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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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 64 29% 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 38 33% 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 71 26% 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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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
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Lafayette
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Goods Way, N1C | 12 minutes from The Lexington
Following the success of Omeara and Flat Iron Square in Southwark, Mumford & Sons' Ben Lovett brings the same winning ... More
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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
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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
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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
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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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Scott Stapp
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Monday 26th October 2020 - 7pm
The Lexington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Lexington
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The Von Bondies
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Thursday 11th February 2021 - 7pm
The Lexington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Lexington
The American garage-rock ensemble celebrates its 20th anniversary....More
T-Rextasy: T-Rex Tribute
London > Events > Music Dates: Sunday 19th September 2021 - 7.30pm
The Lexington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Lexington
The band pays homage to Mark Bolan and his glam rock legends, known for the hits Get It On, Ride A White Swan and 20th Century ...More
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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
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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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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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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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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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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
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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
Taking inspiration from its surroundings and the great train journeys that set off from St Pancras station, the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa pays homage ... More
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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
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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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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
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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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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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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 13 minutes from The Lexington
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More

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