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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 9 minutes to the South West.


LondonTown.com - Essex Road Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Angel Tube Station
23 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Dalston Junction
10 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elia Mews Car Park
21 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
24 minutes walk

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 73 41% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 19 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
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 60 27% off
Central Street, EC1V | 25 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
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 127 25% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 25 minutes from Essex Road
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
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Entertainment near Essex Road

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Servant Jazz Quarters
London > Entertainment > Live Music
10a Bradbury Street, N16 | 11 minutes from Essex Road
Despite the name, Servant Jazz Quarters is not strictly a jazz club. Instead you'll find music from many genres at this Dalston music venue which supports ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vortex Jazz Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
11 Gillett Square, N16 | 11 minutes from Essex Road
Though The Vortex has lost a little of its ramshackle charm in the relocation from Stoke Newington to Dalston, it remains the epitome of an underground ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Arcola Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | 11 minutes from Essex Road
This renowned community theatre is at the heart of Hackney and Dalston's flourishing arts scene, and one of the best places in London to see new ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Essex Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Essex Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 10 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Essex Road
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 11 minutes from Essex Road
On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on its ... More
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Shopping near Essex Road

The best shops and markets near Essex Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Peanut Vendor
London > Shopping > House and Garden
133 Newington Green Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Essex Road
The Peanut Vendors are Barny and Becky who scour bric-a-brac stalls, markets and auctions so you don't have to. Stylish furniture and accessories for the home ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 11 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prick
London > Shopping >
492 Kingsland Road, E8 | 11 minutes from Essex Road
Prick, London's first boutique dedicated to cacti and other succulents, is the brainchild of Gynelle Leon, an award-winning photographer with a career in forensic science, finance ... More
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Restaurants near Essex Road

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Sutton & Sons
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
356 Essex Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Essex Road
This top-notch fish and chip shop started out in Stoke Newington in 1998 when Danny Sutton opened ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Essex Road
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
De La Panza
London > Restaurants >
105-107 Southgate Road, De Beauvoir Town, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Essex Road
De La Panza started life as a market stall in six differents London locations, operating at markets at Regents Place, St. Katharine Docks, Brick Lane and ... 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 | 12 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 | 22 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
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 27 minutes from Essex Road
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
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Leisure near Essex Road

Essex Road gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 12 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 Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 22 minutes from Essex Road
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clissold Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Greenway Close, N4 | 23 minutes from Essex Road
A pretty, local park, Clissold is more than worth a visit if you're in the north London area. Free from the crowds that often seep into ... More
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Pubs near Essex Road

The best pubs near London Essex Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Essex Road
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 7 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 | 11 minutes from Essex Road
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Nightlife near Essex Road

Essex Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dalston Roof Park
London > Nightlife > Bars
18 Ashwin Street, E8 | 11 minutes from Essex Road
On the roof of The Print House, a former factory for catalogues, crayons and pencils, sits Dalston Roof Park, an urban oasis four floors up over ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nest
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, N16 | 14 minutes from Essex Road
Opened in 2010, The Nest has become one of London's top clubbing experiences, showcasing the best new dance music talent from around ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 14 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
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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
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 12 minutes from Essex Road
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 14 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
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 20 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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Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 10 minutes walk from Essex Road

The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian ...More

Monday Bites
Theatre | On 24th April 2017 

Rosemary Branch Theatre 10 minutes walk from Essex Road

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Stefan Aeby Trio // Aki Takase & Rudi Mahall
Concerts | On 24th April 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

The Swiss pianist performs jazz with his trio followed by the instrumental duo performing material including songs from their album ...More

The Plague
Theatre | Until 6th May 2017 

Arcola Theatre 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

Arcola Theatre's production of Albert Camus's story about living through a time of crisis and fighting back against despair. Adapted ...More

The Treatment
The Treatment
Theatre | Until 10th June 2017 

Almeida Theatre 15 minutes walk from Essex Road

Lyndsey Turner directs Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in Martin Crimp's The Treatment, a blistering contemporary satire about an enterprising ...More

 
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Angel Comedy Club 18 minutes walk from Essex Road

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