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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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £85  35% 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 £91  26% 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  36% 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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Front Line Assembly
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 24th August 2017 - 7pm
Gainford Street, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
Canadian electro-industrial band formed by Bill Leeb in 1986 after leaving Skinny Puppy. Support from Der Rest....More
 
 
 
On Soon
London's 90s/00s Party
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 1st September and Friday 6th October 2017 - 10.30pm-3am
Gainford Street, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
Top DJ's play the best 90's and 00's hits, featuring a mix of pop, guilty pleasures, dance anthems indie and rock, ensuring that there is something ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Ziggy Alberts
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 25th August 2017 - 7pm
Gainford Street, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
Coastal folk, singer-songwriter, free surfer and environmental enthusiast from the East Coast of Australia....More
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
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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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Front Line Assembly
Concerts | On 24th August 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 6 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Canadian electro-industrial band formed by Bill Leeb in 1986 after leaving Skinny Puppy. Support from Der Rest....More

Against
Against
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Almeida Theatre 6 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Ben Whishaw, who has appeared as Q in the Bond films, in London Spy and The Hour and who won ...More

 
Happy
Theatre | Until 26th August 2017 

The King's Head 7 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Thom Sellwood's contemporary musical set against the London chemsex scene about a man who is trying to reconnect with the ...More

Coming Clean
Theatre | Until 26th August 2017 

The King's Head 7 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Kevin Elyot's landmark drama questions the nature of fidelity and the limits of love....More

LGBT+ Artists Programme Talking Genders
Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2017 

Angel Underground Station 9 minutes walk from Gainford Street

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Pere Ubu (The Moon Unit)
Concerts | On 24th August 2017 

The Lexington 9 minutes walk from Gainford Street

The critically acclaimed collective bring a blues influence to their lively rock originals....More

Honest Lies
Theatre | Until 24th August 2017 

The Star Of Kings 9 minutes walk from Gainford Street

In this one-act drama by Putnockee Players we find a bitter actor and naive actress whose toxic relationship unravels into ...More

Asexual Healing
Comedy | Until 24th August 2017 

The Star Of Kings 9 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Tom Joyce, Joe McArdle and Steve Duffy present their new hour of sketch comedy, stand-up, songs and silliness....More

Candid Arts Summer School
Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2017 

Candid Arts Trust 10 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Life Drawing & Painting Summer School
Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2017 

Candid Arts Galleries 10 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More

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