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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's Best Events 2018

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2018. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  22% 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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Monogamy
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th June to 7th July 2018
Playford Road, 11 Clifton Terrace, N4 | 2 minutes from Playford Road
A new comedy by Torben Betts - known for Muswell Hill and Invicible - Monogamy steps out of the limelight to look at the real goings ...More
 
 
 
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Beirut
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th June to 7th July 2018 - Various Times
Playford Road, 11 Clifton Terrace, N4 | 2 minutes from Playford Road
Elphin Productions in association with Park Theatre presents Robin Lefevre's drama about a young man, who contracts a mysterious illness and is quarantined from his girlfriend ...More
 
 
 
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Alkaline
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th July to 4th August 2018 - Various Times
Playford Road, 11 Clifton Terrace, N4 | 2 minutes from Playford Road
Sarah Meadows directs the world premiere staging of Stephanie Martin's timely drama about British identity, friendship and faith as seen through the eyes of two engaged ...More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
Pleasance Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | 24 minutes from Playford Road
The Pleasance Theatre opened in 1995 and quickly became one of the best fringe venues in London. The building was a former timber store for the ... 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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.
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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
Two Tribes KX
London > Nightlife > Bars
Tileyard Studios, Tileyard Road, N7 | 32 minutes from Playford Road
Two Tribes KX, a brewhouse and taproom in King's Cross, unites craft beer, cutting-edge music and street food in Tileyard Studios, ... 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

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Royal Artillery Square

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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