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119 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 2SN
 
 
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North London favourite The Embassy obviously has a good way with their staff. It really makes a difference when the bar people seem to be enjoying themselves, and this place positively hums with friendly good vibes. The music swings across a broad spectrum with an emphasis on Urban cuts and Hip Hop, and plenty of recognisable club favourites to get that dance-floor packed. Embassy is a great place.

Best Night: Saturday.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  22% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Embassy Bar
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 £91  39% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 15 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  41% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Embassy Bar
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 21 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 11th December 2017 - 7.30pm-10.20pm
Embassy Bar, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Penguin Cafe
London > Events > Music  Dates: Monday 11th December 2017 - 7pm
Embassy Bar, Compton Terrace, N1 | 7 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Union Chapel Singers
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Embassy Bar, Compton Terrace, N1 | 7 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Embassy Bar
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Embassy Bar
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London > Restaurants >
63-69 Canonbury Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
301 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 20 minutes from Embassy Bar
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16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 20 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 18 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
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London > Business > Venue Hire
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52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Embassy Bar
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