Bull & Gate  

 
 
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389 Kentish Town Road, NW5 2TJ
 
 
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The Bull & Gate, a much loved unpretentious north London pub with a long-standing reputation as a quality live music venue, will cease operating as a live venue on 4th May 2013. The Kentish Town venue gave many well known bands their first gig before they made it big - including Blur, Coldplay and the Manic Street Preachers, to name just three. The Young's brewery chain plan to refurbish and reopening the building as a 'pub restaurant'. Young's also own Geronimo, the chain has two other gastropubs in the NW5 area, The Lion & Unicorn and Lord Palmerston, so can you expect something similar to be revealed here in the summer.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Kentish Town Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Tufnell Park Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Gospel Oak Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
30 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £65  39% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 15 minutes from Bull & Gate
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
Best Western Swiss Cottage Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  32% off
4 Adamson Road, Swiss Cottage, NW3 | 27 minutes from Bull & Gate
The BEST WESTERN Swiss Cottage Hotel is ideally situated for business and leisure travellers, yet on a quiet street just two minutes from the tube station ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Euston Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  36% off
Cardington Street, NW1 | 29 minutes from Bull & Gate
Within three minutes walk of Euston Station, between Regent's Park and the British Museum and close to Kings Cross Station, this modern hotel offers guests a ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Forum
London > Entertainment > Live Music
9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from Bull & Gate
Once a gorgeous art deco cinema, The Forum is now an essential mid-sized rock venue. It's got everything you want from the North London rock scene, ... More
 
 
 
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The Lion & Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 4 minutes from Bull & Gate
Located in Kentish Town, The Lion & Unicorn Theatre is home to the Giant Olive Theatre Company. The venue has built up a strong reputation for ... More
 
 
 
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Comedy Warehouse - Jamaica Vs The World “The Final”
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 2nd May 2016 - 7pm
The Forum, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from Bull & Gate
Two teams battle it out to be crowned the winners, featuring Slim, White Yardie, Kane Brown, Aurie Styla and Spudz as Team Jamaica, plus Kojo, Quincy, ...More
 
 
 
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Impericon Festival 2016
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 3rd May 2016 - 2.30pm-11pm
The Forum, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from Bull & Gate
Metalcore, deathcore and hardcore acts including Hatebreed, Northlane, Emmure, Blessthefall, Chelsea Grin, Despised Icon, Heart Of A Coward, Eskimo Callboy and Hundredth....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 4th and Friday 6th May 2016 - 7pm
The Forum, 9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 2 minutes from Bull & Gate
Alternative rock by the Manchester-based seven-piece, whose classic hits include Sit Down, Come Home and She's A Star....More
 
 
 
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Town and Country Club
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
9 Highgate Road, NW5 | 3 minutes from Bull & Gate
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Camden Town Brewery
London > Attractions >
55-59 Wilkin Street, NW5 | 6 minutes from Bull & Gate
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Spring Projects
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Spring House, 10 Spring Place, NW5 | 6 minutes from Bull & Gate
A fine art gallery showing contemporary works but the difference here is the exhibitions are dedicated to showing pieces where fashion, fine art and design works ... More
 
 
 
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London Bead Co/Delicate Stitches
London > Shopping > Art and Design
339 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | Same location as Bull & Gate
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Iceland
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
301 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | Same location as Bull & Gate
Iceland is a cheap, major national supermarket chain specialising in frozen foods. It offers good, multi-buy deals on frozen meals, fresh snacks and alcoholic drinks. It ... More
 
 
 
Tony's Heel Bar
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
1 Wolsey Mews, Gaisford Street, NW5 | 2 minutes from Bull & Gate
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Pane Vino
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
323 Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town, NW5 | Same location as Bull & Gate
You might need a little motivation to trek all the way up to the dreary top end of Kentish Town Road, so how does a great ... More
 
 
 
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The Oxford Pub & Dining Room
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
256 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 1 minute from Bull & Gate
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Beef & Brew
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
323 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 1 minute from Bull & Gate
Beef & Brew, the brainchild of Jessica Simmons and Daniel Nathan, gives the traditional steak house a modern makeover. Drawing on Jess' experience - first as ... More
 
 
 
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Rio's Health Club
London > Leisure > Fitness
241 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 3 minutes from Bull & Gate
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Parliament Hill
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, NW5 | 4 minutes from Bull & Gate
Originally a point of defense for troops loyal to parliament during the English Civil War, Parliament Hill (previously known as Traitor's Hill) is now a favoured ... More
 
 
 
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Caroline Pick Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 7 minutes from Bull & Gate
Yoga from within from one of the UK's foremost practitioners. Caroline Pick uses yoga to exercise the body as an extension of the mind, and her ... More
 
 
 
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The Lion and Unicorn
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 3 minutes from Bull & Gate
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The Pineapple
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
51 Leverton Street, NW5 | 4 minutes from Bull & Gate
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The Junction Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
101 Fortess Road, NW5 | 6 minutes from Bull & Gate
Having been voted North London pub of the Year 2008 by CAMRA - the Campaign for Real Ale for those of you who don't know your ... More
 
 
 
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Annies Bar
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
180 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | 4 minutes from Bull & Gate
This sophisticated and demure bar is a far cry from the small crowded pubs and impromptu gig venues normally found in Kentish Town, the closest you'll ... More
 
 
 
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VAC Meetings Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
293-299 Kentish Town Road, NW5 | Same location as Bull & Gate
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London Centre For Psychotherapy
London > Business > Venue Hire
32 Leighton Road, NW5 | 3 minutes from Bull & Gate
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Oasis North London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Unit 2000, Regis Road, NW5 | 3 minutes from Bull & Gate
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Frankly - On Tuesday
Comedy | On 2nd May 2016 

The Camden Head 1.88 miles from Bull & Gate

Comedian-actors Brenda Gilhooly and Abi Roberts present a spoof on topical radio shows....More

Threepenny Bit
Concerts | On 2nd May 2016 

The Green Note Cafe 1.96 miles from Bull & Gate

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Biff Unplugged
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2016 

Cecil Sharp House 2.09 miles from Bull & Gate

A retrospective exhibition which will feature around thirty comic and cartoon strips by Chris Garratt and Mick Kidd....More

Talk, Read, Discuss: Plato On Justice In The Gorgias
Exhibitions | On 2nd May 2016 

Cecil Sharp House 2.09 miles from Bull & Gate

An evening looking at Plato's insights into Justice....More

Sara Pascoe And Lou Sanders: Work In Progress
Comedy | On 2nd May 2016 

The Invisible Dot 2.31 miles from Bull & Gate

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling as the stand-ups try out new material....More

Leningrad
Concerts | On 2nd May 2016 

Roundhouse 2.42 miles from Bull & Gate

The 14-piece outfit from Saint Petersburg perform energetic rock music....More

Comedy Warehouse - Jamaica Vs The World “The Final”
Comedy | On 2nd May 2016 

The Forum 2.83 miles from Bull & Gate

Two teams battle it out to be crowned the winners, featuring Slim, White Yardie, Kane Brown, Aurie Styla and Spudz ...More

The Hideaway Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 19th December 2016 

The Hideaway 3.39 miles from Bull & Gate

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter, with MC Joe Grant....More

 
 
 
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