The Lexington

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96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 9JB
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Mon-Tue: 12noon-12midnight; Wed-Thu: 12noon-2am; Fri-Sat: 12noon-4am; Sun: 12noon-11.30pm

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The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all of the people all of the time it is in fact a great venue to see a band. The upstairs room is small and intimate with good views of the stage from most of the room. The decor is a cut above most dingy live venues, with a glowing orange bar, and plush red velvet curtains. Downstairs there's the American bar with a bull's skull on the wall serving whiskey, lots of bourbon brands and American beers, as well as various lagers and Guinness on tap. The food is similarly southern American in style including the signature Lexington Burger. Regular live music, a weekly Rough Trade pop quiz, rock and roll bingo, a decent jukebox, and late night opening - 'til 2am most nights - make The Lexington one of the best places to go out in King's Cross.

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Girl RayGirl RayIndie-pop trio from North London.2017-05-23T19:30:00+01002017-05-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Girl Ray
Hazel EnglishHazel EnglishThe Californian singer-songwriter performs her melodically rich pop songs.2017-05-24T19:30:00+01002017-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Hazel English
School Night Swing With HollySchool Night Swing With HollyDJ Holly France plays swing, rock'n'roll, upbeat blues, '20s jazz and more for dancers and loungers.2017-05-24T21:00:00+01002017-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Free EventOn Soon
School Night Swing With Holly
Miya FollickMiya FollickThe singer-songwriter from Santa Ana, California and her band play indie pop-rock.2017-05-25T20:00:00+01002017-05-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Miya Follick
Stop Making SenseStop Making SenseThe resident DJs will be supplying glam, post punk, pop, indie and more.2017-05-25T21:00:00+01002017-05-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Free EventOn Soon
Stop Making Sense
Mux Release Party And The TelescopesMux Release Party And The TelescopesAn unmissable evening featuring the legendary Telescopes and Tropic. Also playing are Inscape and flights of Helios.2017-05-26T19:00:00+01002017-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
Category: event
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Mux Release Party And The Telescopes
White HeatWhite HeatClubbing, Rock.2017-05-26T23:00:00+01002017-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Death Valley GirlsDeath Valley GirlsThe American based rock four-piece present garage revival sounds mixed with insanity.2017-05-27T20:00:00+01002017-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
Category: event
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Death Valley Girls
Free Vinyl Giveaway - The House Clearance House PartyFree Vinyl Giveaway - The House Clearance House Party2017-05-28T23:00:00+01002017-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
Category: event
On Soon
Free Vinyl Giveaway - The House Clearance House Party
GazelGazelThe London-based singer and violinist performs a fusion of electronic and folk music accompanied by projected illustrations. With support from Seaker.2017-05-29T20:00:00+01002017-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
Category: event
On Soon
Gazel

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Angel Tube Station
5 minutes walk
King's Cross Tube Station
10 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Car Parks

Car Parks

Skinner Street NCP
9 minutes walk
Elia Mews Car Park
9 minutes walk

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 84 24% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Lexington
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
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 58 37% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 7 minutes from The Lexington
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 73 25% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 8 minutes from The Lexington
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
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Alternative Live Music nearest The Lexington

Nearest to The Lexington
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Lexington
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 12 minutes from The Lexington
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue that presents soul, funk, R&B and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 16 minutes from The Lexington
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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Entertainment near The Lexington

Near The Lexington
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from The Lexington
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
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Girl Ray
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 7.30pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | Same location as The Lexington
Indie-pop trio from North London....More
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Milonga
London > Events > Dance Dates: 22nd, 23rd and 24th May 2017 - 7.30pm
The Lexington, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Celebrated choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui presents an piece inspired by the late night milonga scene in the intimate bars of Buenos Aires....More
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Waka Flocka Flame
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Thursday 1st June 2017 - 7pm
The Lexington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Lexington
The hip artist from Atlanta, Juaquin James Malphurs, brings his raps to the UK's staged. Crew includes DJ Whoo Kid....More
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Sights and Attractions near The Lexington

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Lexington
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from The Lexington
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 5 minutes from The Lexington
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 6 minutes from The Lexington
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 The Lexington

