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.

 

LondonTown.com - Canonbury Square Location Map

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Canonbury Square on LondonTown.com

 
London Events 2015

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2015. 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 £83  25% 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 £70  35% 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 £55  27% 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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    Events near Canonbury Square

    Near Canonbury Square
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    Squidgy Stamps: Workshop
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 5th August 2015 - 11am-2pm
    Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | On Canonbury Square
    Design your own printing stamps to create a Pirandello-inspired picture....More
     
     
     
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    Ear Music
    London > Events > Music  Dates: Wednesday 5th August 2015 - 7.30pm-11pm
    The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 10 minutes from Canonbury Square
    Musicians perform....More
     
     
     
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    eARmusic
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 5th August 2015 - 7.30pm-11pm
    The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 10 minutes from Canonbury Square
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    Entertainment near Canonbury Square

    Near Canonbury Square
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    The Little Angel Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Canonbury Square
    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 Square

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Canonbury Square
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Open School East
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 16 minutes from Canonbury Square
    Open School East opens in September 2013. Open School East is an art school and communal space, commissioned and funded by the Barbican and Create London ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Canonbury Square

    The best shops and markets near Canonbury Square
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    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?
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    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
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    Firezza
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from Canonbury Square
    Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... 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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 25 minutes from Canonbury Square
    One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
     
     
     
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    Leisure near Canonbury Square

    Canonbury 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 | 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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Skip Garden
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 22 minutes from Canonbury Square
    A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Canonbury Square

    The best pubs near London Canonbury Square.
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    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
     
     
     
    THE BEST

    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
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    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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    Squidgy Stamps: Workshop
    Exhibitions | On 5th August 2015 

    Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art N1 2AN N1 - 0 minute walk from Canonbury Square

    Design your own printing stamps to create a Pirandello-inspired picture....More

    Fausto Pirandello
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art N1 2AN N1 - 0 minute walk from Canonbury Square

    Paintings by the artist....More

    Rainbow Class
    Theatre | Until 16th August 2015 

    Hen & Chickens Theatre 3 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

    Vivienne Acheampong's one-woman show based on her experiences as a primary school teacher....More

    The Garage Unplugged
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th August 2015 

    Relentless Garage 5 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

    Rock music....More

    The Garage Unplugged
    Concerts | Until 30th September 2015 

    Relentless Garage 5 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

    Emerging singer-songwriters showcase....More

    Los Angelitos Tango Classes and Party
    Sporting Events | Until 16th December 2015 

    Unity Unitarian Church 6 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

    Weekly Tango evening in Angel: join our weekly tango classes and dance until midnight every Wednesday, in a beautiful hall!...More

    F*cking Men
    Theatre | Until 30th August 2015 

    The King's Head 9 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

    Joe DiPietro's contemporary adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde set within the gay subculture of a big city....More

    eARmusic
    Concerts | On 5th August 2015 

    The Old Queen's Head 10 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

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    Ear Music
    Music | Until 5th August 2015 

    The Old Queen's Head 10 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

    Musicians perform....More

    Roxy Music Bingo
    Comedy | Until 26th August 2015 

    Radicals and Victuallers 11 minutes walk from Canonbury Square

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