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8 minutes walk
 
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
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14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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April in London 2015

Kristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen and Enda Walsh adapts Roald Dahl's The Twits for the Royal Court in April 2015....

 
 
What to do in London throughout 2017

Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  36% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Backpacker
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  27% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 14 minutes from Backpacker
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  40% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 15 minutes from Backpacker
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest Backpacker

Nearest to Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 6 minutes from Backpacker
The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from Backpacker
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from Backpacker
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Backpacker

Backpacker clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca King's Cross
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
One Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from Backpacker
Ten years after Vinoteca founders Charlie Young and business partner Brett Woonton opened their first restaurant, wine bar and shop in Clerkenwell the pair bring their ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 7 minutes from Backpacker
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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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from Backpacker
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Backpacker

Near Backpacker
Today Only
Stuart McCallum & Mike Walker: The Space Between
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 19th January 2017 - 8pm
Backpacker, 90 York Way, N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
The two highly regard jazz guitarists, who met nearly 20 years ago when McCallum was Walker's student, play music from their second duo album, The Space ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Springderella
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Thursday 19th and Friday 20th January 2017 - 8pm
Backpacker, 90 York Way, N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
Amateur pantomime fundraising event....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lazarus
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th October 2016 to 22nd January 2017
Backpacker, Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, N1C | 6 minutes from Backpacker
It was well received in New York and now, this autumn, Lazarus, co-written by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, comes to London's King's Cross Theatre under ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Backpacker

Near Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
 
 
 
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clueQuest
London > Entertainment >
169-171 Caledonian Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Backpacker
Launched in 2013 with PLAN52, clueQuest has since become one of London's most popular live escape games and top tourist attractions. Moving from its original location ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from Backpacker
Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Backpacker

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lewis Cubitt Park and Square
London > Attractions >
Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from Backpacker
On Stable Street in King's Cross, a short walk from Granary Square, Lewis Cubbit Square is the home of street food market KERB and host to ... More
 
 
 
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House of Illustration
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from Backpacker
House of Illustration, the first permanent home of the charity of the same name, opened in Granary Square, King's Cross, in summer 2014 with an inaugural ... More
 
 
 
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Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Backpacker
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of the ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Backpacker

The best shops and markets near Backpacker
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waitrose Kings Cross
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
1 Wharf Road, N1C | 1 minute from Backpacker
More than a mere supermarket, Waitrose in Kings Cross is a food shop, tapas bar and cookery school complete with an in-store wine bar. The store, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spiritland
London > Shopping > Electronics
9-10 Stable Street, N1C | 3 minutes from Backpacker
A cafe, shop and workspace by day, Spiritland shows off its high-end sound system and turns into a bar at night, playing an ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 6 minutes from Backpacker
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Backpacker

What are the best dining options near Backpacker London?
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The Lighterman
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Granary Square, N1C | 2 minutes from Backpacker
Occupying an enviable spot on Granary Square and with an alfresco terrace overlooking Regent's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rotunda Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Kings Place, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
This canal side bar and restaurant is a pleasant place to stop off if you're wondering around the Kings Place development. Not exactly on the beaten ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Project Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
The Green & Fortune Cafe, a cafe in the atrium of arts hub Kings Place which sources beef and lamb from its own Northumberland farm, is ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Backpacker

Near Backpacker
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 | 4 minutes from Backpacker
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
The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 14 minutes from Backpacker
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 16 minutes from Backpacker
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Backpacker

Backpacker gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 1 minute from Backpacker
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from Backpacker
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 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
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 Backpacker

The best pubs near London Backpacker.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Backpacker
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Backpacker
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 12 minutes from Backpacker
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Backpacker

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Backpacker.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 10 minutes from Backpacker
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from Backpacker
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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Making Nature: How we see animals
Making Nature: How we see animals
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Wellcome Collection 20 minutes walk from Backpacker

Part of the Wellcome Collection's year-long exploration of our relationship with the natural world, Making Nature: How we see animals ...More

 
Azara Meghie /Laura Calcagno And Camilla Isola /Taha Ghauri
Dance | On 19th January 2017 

The Place 20 minutes walk from Backpacker

Azara Meghie performs Just Another Day. Laura Calcagno And Camilla Isola present Ondine, whilst Taha Ghauri stages The Devil's Workshop....More

Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line
Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Backpacker

Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line looks into how maps made the world we live in. The exhibition ...More

 
Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun
Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun
Exhibitions | Until 12th February 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Backpacker

The British Library invites visitors to take a trip back in time this autumn with its new exhibition Victorian Entertainments: ...More

 
TBT
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th March 2017 

The Big Chill House 24 minutes walk from Backpacker

The resident DJ spins a mixture of 1980s and 1990s dance, Motown and rock'n'roll....More

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Dance | Until 29th January 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Backpacker

Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ...More

 
Mona
Concerts | On 19th January 2017 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Backpacker

The five-piece outfit from Nashville led by Nick Brown perform indie rock....More

Lazarus
Lazarus
Theatre | Until 22nd January 2017 

King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from Backpacker

It was well received in New York and now, this autumn, Lazarus, co-written by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, comes ...More

 
Stop Making Sense
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th January 2017 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Backpacker

Guests and residents supplies glam, post punk, pop, indie and electronica....More

Springderella
Theatre | Until 20th January 2017 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Backpacker

Amateur pantomime fundraising event....More

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Lorne Restaurant
Dining 

Owned by sommelier Katie Exton (who has come here directly from The River Cafe) and chef Peter Hall, Lorne Restaurant aims to make fine wine more approachable....More

Radio Alice
Radio Alice
Dining 

Brothers Matteo and Salvatore Aloe have teamed up with Gails co-founder to create Radio Alice ...More

 
Bel-Air New Fetter Lane
Bel-Air New Fetter Lane
Dining 

Founder Andrew Bredon, who co-founded travel website Secret Escapes, brings a slice of Californian living ...More

 
MOCA London
Attractions 

The Museum of Contemporary Art, London, first opened in the Bellenden Renewal Area in South London in January 2004....More

Club Mexicana
Club Mexicana
Dining 

Club Mexicana makes great-tasting Mexican food that just happens to be vegan....More

 
The Petersham Hotel
The Petersham Hotel
Hotels 

Built in 1865, The Petersham Hotel stands high on Richmond Hill, overlooking the Thames....More

 
Hai Cenato
Hai Cenato
Dining 

Casual New York-Italian style Hai Cenato is the first Italian restaurant from Jason Atherton....More

 
Borough Plates
Borough Plates
Dining 

A two-month pop-up showcasing the wonderful ingredients you can get at Borough Market, Borough Plates ...More

 
Bedales at Leadenhall
Drinking 

A hidden wine bar and vault found beneath the cobblestone alleys of Leadenhall Market. ...More

Marian Goodman Gallery
Marian Goodman Gallery
Attractions 

Described by The Guardian as the "gallerist with the golden touch" Marian Goodman opened her ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
Article 

Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
Article 

Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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