Walkabout Islington  

 
 
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Angel Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2018

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  27% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Walkabout Islington
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 £73  23% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Walkabout Islington
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  41% off
Central Street, EC1V | 13 minutes from Walkabout Islington
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 Walkabout Islington

Nearest to Walkabout Islington
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Walkabout Islington
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Walkabout Islington
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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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Walkabout Islington

Walkabout Islington clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Walkabout Islington
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Walkabout Islington
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 14 minutes from Walkabout Islington
The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Walkabout Islington

Near Walkabout Islington
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Somewhere A Gunner Fires
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th to 24th February 2018 - Various Times
Walkabout Islington, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Walkabout Islington
The true story of the Italian Front, and the lives of those embroiled in it, including the volunteer, the girl in the blitz, the builder, the ...More
 
 
 
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Cash: Johnny Cash Tribute
London > Events > Music  Dates: Saturday 24th February 2018 - 6pm
Walkabout Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Frontman Ben Welburn pays tribute to the iconic singer and performer....More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
The Singing Mermaid
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th February to 22nd April 2018
Walkabout Islington, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 5 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Taking Julia Donaldson's glittering picture book, The Singing Mermaid, and turning it into a stage show for young people aged between three and eight, this enchanting ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Walkabout Islington

Near Walkabout Islington
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Walkabout Islington
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
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The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Walkabout Islington
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Walkabout Islington
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 Walkabout Islington

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Walkabout Islington
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Walkabout Islington
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 5 minutes from Walkabout Islington
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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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Walkabout Islington

The best shops and markets near Walkabout Islington
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Loop
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Camden Passage, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Walkabout Islington
'Loop' is a gorgeous shop to do with all things knit. A huge selection of exquisite yarns from around the world as well as haberdashery, vintage ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paul A Young Fine Chocolates
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
33 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Walkabout Islington
Before he was a full-time chocolatier, Paul A Young was patissier for Marco Pierre White. The drama and perfectionism demanded by a Michelin-starred restaurant are both ... More
 
 
 
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Felix and Lilys
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
3 Camden Passage, Islington, London N18EA | 1 minute from Walkabout Islington
This gorgeous baby boutique in Camden Passage, Islington, offers a stylish combination of everything a mother needs - or wants. Felix and Lily's predominantly stocks children ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Walkabout Islington

What are the best dining options near Walkabout Islington London?
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La Forchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
73 Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Walkabout Islington
... More
 
 
 
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Vivo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
57-58 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Walkabout Islington
Vivo opens on 9th October 2013. Brothers Will and Ben Thompson are behind this Italian bakery and restaurant on Upper Street in Islington. Vivo is their ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Radicals and Victuallers
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
59 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Walkabout Islington
Serving up an unusual selection of burgers - filled with fried egg and peanut butter, or Nik Naks and pastrami - as well as other US ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Walkabout Islington

Near Walkabout Islington
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 13 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 14 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from Walkabout Islington
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Walkabout Islington

Walkabout Islington gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 14 minutes from Walkabout Islington
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from Walkabout Islington
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Walkabout Islington

The best pubs near London Walkabout Islington.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Walkabout Islington
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Walkabout Islington
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Walkabout Islington
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Walkabout Islington

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Walkabout Islington.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Walkabout Islington
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Walkabout Islington
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 | 10 minutes from Walkabout Islington
... More
 
 
 
 

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The Singing Mermaid
The Singing Mermaid
Theatre | Until 22nd April 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 5 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Taking Julia Donaldson's glittering picture book, The Singing Mermaid, and turning it into a stage show for young people aged ...More

 
BRITs Week
BRITs Week
Concerts | Until 24th February 2018 

Islington Assembly Hall 8 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

See Alt-J, Jessie Ware, Laura Marling and Rag 'N' Bone Man play a series of special gigs at intimate venues ...More

 
Flamenco Festival London
Flamenco Festival London
Dance | Until 25th February 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 9 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

The annual foot-stamping Flamenco Festival London, a fortnight long festival featuring seven shows, celebrates its 15th anniversary at Sadler's Wells ...More

 
The Enchanted Room
Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 11 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

The Estorick Collection marks its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the most important ...More

Fara
Concerts | On 19th February 2018 

Kings Place 15 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

The Glasgow-based quartet performs traditional Scottish folk songs....More

Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 15 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Nature Morte
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Guildhall Art Gallery 17 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

Nature Morte seeks to illustrate how leading artists of the 21st century have reinvigorated still life, a genre previously synonymous ...More

Henning Wehn: Das Neuen Materialen Nachten
Comedy | Until 26th July 2018 

The Betsey Trotwood 17 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

The Germany-born, London-based stand-up comedian dabbles with new material and old favourites....More

A Ghost Of An Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Charles Dickens Museum 19 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

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First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 21 minutes walk from Walkabout Islington

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 

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Downing Street
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Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and carefully guarded at all times....More

Amber
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Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean food is served against a backdrop of dusky pinks, ash wood tables and succulent greens at Amber, the all-day Aldgate East restaurant....More

Eat & Drink Festival
Eat & Drink Festival
Foodie Events | From 17th March 

Olympia London

Returning to Olympia London for its second year, the Eat & Drink Festival brings together ...More

 
SOMNAI
SOMNAI
Theatre | From 1st March 

Two Pear Tree Street

A brand new immersive experience from entertainment company dotdotdot, SOMNAI invites participants to delve into ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox presents The Planets
Concerts | On 29th September 

Barbican Centre

Opening the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 2018-19 season at the Barbicanwith a big bang, the orchestra joins forces with Professor Brian Cox and conductor Ben Gernon to take a ...More

London Sinfonietta
Concerts | On 24th March 

Kings Place

The London Sinfonietta performs pieces by Claude Debussy, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky and Henry Cowell in an exploration of Albert Einstein's 'thought experiments' on the space-time continuum. The influence of Einstein's ideas took music in ...More

Konditor & Cook
Konditor & Cook
Shopping 

The first Konditor & Cook shop, bakery and heart of the operation opened in 1993. ...More

 
Coraline
Coraline
Concerts | From 29th March 

Barbican Centre

The Barbican stages the world premiere of the Royal Opera's new production, Coraline, created by ...More

 
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
Concerts | From 29th March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Actress Fiona Shaw returns to direct the second ...More

 
English National Opera: La Traviata
Concerts | From 16th March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Daniel Kramer directs his first opera since becoming English National Opera's artistic director in August 2016, a new production of romantic tragedy La traviata starring Claudia Boyle as ...More

English National Opera: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Concerts | From 1st March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Robert Carsen's classic production of A Midsummer Night's Dream returns to the London Coliseum this spring. Benjamin Britten's operatic adaptation of Shakespeare's romantic comedy has choreography by Matthew ...More

Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
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Whether it's an all-singing, all-dancing musical or ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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