Upper Street  

 
 
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Upper Street, Islington, N1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Upper Street is Highbury and Islington Railway Station which is about 2 minutes to the North West.

 

LondonTown.com - Upper Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Holloway Road Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
18 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  38% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 12 minutes from Upper Street
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 £84  29% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 18 minutes from Upper 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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  34% off
Central Street, EC1V | 24 minutes from Upper 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
 
 
 
 
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Events near Upper Street

Near Upper Street
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You Can't Say That: The Big PEN Gig
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 20th February 2017 - 6.30pm
Upper Street, Compton Terrace, N1 | 1 minute from Upper Street
A stellar line up of comedians, including Jack Dee, Andy Hamilton, Shappi Khorsandi, Stewart Lee and Nick Revell perform stand-up in aid of English PEN, a ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Hivemind Presents: An Offer You Can't Refuse
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Friday 3rd March and Friday 7th April 2017 - 9.30pm-10.45pm
Upper Street, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Upper Street
The improvised comedy troupe present an hour-long crime saga full of intrigue and of course plenty of improv, who knows what will happen....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
On Soon
War In The Sunshine: The British In Italy 1917-1918
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th January to 19th March 2017
Upper Street, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from Upper Street
The first major exhibition following an extensive refurbishment of the north London museum, the Estorick Collection reopens with a show highlighting the often forgotten involvement of ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Upper Street

Near Upper Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Upper Street
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that shares ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 2 minutes from Upper Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Upper Street
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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Sights and Attractions near Upper Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Upper Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from Upper Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Upper Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 10 minutes from Upper Street
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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Shopping near Upper Street

The best shops and markets near Upper Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Upper Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Upper 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Upper Street
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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Restaurants near Upper Street

What are the best dining options near Upper Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from Upper Street
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trullo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Upper Street
A superb addition to the Islington eating scene is Trullo, a homely neighbourhood Italian in Highbury in the mould of the River Café (but thankfully not ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LeCoq
London > Restaurants >
292-294 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Upper Street
Sisters Ana and Sanja Morris have twenty years of restaurant experience between them: Sanja co-founded Salt Yard Group and Ana ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Upper Street

Near Upper Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 12 minutes from Upper Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 23 minutes from Upper 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 25 minutes from Upper Street
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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Leisure near Upper Street

Upper Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from Upper Street
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from Upper Street
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 20 minutes from Upper Street
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Upper Street

The best pubs near London Upper Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 5 minutes from Upper Street
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 7 minutes from Upper Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Upper Street
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Upper Street

Upper Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Upper Street
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
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Upper Street
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
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from Upper Street
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 Upper Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Upper Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 2 minutes from Upper Street
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Upper Street
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
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from Upper 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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Trinity Boys Choir And Quartonal
Concerts | On 20th February 2017 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Upper Street

Trinity Boys Choir performs Nicholas Ludford's Lady Mass Missa Dominica, Richard Rodney Bennett's Our Lady's Lullaby, Kenneth Leighton's The Lord ...More

Giannis Aggelakas
Concerts | On 20th February 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Upper Street

The singer from Thessaloniki and former frontman of the band Trypes, performs his experimental rock originals....More

Shoot From The Hip Improv Night
Comedy | On 20th February 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from Upper Street

The resident improv group introduce some of the best improv acts in the UK....More

Villain
Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Upper Street

Tired of her highly paid sales job, Rachel makes a move into social work only to find herself involved in ...More

Hamlet
Hamlet
Theatre | Until 8th April 2017 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from Upper Street

After starring in Mary Stuart in late 2016, Juliet Stevenson returns to the Almeida stage this year to star in ...More

 
You Can't Say That: The Big PEN Gig
Comedy | On 20th February 2017 

Union Chapel 2.35 miles from Upper Street

A stellar line up of comedians, including Jack Dee, Andy Hamilton, Shappi Khorsandi, Stewart Lee and Nick Revell perform stand-up ...More

The Theatre Reserve Try-Outs 2017
Theatre | Until 21st February 2017 

Pleasance Theatre 2.5 miles from Upper Street

Several of the best emerging theatre companies showcase 10 minutes of their new work for the chance to receive the ...More

James Meehan & Will Duggan: Work In Progress
Comedy | On 20th February 2017 

Pleasance Theatre 2.5 miles from Upper Street

Razor-sharp wit from the multi-award winning stand-ups presenting a work-in-progress show....More

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Dining 

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Darjeeling Express
Dining 

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Dining 

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Dining 

Ropewalk on Maltby Street welcomes LASSCO Bar & Dining, a new permanent eatery from chef ...More

 
Andi's
Dining 

Andi's brings all day dining to Stoke Newington, acting as a brunch spot during the day and a brasserie at night....More

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Hair The Musical
Theatre | From 3rd December 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be ...More

 
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T.rex Grill
Dining 

The Natural History Museum invites visitors to dine with the dinosaurs at its new restaurant, ...More

 
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Concerts | On 31st March 

Roundhouse

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The Spring Knitting And Stitching Show
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Exhibitions | From 5th March 

Olympia London

Craft consumer show where more than 200 companies ...More

 
The Tattoo Collective
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Exhibitions | Until 19th February 

The Old Truman Brewery

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Sporting Events | On 2nd April 

Putney Bridge

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Exhibitions | On 17th February 

Studio Spaces

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Exhibitions | From 2nd April 

Chiswick House

Known as the Queen of the Winter Flowers, ...More

 
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Concerts | From 31st March 

Royal Opera House

Bryn Terfel stars in Wagner's opera about a ...More

 
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Concerts | On 26th March 

St John's Smith Square

The group performs Armstrong Gibbs's Piano Trio No 1, Rowley's Little Trio On English Folk Songs, Bowen's Rhapsody Trio, Rawsthorne's Piano Trio and Ireland's Piano Trio No 3 In E Minor....More

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