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.

 

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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  24% 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  42% 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  39% 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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In Conversation With Yanis Varoufakis: My Battle With Europe's Deep Establishment
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 1st May 2017 - 7.30pm-8.40pm
Upper Street, Compton Terrace, N1 | 1 minute from Upper Street
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th April to 25th June 2017
Upper Street, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from Upper Street
The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian art, Balla was one of the ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Permanent Collection
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th January to 31st December 2017 - Various Times
Upper Street, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from Upper Street
Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, Giorgio de Chirico, Amedeo Modigliani, Giorgio ...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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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?
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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
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Upper Street
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... 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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Upper Street

Upper Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 17 minutes from Upper Street
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
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
 
 
 
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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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In Conversation With Yanis Varoufakis: My Battle With Europe's Deep Establishment
Exhibitions | On 1st May 2017 

Union Chapel 1 minute walk from Upper Street

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 3 minutes walk from Upper Street

The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian ...More

The Treatment
The Treatment
Theatre | Until 10th June 2017 

Almeida Theatre 8 minutes walk from Upper Street

Lyndsey Turner directs Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in Martin Crimp's The Treatment, a blistering contemporary satire about an enterprising ...More

 
Shoot From The Hip Improv Night
Comedy | On 1st May 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 12 minutes walk from Upper Street

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

Mesh
Concerts | On 1st May 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 14 minutes walk from Upper Street

The band plays synth pop....More

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Foodie Events | From 5th August 

The Printworks

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Dining 

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Dining 

The Real Greek is passionate about authentic, traditional Greek food, and boasts unique sites across London...More

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Dining 

Founded back in 1991 in East Sheen, Valentina sees the Zoccola and Arcari families showcase their lifelong love of food and wine...More

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Theatre | From 28th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Laurie Sansom stars in Barney Norris' bruising drama set on a family farm outside Winchester, ...More

 
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Julius Caesar
Theatre | From 20th January 

The Bridge Theatre

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Young Marx
Theatre | From 18th October 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy ...More

 
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Kids Events | From 6th May 

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Bold Tendencies
Exhibitions | From 19th May 

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The disused Peckham Rye Multi-Storey Car Park is put to good use over the summer ...More

 
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Exhibitions | From 11th May 

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Exhibitions | On 12th May 

Old Spitalfields Market

New one-day event Art Beats launches at Old Spitalfields Market this May. ...More

 
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Foodie Events | On 28th May 

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