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Pleasant Place, Islington, London N1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Pleasant Place is Essex Road Railway Station which is about 2 minutes to the North East.

Pleasant Place is in the London area of Islington.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Canonbury Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  37% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 7 minutes from Pleasant Place
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  38% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 14 minutes from Pleasant Place
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  27% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Pleasant Place
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
 
 
 
 
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Events near Pleasant Place

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Nadine Shah
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 19th October 2017 - 7pm
Pleasant Place, Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Pleasant Place
Alt rock with hints of jazz from the singer-songwriter and musician, in support of her album Holiday Destination....More
 
 
 
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Tosca
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 27th September to 28th October 2017 - Various Times
Pleasant Place, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Pleasant Place
The King's Head Theatre's production of Puccini's searing thriller of power and passion relocates the action to the heart of the 20th century's defining conflict. With ...More
 
 
 
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Gabriel Moreno & The Quivering Poets - Album Launch
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 19th October 2017 - 8pm
Pleasant Place, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Pleasant Place
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Pleasant Place

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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Pleasant Place
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Pleasant Place
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Pleasant Place
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Pleasant Place

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Pleasant Place
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Pleasant Place
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
 
 
 
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 3 minutes from Pleasant Place
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
 
 
 
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Pleasant Place
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Pleasant Place

The best shops and markets near Pleasant Place
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Pleasant Place
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Pleasant Place
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Pleasant Place
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Pleasant Place

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Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Pleasant Place
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Petite Auberge
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
283 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Pleasant Place
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Pasha
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
301 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Pleasant Place
North African cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Pleasant Place

Near Pleasant Place
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasant Place
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 20 minutes from Pleasant Place
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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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 20 minutes from Pleasant Place
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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Leisure near Pleasant Place

Pleasant Place gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 18 minutes from Pleasant Place
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 18 minutes from Pleasant Place
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 | 19 minutes from Pleasant Place
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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Pubs near Pleasant Place

The best pubs near London Pleasant Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Pleasant Place
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 5 minutes from Pleasant Place
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
 
 
 
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Pleasant Place
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Pleasant Place

Pleasant Place clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Pleasant Place
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Pleasant Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Pleasant Place
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Pleasant Place

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Pleasant Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Pleasant Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from Pleasant Place
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Pleasant Place
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
 
 
 
 
 

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Zeraffa Giraffa
Theatre | Until 4th November 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 2 minutes walk from Pleasant Place

An emotionally engaging tale that explores what it is like to be different adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz....More

Nadine Shah
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 4 minutes walk from Pleasant Place

Alt rock with hints of jazz from the singer-songwriter and musician, in support of her album Holiday Destination....More

Tosca
Concerts | Until 28th October 2017 

The King's Head 4 minutes walk from Pleasant Place

The King's Head Theatre's production of Puccini's searing thriller of power and passion relocates the action to the heart of ...More

Albion
Theatre | Until 24th November 2017 

Almeida Theatre 4 minutes walk from Pleasant Place

Director Rupert Goold collaborates with writer Mike Bartlett for the first time since the award-winning King Charles III for a ...More

Gabriel Moreno & The Quivering Poets - Album Launch
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

The Old Queen's Head 5 minutes walk from Pleasant Place

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Arte Povera
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Pleasant Place

Fifty years after the first Arte Povera show, this exhibition looks at how it has informed the work of several ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Pleasant Place

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

Contrary Girl
Comedy | Until 20th October 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from Pleasant Place

Comedy, Sketch....More

Jay
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from Pleasant Place

The Lettuce Dream Theatre Company presents a lively comedy about pregnancy, relationships and Prozac Dreams written and directed by Eleonora ...More

Wishbone Ash
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 10 minutes walk from Pleasant Place

Music from the veteran rock group including the much-loved classics The King Will Come, Throw Down The Sword and Blowin' ...More

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Smoking Goat
Smoking Goat
Dining 

Opened in 2014, Soho dive bar and dining room Smoking Goat is a popular side ...More

 
Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Dining 

Ben Chapman, Brian Hannon and head chef Ali Borer open a second Smoking Goat, in ...More

 
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
Dining 

Shake Shack the modern day 'roadside' burger stand ...More

 
The Watch House
Dining 

A former spice factory near Tower Bridge has become a cool coffee shop, offering signature cocktails at night....More

The Watch House
Dining 

Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

The Watch House
The Watch House
Dining 

Chancery Lane coffee shop The Watch House becomes, from 5pm each evening, a cosy wine ...More

 
Claw Carnaby
Dining 

Claw Carnaby is the first bricks and mortar site for the seafood specialist....More

The Good Egg
The Good Egg
Dining 

Chefs Joel Braham, Alex Coppard and Oded Mizrachi repeat the success of their much-loved Stoke ...More

 
Bombay Bustle
Bombay Bustle
Dining 

The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home ...More

 
Picasso
Theatre | From 1st November 

The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

The Playground Theatre
The Playground Theatre
Entertainment 

200 seat Ladbroke Grove theatre house in a former bus depot....More

 
The Great Nordic Feast
The Great Nordic Feast
Foodie Events | From 20th October 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Part of the year-long Nordic Matters, the Southbank Centre hosts The Great Nordic Feast this ...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

Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

The Grand, Clapham

The Grand, Clapham pays homage to the finest ...More

 
Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

Stylist Live
Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

Presented by Stylist Magazine, Stylist Live is back for its third year in 2017 and it has doubled in size since launching in 2015. Taking place at Olympia London, the event expects to welcome 21,000 ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie gets its London premiere this November at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Directed by Tom Littler, it will be the first West End staging of the play since ...More

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie
Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

MTV Europe Music Awards
Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

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

 
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
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A much-loved tradition for locals and visitors alike, ...More

 
December in London 2017
December in London 2017
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Multi Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton comes to Victoria, Robert Lindsay reprises his role as ...More

 
 
 
 
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