebrates the heritage ...More

 
Cocktails & Coding
Cocktails & Coding
Business Events | From 25th April 

Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel

Sanderson London embarks on a series of tech-focused events this spring/summer, launching with a partnership ...More

 
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Dining 

After bringing a taste of Peru to Carnaby, Senor Ceviche opened in Fitzrovia in 2017....More

 
Saucy Chip
Saucy Chip
Dining 

From festivals to Fitzrovia, the gourmet chippie Saucy Chip has found a permanent home at ...More

 
Madame D's
Madame D's
Dining 

Following the success of Gunpowder, Harneet and Devina Baweja open a second London restaurant, Madame ...More

 
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Drinking 

Flight Club hits the bullseye, adding a second stylish club to its stable....More

 
Floating Pocket Park
Floating Pocket Park
Leisure 

A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten ...More

 
Clarette
Clarette
Drinking 

The heiress of the renowned Chateau Margaux wine estate is behind this three floor wine ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox
Exhibitions | On 26th May 

SSE Arena, Wembley

The physicist, TV presenter and author takes audiences on a spectacular journey through space and time plus Cox will take part in an interview chaired by his The Infinite Monkey Cage co-host Robin Ince....More

The Kooks
The Kooks
Concerts | On 13th May 

Alexandra Palace

The Brighton-hailing indie-rock quartet celebrate their 10th anniversary, performing tunes new and old....More

 
Neverland London
Neverland London
Foodie Events | From 10th May 

Albert Wharf

Enjoy a staycation this summer with a visit to Fulham's first Thameside beach, which brings ...More

 
Pergola Paddington Central
Pergola Paddington Central
Dining 

Pergola on the Roof, the rooftop pop-up at ...More

 
JuJu's Bar and Stage
JuJu's Bar and Stage
Drinking 

Nestled in the heart of the Old Truman Brewery, Juju's Bar and Stage is a ...More

 
Dirty Bones Soho
Dirty Bones Soho
Dining 

Dirty Bones comes to Soho in 2017, serving up New York-inspired comfort food and cocktails ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
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