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Holloway Road Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Canonbury Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
18 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  31% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 12 minutes from The White Swan
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  21% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 18 minutes from The White Swan
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 £43  30% off
Central Street, EC1V | 24 minutes from The White Swan
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 Bars nearest The White Swan

Nearest to The White Swan
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The White Swan
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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The White Swan
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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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from The White Swan
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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The White Swan 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 | 12 minutes from The White Swan
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 | 12 minutes from The White Swan
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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EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 17 minutes from The White Swan
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
 
 
 
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Orlando Weeks: The Gritterman
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 12th December 2017 - 6.30pm
The White Swan, Compton Terrace, N1 | 1 minute from The White Swan
The former frontman of The Maccabees performs the accompanying album to his debut book with narration from actor and comedian Paul Whitehouse as the title character....More
 
 
 
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A Fly In The Blizzard
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 11th December 2017 at 7.30pm & Tuesday 12th December 2017 at 9.30pm
The White Swan, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The White Swan
Habs Theatre presents a stage adaptation of Gogol's moving portrayal of a love story between a man and his coat....More
 
 
 
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Tank And The Bangas
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 12th December 2017 - 7pm-11pm
The White Swan, Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from The White Swan
The New Orleans-based ensemble perform an irresistible blend of spoken word, soul, R&B, funk and hip hop....More
 
 
 
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The White Swan
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that shares ... More
 
 
 
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 2 minutes from The White Swan
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The White Swan
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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Sights and Attractions near The White Swan

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The White Swan
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from The White Swan
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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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The White Swan
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 | 10 minutes from The White Swan
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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Shopping near The White Swan

The best shops and markets near The White Swan
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from The White Swan
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
 
 
 
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from The White Swan
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The White Swan
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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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from The White Swan
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
 
 
 
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Trullo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The White Swan
A superb addition to the Islington eating scene is Trullo, a homely neighbourhood Italian in Highbury in the mould of the River Café (but thankfully not ... More
 
 
 
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LeCoq
London > Restaurants >
292-294 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The White Swan
Sisters Ana and Sanja Morris have twenty years of restaurant experience between them: Sanja co-founded Salt Yard Group and Ana ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The White Swan

Near The White Swan
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 11 minutes from The White Swan
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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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from The White Swan
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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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 23 minutes from The White Swan
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
 
 
 
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The White Swan gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 17 minutes from The White Swan
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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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from The White Swan
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
 
 
 
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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from The White Swan
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 The White Swan

The best pubs near London The White Swan.
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 4 minutes from The White Swan
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
 
 
 
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The White Swan
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
 
 
 
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The White Swan
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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The White Swan

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The White Swan.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 2 minutes from The White Swan
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The White Swan
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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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from The White Swan
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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Orlando Weeks: The Gritterman
Concerts | On 12th December 2017 

Union Chapel 1 minute walk from The White Swan

The former frontman of The Maccabees performs the accompanying album to his debut book with narration from actor and comedian ...More

A Fly In The Blizzard
Theatre | Until 12th December 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 2 minutes walk from The White Swan

Habs Theatre presents a stage adaptation of Gogol's moving portrayal of a love story between a man and his coat....More

Macbeeth
Theatre | Until 16th December 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 2 minutes walk from The White Swan

Shakespeare's Scottish play gets a comedy reinvention by Red Squash Theatre....More

Tank And The Bangas
Concerts | On 12th December 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 5 minutes walk from The White Swan

The New Orleans-based ensemble perform an irresistible blend of spoken word, soul, R&B, funk and hip hop....More

The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Theatre | Until 27th January 2018 

Almeida Theatre 8 minutes walk from The White Swan

Magic, science fiction and fantasy collide in Anne Washburn's stage adaptation of stories from the cult TV series written by ...More

 
Sleepyhead
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 8 minutes walk from The White Swan

Michael Fowkes's sleepy tale about Dad, who longs for his baby to go to sleep so he can too....More

Beauty And The Beast
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

The King's Head 10 minutes walk from The White Swan

Fat Rascal Theatre presents its gender-reversed version of the classic fairy tale as a musical....More

King Tut - A Pyramid Panto
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

The King's Head 10 minutes walk from The White Swan

Charles Court Opera's pantomime set in Ancient Egypt....More

Barry Ferns & Friends
Comedy | On 12th December 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 13 minutes walk from The White Swan

MC Barry Ferns invites favourite comics to perform longer sets....More

Uli Jon Roth
Concerts | On 12th December 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 15 minutes walk from The White Swan

The ex-Scorpions guitarist from Dusseldorf performs heavy metal in a neo-classical style....More

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