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.

The Lexington events

August And AfterAugust And After2017-06-28T19:30:00+01002017-06-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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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.2017-06-28T21:00:00+01002017-06-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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School Night Swing With Holly
Public Access T.V.Public Access T.V.Rock and post-punk four-piece fronted by John Eatherly and hailing from New York.2017-06-29T19:30:00+01002017-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Stop Making SenseStop Making SenseThe resident DJs will be supplying glam, post punk, pop, indie and more.2017-06-29T21:00:00+01002017-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Stop Making Sense
Terry + Child's Pose + Home EntertainmentTerry + Child's Pose + Home Entertainment2017-06-30T19:30:00+01002017-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Terry + Child's Pose + Home Entertainment
White HeatWhite HeatClubbing, Rock.2017-06-30T23:00:00+01002017-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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White Heat
Dumb Disco IdeasDumb Disco IdeasThe DJs will be supplying indie, hip-hop, disco, techno and post-punk old and new on the night.2017-07-01T23:00:00+01002017-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Dumb Disco Ideas
Dylan JakobsenDylan JakobsenThe American country singer combines power house vocals with storytelling and emotion.2017-07-02T19:00:00+01002017-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Dylan Jakobsen
Queen KwongQueen KwongThe alt rock outfit performs in support of its album On The Mend.2017-07-05T19:30:00+01002017-07-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
Category: event
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Queen Kwong
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.2017-07-05T21:00:00+01002017-07-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Free EventOn Soon
School Night Swing With Holly

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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 33% 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 35% 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 33% 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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August And After
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Wednesday 28th June 2017 - 7.30pm-10pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | Same location as The Lexington
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School Night Swing With Holly
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife Dates: Wednesday 28th June 2017 - 9pm-2am
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | Same location as The Lexington
DJ Holly France plays swing, rock'n'roll, upbeat blues, '20s jazz and more for dancers and loungers....More
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Alexander Whitley Dance Company: 8 Minutes
London > Events > Dance Dates: Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th June 2017 - 7.30pm
The Lexington, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley takes on the breathtaking scale of space for his company's main stage debut. Working in partnership with the scientists ...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
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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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Restaurants near The Lexington

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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
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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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Leisure near The Lexington

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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Mumburger
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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

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Alexander Whitley Dance Company: 8 Minutes
Dance | Until 28th June 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley takes on the breathtaking scale of space for his company's main stage debut. ...More

New Designers Exhibition Part One
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Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2017 

Business Design Centre 7 minutes walk from The Lexington

Young designers gather in their thousands to showcase their fresh and innovative creations at the Business Design Centre for two ...More

 
Tash Sultana
Concerts | Until 28th June 2017 

Scala 7 minutes walk from The Lexington

The young, dynamic, multi-instrumentalist from Melbourne plays alt pop....More

Mark Leckey: Affect Bridge Age Regression
Exhibitions | Until 30th July 2017 

Cubitt 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

A mixture of sculpture, installation, sound and video from the Turner Prize-winner, in this latest series of meditations on modern ...More

Irish Hooley At Kings Place
Dance | On 28th June 2017 

Kings Place 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

The London Lasses and Chris O'Malley, CrossHarbour, Le Cheile, Artisan Row and The Trad Gathering, perform a charity concert in ...More

Jack Barry & Richard Herring: Edinburgh Previews
Comedy | On 28th June 2017 

Kings Place 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

Both comedians try out new material on stage before the Festival....More

Maz O'Connor
Concerts | On 28th June 2017 

The Harrison 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

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Echoes Across The Century
Exhibitions | Until 16th July 2017 

Guildhall Art Gallery 10 minutes walk from The Lexington

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