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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London Events 2017

Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  42% 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  34% 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  42% 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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L.A. Guns
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th March 2017 - 6pm
Gainford Street, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
The American hard rock group featuring a re-united Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns perform a full UK tour....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Sonic Boom Six
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th March 2017 - 6pm
Gainford Street, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
Eclectic rock, ska and dubstep five-piece from Manchester, now based in London....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
I Love The 90s
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 24th and Friday 31st March 2017 - 10.30pm-3am
Gainford Street, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Gainford Street
DJs spin 1990s pop, smash hits, guilty pleasures, rock, Britpop, hip hop and much more....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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 18 minutes from Gainford Street
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
 
 
 
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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.
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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Child's Play
Child's Play
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2017 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from Gainford Street

Child's Play at the Foundling Museum brings together a series of powerful images by artist Mark Neville of children at ...More

 
Miss Caffeina
Concerts | On 25th March 2017 

Scala 24 minutes walk from Gainford Street

The indie rock and pop quartet from Spain performs songs from their album Detroit. With support from Mega Spanish Party....More

English National Ballet - Pina Bausch, William Forsythe and Hans van Manen
English National Ballet - Pina Bausch, William Forsythe and Hans van Manen
Dance | Until 1st April 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Gainford Street

Not seen in the UK since 2008, English National Ballet is only the second ballet company in the world to ...More

 
London Sinfonietta - Ligeti: Altered Time
Concerts | On 25th March 2017 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Gainford Street

The orchestra performs Poeme Symphonique For 100 Metronomes, Artikulation (For Tape) and 10 Pieces For Wind Quintet And Melodien....More

Burn Down The Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th June 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Gainford Street

Indie, soul, synth, ska and rock'n'roll courtesy of guests and residents....More

L.A. Guns
Concerts | On 25th March 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Gainford Street

The American hard rock group featuring a re-united Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns perform a full UK tour....More

Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 25th March 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Gainford Street

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

Sonic Boom Six
Concerts | On 25th March 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Gainford Street

Eclectic rock, ska and dubstep five-piece from Manchester, now based in London....More

Angel Comedy Pro Night
Comedy | On 25th March 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from Gainford Street

Hilarious stand-up from Nick Elleray, Darius Davies and Radu Isac....More

Pricked Out
Theatre | Until 29th March 2017 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Gainford Street

Nicholas de Jongh's magic realist play delves into time past to pose questions about the one sensational love affair of ...More

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In the lead up to Bestival, The House of St Barnabas has partnered with the ...More

 
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Serving salt beef and cocktails in Islington's Chapel Market....More

 
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Jacksons Lane Theatre

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The Poetry Brothel
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The Betsey Trotwood

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This March, the British Library explores the historic ...More

 
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Concerts | From 2nd May 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano ...More

 
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Concerts | On 2nd April 

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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