Essex Road  

 
 
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Essex Road, Islington, 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 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

 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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 £85  23% 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 £48  32% 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  35% 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

Near Essex Road
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

What are the best dining options near Essex Road London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
... More
 
 
 
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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Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

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

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

Franco Grignani: Art As Design 1950-1990
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

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

Around 130 paintings and works on paper by the influential artist and graphic designer, on loan from private collections and ...More

Martin Speake Quintet
Concerts | On 28th July 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

Martin Speake revives his decade long partnership with Ethan Iverson to play again. Featuring Fred Thomas on bass and James ...More

Bokani Dyer Trio
Concerts | On 28th July 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

The Botswana-born pianist returns to the Vortex, following previous sold-out shows. The formidable young talent has recorded two albums and ...More

The Marriage Of Kim K
Theatre | Until 29th July 2017 

Arcola Theatre 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

A biting satirical comedy from Leoe & Hyde Ltd, loosely exploring what Mozart and Kim Kardashian have in common....More

Ellyn Daniels: Emotional Terrorism
Theatre | Until 29th July 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

In this one-woman show, Ellyn Daniels takes us on an intoxicating journey from the precipice of suicide to finding salvation ...More

Carabet
Theatre | Until 28th July 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

Absurd theatrical comedy from the trio who deliver an array of surreal characters, music, costumes and props. Delve into their ...More

Wookie
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th July 2017 

The Nest 14 minutes walk from Essex Road

Wookie and Royal T are the garage selectors on the night bringing their top tunes to the dancefloor....More

Topsy Turvy Theatre: Christopher Nibble (2-7 Years)
Theatre | Until 30th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 14 minutes walk from Essex Road

The tale of a plucky little guinea pig....More

Ink
Ink
Theatre | Until 5th August 2017 

Almeida Theatre 15 minutes walk from Essex Road

Rupert Goold directs the world premiere staging of James Graham's drama set in late 1960s Fleet Street, where a young ...More

 

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