Old Street

 
 
ADDRESS
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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Perfect Presents

Sh! Women's Erotic Emporium 57 Hoxton Square, N1 6PB Tea and sex, how very British! This friendly boutique in Hoxton Square offers girlies the chance to seek...

 
 
Petal Power

Columbia Road Flower Market Columbia Road, Hackney, E2 7RG If your Valentine is more of a country bumpkin than a city slicker, you'll just love the straight-from-the-garden feel...

 
 
December in London 2012

East London Design Show Shoreditch Town Hall, EC1V 9LT 1st December 2012 - 4th December 2012 For a refreshing and alternative shopping experience in the lead up to...

 
 
London Christmas Markets & Fairs

East London Design Show Shoreditch Town Hall, EC1V 9LT 2nd December 2011 - 4th December 2011 For a refreshing and alternative shopping experience in the lead up to...

 
 
Summer Music Festivals in London 2011

Field Day Victoria Park, London, E3 5SN Saturday 6th August 2011 Welcome to Field Day, the one-day festival makes a welcome return to Victoria Park...

 
 
What's on in London 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Hotels near Old Street

Near Old Street
The Montcalm At Brewery London City
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £111  27% off
52 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 5 minutes from Old Street
Set deep in the heart of London's financial district, a majestic edifice stands tall and grand building, a living embodiment of distinction, class and flamboyance. The ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  39% 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
 
 
 
London City Suites by Montcalm
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £81  31% off
42-46 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 5 minutes from Old Street
The London City Suites by Montcalm are within a grade II listed heritage building, located in the City of London. The 5-star accommodation provides all the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Old Street

Near Old Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part II)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part I)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's production features "a major performance from ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 13 minutes from Old Street
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Old Street

Near Old Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... 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
Beach in the East
London > Shopping >
Lower Ground G, 123 Clifton St, EC2A | 8 minutes from Old Street
Fashion Creative Yasmin Sewell presents pop up shop Beach in the East in a disused Shoreditch swimming pool. Opened in late May, just in time for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 9 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
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, 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, 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whistling Shop
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Worship Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Old Street
There are no whistles for sale at the Whistling Shop nor, we suspect, will you necessarily hear anyone actually whistling. What you will get, however, is ... 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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Ewan Bleach
Concerts | Until 28th December 2014 

The Nightjar Bar 5 minutes walk from Old Street

The jazz multi-instrumentalist specialises in blues and jazz pieces from the 1920s and 1930s....More

Last Night Of The Christmas Proms
Concerts | On 28th December 2014 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

John Rigby conducts the London Concert Orchestra for an evening of rousing classics culminating in a grand flag-waving British finale....More

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

Eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think ...More

 
Chamberlin, Powell & Bon Architects
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2015 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

An exhibition of rare photographs taken by CP&B and watercolours by Powell. The first display in a series exploring the ...More

The Sound Of Musicals
Music | On 28th December 2014 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

The London Concert Orchestra is joined by West End performers Kerry Ellis, Summer Strallen, Graham Bickley and Tim Howar for ...More

Forced Entertainment: The Possible Impossible House (Over 7s)
Theatre | Until 28th December 2014 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

In The Possible Impossible House the rooms are constantly shifting. Beds complain about the dark and chairs whisper mischievous stories....More

Our Londinium 2012
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Old Street

Contemporary works and historical artefacts exploring parallels between Roman London and the modern capital, selected by young people from the ...More

Sherlock Holmes, The Man Who Never Lived And Will Never Die
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Old Street

An exhibition which recreates the Victorian London of the fictional detective, featuring works in photography, paintings, film and original artefacts....More

He Wasn't An Easy Gentleman To Describe, Photographs By Kasia Wozniak
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2015 

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Old Street

The artist showcases fashion images captured on an adapted field camera dating from the late 19th century, inspired by the ...More

A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Old Street

A well-timed exhibition as the much-loved, well-mannered bear gets set for his big-screen debut, A Bear Called Paddington is a ...More

 
 

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Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
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English National Opera: Between Worlds
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Concerts | 11th April 2015 - 25th April 2015 

Barbican Centre

The highly anticipated operatic debut from composer Tansy Davies, Between Worlds is inspired by the events of 9/11. A sensitive ...More

 
Southbank Winter Festival
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Seasonal | Until 11th January 2015 

Southbank Centre

The Southbank Winter Festival takes place this festive season at venues both within the Southbank Centre itself and across the ...More

 
Measure For Measure
Measure For Measure
Theatre | 15th April 2015 - 25th April 2015 

Barbican Centre

Cheek by Jowl presents Measure for Measure at the Barbican this April. Hailed in Moscow as a 'shattering portrait of ...More

 
Closer
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Theatre | 12th February 2015 - 4th April 2015 

The Donmar Warehouse

Patrick Marber's Olivier Award-winning play, Closer, is revived on stage for the first time since its premiere back in 1997. ...More

 
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At 3,000 square feet Brew Putney on Lower Richmond Road is the fourth and largest Brew Cafe, offering not ...More

 
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The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
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Opened 7th November 2014 

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