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IslaSitting on the ground floor of The Standard London hotel, Isla is the latest venture from chef Adam Rawson, who trained under Nuno Mendes before working as head chef at Lucky Chip and Pachamama. One of two venues within the hotel headed up by Rawson - the other being the Double Standard bar - the all-day restaurant takes inspiration from Britain's island geography with a strong focus on coastal cuisine, light proteins and seasonal British produce accompanied by a menu of natural wines. The interior comes courtesy of Shawn Hausman, who has created a bold aesthetic with contrasting patterns, indoor foliage and a variety of textures and fabrics, including fluffy feature walls. While the indoor space is warm and inviting, the outdoor space with a retractable awning is ideal for summer al fresco dining.

 

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  39% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 6 minutes from Isla
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  42% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 7 minutes from Isla
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  41% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 9 minutes from Isla
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
 
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Searcys St Pancras
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Upper Concourse Euston Road, St Pancras International Station, Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from Isla
Opposite The Champagne Bar on the upper concourse of St Pancras International train station is the Searcys St Pancras Restaurant, ... More
 
 
 
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The Booking Office Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
St Pancras Renaissance London Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from Isla
Located within the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, in what used to be the ticket office of St Pancras Station, The Booking Office Bar takes its inspiration ... More
 
 
 
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The Gilbert Scott
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Isla
Named in honour of the Midland Hotel's original architect, The Gilbert Scott is run by Marcus Wareing, serving seasonal British cooking in "a mother of a ... More
 
 
 
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Decimo
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
The Standard, WC1H | 1 minute from Isla
Sitting on the 10th floor of The Standard, London, Decimo is Peter Sanchez-Iglesias' first restaurant in the capital. Renowned for his Michelin-starred establishments in ... More
 
 
 
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Karpo
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
23-27 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from Isla
Karpo, a restaurant owned by the Megaro Hotel and housed within a muraled King's Cross building which "looks like a self-consciously hip Dutch youth hostel" (Jay ... More
 
 
 
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The Gilbert Scott Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
St Pancras Renaissance London Hotel, Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Isla
With striking gothic architecture as the backdrop, afternoon tea at The Gilbert Scott is a ... More
 
 
 
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Pip Blom
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 16th October 2019 - 7.30pm
Isla, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Isla
The foursome who hail from Amsterdam, bring their lo-fi-indie pop tunes to the UK's stages....More
 
 
 
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Jonathan Goddard & Lily McLeish: While You Are Here
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th October 2019 - 7.30pm
Isla, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 5 minutes from Isla
Eve Leigh's new play for dance explores events that unfolds in the confines of a photographic darkroom....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th to 20th Oct 2019 - Various Times
Isla, Euston Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from Isla
Contemporary crafts and design, from tableware to clay animation, from a culturally and artistically diverse group of artists from Central Saint Martins....More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Isla
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from Isla
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
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Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 6 minutes from Isla
Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Tunnel
London > Attractions >
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from Isla
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St Pancras ... More
 
 
 
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Isla
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
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John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Isla
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded history, ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Isla
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
 
 
 
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Sourced Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Isla
Since opening in August 2009, the UK's first produce market to be located in a train station aims to bring the best from local and artisan ... More
 
 
 
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Peyton & Byrne at St Pancras
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Unit 11, The Undercroft, St Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Isla
Take a little piece of baked Britain with you when you travel from St Pancras by stocking up on cakes, tarts, biscuits and buns at Peyton ... More
 
 
 
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from Isla
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... 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 | 6 minutes from Isla
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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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Isla
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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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Isla
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
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Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 9 minutes from Isla
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 11 minutes from Isla
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Isla
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Isla
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from Isla
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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Double Standard
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Standard London, 10 Argyle Street, WC1H | 1 minute from Isla
Part of Adam Rawson's ground floor takeover of The Standard London hotel - he also heads up British restaurant Isla - Double Standard is an ... More
 
 
 
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George's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Isla
Following a major redesign, the bar within The Gilbert Scott restaurant reopened as George's Bar in early 2018. Marcus Wareing's latest tribute to the building's original ... More
 
 
 
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The Hansom Bar, St Pancras Renaissance Hotel
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Isla
Adding to its fantastic line-up of destination bars and restaurants, which includes The Gilbert Scott and The Booking Office, the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel launched ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Isla
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Isla
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from Isla
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Cub Sport
Concerts | On 17th October 2019 

Scala 4 minutes walk from Isla

The Brisbane-based band plays alternative pop originals....More

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The Crypt Gallery 6 minutes walk from Isla

Contemporary crafts and design, from tableware to clay animation, from a culturally and artistically diverse group of artists from Central ...More

Two Last Nights! Show Business in Georgian Britain
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The Foundling Museum 6 minutes walk from Isla

The Foundling Museum teaches Londoners everything they need to know about 18th and 19th century theatre with its new exhibition, ...More

 
Bloomsbury Festival
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Exhibitions | Until 20th October 2019 

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Expanding from five to ten days in 2019, the Bloomsbury Festival offers an eclectic programme of more than 200 artistic, ...More

 
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Wellcome Collection 9 minutes walk from Isla

Two artists who have lived with chronic illnesses explore how debilitating disease can shape the way we think about the ...More

 
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 9 minutes walk from Isla

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
Marie Neurath: Picturing Science
Exhibitions | Until 3rd November 2019 

House of Illustration 9 minutes walk from Isla

Infographics and illustrated diagrams from the illustrated children's book series The Wonder World Of Nature and Wonders Of The Modern ...More

Quentin Blake: From The Studio
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2019 

House of Illustration 9 minutes walk from Isla

The first ever permanent exhibition space dedicated to the celebrated illustrator includes an up-to-date showcase of Blake's projects as they ...More

Bahia Shehab: At The Corner Of A Dream
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Aga Khan Centre 11 minutes walk from Isla

Exhibitions & Art, Multimedia....More

Displays of Power: A Natural History of Empire
Displays of Power: A Natural History of Empire
Exhibitions | Until 7th March 2020 

Grant Museum of Zoology 11 minutes walk from Isla

Taking a closer look at how Empire shaped the Grant Museum of Zoology collections, Displays of Power will make you ...More

 

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