City Road  

 
 
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City Road, Clerkenwell, Islington, London EC1V
 
 

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

The nearest station to City Road is Old Street Railway Station which is about 7 minutes to the South East.

City Road is in the London area of Clerkenwell.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Angel Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Pear Tree Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring City Road on LondonTown.com

 
London Events 2017

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2017. 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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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £48  28% off
Central Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from City 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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  42% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 10 minutes from City Road
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
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  30% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 10 minutes from City Road
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near City Road

Near City Road
Ongoing
Alice Neel: Uptown
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 29th July 2017 - 10am-6pm
City Road, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 3 minutes from City Road
Paintings by the artist in an exhibition which focuses on a five decade period in which the artist lived and worked in Manhattan....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Isaac Julien: "I Dream A World" Looking For Langston
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 29th July 2017 - 10am-6pm
City Road, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 3 minutes from City Road
Large-scale and silver gelatin photographic works and archival material inspired by Julien's seminal work....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Live Lab
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th May to 14th July 2017 - 11am-4.30pm
City Road, 63 Gee Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from City Road
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near City Road

Near City Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 10 minutes from City Road
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 10 minutes from City Road
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from City Road
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near City Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near City Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from City Road
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington, in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from City Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from City Road
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
 
 
 
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Shopping near City Road

The best shops and markets near City Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 9 minutes from City Road
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 9 minutes from City Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tokyobike Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 9 minutes from City Road
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near City Road

What are the best dining options near City Road London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Boondocks
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
205 City Road, EC1V | 2 minutes from City Road
American style diner from Bea Vo (of Bea's of Bloomsbury fame) Boondocks offers a menu of Southern specialities, old favourites from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Star
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
220 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from City Road
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fish Central
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
149 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from City Road
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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Education near City Road

Near City Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from City Road
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
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from City Road
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
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 11 minutes from City Road
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near City Road

City Road gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from City Road
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 | 4 minutes from City Road
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
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 11 minutes from City Road
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near City Road

The best pubs near London City Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from City Road
Off the beaten Old Street track, this surreal and spellbinding pub has obviously won a loyal following within months of opening. The friendly management are keen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from City Road
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from City Road
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near City Road

City Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 6 minutes from City Road
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 | 6 minutes from City Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 8 minutes from City Road
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near City Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near City Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from City Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 10 minutes from City Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 10 minutes from City Road
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Alice Neel: Uptown
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2017 

Victoria Miro 3 minutes walk from City Road

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

Isaac Julien: "I Dream A World" Looking For Langston
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2017 

Victoria Miro 3 minutes walk from City Road

Large-scale and silver gelatin photographic works and archival material inspired by Julien's seminal work....More

Sneak
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st October 2017 

XOYO 9 minutes walk from City Road

A weekly dose of house and techno from resident DJs and a scattering of guests, this week including M.A.X, Mike ...More

Milonga
Dance | Until 24th May 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 10 minutes walk from City Road

Celebrated choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui presents an piece inspired by the late night milonga scene in the intimate bars of ...More

Parekh & Singh
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

The Courtyard Theatre 10 minutes walk from City Road

The duo from Kolkata, India - known for their hit video I Love You Baby, I Love You Doll which ...More

Mozart's Sister
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 11 minutes walk from City Road

The singer form Montreal, Caila Thompson-Hannant, brings her commercial pop to the UK's stages. Supported by Pierre Kwenders....More

LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from City Road

Senior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage before LSO concerts with free performances of complementary repertoire....More

The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from City Road

In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second ...More

 
Textile Art By Gilda baron
Exhibitions | Until 27th May 2017 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from City Road

An exhibition of the work of the renowned Textile Artist, the late Gilda Baron. The work exhibited shows her distinctive ...More

Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila Rock
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2017 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from City Road

View the legendary photographer's work from Barenboim to U2 and from Rattle to Siouxsie Sioux....More

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Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
Little Bird Battersea
Little Bird Battersea
Drinking 

Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine mirrors with ...More

 
Little Bird Chiswick
Little Bird Chiswick
Dining 

Owned by restaurateur Lorraine Angliss, Little Bird offers classy cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere....More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Nora
Nora
Dance | From 1st June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

A programme of duets by renowned choreographers Lizz Aggiss's Bloody Nora!, Simon Tanguy's Digging, Jonathan ...More

 
Santa Maria Chelsea
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

Santa Maria Ealing
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened Santa Maria in Ealing....More

Nudie Jeans
Shopping 

Originated in Gothenburg, Nudie Jeans stocks raw and prewashed denim jeans made with 100% organic cotton denim....More

The Vincent
The Vincent
Drinking 

After transforming The Sebright Arms on Hackney Road from boarded-up pub into an East End ...More

 
Magpie
Magpie
Dining 

Modern British interpretation of traditional dim sum restaurants from the co-founders of Pidgin...More

 
Melrose Diner
Melrose Diner
Dining 

Americana diner classics with a twist - think lobster and prawn donuts - are served ...More

 
Made of Dough
Made of Dough
Dining 

London pizza pros Made of Dough, who have sold 100,000 pizzas at pop-ups and festivals, ...More

 
Tea Room
Tea Room
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy that pays homage to the food and culture of down town Hong Kong....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

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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