Essex Road  

 
 
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Essex Road, Islington, London N1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Essex Road is Essex Road Railway Station which is about 1 minutes to the West.

Essex Road is in the London area of Islington.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Angel Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  36% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 10 minutes from Essex Road
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  35% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 17 minutes from Essex Road
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  21% off
Central Street, EC1V | 18 minutes from Essex 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
 
 
 
 
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Events near Essex Road

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Zeraffa Giraffa
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st September to 4th November 2017 - Various Times
Essex Road, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
An emotionally engaging tale that explores what it is like to be different adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Wow! Said The Owl: Little Angel Theatre (Ages 2-5)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd September to 5th November 2017 - Various Times
Essex Road, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
Based on the acclaimed children's book....More
 
 
 
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Arte Povera
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th September to 17th December 2017 - Various Times
Essex Road, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
Fifty years after the first Arte Povera show, this exhibition looks at how it has informed the work of several British artists who graduated from art ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Essex Road

Near Essex Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
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
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Essex Road
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Essex Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Essex Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 5 minutes from Essex Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
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 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
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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Shopping near Essex Road

The best shops and markets near Essex Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Essex Road
Despite their nauseating name, A Furry World offers a first-rate range of services for your pet. Advertised as a holistic pet care service where the emphasis ... More
 
 
 
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 7 minutes from Essex Road
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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Restaurants near Essex Road

What are the best dining options near Essex Road London?
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Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Essex Road
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from Essex Road
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
Smokehouse
London > Restaurants >
63-69 Canonbury Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Essex Road
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
 
 
 
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Education near Essex Road

Near Essex Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 19 minutes from Essex Road
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
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 21 minutes from Essex Road
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
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 21 minutes from Essex 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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Essex Road

Essex Road 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 Essex Road
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 | 19 minutes from Essex Road
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
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 20 minutes from Essex 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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Essex Road

The best pubs near London Essex Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from Essex Road
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 Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Essex Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Essex Road
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Essex Road

Essex Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Essex Road
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
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Essex Road
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
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Essex Road
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 Essex Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Essex Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
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
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 7 minutes from Essex Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from Essex Road
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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Knives in Hens
Knives in Hens
Theatre | Until 7th October 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 1 minute walk from Essex Road

Yael Farber directs a revival of David Harrower's modern classic, Knives in Hens, a haunting and poetic thriller about "lust, ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 27th May 2018 

Cambridge Theatre 1 minute walk from Essex Road

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
Othello
Theatre | Until 8th December 2017 

Ambassadors Theatre 2 minutes walk from Essex Road

National Youth Theatre presents Frantic Assembly's electrifying staging of Shakespeare's thriller of paranoia, jealousy and murder, adapted by Scott Graham ...More

The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Essex Road

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 3 minutes walk from Essex Road

Judging by the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 3 minutes walk from Essex Road

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
The House of Wallpaper
The House of Wallpaper
Foodie Events | Until 4th October 2017 

19 Greek Street 3 minutes walk from Essex Road

Experimental chef, Pedro Passinhas, is set to launch his latest pop-up restaurant 'Off the Wall & onto the Plate' during ...More

 
Royal Opera: La Boheme
Royal Opera: La Boheme
Concerts | Until 10th October 2017 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Essex Road

The Royal Opera's 2017/18 Season opens on 11th September 2017 with Richard Jones' highly anticipated new production of Puccini's La ...More

 
Royal Opera: Die Zauberflote
Royal Opera: Die Zauberflote
Concerts | Until 14th October 2017 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Essex Road

Julia Jones conducts a revival of David McVicar's beautiful staging of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, with Joseph Kaiser and Kate Royal ...More

 
Simo
Concerts | On 26th September 2017 

The Borderline 3 minutes walk from Essex Road

The Nashville-based trio brings its psychedelic contemporary rock originals to the UK's stages....More

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Dead Dolls House Halloween Party
Dead Dolls House Halloween Party
Seasonal | On 28th October 

The Dolls House Islington

Following on from the Dinner Party on Friday ...More

 
Halloween at Sky Garden
Halloween at Sky Garden
Seasonal | On 27th October 

Sky Garden

Adding another fear factor to Halloween, Sky Garden is taking the occasion to horrifying new ...More

 
The Quarter of Curiosity Shop
The Quarter of Curiosity Shop
Exhibitions | From 17th October 

Carnaby Newburgh Quarter

Open for a limited time this Halloween, The ...More

 
Club De Fromage Halloween Special: Zombies Ate My Dance Floor
Club De Fromage Halloween Special: Zombies Ate My Dance Floor
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

O2 Academy Islington

Known for their extravagant and silly fancy dress ...More

 
Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Film Events | From 25th October 

Mercato Metropolitano

Following on from the festive Winter Night Garden ...More

 
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Dining 

Combining restaurant and butcher, Macellaio RC doesn't shy ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | From 26th October 

The Queen Of Hoxton

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop ...More

 
The Dark Room
The Dark Room
Theatre | From 8th November 

Theatre 503

Angela Betzien's award-winning The Dark Room comes to Theatre503 for its UK premiere. Transferring from ...More

 
Megan's by the Green
Megan's by the Green
Dining 

A dog-friendly neighbourhood cafe with fairy lights and a great place for after-school pizzas....More

 
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Dining 

Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold, known for their ...More

 
Frog by Adam Handling
Frog by Adam Handling
Dining 

The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
Yamagoya
Yamagoya
Dining 

Yamagoya, specialising in traditional Japanese ramen, open their first real home in London on The ...More

 
Olle
Olle
Dining 

DIY is 'de rigueur' at Olle, a Korean BBQ restaurant in Chinatown where you do ...More

 
Lambeth Fireworks
Lambeth Fireworks
Seasonal | On 4th November 

Brockwell Park

In 2017 Lambeth Council's annual Fireworks display at Brockwell Park takes on 'A Night at ...More

 
The Store Studios
Attractions 

Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Dining 

The largest pizzeria from Pizza Pilgrims James and ...More

 
West India Quay
West India Quay
Attractions 

A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area ...More

 
Acosta Danza
Acosta Danza
Dance | From 27th September 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Embracing all dance forms, Carlos Acosta's new dance company performs at Sadler's Wells on their ...More

 
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