The best shops and markets near The Lexington
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Fresh N Fine
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
18 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Lexington
This independent supermarket between Angel and Kings Cross sells good quality organic food, Bundaberg root beer and Fentiman's cola as well as all the basics. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Lexington
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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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Lexington
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and caf bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
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Spices
London > Restaurants >
10 Chapel Market, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lexington
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Rooburoo
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
21 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lexington
... More
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Bill's Islington
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 White Lion Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Lexington
Combining an old-fashioned grocer with an appealing delicatessen and an informal caf serving a British and Mediterranean-influenced menu, Bill's now boasts numerous London and nationwide locations. ... More
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Education near The Lexington

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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 7 minutes from The Lexington
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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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from The Lexington
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
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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 | 11 minutes from The Lexington
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 Lexington gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Lexington
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
Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 11 minutes from The Lexington
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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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 12 minutes from The Lexington
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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Pubs near The Lexington

The best pubs near London The Lexington.
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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Lexington
Modern British cuisine ... More
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The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 7 minutes from The Lexington
Freezing cold and slightly wet, we took shelter in this welcoming pub for a bite to eat... but they practically had to roll us out of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from The Lexington
The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
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Nightlife near The Lexington

The Lexington clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lexington
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 6 minutes from The Lexington
An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... More
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Lexington
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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Meeting venue hire near The Lexington

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Lexington.
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Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Lexington
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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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lexington
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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Subtance And Shadow: Alberto Giacometti Sculptures And Their Photographs By Peter Lindbergh
Exhibitions | Until 22nd July 2017 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 5 minutes walk from The Lexington

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Milonga
Dance | Until 24th May 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

Celebrated choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui presents an piece inspired by the late night milonga scene in the intimate bars of ...More

Astrid S
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

Scala 7 minutes walk from The Lexington

The singer from Norway, Astrid Smeplass, performs her commercial indie-pop originals....More

Barry Ferns and Friends
Comedy | On 23rd May 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

MC Barry Ferns brings a selection of our favourite comics down to play some longer sets....More

Echoes Across The Century
Exhibitions | Until 16th July 2017 

Guildhall Art Gallery 10 minutes walk from The Lexington

Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More

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Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

Guildhall Art Gallery 10 minutes walk from The Lexington

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

5 Guys Chillin'
Theatre | Until 3rd June 2017 

The King's Head 11 minutes walk from The Lexington

Em-Lou Productions presents a graphic, gripping funny and frank verbatim drama exposing the gay chill-out scene, taken from over 50 ...More

Charles Court Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | Until 3rd June 2017 

The King's Head 11 minutes walk from The Lexington

John Savournin directs Mozart's comical and magical opera adapted by John Savournin and David Eaton filled with enchanting puppetry, magic ...More

Nous Vous: Three Men In A Boat
Exhibitions | Until 11th June 2017 

House of Illustration 12 minutes walk from The Lexington

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

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The Nursery Theatre
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From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square....More

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
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Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
Little Bird Battersea
Little Bird Battersea
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Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine mirrors with ...More

 
Little Bird Chiswick
Little Bird Chiswick
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Owned by restaurateur Lorraine Angliss, Little Bird offers classy cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere....More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Nora
Nora
Dance | From 1st June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

A programme of duets by renowned choreographers Lizz Aggiss's Bloody Nora!, Simon Tanguy's Digging, Jonathan ...More

 
Santa Maria Chelsea
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

Santa Maria Ealing
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Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened Santa Maria in Ealing....More

Nudie Jeans
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Originated in Gothenburg, Nudie Jeans stocks raw and prewashed denim jeans made with 100% organic cotton denim....More

The Vincent
The Vincent
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After transforming The Sebright Arms on Hackney Road from boarded-up pub into an East End ...More

 
Magpie
Magpie
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Modern British interpretation of traditional dim sum restaurants from the co-founders of Pidgin...More

 
Melrose Diner
Melrose Diner
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Americana diner classics with a twist - think lobster and prawn donuts - are served ...More

 
Made of Dough
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London pizza pros Made of Dough, who have sold 100,000 pizzas at pop-ups and festivals, ...More

 
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