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Playford Road, Islington, N4
 
 

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

The nearest station to Playford Road is Finsbury Park Tube Station which is about 5 minutes to the South East.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Finsbury Park Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Arsenal Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Crouch Hill Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2017

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  36% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 2.3 miles from Playford Road
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
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On Soon
Script Accelerator 2017
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 27th November 2017 - 7pm
Playford Road, 11 Clifton Terrace, N4 | 2 minutes from Playford Road
Extracts from new writing in the early stages of development, staged as work-in-progress performances in order to get feedback from a live audience. This evening's line-up ...More
 
 
 
Now On
The Retreat
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd November to 2nd December 2017 - Various Times
Playford Road, 11 Clifton Terrace, N4 | 2 minutes from Playford Road
Kathy Burke directs the world premiere of Sam Bain's comedy drama about a city high-flyer, who hopes to escape the ghosts of the past by flying ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Secondary Victim
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th November to 9th December 2017 - Various Times
Playford Road, 11 Clifton Terrace, N4 | 2 minutes from Playford Road
A respected psychotherapist and loyal wife struggles to maintain her reputation and her marriage when a male former client alleges sexual misconduct in Matthew Campling's emotionally ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Playford Road

Near Playford Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Park Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Clifton Terrace, N4 | 2 minutes from Playford Road
The £2.2 million Park Theatre is situated two minutes' walk from Finsbury Park tube station and houses a two-tier 200 seat and a 90 seat theatre, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 16 minutes from Playford Road
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 26 minutes from Playford Road
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Playford Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Playford Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
West Reservoir Centre
London > Attractions > Activities
Stoke Newington West Reservoir, Green Lanes, N4 | 16 minutes from Playford Road
The purpose-built environmental education and watersports centre is a wonderfully tranquil place on the edge of the city. Based at a decommissioned reservoir in Stoke Newington, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London International Gallery of Children's Art
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Waterlow Park Centre, Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 | 26 minutes from Playford Road
This fascinating gallery displays exhibitions of children's art from every corner of the world, including artwork by local youngsters. Moving from their original home, a small ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 28 minutes from Playford Road
A free to use, open access playground in Stoke Newington, Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground gives children aged 6 to 15 access to indoor and outdoor activities ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Playford Road

The best shops and markets near Playford Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New Beacon Books
London > Shopping > Books
76 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 4 minutes from Playford Road
Founded in 1966 as a publishing house, New Beacon Books was named after the 'The Beacon' magazine, a cultural publication from 1930s Trinidad which gives some ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christmas Trees: The Christmas Forest, Finsbury Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Finsbury Park North-West Gate, Junction of Upper Tollington Park and Endymion Road, N4 | 14 minutes from Playford Road
Offering an urban forest on eight farm-style sites around London, the Christmas Forest is London's largest independent "treetailer" ensuring that Londoners can enjoy their tree-browsing experience ... More
 
 
 
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La Fromagerie
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
30 Highbury Park, N5 | 19 minutes from Playford Road
Consistently recognised and awarded for being a very special place to indulge your cheese addiction, La Fromagerie is one of the best cheese shops in London ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Playford Road

What are the best dining options near Playford Road London?
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Season Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
53 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 4 minutes from Playford Road
As our name suggests, with our choice of ingredients and style of cooking we like to follow the seasons. We like to use produce when it's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lulu's Caribbean Cuisine
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
84 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 4 minutes from Playford Road
This restaurant is run by a local Trinidadian family who also manage the smaller takeaway outlet, Hannah’s, on the same road. Their speciality is fish, from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petek Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park, N4 | 4 minutes from Playford Road
... More
 
 
 
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Education near Playford Road

Near Playford Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 2.1 miles from Playford Road
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 9 minutes from Playford Road
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 19 minutes from Playford Road
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 Playford Road

Playford Road gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rowans Tenpin Bowl
London > Leisure > Games
10 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 6 minutes from Playford Road
If you fancy showing off your Ten-Pin Bowling skills, slip on those special shoes and slide on down to Rowans Bowl in the heart of Finsbury ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Grenville Gardens Community Allotment Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grenville Gardens, Grenville Road, N19 | 9 minutes from Playford Road
The Grenville Allotment Garden, found in a part of Grenville Gardens in Islington, have enable the local community to reclaim a part of the garden contaminated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clissold Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Greenway Close, N4 | 20 minutes from Playford Road
A pretty, local park, Clissold is more than worth a visit if you're in the north London area. Free from the crowds that often seep into ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Playford Road

