Compton Street

 
 
ADDRESS
Compton Street, Clerkenwell, Islington, London EC1V 
 

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  • Visitor Information

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

The nearest station to Compton Street is Farringdon Tube Station which is about 7 minutes to the South West.

Compton Street is in the London area of Clerkenwell.

 

LondonTown.com - Compton Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Barbican Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Pear Tree Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Skinner Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Compton Street on LondonTown.com

 
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What's on in London 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Compton Street

Near Compton Street
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  34% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 3 minutes from Compton Street
This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  31% off
Central Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Compton 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
 
 
 
The Rookery Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  30% off
Peters Lane, EC1M | 6 minutes from Compton Street
Filled with old fashioned touches like wood panelling, old paintings, stone flagged floors, claw foot baths and open fires, The Rookery has plenty of character. And ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Compton Street

Near Compton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 7 minutes from Compton Street
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Teen
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - 7.30pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 13 minutes from Compton Street
The four-piece, who hails from New York, performs alternative rock....More
 
 
 
On Soon
The Spanner Big Band
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 23rd July 2014 - 8.30pm
'Round Midnight Jazz & Blues Bar, 13 Liverpool Road, N1 | 13 minutes from Compton Street
...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Compton Street

Near Compton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Compton Street
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 | 7 minutes from Compton Street
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 | 9 minutes from Compton Street
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Compton Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Compton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R | 3 minutes from Compton Street
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Compton 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum and Library of the Order of St John
London > Attractions > Museums
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Compton Street
This 16th century gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Compton Street

The best shops and markets near Compton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Compton Street
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Compton Street
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Compton Street
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Compton Street

What are the best dining options near Compton Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Compton Street
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Goswell Road Coffee
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
160-164 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Compton Street
Goswell Road is in the heart of Finsbury full of media companies and dodgy council estates. Just the right mix for Street Coffee, so come ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, , Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Compton Street
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Compton Street

Near Compton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Compton 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
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Compton Street
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 8 minutes from Compton 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Compton Street

Compton Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from Compton 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
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 5 minutes from Compton Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Compton 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Compton Street

The best pubs near London Compton Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Compton Street
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, , Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Compton Street
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 | 3 minutes from Compton Street
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Compton Street

Compton Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Compton Street
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Compton Street
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fabric
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Compton Street
Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global reputation is founded on ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Compton Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Compton Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Compton Street
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Compton Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Compton Street
... More
 
 
 
 

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What's On Today

Near Compton Street

 
 
 
Calvin Lau
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

The Modern Pantry 3 minutes walk from Compton Street

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Work On The Wild Side
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2014 

Craft Central 4 minutes walk from Compton Street

A pop-up exhibition combining the dramatic and wild creations of Angie Salfield and Jenny Tozer....More

Angie Salfield & Jenny Tozer: Work On The Wild Side
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2014 

Craft Central 4 minutes walk from Compton Street

Installations made from knitted and felt textiles together with wildlife photography....More

Stories of Friendship
Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2014 

Museum and Library of the Order of St John 4 minutes walk from Compton Street

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Lauren Bush
Concerts | Until 29th July 2014 

Charterhouse 6 minutes walk from Compton Street

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Brasil Brasileiro
Brasil Brasileiro
Dance | Until 27th July 2014 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 7 minutes walk from Compton Street

Thirty five performers from Rio De Janeiro bring a Rio street carnival to Sadler's Wells this summer. Brasil Brasileiro draws ...More

 
Callanetics: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 29th July 2014 

Raduno 7 minutes walk from Compton Street

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Jimmie Durham: Traces And Shiny Evidence
Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2014 

Parasol Unit 9 minutes walk from Compton Street

An installation covering the entire gallery space, featuring brightly coloured oil barrels and vehicle parts alongside black and white drawings....More

Celia Paul
Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2014 

Victoria Miro 9 minutes walk from Compton Street

Recent paintings including a series of self-portraits and studies of landscapes and interiors....More

Secundino Hernandez
Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2014 

Victoria Miro 9 minutes walk from Compton Street

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