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.

 

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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 £48  30% 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 £175  36% 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 £56  29% 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
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Northern Lights
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 23rd June 2017 - 12.30pm
Old Street, 161 Old Street, EC1V | 1 minute from Old Street
The Accendo Quartet performs music from the northern countries of the world. Guildhall musicians perform Nielsen's first and most popular String Quartet....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Live Lab
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th May to 28th July 2017 - 11am-4.30pm
Old Street, 63 Gee Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Old Street
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
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Clusterfox
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Friday 23rd June 2017 - 8pm-10.30pm
Old Street, 2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 6 minutes from Old Street
...More
 
 
 
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Near Old Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

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Thai Thai
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
110 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Old Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Old Street
... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Old Street
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... 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
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... More
 
 
 
 

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Northern Lights
Concerts | On 23rd June 2017 

LSO St Luke's 1 minute walk from Old Street

The Accendo Quartet performs music from the northern countries of the world. Guildhall musicians perform Nielsen's first and most popular ...More

Live Lab
Exhibitions | Until 28th July 2017 

Magnum Photos 3 minutes walk from Old Street

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila Rock
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

View the legendary photographer's work from Barenboim to U2 and from Rattle to Siouxsie Sioux....More

Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, ...More

 
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second ...More

 
Academy Of Ancient Music
Concerts | On 23rd June 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

The ensemble, directed by Robert Howarth, performs Monteverdi's Vespers. With sopranos Rowan Pierce and Louise Alder....More

Clusterfox
Comedy | On 23rd June 2017 

The Nursery Theatre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

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The Black Madonna Residency
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd June 2017 

XOYO 7 minutes walk from Old Street

An eclectic mix of soul, funk and jazz from Gilles Peterson, alongside European dance blended with African and Turkish flavours ...More

The Black Madonna Residency
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 23rd June 2017 

XOYO 7 minutes walk from Old Street

Dance, electro, EBM, industrial and techno from the new resident's vinyl collection....More

Alice Neel: Uptown
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2017 

Victoria Miro 8 minutes walk from Old Street

Paintings by the artist in an exhibition which focuses on a five decade period in which the artist lived and ...More

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Nobu Shoreditch
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At the heart of Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, this stunning 240-seat restaurant is the place to ...More

 
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VQ Aldgate
Dining 

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Dining 

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The Ivy Tower Bridge
The Ivy Tower Bridge
Dining 

Part of the Ivy's brasserie style restaurants, this one has a rather good riverside location ...More

 
Tom Simmons
Tom Simmons
Dining 

Tom Simmons, a former star of MasterChef: The Professionals, dishes up cockle popcorn, laverbread mayonnaise ...More

 
Rola Wala
Rola Wala
Dining 

After the success of Street Feast residencies Rola Wala serves up authentic, healthy, every day ...More

 
Tibits Bankside
Dining 

Displaying over vegetarian 40 dishes, tibits retains its showcase centrepiece at its second London restaurant....More

The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
Dining 

The Oystermen, aka Matt Lovell and Rob Hampton, ...More

 
Duddell's
Duddell's
Dining 

A sibling to Duddell's in Hong Kong, akin to walking into the home of a ...More

 
Gabeto
Gabeto
Dining 

Modern brasserie in Camden Market with Lee Andrews, formerly of Chiltern Firehouse, as head chef ...More

 
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JW3

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Waiting for Godot
Theatre | From 5th September 

Arts Theatre

Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot comes to the Arts Theatre in September. The show sees Didi and Gogo and their aching feet pass the time playing games near a tree while they wait for ...More

Venus In Fur
Venus In Fur
Theatre | From 6th October 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

David Ives' hit Broadway show Venus in Fur opens in the West End this August, ...More

 
The Majority
The Majority
Theatre | From 11th August 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

Writer and performer Rob Drummond follows on from his acclaimed production Bullet Catch with another ...More

 
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Bishopsgate Institute

Create your own protest publication in a zine-making ...More

 
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Exhibitions | From 15th July 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, ...More

 
The City Is Ours
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Exhibitions | From 14th July 

Museum of London

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even ...More

 
Art Night London 2017
Art Night London 2017
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Whitechapel Gallery

Stay up all night on Saturday 1st July for Art Night, a night of free ...More

 
Eid Festival 2017
Eid Festival 2017
Exhibitions | On 2nd July 

Trafalgar Square

Where Christians have Christmas, Muslims have Eid - which gives you an idea of how ...More

 
Barnes Film Festival
Film Events | From 29th September 

Various Venues London

The Barnes Film Festival returns for a second year in 2017, offering an alternative to the central London film festivals dominating the scene. The festival brings together the great and good of south west London's ...More

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