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

Band Of Holy JoyBand Of Holy JoyThe post-punk six-piece, consisting of drums, bass, guitar, visuals, a 1960s organ and vocals, performs in aid of Hope Not Hate. With support from Helen McCookerybook, Oldfield Youth Club.2019-05-26T19:00:00+01002019-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Ye VagabondsYe VagabondsThe Dublin-based and Carlow-born brothers Diarmuid and Brian MacGloinn play their own unique style of folk music. With support from Josh Geffin.2019-05-27T19:30:00+01002019-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Angie McMahonAngie McMahonRock balladeer from Australia.2019-05-28T19:30:00+01002019-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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JohnJohnRising punk duo from London. With support from Bo Gritz.2019-05-29T19:30:00+01002019-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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AnemoneAnemoneChloe Soldevila and her band primarily aim to deliver a live, communal experience. Their sound incorporates dream pop, dance music and Krautrock. With support from Corridor.2019-06-01T20:00:00+01002019-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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BisBisThe threesome from Glasgow, formed originally in 1994, perform their indie-pop tunes.2019-06-02T15:00:00+01002019-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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One Eleven HeavyOne Eleven Heavy2019-07-02T19:30:00+01002019-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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One Eleven Heavy

LondonTown.com - The Lexington Location Map

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 77 31% 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 55 30% 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 88 21% 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 where in-house musicians take centre ... 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 Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
London > Entertainment >
10-14 White Lion Street, Angel, N1 | 4 minutes from The Lexington
Bringing the fantasies of many ... More
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
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Band Of Holy Joy
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Sunday 26th May 2019 - 7pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | Same location as The Lexington
The post-punk six-piece, consisting of drums, bass, guitar, visuals, a 1960s organ and vocals, performs in aid of Hope Not Hate. With support from Helen McCookerybook, ...More
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SoundWaves Music Competition: The Live Audition Fest
London > Events > Music Dates: Sunday 26th May 2019 - 11am
The Lexington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Shortlisted bands and singers from across London compete to move closer to the first prize of a UK tour and the opportunity to perform on a ...More
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Chef'Special
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Sunday 26th May 2019 - 6pm
The Lexington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Indie-pop quintet from Haarlem, Netherlands....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
... More
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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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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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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
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
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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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 12 minutes from The Lexington
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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SoundWaves Music Competition: The Live Audition Fest
Music | On 26th May 2019 

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Shortlisted bands and singers from across London compete to move closer to the first prize of a UK tour and ...More

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Indie-pop quintet from Haarlem, Netherlands....More

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Angel Comedy RAW
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Angel Comedy Club 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

Irish Jam Session
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The Thumping Tommys
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The Old Queen's Head 11 minutes walk from The Lexington

The London-based quartet performs a mixture of Irish and American folk in an English style....More

Coral Browne: This F***ing Lady!
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Amanda Muggleton stars in Maureen Sherlock's one-woman drama which tells the story of the bold-living actress, whose lovers included Paul ...More

This Island's Mine
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Philip Wilson directs Philip Osment's landmark drama set in a still virulently homophobic 1980s Britain....More

The Worst Little Warehouse In London
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Sarah Redmond directs a fringe, cabaret-style musical comedy about 12 people living under the same roof in a converted warehouse ...More

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Explore the use of sound in William Hogarth's art as the Foundling Museum stages the first exhibition dedicated to the ...More

 

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