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

School Night SwingSchool Night SwingGuest DJ Leo plays swing, rock'n'roll, upbeat blues, '20s jazz and more for dancers and loungers.2017-08-23T21:00:00+01002017-08-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Pere Ubu (The Moon Unit)Pere Ubu (The Moon Unit)The critically acclaimed collective bring a blues influence to their lively rock originals.2017-08-24T20:00:00+01002017-08-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Pere Ubu (The Moon Unit)
Warm DigitsWarm DigitsMachine funk from the electro duo that emerged from Newcastle's underground scene.2017-08-25T19:30:00+01002017-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Warm Digits
White Heat ClubWhite Heat ClubResident DJs spin the best indie, new and classic disco, leftfield pop and new wave edits.2017-08-25T23:00:00+01002017-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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White Heat Club
Club 27/11Club 27/11Resident DJs spin everything indie-rock, expect to hear The Jam, Pixies, Foals, Oasis, The Strokes, Blur, The Ramones and more.2017-08-26T22:00:00+01002017-08-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Club 27/11
NothingNothingPhiladelphia based indie-rock band led by Dominic Palermo.2017-08-27T19:30:00+01002017-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Nothing
SheepDog Records ShowSheepDog Records ShowThree great Psychedelic rock bands take the stage to perform.2017-08-30T19:00:00+01002017-08-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
Category: event
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SheepDog Records Show
School Night SwingSchool Night SwingGuest DJ Leo plays swing, rock'n'roll, upbeat blues, '20s jazz and more for dancers and loungers.2017-08-30T21:00:00+01002017-08-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
School Night Swing
Alex CameronAlex CameronThe Australian singer-songwriter and musician plays synth-pop and electronica with saxophonist Roy Molloy.2017-08-31T19:30:00+01002017-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Alex Cameron
White Heat ClubWhite Heat ClubResident DJs spin the best indie, new and classic disco, leftfield pop and new wave edits.2017-09-01T23:00:00+01002017-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
Category: event
On Soon
White Heat Club

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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 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 58 34% 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 85 30% 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
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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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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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School Night Swing
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife Dates: Wednesday 23rd August 2017 - 9pm-2am
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | Same location as The Lexington
Guest DJ Leo plays swing, rock'n'roll, upbeat blues, '20s jazz and more for dancers and loungers....More
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Grove Street Families
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Wednesday 23rd August 2017 - 7pm
The Lexington, 156 Pentonville Road, N1 | 3 minutes from The Lexington
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Mutemath
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Wednesday 23rd August 2017 - 6pm
The Lexington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Lexington
The alt-rock band comes to UK shores from New Orleans with its own brand of genre-bending tunes....More
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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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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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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
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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
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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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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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Angel Underground Station 5 minutes walk from The Lexington

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Mutemath
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O2 Academy Islington 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

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Candid Arts Summer School
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Candid Arts Trust 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

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Life Drawing & Painting Summer School
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Candid Arts Galleries 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

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Grouplove
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Scala 7 minutes walk from The Lexington

American indie rock collective performs material from their 2016 album, Big Mess....More

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Guildhall Art Gallery 10 minutes walk from The Lexington

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Asexual Healing
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The Star Of Kings 11 minutes walk from The Lexington

Tom Joyce, Joe McArdle and Steve Duffy present their new hour of sketch comedy, stand-up, songs and silliness....More

Honest Lies
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The Star Of Kings 11 minutes walk from The Lexington

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