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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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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 £85  32% 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 £84  39% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 15 minutes from Embassy Bar
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 £48  22% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Embassy Bar
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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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
 
 
 
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Embassy Bar
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Embassy Bar clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Embassy Bar
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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Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 21 minutes from Embassy Bar
The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
 
 
 
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Wind In the Willows
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd July 2017 at 11am and 2pm
Embassy Bar, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
Box Tale Soup's adaption of the story about a boat loving water rate, a mole, a badger and the infamous Mr Toad....More
 
 
 
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1972: The Future Of Sex
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Sunday 23rd July 2017 - 7pm
Embassy Bar, Almeida Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
Wardrobe Ensemble's comedy about the attitudes towards sex in the 1970s, following three couples as they embark on their first sexual encounter in their younger years. ...More
 
 
 
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Nish Kumar and Fin Taylor - Laugh Out London Comedy Festival 2017
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 23rd July 2017 - 7pm-9.45pm
Embassy Bar, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
Comedy, Stand-Up....More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Embassy Bar
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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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near 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
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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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
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
 
 
 
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
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
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Embassy Bar
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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Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Embassy Bar
The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ... More
 
 
 
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Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Embassy Bar
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Smokehouse
London > Restaurants >
63-69 Canonbury Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
Fire cooked meats are the main attraction of the Islington Smokehouse, a well regarded restaurant from Neil Rankin, former head chef at Pitt Cue, and Noble ... More
 
 
 
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Pasha
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
301 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Embassy Bar
North African cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 20 minutes from Embassy Bar
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Embassy Bar
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 20 minutes from Embassy Bar
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
 
 
 
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Embassy Bar gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 18 minutes from Embassy Bar
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 18 minutes from Embassy Bar
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from Embassy Bar
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Embassy Bar.
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Embassy Bar
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
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
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 7 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Embassy Bar
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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Wind In the Willows
Theatre | Until 23rd July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 3 minutes walk from Embassy Bar

Box Tale Soup's adaption of the story about a boat loving water rate, a mole, a badger and the infamous ...More

Nish Kumar and Fin Taylor - Laugh Out London Comedy Festival 2017
Comedy | On 23rd July 2017 

The Old Queen's Head 5 minutes walk from Embassy Bar

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

1972: The Future Of Sex
Theatre | Until 23rd July 2017 

Almeida Theatre 5 minutes walk from Embassy Bar

Wardrobe Ensemble's comedy about the attitudes towards sex in the 1970s, following three couples as they embark on their first ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Embassy Bar

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

Franco Grignani: Art As Design 1950-1990
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Embassy Bar

Around 130 paintings and works on paper by the influential artist and graphic designer, on loan from private collections and ...More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 23rd July 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 7 minutes walk from Embassy Bar

Stars and experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand up for the first time....More

Zach Zucker: Human Person & Neal Portenza: Edinburgh Previews
Comedy | On 23rd July 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from Embassy Bar

Surreal humour from the LA-based award-winning stand-up. Plus Neal Portenza presents his latest material....More

Zach Zucker: Human Person & Maddy and Marina Bye: Siblings
Comedy | Until 23rd July 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from Embassy Bar

Surreal humour from the LA-based award-winning stand-up. Plus character comedians and real-life sisters present their latest material....More

Sister Mary's Playtime: Edinburgh Preview
Comedy | On 23rd July 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from Embassy Bar

A live try-put of Sister Mary McArthur's new comedy variety show with songs and showtunes....More

Wombmates
Theatre | On 23rd July 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from Embassy Bar

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