Gainford Street  

 
 
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Gainford Street, Islington, London N1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Gainford Street is Angel Tube Station which is about 9 minutes to the South East.

Gainford Street is in the London area of Islington.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Skinner Street NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What to do in London throughout 2017

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2017 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2017 London events.

 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  32% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
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 £84  23% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 8 minutes from Gainford Street
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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  21% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 16 minutes from Gainford Street
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
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Waka Flocka Flame
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 1st June 2017 - 7pm
Gainford Street, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
The hip artist from Atlanta, Juaquin James Malphurs, brings his raps to the UK's staged. Crew includes DJ Whoo Kid....More
 
 
 
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Burn Down The Disco
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 27th May, 3rd Jun, 10th Jun, 17th Jun and 24th Jun 2017 - 10.30pm-3.30am
Gainford Street, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
Indie, soul, synth, ska and rock'n'roll courtesy of guests and residents....More
 
 
 
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Ard Adz
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 7pm
Gainford Street, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
The London-born rapper and hip hop artist brings his rhymes to the stage....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Gainford Street

Near Gainford Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
clueQuest
London > Entertainment >
169-171 Caledonian Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Gainford Street
Launched in 2013 with PLAN52, clueQuest has since become one of London's most popular live escape games and top tourist attractions. Moving from its original location ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Gainford Street
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Gainford Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Gainford Street
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Gainford Street
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
London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 9 minutes from Gainford Street
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn about ... More
 
 
 
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Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 10 minutes from Gainford Street
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of the ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Gainford Street

The best shops and markets near Gainford Street
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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
 
 
 
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Gainford Street
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Gainford Street
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
 
 
 
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The Albion
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
10 Thornhill Road, Barnsbury, , Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gainford Street
Renowned for its delicious whole roast suckling pig and delightful rear bear garden, The Albion has become something of an Islington institution. Located on a small ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Gainford Street
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Pig and Butcher
London > Restaurants >
80 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Gainford Street
The Pig and Butcher occupies a handsome Islington pub built in the mid 1800's on what used to be fields back in the days when farmers ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Gainford Street

Near Gainford Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Gainford Street
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 12 minutes from Gainford Street
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 17 minutes from Gainford Street
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Gainford Street

Gainford Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 10 minutes from Gainford Street
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 10 minutes from Gainford Street
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 11 minutes from Gainford Street
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Gainford Street

The best pubs near London Gainford Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Gainford Street
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Gainford Street
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gainford Street
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Gainford Street

Gainford Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Gainford Street
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Gainford Street
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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Gainford Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Gainford Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Gainford Street
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
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 10 minutes from Gainford Street
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Gainford Street

Gainford Street, Gainford Stret
 
 

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The Treatment
The Treatment
Theatre | Until 10th June 2017 

Almeida Theatre 6 minutes walk from Gainford Street

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

 
Shoot From The Hip Improv Night
Comedy | On 22nd May 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 8 minutes walk from Gainford Street

The resident improv group introduces some of the best improv acts in the UK....More

Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 8 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Adapted from the best selling children's book by Anna Kemp....More

Jane Weaver
Concerts | On 22nd May 2017 

The Lexington 9 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Independent and resilient female experimental songwriter/sound-carrier....More

Brian Gittins
Comedy | On 22nd May 2017 

The Old Queen's Head 9 minutes walk from Gainford Street

David Earl's creation - as seen on Ricky Gervais's Derek - offers character comedy and outrageous anecdotes....More

Daniel Cook & Tessa Coates
Comedy | On 22nd May 2017 

The Star Of Kings 9 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Riverside
Concerts | On 22nd May 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 9 minutes walk from Gainford Street

The Polish progressive rock band set out on the Towards The Blue Horizon Tour with their original material....More

Bastille
Concerts | On 22nd May 2017 

Union Chapel 11 minutes walk from Gainford Street

The Brit Award-winning indie-rock quartet from London, led by Dan Smith, performs its original material. Support Billy Bragg....More

Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 12 minutes walk from Gainford Street

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

Milonga
Dance | Until 24th May 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 13 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Celebrated choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui presents an piece inspired by the late night milonga scene in the intimate bars of ...More

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Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Nora
Nora
Dance | From 1st June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

A programme of duets by renowned choreographers Lizz Aggiss's Bloody Nora!, Simon Tanguy's Digging, Jonathan ...More

 
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas & Ictus: Rain
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas & Ictus: Rain
Dance | From 13th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Dance set to Steve Reich's masterpiece, the minimalist ...More

 
Santa Maria Chelsea
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Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

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Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened Santa Maria in Ealing....More

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Originated in Gothenburg, Nudie Jeans stocks raw and prewashed denim jeans made with 100% organic cotton denim....More

The Vincent
The Vincent
Drinking 

After transforming The Sebright Arms on Hackney Road from boarded-up pub into an East End ...More

 
Magpie
Magpie
Dining 

Modern British interpretation of traditional dim sum restaurants from the co-founders of Pidgin...More

 
Melrose Diner
Melrose Diner
Dining 

Americana diner classics with a twist - think lobster and prawn donuts - are served ...More

 
Made of Dough
Made of Dough
Dining 

London pizza pros Made of Dough, who have sold 100,000 pizzas at pop-ups and festivals, ...More

 
Tea Room
Tea Room
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy that pays homage to the food and culture of down town Hong Kong....More

 
Marble Arch Theatre
Marble Arch Theatre
Entertainment 

Pop-up theatre in Marble Arch specifically designed for Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated ...More

 
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Drinking 

Located in two adjoining arches underneath Hackney Downs train station, Our/London is a micro-distillery producing wheat based vodka....More

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