River Street

 
 
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River Street, Clerkenwell, Islington, London EC1R
 
 

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

The nearest station to River Street is Angel Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the North East.

River Street is in the London area of Clerkenwell.

 

LondonTown.com - River Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Skinner Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  26% off
    60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 4 minutes from River Street
    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
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  31% off
    1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 5 minutes from River Street
    Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
     
     
     
    Tune Hotel Kings Cross, London
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £49  21% off
    324 Gray's Inn Rd, WC1X | 8 minutes from River Street
    Whether you have missed the last train home, heading on a business trip to Europe or spending a night in the capital for business or pleasure, ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near River Street

    Near River Street
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    English National Ballet: Lest We Forget
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 8th to 12th Sep 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, City, London EC1R | 3 minutes from River Street
    Following a successful first showing at the Barbican in spring last year, the English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We ...More
     
     
     
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    Luke Friend
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 31st August 2015 - 2pm-10pm
    O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from River Street
    Indie pop singer and guitarist from Leeds. With support from In Hindsight, The Brooks, Exposure, Friday At 4, Kieran Alleyne, Canary Swing, Joe Conaboy, Jamie Scott ...More
     
     
     
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    The Railway Children
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 3rd January 2016
    King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 12 minutes from River Street
    Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale ...More
     
     
     
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    Sadler's Wells
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from River Street
    Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
     
     
     
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    Sadler's Wells Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from River Street
    Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
     
     
     
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    The Lexington
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 4 minutes from River Street
    The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near River Street

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near River Street
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    Angel Building
    London > Attractions > Sights
    407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from River Street
    Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
     
     
     
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    Exmouth Market
    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from River Street
    A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
     
     
     
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    The Islington Metal Works
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 6 minutes from River Street
    Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near River Street

    The best shops and markets near River Street
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    ec one Exmouth Market
    London > Shopping > Jewellery
    41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from River Street
    Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
     
     
     
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    Fresh N Fine
    London > Shopping > Supermarkets
    18 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from River Street
    This independent supermarket between Angel and Kings Cross sells good quality organic food, Bundaberg root beer and Fentiman's cola as well as all the basics. ... More
     
     
     
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    Euphorium Bakery
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from River Street
    This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near River Street

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    Quinto Quarto
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    316 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from River Street
    Influenced by the diverse Italian regions as well as hints from Spanish cooking, Adha Chef brings sumptuous, authentic flavours to Islington's popular Quinto Quarto. Drawing on ... More
     
     
     
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    Old China Hand
    London > Restaurants >
    8 Tysoe Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from River Street
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    La Porchetta
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    84-86 Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from River Street
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    Education near River Street

    Near River Street
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    London Wine Academy
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from River Street
    One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
     
     
     
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    Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 13 minutes from River Street
    One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
     
     
     
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    LSO St Luke's
    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 14 minutes from River 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
     
     
     
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    Leisure near River Street

    River Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    Spa Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from River Street
    A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    London Dance Academy
    London > Leisure >
    The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from River 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
    My Chocolate Workshops
    London > Leisure > Activities
    Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 12 minutes from River Street
    Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near River Street

    The best pubs near London River Street.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Ambassador
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from River Street
    The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Cafe Kick
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from River Street
    The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
     
     
     
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    The Easton
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 4 minutes from River Street
    Freezing cold and slightly wet, we took shelter in this welcoming pub for a bite to eat... but they practically had to roll us out of ... More
     
     
     
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    Nightlife near River Street

    River Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    Anam
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from River Street
    Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Smithy's Wine Bar
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 7 minutes from River Street
    An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Ghost Farringdon
    London > Nightlife >
    113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from River Street
    Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near River Street

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near River Street.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Sadler's Wells
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from River Street
    Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Crypt on the Green
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from River Street
    The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Business Design Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from River Street
    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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    Luke Friend
    Concerts | On 31st August 2015 

    O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from River Street

    Indie pop singer and guitarist from Leeds. With support from In Hindsight, The Brooks, Exposure, Friday At 4, Kieran Alleyne, ...More

    Faded Carnival After Party
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st August 2015 

    Scala 9 minutes walk from River Street

    R&B, hip hop, house and dance from CJ Beatz, Snips, Shorty Bless, Cable, Sarah Harrison and Jam Masters....More

    Close Up
    Comedy | Until 28th September 2015 

    The Old Queen's Head 12 minutes walk from River Street

    Music, comedy and spoken word performances....More

    Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
    Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
    Exhibitions | Until 6th March 2016 

    King's Cross Foot Tunnel 12 minutes walk from River Street

    From Friday 6th March commuters and pedestrians using the new Allies & Morrison King's Cross foot tunnel will be greeted ...More

     
    Animal Tales
    Exhibitions | Until 1st November 2015 

    British Library 15 minutes walk from River Street

    A small, free exhibition at the British Library, Animal Tales looks at the way animals feature in literature and how ...More

    Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
    Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
    Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2015 

    British Library 15 minutes walk from River Street

    Marking the 800th anniversary of the granting of the Magna Carta, the British Library presents Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. ...More

     
    Ladybird by Design
    Ladybird by Design
    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

    House of Illustration 16 minutes walk from River Street

    Over 120 original illustrations from classic Ladybird titles go on display in celebration of 100 years of Ladybird Books in ...More

     
    Hamlet
    Hamlet
    Theatre | Until 31st October 2015 

    Barbican Centre 18 minutes walk from River Street

    Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the title role of Hamlet in Lyndsey Turner's production of Shakespeare's tragedy at the Barbican. The ...More

     
    Body Bootcamp and Outdoor Swim
    Body Bootcamp and Outdoor Swim
    Sporting Events | Until 9th September 2015 

    King's Cross Pond Club 18 minutes walk from River Street

    On Wednesday evenings on 8th July, 12th August and 9th September, Frame fitness studio will be running a Body Bootcamp ...More

     
    Missionaries and Idols in Polynesia
    Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2015 

    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 19 minutes walk from River Street

    Missionaries and Idols in Polynesia at the Brunei Gallery within SOAS documents the London Missionary Society from 1792 to 1825, ...More

     
     
     
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