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's on in London 2017

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2017 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2017 London events.

 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  37% 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  42% 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 £47  42% 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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Now On
Jay
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th & 21st and 24th to 28th Oct 2017 - Various Times
Alwyne Square, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Alwyne Square
The Lettuce Dream Theatre Company presents a lively comedy about pregnancy, relationships and Prozac Dreams written and directed by Eleonora Fusco....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Arte Povera
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th September to 17th December 2017 - Various Times
Alwyne Square, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Alwyne Square
Fifty years after the first Arte Povera show, this exhibition looks at how it has informed the work of several British artists who graduated from art ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
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
 
 
 
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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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A Common Man
Theatre | On 22nd October 2017 

The King's Head 13 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

Dominic Allen's acclaimed one-man show tells the true story of Thomas Paine, the former pirate who invented America and inspired ...More

Hear In Now: Tomeka Reid, Mazz Swift, Silvia Bolognesi
Concerts | On 22nd October 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 16 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

An experimental and improvisational session from the cellist, violinist-vocalist and bassist....More

Mojo
Concerts | On 22nd October 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 16 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

The evening includes epic arrangements by jazz pioneers, including Coltrane, Ellington and Metheney....More

London Jazz Sessions
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 22nd October 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 16 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band....More

Sh*t & Shine
Music | On 22nd October 2017 

Cafe OTO 17 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

For over 10 years, Clouse and the various other musicians who've been in and out of Shine have been gutting ...More

Hackney Record Fair
Shopping | On 22nd October 2017 

Epic Dalston 18 minutes walk from Alwyne Square

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200 seat Ladbroke Grove theatre house in a former bus depot....More

 
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Richmond Theatre

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Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

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Rose Wylie
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Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

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Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

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