Old Street  

 
 
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Old Street, City, Islington, London EC1Y
 
 

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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 5 minutes to the North East.

Old Street is in the London area of City.

 

LondonTown.com - Old Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Barbican Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Pear Tree Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  26% off
Central Street, EC1V | 5 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
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £205  40% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 8 minutes from Old Street
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £48  33% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 9 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
 
 
 
 
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Events near Old Street

Near Old Street
On Soon
American Black And White
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th November 2017 to 23rd February 2018 - 11am-4.30pm
Old Street, 63 Gee Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Old Street
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
Now On
Paxton Chocolate Christmas Pop Up
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 11th to 23rd December 2017 - 7am-7.30pm
Old Street, Old Street, EC1Y | 5 minutes from Old Street
Food & Drink, Pop Ups....More
 
 
 
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Hoopla Beginners Improv Course
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 13th 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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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 6 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Old Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Old Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Old Street
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
 
 
 
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Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 5 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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Old Street

The best shops and markets near Old Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Old Street
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 8 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
 
 
 
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Tokyobike Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 8 minutes from Old Street
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Old Street

What are the best dining options near Old Street London?
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Thai Thai
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
110 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Old Street
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Carnevale Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
135 Whitecross Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Old Street
This cosy vegetarian restaurant is a bit like eating in someone's house - only with great food. Mains may include a selection of risotto with squash ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pham Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
155 Whitecross Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes 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 | 1 minute 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 | 1 minute 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
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 10 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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Leisure near Old Street

Old Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 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 | 3 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
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 10 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.
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The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Old Street
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Long Arm Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20-26 Worship Street, EC2A | 7 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Old Street

Old Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Old Street
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Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 4 minutes from 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 | 5 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
 
 
 
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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
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Old Street
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 5 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Old Street
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Paxton Chocolate Christmas Pop Up
Leisure | Until 23rd December 2017 

Old Street Station 5 minutes walk from Old Street

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Interlock: Friends Pictured Within
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

Artist Jonathan Munro and musician Anna Meredith's multimedia installation exploring Edward Elgar's Enigma Variations....More

Antony And Cleopatra
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

Iqbal Khan directs Antony Byrne and Josette Simon as the decadent lovers in Shakespeare's tale of love and politics in ...More

Julius Caesar
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare's political thriller in which spin and betrayal unleash violent forces of resentment. With Andrew Woodall as ...More

John Akomfrah: Purple
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 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

Basquiat: Boom for Real
Basquiat: Boom for Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Art Gallery 6 minutes walk from Old Street

This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom ...More

 
Vincent Moon And Priscilla Telmon: Hibridos
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

An audiovisual showcase of various forms of Afro-Brazilian spiritual ceremonies....More

Less Than Thirteen
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

A large-scale projected artwork, which interprets the movement of Sir Simon Rattle conducting Elgar's Enigma Variations, reducing his form to ...More

The People's Forest: Gayle Chong Kwan
Exhibitions | Until 18th March 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

A contemporary visual art project which explores the history, politics, and people of London's ancient woodland, Epping Forest....More

Rattle
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

An exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle's musical life to date....More

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Carols by Candlelight
Concerts | On 17th December 

Union Chapel

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Exhibitions | From 5th June 

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Exhibitions | From 24th February 

National Gallery

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Nightlife 

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Dance | From 1st August 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Akram Khan Company: XENOS
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Dance | From 29th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary, Shakespeare's Globe gets a new Artistic Director and three ...More

 
May in London 2018
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Theatre | From 5th February 

Peacock Theatre

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Hawker House

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April in London 2018
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Christmas in London 2017
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