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 North .

Essex Road is in the London area of Islington.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Angel Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
12 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2018

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2018. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  40% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 9 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 £73  41% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 15 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 £43  40% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 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

Near Essex Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Now On
BRITs Week
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 12th to 24th February 2018
Essex Road, Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Essex Road
See Alt-J, Jessie Ware, Laura Marling and Rag 'N' Bone Man play a series of special gigs at intimate venues across Londonas BRITs Week comes to ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Somewhere A Gunner Fires
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th to 24th February 2018 - Various Times
Essex Road, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
The true story of the Italian Front, and the lives of those embroiled in it, including the volunteer, the girl in the blitz, the builder, the ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
The Enchanted Room
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th January to 8th April 2018
Essex Road, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
The Estorick Collection marks its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the most important collections of modern Italian art, housed ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Essex Road

Near Essex Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 4 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
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 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
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 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 | 4 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
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 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
 
 
 
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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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 | 5 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
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Essex Road
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 6 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 | On Essex Road
South American Cuisine... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 4 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
 
 
 
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Education near Essex Road

Near Essex Road
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 20 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 20 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
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 21 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
 
 
 
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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 | 17 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
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 20 minutes from Essex Road
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
 
 
 
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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 | 4 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 Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Essex Road
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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 | 5 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 | 6 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 | 6 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 | 4 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 | 10 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 Singing Mermaid
The Singing Mermaid
Theatre | Until 22nd April 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 4 minutes walk from Essex Road

Taking Julia Donaldson's glittering picture book, The Singing Mermaid, and turning it into a stage show for young people aged ...More

 
BRITs Week
BRITs Week
Concerts | Until 24th February 2018 

Islington Assembly Hall 5 minutes walk from Essex Road

See Alt-J, Jessie Ware, Laura Marling and Rag 'N' Bone Man play a series of special gigs at intimate venues ...More

 
The Enchanted Room
Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Essex Road

The Estorick Collection marks its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the most important ...More

Somewhere A Gunner Fires
Theatre | Until 24th February 2018 

The King's Head 6 minutes walk from Essex Road

The true story of the Italian Front, and the lives of those embroiled in it, including the volunteer, the girl ...More

The Little Angel
Theatre | Until 24th February 2018 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from Essex Road

A new musical which tells the story of Sashka, a troubled boy with seemingly nothing to live for, until he ...More

Alt-J
Alt-J
Concerts | On 20th February 2018 

The Garage 11 minutes walk from Essex Road

The terrific Alt-J, the electro-indie band from Leeds, perform an intimate gig at The Garage as part of War Child ...More

 
Parasolstice - Winter Light 2017: Robert Montgomery
Exhibitions | Until 25th March 2018 

Parasol Unit 13 minutes walk from Essex Road

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Isabel Bayon Compania: Dju-Dju
Dance | On 20th February 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 16 minutes walk from Essex Road

Avant-garde choreographer and dancer Israel Galvan directs classical dancer Isabel Bayon in this contemporary flamenco piece....More

Flamenco Festival London
Flamenco Festival London
Dance | Until 25th February 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 16 minutes walk from Essex Road

The annual foot-stamping Flamenco Festival London, a fortnight long festival featuring seven shows, celebrates its 15th anniversary at Sadler's Wells ...More

 
Husky Loops
Concerts | On 20th February 2018 

The Lexington 17 minutes walk from Essex Road

The London-based threesome present their own take on alternative rock....More

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Everything Everything
Everything Everything
Concerts | On 10th March 

Alexandra Palace

The Manchester quartet, Everything Everything, praised by The Guardian for its "nerd-rock" and by the ...More

 
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Foodie Events | From 4th April 

The Ugly Duck

Tom Sellers is keeping himself busy while his Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is being refurbished (closed ...More

 
The Bloomsbury Club Bar
Drinking 

Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The Bloomsbury Club Bar is an inviting Art Deco retreat serving delectable classic and contemporary cocktails. ...More

Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson
Concerts | From 27th March 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy-nominated progressive rock musician and record producer Steven Wilson ("the most successful British artist you've ...More

 
The Coral Room
The Coral Room
Drinking 

A thing of beauty, The Coral Room breathes new life into The Bloomsbury Hotel with ...More

 
Stereophonics
Stereophonics
Concerts | From 2nd March 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Welsh rockers Stereophonics, led by Kelly Jones, known for their hits including Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow ...More

 
Paul Weller
Paul Weller
Concerts | On 3rd March 

The O2 Arena

The singer-songwriter and former frontman of The Jam and The Style Council - affectionately known ...More

 
London Landmarks Half Marathon
London Landmarks Half Marathon
Sporting Events | On 25th March 

Downing Street

A brand new half marathon through Westminster and ...More

 
Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

House of Illustration

This February, The House of Illustration presents the UK's first ever exhibition of graphic design from North Korea. Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK draws ...More

Friday Late: Future of Dating
Friday Late: Future of Dating
Exhibitions | On 23rd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The latest Friday Late at the V&A looks ...More

 
DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

The O2 Arena

After a successful run in Paris, the DC ...More

 
Downing Street
Downing Street
Attractions 

Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and ...More

 
Amber
Dining 

Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean food is served against a backdrop of dusky pinks, ash wood tables and succulent greens at Amber, the all-day Aldgate East restaurant....More

Eat & Drink Festival
Eat & Drink Festival
Foodie Events | From 17th March 

Olympia London

Returning to Olympia London for its second year, the Eat & Drink Festival brings together ...More

 
Konditor & Cook
Konditor & Cook
Shopping 

The first Konditor & Cook shop, bakery and heart of the operation opened in 1993. ...More

 
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
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Whether it's an all-singing, all-dancing musical or ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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