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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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Canonbury Overground Station
 
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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 £83  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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  40% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 15 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £59  37% 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
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176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Embassy Bar
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
84-86 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Embassy Bar
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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 > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th and 27th May 2016 at 7.30pm & 28th May 2016 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Daylight Music
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 28th May 2016 - 12noon-2pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 | 7 minutes from Embassy Bar
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JJ Grey & Mofro
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Union Chapel, 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
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
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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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London > Shopping > House and Garden
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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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Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Embassy Bar
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63-69 Canonbury Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
305-307 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Embassy Bar
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City Academy
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
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William Tyndale School
London > Education >
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Embassy Bar
Islington primary school.... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Fitness
142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Embassy Bar
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239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 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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Cafe Kick
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43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 21 minutes from Embassy Bar
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14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
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2-18 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Embassy Bar
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