The best pubs near London Playford Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Faltering Fullback
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Perth Road, N4 | 5 minutes from Playford Road
The Irish-run Faltering Fullback in Finsbury Park is a gem of a pub hidden away in the back streets of Stroud Green and five minutes' walk ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Dairy
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
1-3 Crouch Hill, N4 | 8 minutes from Playford Road
Located in an area popular with actors and musicians – David Gray bought Dave Stewart's nearby recording studio - The Old Dairy stands on the site ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Swimmer at the Grafton Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Eburne Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Playford Road
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Playford Road

Playford Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Boogaloo
London > Nightlife > Bars
312 Archway Road, N6 | 30 minutes from Playford Road
The Boogaloo has succeeded in breaking the all pervasive contemporary pub blueprint, fashioning a popular alternative with a great atmosphere - and not an inch of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 33 minutes from Playford Road
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 33 minutes from Playford Road
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Playford Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Playford Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2.1 miles from Playford Road
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
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 30 minutes from Playford Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 36 minutes from Playford Road
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
 
 
 
 
 

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The Retreat
Theatre | Until 2nd December 2017 

Park Theatre 2 minutes walk from Playford Road

Kathy Burke directs the world premiere of Sam Bain's comedy drama about a city high-flyer, who hopes to escape the ...More

Secondary Victim
Theatre | Until 9th December 2017 

Park Theatre 2 minutes walk from Playford Road

A respected psychotherapist and loyal wife struggles to maintain her reputation and her marriage when a male former client alleges ...More

Red Stripe Presents: This Feeling TV
Concerts | On 22nd November 2017 

Nambucca 12 minutes walk from Playford Road

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Picasso and The Ballets Russes
Exhibitions | On 14th March 

The Art Workers Guild

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

The Style, Loves and Art of Frida Kahlo
Exhibitions | On 24th May 

The Art Workers Guild

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Peter Kay
Peter Kay
Comedy | From 13th September 

The O2 Arena

Popular TV personality and comic, Peter Kay, who has given us hit shows Car Share ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | On 6th June 

Hammersmith Apollo

The second of two Hammersmith Apollogigs by comedian ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | On 5th May 

Hammersmith Apollo

Comedian Bill Bailey presents a compendium of travellers' ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | On 12th February 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Comedian Bill Bailey presents a compendium of travellers' ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | From 23rd December 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

A compendium of travellers' tales and the general ...More

 
Ocean Liners: Speed & Style
Ocean Liners: Speed & Style
Exhibitions | From 3rd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Explore the romantic and remarkable age of ocean ...More

 
Lady Windermere's Fan
Lady Windermere's Fan
Theatre | From 12th January 

Vaudeville Theatre

Kathy Burke directs the second salvo of Dominic Dromgoole's Oscar Wilde Season at the Vaudeville, ...More

 
The Open House
The Open House
Theatre | From 18th January 

The Print Room at the Coronet

Former Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Michael Boyd directs Will Eno's drama about ...More

 
Butterscotch Bakery
Butterscotch Bakery
Dining 

Over ten years after she founded Bea's of Bloomsbury the Cordon Bleu trained chef, Bea ...More

 
Londrino
Londrino
Dining 

Londrino, Leandro Carreira's first standalone restaurant and wine bar, begins with the flavours, traditions and ...More

 
Indian Accent
Indian Accent
Dining 

The only restaurant in India to feature in the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, Indian ...More

 
Camden Town Brewery, Enfield
Business 

In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

Harry's Dolci
Harry's Dolci
Dining 

An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
Veeno St Paul's
Veeno St Paul's
Drinking 

Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Drinking 

Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
Dining 

Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
Jack Solomons Club
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Dining 

Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
January in London 2018
January in London 2018
Article 

Mary Stuart transfers to the West End where The Birthday Party gets an all-star ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
Article 

No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
Article 

Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
 
 
 
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