Canonbury Road  

 
 
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Canonbury Road, Islington, N1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Canonbury Road is Essex Road Railway Station which is about 4 minutes to the South East.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Angel Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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London Events 2017

Find out the best London 2017 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2017 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  29% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 10 minutes from Canonbury Road
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  35% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 17 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 £48  35% off
Central Street, EC1V | 21 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 Canonbury Road

Near Canonbury Road
Now On
The Passion Of The Playboy Riots
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th June to 8th July 2017 - Various Times
Canonbury Road, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury Road
The true story of the role played by theatre in the origins of the IRA. It's based on the writings of the dramatists WB Yeats, Lady ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Dogs Don't Do Ballet: Blunderbus Theatre Company (Over 3)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st April to 16th July 2017 - Various Times
Canonbury Road, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 6 minutes from Canonbury Road
Adapted from the best selling children's book by Anna Kemp....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Red Riding Hood And The Wolf
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th April to 16th July 2017 - Various Times
Canonbury Road, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 6 minutes from Canonbury Road
The story of Red Riding Hood, with a twist....More
 
 
 
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Near Canonbury Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury Road
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
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Canonbury Road
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Canonbury Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Canonbury Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 1 minute from Canonbury Road
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 | 6 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 | 7 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 Canonbury Road

The best shops and markets near Canonbury Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury Road
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
 
 
 
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury Road
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
 
 
 
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 Canonbury Road

What are the best dining options near Canonbury Road London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smokehouse
London > Restaurants >
63-69 Canonbury Road, N1 | 1 minute from Canonbury Road
Fire cooked meats are the main attraction of the Islington Smokehouse, a well regarded restaurant from Neil Rankin, former head chef at Pitt Cue, and Noble ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Canonbury Tavern
London > Restaurants >
21 Canonbury Place, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury Road
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
 
 
 
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury Road
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
 
 
 
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Education near Canonbury Road

Near Canonbury Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 16 minutes from Canonbury Road
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
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 21 minutes from Canonbury Road
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 22 minutes from Canonbury Road
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Canonbury Road

Canonbury Road gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 15 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 | 21 minutes from Canonbury Road
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
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 22 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 Canonbury Road

The best pubs near London Canonbury Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Canonbury Road
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Canonbury Road
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Canonbury Road

Canonbury Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 | 5 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 | 9 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 Canonbury Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Canonbury Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 | 12 minutes from Canonbury Road
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 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 1 minute walk from Canonbury Road

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

The Passion Of The Playboy Riots
Theatre | Until 8th July 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 4 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

The true story of the role played by theatre in the origins of the IRA. It's based on the writings ...More

Red Riding Hood And The Wolf
Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 6 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

The story of Red Riding Hood, with a twist....More

Ink
Ink
Theatre | Until 5th August 2017 

Almeida Theatre 6 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

Rupert Goold directs the world premiere staging of James Graham's drama set in late 1960s Fleet Street, where a young ...More

 
Holy Crap
Theatre | Until 8th July 2017 

The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

Nick Thompson Productions deals with the launch of Britain's first pay-to-view religious channel and the problems of its founder....More

Queers
Theatre | Until 2nd July 2017 

The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

LGBTQ empowerment in 2017 is the theme for Patrick Cash's play, directed by Peter Darney....More

New Designers Exhibition Part One
New Designers Exhibition Part One
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2017 

Business Design Centre 12 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

Young designers gather in their thousands to showcase their fresh and innovative creations at the Business Design Centre for two ...More

 
Elf Lyons: Swan
Comedy | Until 1st July 2017 

Rosemary Branch Theatre 12 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

Comedy, Sketch....More

Mumburger
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 17 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

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Alice Neel: Uptown
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2017 

Victoria Miro 18 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

Paintings by the artist in an exhibition which focuses on a five decade period in which the artist lived and ...More

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Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Exhibitions | From 7th July 

Leighton House Museum

The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House ...More

 
Dean & Deluca
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Originally opened in 1977, renowned New York deli Dean and DeLuca comes to London in 2017 for its first European site....More

Tatler's English Roses 2017 in association with Michael Kors
Exhibitions | From 30th June 

Saatchi Gallery

Tatler magazine is brought to thrilling life with portraits, behind the scenes video and an interactive disco booth featuring works by the acclaimed photographer David Burton....More

Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Dance | On 10th August 

Southbank Centre

A band of seven men bursting with strong ...More

 
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Dance | From 18th August 

Southbank Centre

Iceland Dance Company presents the UK premiere of ...More

 
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Dance | From 13th August 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Combining limitless energy with acrobatic artistry, this playful and poetic contemporary circus performance takes a ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 9th August 

Greenwich Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 1st August 

Southwark Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
Zip World London
Zip World London
Sporting Events | From 6th July 

Archbishop's Park

Zip through the skies at up to 50 miles per hour on the fastest zip ...More

 
Archbishop's Park
Leisure 

Immaculate 10 acre park, once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, is the largest green space on the Southbank....More

Oasis Farm Waterloo
Leisure 

Half-acre farm transforms a strip of wasteland in Waterloo into a garden and a haven for nature....More

Waterloo Food Month
Waterloo Food Month
Foodie Events | From 29th June 

Lower Marsh

Waterloo Food Month gets underway on Thursday 29th June with a street party along Lower ...More

 
Leake Street Pocket Park
Leisure 

An urban oasis of shrubs, perennials, grasses, climbers and trees at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London....More

Lower Marsh Market
Shopping 

Weekday food market. Add arts and crafts stalls on a Saturday....More

Florentine
Florentine
Dining 

Bringing all-day dining to Lambeth, Florentine is ideal for everything from breakfast and brunch through ...More

 
Rockwell Bar and Restaurant
Dining 

Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace offering views over the bronze lions and Nelson's Column....More

Trafalgar St. James
Trafalgar St. James
Hotels 

The Trafalgar Square hotel has a major upgrade in 2017 becoming the Trafalgar St. James, ...More

 
The Green Man
The Green Man
Drinking 

A previously run down neighbourhood pub in Paddington has been preserved by PubLove, adding a ...More

 
Nine Lives
Nine Lives
Drinking 

The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night ...More

 
Hampstead Beach
Hampstead Beach
Seasonal | From 2nd July 

JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Best Beaches in London
Best Beaches in London
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There's need to leave town when you're in search of sand, feel the grains ...More

 
Best Places for Street Food in London
Best Places for Street Food in London
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London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
September in London 2017
September in London 2017
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The Wellcome Collection explores the relationship between graphic design and health, The London Design ...More

 
 
 
 
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