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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 84 30% 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 47 40% 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 38% 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
Salvation in Noodles, Dalston
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
122 Balls Pond, N1 | 4 minutes from Essex Road
Feeding London's love for Vietnamese food, Salvation in Noodles serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine inspired by modern ingredients and flavours in hip, minimalist surroundings. As well as ... 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
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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.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 7 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 | 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
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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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The Spyglass Project Presents Dancing In Dalston
Exhibitions | Until 15th December 2017 

The Junction Rooms 10 minutes walk from Essex Road

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Dominic J Marshall Trio
Concerts | On 23rd October 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

Jazz piano trio, exploring a broad range of genres, encompassing classical, hip hop, soul and folk....More

All The Little Lights
All The Little Lights
Theatre | Until 4th November 2017 

Arcola Theatre 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

Jane Upton's award-winning All The Little Lights is given its London premiere this autumn with a staging at the Arcola ...More

 
Insignificance
Theatre | Until 18th November 2017 

Arcola Theatre 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

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Felicia Atkinson
Concerts | On 23rd October 2017 

Cafe OTO 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

The French composer performs a selection of her works....More

Insignificance
Theatre | Until 18th November 2017 

Arcola Theatre 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

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Union Chapel Singers
Exhibitions | On 23rd October 2017 

Union Chapel 12 minutes walk from Essex Road

Choir performing an eclectic range of musical styles....More

Brandy Clark
Concerts | Until 24th October 2017 

Union Chapel 12 minutes walk from Essex Road

The Grammy, CMA and AMA-nominated US country artist performs her Big Day In A Small Town album....More

Peter And The Wolf: Goblin Theatre (Over 4s)
Theatre | Until 26th October 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 14 minutes walk from Essex Road

A musical adventure for young children, inspired by Prokofiev's symphonic fairy tale....More

Baywaves
Concerts | On 23rd October 2017 

The Victoria 15 minutes walk from Essex Road

This Madrid-based quartet brings its self-penned psychedelic pop songs to the UK's stages....More

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

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

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

 
The Watch House
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A former spice factory near Tower Bridge has become a cool coffee shop, offering signature cocktails at night....More

The Watch House
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Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

The Watch House
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Chancery Lane coffee shop The Watch House becomes, from 5pm each evening, a cosy wine ...More

 
Claw Carnaby
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Claw Carnaby is the first bricks and mortar site for the seafood specialist....More

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

 
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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
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200 seat Ladbroke Grove theatre house in a former bus depot....More

 
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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

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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
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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

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