Chequer Street  

 
 
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Chequer Street, City, Islington, London EC1Y
 
 

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

The nearest station to Chequer Street is Old Street Railway Station which is about 4 minutes to the North East.

Chequer Street is in the London area of City.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Finsbury Square NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Clere Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  21% off
Central Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from Chequer Street
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  26% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Chequer Street
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £142  41% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 9 minutes from Chequer Street
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Chequer Street

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Today Only
Fugees: The Complete Re-Score
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 22nd October 2017 - 7pm-10pm
Chequer Street, 32-37 Cowper Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from Chequer Street
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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 22nd October 2017 - 7.30pm
Chequer Street, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Chequer Street
Herbert Blomstedt conducts Beethoven's Concerto For Violin, Cello And Piano, Triple Concerto and Bruckner's Symphony No 7 In E, with Leonidas Kavakos on violin, Gautier Capucon ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
To A Simple, Rock 'n' Roll... Song
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 21st and 24th to 28th Oct 2017 - 8pm
Chequer Street, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Chequer Street
Three works from Michael Clark based around music by Eric Satie, Patti Smith and David Bowie....More
 
 
 
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Near Chequer Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nursery Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 4 minutes from Chequer Street
From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square as part of the Theatre Delicatessen building ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Chequer Street
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Chequer Street
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Chequer Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Chequer Street
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Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Chequer Street
Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together within ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Chequer Street
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white reportage ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Chequer Street
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Chequer Street

The best shops and markets near Chequer Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Chequer Street
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
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Beach in the East
London > Shopping >
Lower Ground G, 123 Clifton St, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Chequer Street
Fashion Creative Yasmin Sewell presents pop up shop Beach in the East in a disused Shoreditch swimming pool. Opened in late May, just in time for ... More
 
 
 
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Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 6 minutes from Chequer Street
Momosan Shop offers objects selected by Momoko Mizutani whose upbringing and experiences in Japan and the UK influence the selection of goods and events ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Chequer Street

What are the best dining options near Chequer Street London?
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Pham Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
155 Whitecross Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Chequer Street
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Carnevale Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
135 Whitecross Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Chequer Street
This cosy vegetarian restaurant is a bit like eating in someone's house - only with great food. Mains may include a selection of risotto with squash ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alba
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
107 Whitecross Street, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Chequer Street
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Education near Chequer Street

Near Chequer Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Chequer Street
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Chequer Street
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Chequer Street
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Chequer Street

Chequer Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Chequer Street
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Chequer Street
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 10 minutes from Chequer Street
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Chequer Street

The best pubs near London Chequer Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Long Arm Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20-26 Worship Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from Chequer Street
The flagship site of the Long Arm Pub & Brewery this Worship Street pub comes with its own brewery, set up by ETM founders ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Chequer Street
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Chequer Street
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Chequer Street

Chequer Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | On Chequer Street
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Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 3 minutes from Chequer Street
Good & Proper Tea are on a mission to change the way people think about and drink the humble cuppa. Having driven their crowd-funded mobile ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Chequer Street
For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Chequer Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Chequer Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Chequer Street
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Chequer Street
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Chequer Street
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Chequer Street

Chequer Street, Chequer Stret
 
 

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Fugees: The Complete Re-Score
Concerts | On 22nd October 2017 

XOYO 5 minutes walk from Chequer Street

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Concerts | On 22nd October 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Chequer Street

Herbert Blomstedt conducts Beethoven's Concerto For Violin, Cello And Piano, Triple Concerto and Bruckner's Symphony No 7 In E, with ...More

John Akomfrah: Purple
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Chequer Street

British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah presents his ambitious new installation, Purple. Being displayed at the Barbican Centre, the six-channel ...More

Basquiat: Boom for Real
Basquiat: Boom for Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Art Gallery 6 minutes walk from Chequer Street

This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom ...More

 
Vincent Moon And Priscilla Telmon: Hibridos
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Chequer Street

An audiovisual showcase of various forms of Afro-Brazilian spiritual ceremonies....More

Basquiat: Boom For Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Chequer Street

Over 100 paintings and drawings by American graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The exhibition will focus on the artist's relationship to ...More

Less Than Thirteen
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Chequer Street

A large-scale projected artwork, which interprets the movement of Sir Simon Rattle conducting Elgar's Enigma Variations, reducing his form to ...More

The People's Forest: Gayle Chong Kwan
Exhibitions | Until 18th March 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Chequer Street

A contemporary visual art project which explores the history, politics, and people of London's ancient woodland, Epping Forest....More

Interlock: Friends Pictured Within
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Chequer Street

Artist Jonathan Munro and musician Anna Meredith's multimedia installation exploring Edward Elgar's Enigma Variations....More

Bonus Levels
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2018 

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Chequer Street

This multimedia installation by visual artist Lawrence Lek imagines a future London through a series of play-able video games that ...More

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Smoking Goat
Smoking Goat
Dining 

Opened in 2014, Soho dive bar and dining room Smoking Goat is a popular side ...More

 
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Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Dining 

Ben Chapman, Brian Hannon and head chef Ali Borer open a second Smoking Goat, in ...More

 
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
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Shake Shack the modern day 'roadside' burger stand ...More

 
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
The Good Egg
Dining 

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

 
Bombay Bustle
Bombay Bustle
Dining 

The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home ...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

 
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

Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

British Museum

With no known culture in the world or ...More

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

 
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
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A much-loved tradition for locals and visitors alike, ...More

 
December in London 2017
December in London 2017
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Multi Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton comes to Victoria, Robert Lindsay reprises his role as ...More

 
 
 
 
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