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.

 

LondonTown.com - Canonbury Road Location Map

 
 
 
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 Calendar 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 £84  33% 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 £91  34% 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 £47  30% 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
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Nadine Shah
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 19th October 2017 - 7pm
Canonbury Road, Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury Road
Alt rock with hints of jazz from the singer-songwriter and musician, in support of her album Holiday Destination....More
 
 
 
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Contrary Girl
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Thursday 19th and Friday 20th October 2017 - 9.30pm
Canonbury Road, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury Road
Comedy, Sketch....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Church Of Misery
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 19th October 2017 - 7pm-11pm
Canonbury Road, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 6 minutes from Canonbury Road
The Tokyo-based foursome performs its doom metal originals....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Canonbury Road

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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
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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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Nadine Shah
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 3 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

Alt rock with hints of jazz from the singer-songwriter and musician, in support of her album Holiday Destination....More

Contrary Girl
Comedy | Until 20th October 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 4 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

Comedy, Sketch....More

Church Of Misery
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

The Garage 6 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

The Tokyo-based foursome performs its doom metal originals....More

Gabriel Moreno & The Quivering Poets - Album Launch
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

The Old Queen's Head 9 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

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The Haggis Horns
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 13 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

The seven-piece outfit combines heavy breakbeat funk, hip hop, soul and Afrobeat with jazz....More

Wishbone Ash
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 13 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

Music from the veteran rock group including the much-loved classics The King Will Come, Throw Down The Sword and Blowin' ...More

London Horror Festival
London Horror Festival
Seasonal | Until 4th November 2017 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 17 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

The London Horror Festival returns to the Old Red Lion Theatre this October for three weeks of horror in the ...More

 
Parasolstice - Winter Light 2017: Robert Montgomery
Exhibitions | Until 25th March 2018 

Parasol Unit 18 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Elder Island
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

The Lexington 19 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

This three-piece Bristol-based band brings dance and electronica originals to the party....More

Aliens
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

Surya 21 minutes walk from Canonbury Road

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The Watch House
Dining 

A former spice factory near Tower Bridge has become a cool coffee shop, offering signature cocktails at night....More

The Watch House
Dining 

Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

The Watch House
The Watch House
Dining 

Chancery Lane coffee shop The Watch House becomes, from 5pm each evening, a cosy wine ...More

 
Claw Carnaby
Dining 

Claw Carnaby is the first bricks and mortar site for the seafood specialist....More

The Good Egg
Dining 

Chefs Joel Braham, Alex Coppard and Oded Mizrachi repeat the success of their much-loved Stoke Newington restaurant in Kingly Court....More

Bombay Bustle
Dining 

The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home cooked meals across the city with this Maddox Street restaurant....More

Picasso
Theatre | From 1st November 

The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

The Playground Theatre
The Playground Theatre
Entertainment 

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

 
Bleecker Bloomberg
Bleecker Bloomberg
Dining 

Serving New York style cheeseburgers, Bleecker Burger is one of the restaurants chosen by Richard ...More

 
Imperial Durbar
Imperial Durbar
Drinking 

Indian cocktail boudoir, Imperial Durbar, in Tooting is heavily influenced by its owners, the Heathcote ...More

 
The Prince
The Prince
Dining 

From the people who brought you Pergola on the Roof and Pergola Paddington, The Prince ...More

 
The Great Nordic Feast
The Great Nordic Feast
Foodie Events | From 20th October 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Part of the year-long Nordic Matters, the Southbank Centre hosts The Great Nordic Feast this ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
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No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

The Grand, Clapham

The Grand, Clapham pays homage to the finest ...More

 
Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

Stylist Live
Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

Presented by Stylist Magazine, Stylist Live is back for its third year in 2017 and it has doubled in size since launching in 2015. Taking place at Olympia London, the event expects to welcome 21,000 ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie gets its London premiere this November at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Directed by Tom Littler, it will be the first West End staging of the play since ...More

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie
Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

MTV Europe Music Awards
Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

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Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
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