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Camden Road Overground Station
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
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London's Best Events 2018

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  37% 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 £92  33% 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 £99  28% 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Now On
Christy Burdock: The People in the Gallery
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th May to 8th July 2018 - 10am-6pm
Backpacker, 2 Granary Square, N1C | 2 minutes from Backpacker
Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Enid Marx: Print, Pattern and Popular Art
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th May to 23rd September 2018 - 10am-6pm
Backpacker, 2 Granary Square, N1C | 2 minutes from Backpacker
Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 11th April to 1st September 2018
Backpacker, Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | 3 minutes from Backpacker
This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum cocktails served at the brightly painted ...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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
1 Handyside Street, 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
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Coal Drops Yard
London > Shopping >
Kings Cross Goods Yard, N1C | 4 minutes from Backpacker
Originally built in the 1850s to facilitate the distribution of coal from the north-east and Yorkshire to London, Coal Drops Yard is reinvented ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Backpacker

What are the best dining options near Backpacker London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 Canal, The Lighterman serves a modern British all-day menu in a modern ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Granary Square Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
1-3 Stable Street, N1C | 3 minutes from Backpacker
Granary Square Brasserie , a new restaurant from the team behind The Ivy Collection, located in the heart of King's Cross, serves ... 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
 
 
 
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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
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Backpacker
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
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
 
 
 
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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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Christy Burdock: The People in the Gallery
Exhibitions | Until 8th July 2018 

House of Illustration 2 minutes walk from Backpacker

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Enid Marx: Print, Pattern and Popular Art
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

House of Illustration 2 minutes walk from Backpacker

Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More

Quentin Blake: Voyages to the Moon and the Sun
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2018 

House of Illustration 2 minutes walk from Backpacker

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2018 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum ...More

 
Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 3 minutes walk from Backpacker

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Boxd
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th August 2018 

EGG 7 minutes walk from Backpacker

House, hip hop and grime every Wednesday from resident DJs....More

Jessie Reyez
Concerts | On 20th June 2018 

Scala 8 minutes walk from Backpacker

The popular Canadian singer-songwriter who was named Breakthrough Artist of the year at the 2018 Juno Awards performs her pop ...More

Tracey Emin
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Pancras International Station 9 minutes walk from Backpacker

Art installation suspended from the station's Victorian glass roof, stretching 20 metres across the famous Barlow Shed roof, hanging directly ...More

Katharina Grosse: Prototypes of Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2018 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 9 minutes walk from Backpacker

Grosse's first major gallery exhibition in London, following her acclaimed installation This Drove My Mother Up the Wall at South ...More

Caribbean Comedy Week: Kane Brown And Athena Kugblenu
Comedy | On 20th June 2018 

British Library 10 minutes walk from Backpacker

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

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The Academy
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Taking five Georgian townhouses and combining them into one hotel, The Academy underwent a multi-million-pound interior refurbishment in 2018....More

The Frog Hoxton
The Frog Hoxton
Dining 

In July 2018, Adam Handling launches his biggest venture to date, moving The Frog E1 ...More

 
The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak
Drinking 

In June 2018 Dan Doherty reopened The Royal Oak with little fanfare and some really ...More

 
White City Place
White City Place
Attractions 

Previously home to the BBC and north of Television Centre, White City Place is home ...More

 
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
Sport 

The 14th yoga studio from MoreYoga, this Tower Bridge space has an intimate feel with ...More

 
Armed Forces Day Festival
Kids Events | On 30th June 

RAF Museum

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

V For
V For
Foodie Events | From 1st August 

The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
Jim's Cafe
Jim's Cafe
Dining 

Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
Soane's Kitchen
Soane's Kitchen
Dining 

Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
Southbank Centre Beach
Southbank Centre Beach
Attractions 

Every summer, from the end of May until the beginning of September, the Southbank Centre ...More

 
Farmer J
Farmer J
Dining 

Bringing produce from British fields to the City, Jonathan Recanati's Farmer J offers protein- and ...More

 
London Shuffle Club
London Shuffle Club
Sport 

After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, ...More

 
East Village Wellness Day
East Village Wellness Day
Sporting Events | On 23rd June 

East Village

Following on from World Yoga Day on 21st June, East Village presents the East Village ...More

 
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Concerts | From 29th June 

Royal Opera House

Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
Queer And Now
Queer And Now
Exhibitions | On 23rd June 

Tate Britain

Back for its second year and following on from the 2017 Queer British Art exhibition, ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Summer in London
Summer in London
Feature 

With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
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Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
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In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
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They're the most stylish places to stay in ...More

 
November in London 2018
November in London 2018
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There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment ...More

 
November in London 2018
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There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment at the Royal Albert Hall and Gainsborough's Family Album opens at the National Portrait Gallery, it's all in London in ...More

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