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Angel Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  27% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from The Retreat
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 £69  36% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from The Retreat
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 £59  21% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from The Retreat
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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Alternative Nightclubs nearest The Retreat

Nearest to The Retreat
The New Rose
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
84-86 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Retreat
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Retreat

The Retreat clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Retreat
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 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
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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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Retreat
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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Big Brother Blitzkrieg
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th May to 18th June 2016 - Various Times
The King's Head, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
Bitter Pill Theatre presents an unconventional portrayal of one of the most feared and loathed men in history, Adolf Hitler. Written and directed by Hew Rous ...More
 
 
 
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London Swing Festival 2016
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 29th and Monday 30th May 2016
Islington Assembly Hall, Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from The Retreat
Workshops, social dancing and music from industry icons....More
 
 
 
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Afro Hair & Beauty Live 2016
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 29th and Monday 30th May 2016
Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Retreat
Local and international brands present demonstrations, talks and tips to mark the 35th annual event. Featuring L'Oreal, Kiss By Ivy, Aviela, Cantu and many more....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Retreat

Near The Retreat
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Retreat
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
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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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
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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Sights and Attractions near The Retreat

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Retreat
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
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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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from The Retreat
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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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from The Retreat
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Retreat

The best shops and markets near The Retreat
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
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 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
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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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Retreat
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Retreat

What are the best dining options near The Retreat London?
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La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Retreat
Pizza & Pasta ... More
 
 
 
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Le Mercury
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140A Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Retreat
Mains for under £6 excellent value and a good atmosphere.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30 Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Retreat
This popular D & D London (formerly Conran Restaurants) eatery is renowned as Islington's top restaurant, a much sought after plaudit given the area's sheer volume ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Retreat

Near The Retreat
William Tyndale School
London > Education >
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
Islington primary school.... More
 
 
 
Islington Student Support Section
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
Student support ... More
 
 
 
City Academy
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Retreat
City Academy is a performing arts schools which runs evening and weekend dancing, singing, acting and modelling classes with top professionals from theatre, film, television and ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Retreat

The Retreat gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Islington Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Retreat
... More
 
 
 
Islington Float Tank
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Retreat
Floatation Therapy ... More
 
 
 
Moving Arts Base
London > Leisure > Fitness
Syracusae, 134 Liverpool Road, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Retreat
Pilates, yoga, contact improvisation, belly dancing, action theatre, movement, dance and tango - it's all going on at Moving Arts Base in Islington for a reasonable ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Retreat

The best pubs near London The Retreat.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Retreat
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Retreat
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Retreat
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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Meeting venue hire near The Retreat

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Retreat.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Retreat
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 5 minutes from The Retreat
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Retreat
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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The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 30th October 2016 

King's Cross Railway Station 25 minutes walk from The Retreat

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross ...More

 
BC Camplight
Concerts | On 30th May 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from The Retreat

The Philadelphia-born multi-instrumentalist and songwriter performs psych, surf and alt pop....More

Sculpture in the Garden
Exhibitions | Until 9th July 2016 

Pangolin London 1.5 miles from The Retreat

The gallery space is transformed into a formal garden, including trees and water features....More

Afro Hair & Beauty Live 2016
Exhibitions | Until 30th May 2016 

Business Design Centre 1.75 miles from The Retreat

Local and international brands present demonstrations, talks and tips to mark the 35th annual event. Featuring L'Oreal, Kiss By Ivy, ...More

Shoot From The Hip
Comedy | On 30th May 2016 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from The Retreat

An impromptu mix of improvisational comedy....More

The Last Days of Shoreditch
The Last Days of Shoreditch
Foodie Events | Until 28th August 2016 

Red Market 1.99 miles from The Retreat

The much-loved Red Market is back for its sixth year in 2016, returning to Shoreditch for possibly the last time. ...More

 
London Swing Festival 2016
Concerts | Until 30th May 2016 

Islington Assembly Hall 2.2 miles from The Retreat

Workshops, social dancing and music from industry icons....More

 
 
 
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