Canonbury Square  

 
 
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Canonbury Square, Islington, N1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Canonbury Square is Essex Road Railway Station which is about 5 minutes to the South East.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Angel Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
17 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2017

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £85  32% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 11 minutes from Canonbury 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  40% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 18 minutes from Canonbury 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  28% off
Central Street, EC1V | 22 minutes from Canonbury 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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Ginger Wildheart
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 19th August 2017 - 7pm
Canonbury Square, Compton Terrace, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury Square
A member of evergreen British outfit The Wildhearts, the rock and country artist presents an up close and personal show including a Q&A....More
 
 
 
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Lonely Robot
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 19th August 2017 - 7pm-11pm
Canonbury Square, Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury Square
The four-piece combo featuring singer, song-writer and guitarist John Mitchell play prog rock....More
 
 
 
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Gabriel O Pensador
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 19th August 2017 - 7pm-10pm
Canonbury Square, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 5 minutes from Canonbury Square
The Brazilian hip hop artist and writer presents his Sem Crise show....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Canonbury Square

Near Canonbury Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury 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
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 5 minutes from Canonbury 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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Canonbury Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Canonbury Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | On Canonbury 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 | 7 minutes from Canonbury 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 | 8 minutes from Canonbury 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 Canonbury Square

The best shops and markets near Canonbury Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Canonbury 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 | 4 minutes from Canonbury 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
 
 
 
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Canonbury 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 Canonbury Square

What are the best dining options near Canonbury Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Canonbury Tavern
London > Restaurants >
21 Canonbury Place, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from Canonbury 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
Smokehouse
London > Restaurants >
63-69 Canonbury Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Canonbury Square
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
Gem
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
265 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury Square
... More
 
 
 
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Education near Canonbury Square

Near Canonbury Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 15 minutes from Canonbury 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 | 22 minutes from Canonbury 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 | 22 minutes from Canonbury 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 Canonbury Square

Canonbury Square 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 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 | 22 minutes from Canonbury 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
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 22 minutes from Canonbury 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 Canonbury Square

The best pubs near London Canonbury Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury 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 Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Canonbury Square
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 Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 8 minutes from Canonbury 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 Canonbury Square

Canonbury 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 | 5 minutes from Canonbury 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 | 6 minutes from Canonbury 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 | 10 minutes from Canonbury 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 Canonbury Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Canonbury Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury Square
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Canonbury 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 | 13 minutes from Canonbury 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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Ginger Wildheart
Concerts | On 19th August 2017 

Union Chapel 3 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

A member of evergreen British outfit The Wildhearts, the rock and country artist presents an up close and personal show ...More

The Boot
Theatre | Until 20th August 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 3 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

Writer Peter Briffa and director Paul Blinkhorn return with a new comedy which follows the exploits of happily married Bill ...More

Cracked
Theatre | Until 19th August 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 3 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

HiddenViewz offer a unique perspective on drug use in a surreal and darkly funny drama about a mother whose son ...More

Earth - A Children's Story For Adults
Theatre | Until 20th August 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 3 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

This one-woman show is an autobiographical fairy tale narrated by Earth herself, in which Earth is born into a family ...More

The Non-Parent Trap
Comedy | Until 20th August 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 3 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

This one-woman show from writer, performer and broadcaster Nina Davis explores our modern distraction with other peoples reproductive and life ...More

Parallels Of Punderment
Comedy | Until 20th August 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 3 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

The 2017 UK Pun Championship finalist Colin Leggo presents an hour of silliness and wordplay....More

Whines And Spirits
Theatre | Until 20th August 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 3 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

A new comedy drama about a flamboyant clairvoyant's evening that goes terribly wrong. By Annie Burkin....More

Lonely Robot
Concerts | On 19th August 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 4 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

The four-piece combo featuring singer, song-writer and guitarist John Mitchell play prog rock....More

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