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

White Heat ClubWhite Heat ClubResident DJs spin the best indie, new and classic disco, leftfield pop and new wave edits.2017-10-20T23:00:00+01002017-10-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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The CravatsThe CravatsThis 1977-formed outfit brings its leftfield alternative rock originals to the stage. Support from Interrobang? and The Astronauts.2017-10-21T19:30:00+01002017-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Age Of ConsentAge Of ConsentThe resident selectors spin sounds from the 1980s of all genres.2017-10-21T23:00:00+01002017-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Age Of Consent
The Weather StationThe Weather StationThe project of Canadian songwriter Tamara Lindeman, featuring folk music based in classic elements of songcraft.2017-10-23T19:30:00+01002017-10-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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The Weather Station
The Proper OrnamentsThe Proper OrnamentsLondon-based indie-rock quartet playing original material.2017-10-24T19:30:00+01002017-10-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Human PyramidsHuman PyramidsThe 16-piece group formed by composer Paul Russell performs his contemporary classical compositions.2017-10-27T20:00:00+01002017-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Human Pyramids
Club 27/11Club 27/11Bokito and Fang Night spin everything indie-rock, expect to hear The Jam, Pixies, Foals, Oasis, The Strokes, Blur, The Ramones and more.2017-10-28T22:00:00+01002017-10-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Club 27/11
The Dream SyndicateThe Dream SyndicateAmerican alternative rock band associated with neo-psychedelia and the Paisley Underground music movement.2017-10-30T19:30:00+00002017-10-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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The Dream Syndicate
The OriellesThe OriellesThe Halifax-based indie-pop threesome performs its original material.2017-11-01T19:30:00+00002017-11-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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The Orielles
Blair DunlopBlair DunlopAward-winning British contemporary folk singer, songwriter and guitarist.2017-11-04T19:30:00+00002017-11-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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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 91 41% 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 23% 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 84 35% 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
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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

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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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Armada Named Sound
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 7pm-10.30pm
The Lexington, 156 Pentonville Road, N1 | 3 minutes from The Lexington
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Lyon Opera Ballet: Trois Grandes Fugues
London > Events > Dance Dates: Thursday 19th and Friday 20th October 2017 - 7.30pm-8.50pm
The Lexington, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Three ground-breaking choreographers, Lucinda Childs, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Maguy Marin, each create strikingly distinctive dance works to the same piece of music, Beethoven's Grande ...More
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Jan Martens: Rule Of Three
London > Events > Dance Dates: Thursday 19th and Friday 20th October 2017 - 8pm
The Lexington, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
A new work from Martens falling somewhere between concert and short stories; it features American drummer NAH performing live with the three dancers, recreating the atmosphere ...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
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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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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
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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.
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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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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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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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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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MC Lars
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The Old Red Lion Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Lexington

The London Horror Festival returns to the Old Red Lion Theatre this October for three weeks of horror in the ...More

 
The Icicle Works
Concerts | On 21st October 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

Seminal psychedelia from the veteran Liverpudlians led by vocalist and guitarist Ian McNabb....More

Burn Down The Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st October 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

Indie, soul, synth, ska and rock'n'roll courtesy of guests and residents....More

Drawing & Painting The Head
Exhibitions | Until 28th October 2017 

Candid Arts Trust 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More

Kaos
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st October 2017 

Electrowerkz 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

House and techno courtesy of Drew McDowall, Group A, Marc Ash, DJ Blackdeath 1334 and Choronzon....More

Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st October 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

London Tibetfest 2017
Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2017 

Candid Arts Galleries 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

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Curio Cities
Concerts | On 21st October 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

This London-based trio mixes electronica and techno in its original material. Support from Aiva and Marlon Percy....More

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