Old Street  

 
 
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Old Street, Clerkenwell, Islington, London EC1V
 
 

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

The nearest station to Old Street is Old Street Railway Station which is about 1 minutes to the East.

Old Street is in the London area of Clerkenwell.

 

LondonTown.com - Old Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Clere Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Paul Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £48  30% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Old Street
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  27% off
Central Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from Old Street
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  32% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Old Street
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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Events near Old Street

Near Old Street
Now On
Paxton Chocolate Christmas Pop Up
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 11th to 23rd December 2017 - 7am-7.30pm
Old Street, Old Street, EC1Y | 2 minutes from Old Street
Food & Drink, Pop Ups....More
 
 
 
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The Yonce Experience Presents: Beyonce's Christmas Party
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 14th December 2017 - 10pm-3am
Old Street, 32-37 Cowper Street, EC2A | 3 minutes from Old Street
Christmas Beyonce AKA Sniper, DJ Tinsel and MC Santa play pop and R&B at this themed night....More
 
 
 
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Hoopla Beginners Improv Course
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 14th December 2017 - 7pm-9.30pm
Old Street, 2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 6 minutes from Old Street
Literary & Education, Drama Workshop....More
 
 
 
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Near Old Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nursery Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 6 minutes from Old Street
From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square as part of the Theatre Delicatessen building ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 6 minutes from Old Street
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Old Street
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Old Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Old Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Old Street
Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together within ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Old Street
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white reportage ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Old Street

The best shops and markets near Old Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 4 minutes from Old Street
Momosan Shop offers objects selected by Momoko Mizutani whose upbringing and experiences in Japan and the UK influence the selection of goods and events ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tokyobike Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 4 minutes from Old Street
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from Old Street
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Old Street

What are the best dining options near Old Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Grind
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
213 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | On Old Street
An espresso bar, cocktail bar and recording studio in one circular stand-alone building on the edge of Old Street Roundabout, Shoreditch Grind is frequently name checked ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bone Daddies The Bower
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
207-211 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | On Old Street
Following on from the Soho and Kensington locations, Bone Daddies has now launched at The Bower in east London. Steering away from sushi, this restaurant gives ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pinchito Tapas
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
32 Featherstone Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Old Street
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Education near Old Street

Near Old Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Old Street
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Old Street
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
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from Old Street
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Old Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Old Street
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 | 6 minutes from Old Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 13 minutes from Old Street
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Old Street

The best pubs near London Old Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Old Street
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Old Street
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Long Arm Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20-26 Worship Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from Old Street
The flagship site of the Long Arm Pub & Brewery this Worship Street pub comes with its own brewery, set up by ETM founders ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Old Street

Old Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | On Old Street
Good & Proper Tea are on a mission to change the way people think about and drink the humble cuppa. Having driven their crowd-funded mobile ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Old Street
For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Old Street
... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Old Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Old Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Old Street
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Old Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 7 minutes from Old Street
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Yonce Experience Presents: Beyonce's Christmas Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 14th December 2017 

XOYO 3 minutes walk from Old Street

Christmas Beyonce AKA Sniper, DJ Tinsel and MC Santa play pop and R&B at this themed night....More

Igloos at Aviary
Igloos at Aviary
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2018 

Aviary 6 minutes walk from Old Street

A high-altitude winter terrace pop-up, 10 floors above the City, Scandi styleigloos appear on the Aviary terrace, promising a rooftop ...More

 
Hoopla Beginners Improv Course
Exhibitions | Until 14th December 2017 

The Nursery Theatre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

Literary & Education, Drama Workshop....More

Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Last Days Of Shoreditch Winter La La Land
Foodie Events | Until 17th December 2017 

288 Old Street 7 minutes walk from Old Street

The Last Days of Shoreditch pop-up returns with a seasonal makeover, transforming into Winter La La Land. Taking place in ...More

 
Giants
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

The Old Blue Last 8 minutes walk from Old Street

The band plays alt rock with support from Pints and Goblins....More

The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 8 minutes walk from Old Street

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 
Our Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 14th December 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 8 minutes walk from Old Street

DJs Natalie and Laura hit the decks to supply a wide range of music from disco, electro funk, pop to ...More

Hip Hop Karaoke
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 14th December 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 8 minutes walk from Old Street

A fresh twist on the ancient art of karaoke lets you get on the mic and act out your rap ...More

Hip Hop Karaoke
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 21st December 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 8 minutes walk from Old Street

A fresh twist on the ancient art of karaoke lets you get on the mic and act out your rap ...More

John Akomfrah: Purple
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Old Street

British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah presents his ambitious new installation, Purple. Being displayed at the Barbican Centre, the six-channel ...More

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Royal Academy of Arts

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Nightlife 

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