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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SuperheavenSuperheavenThe rock four-piece from Pennsylvania deliver a selection of songs from their latest album Ours Is Chrome.2016-08-28T20:00:00+01002016-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Trust FundTrust FundIndie-pop beats and rugged songs to dance to from the Bristol-based band.2016-08-29T14:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Rough Trade Shop Pop Quiz!Rough Trade Shop Pop Quiz!Regular music-based quiz.2016-08-29T20:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Julia JacklinJulia JacklinFolk, rock and indie singer-songwriter from Sydney, Australia.2016-08-31T20:00:00+01002016-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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SeratonesSeratonesThis quartet who hail from Shreveport, Louisiana, are bringing their hard rock songs to the UK's stages.2016-09-01T19:30:00+01002016-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Tim Muddiman And The StrangeTim Muddiman And The StrangeThe singer-songwriter and group from London perform their own take on contemporary blues. I Speak Machine supports.2016-09-04T19:00:00+01002016-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Tim Muddiman And The Strange
ImarhanImarhanThe Tamanrasset-natives deliver their Tuareg music and desert-grooves.2016-09-05T19:30:00+01002016-09-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Laura GibsonLaura GibsonAn intimate gig from the New York based singer-songwriter, to coincide with the release of her LP Empire Builder.2016-09-05T19:30:00+01002016-09-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Laura Gibson
Karl BlauKarl BlauThe indie-rock and folk musician who is based in Anacortes, Washington, brings his songs to the stages of the United KIngdom.2016-09-06T19:30:00+01002016-09-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Amanda BergmanAmanda BergmanPianist and singer-songwriter from Sweden performing folk material.2016-09-07T19:30:00+01002016-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Angel Tube Station
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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 69 34% 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
Tune Hotel Kings Cross, London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 45 40% off
324 Gray's Inn Rd, WC1X | 7 minutes from The Lexington
Whether you have missed the last train home, heading on a business trip to Europe or spending a night in the capital for business or pleasure, ... More
Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 57 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
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Alternative Live Music nearest The Lexington

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Surya
London > Entertainment > Live Music
156 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lexington
Even by the standards of London nightlife, Club Surya is a completely insane, if well-meaning, project. Founded by a white-suited oddball called 'Dr Earth' (check out ... More
O2 Academy Islington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Lexington
From the outside, the O2 Academy Islington is not the most appealing of the O2 music venues (formerly sponsored by Carling). There are O2 Academy venues ... 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
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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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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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The Past Is A Tattooed Sailor
London > Events > Theatre Dates: 2nd to 27th August 2016 - Various Times
The Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St John Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from The Lexington
Jeffrey Mayhew directs the world premiere staging of Simon Blow's witty and bittersweet drama, based on the true story of his relationship with his great uncle, ...More
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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
London > Events > Dance Dates: 6th December 2016 to 29th January 2017
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ballet production The Red Shoes, being ...More
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Machine Gun Kelly
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Saturday 27th August 2016 - 7pm
O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Lexington
American rap artist based in Ohio....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
Pentonville Rubber
London > Shopping > Specialists
104 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | Same location as The Lexington
Rubber materials and supplies... 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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Rooburoo
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
21 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lexington
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Spices
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10 Chapel Market, Islington, 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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Islington Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
The White Lion Building, White Lion Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Lexington
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
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The Lexington gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Yoga Therapy Centre
London > Leisure > Fitness
90 Pentonville Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Lexington
Yoga ... More
Grimaldi Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Rodney Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Lexington
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Culpeper Community Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dignum Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Lexington
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Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from The Lexington
The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from The Lexington
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from The Lexington
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
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The Lexington clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
The Chapel
London > Nightlife > Bars
29A Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Lexington
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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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Lexington.
The Chapel Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
29a Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from 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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Digital Workshop: Great Court Games
Kids Events | On 27th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

Play digital games, solve challenges and explore trails....More

Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds
Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds
Exhibitions | Until 27th November 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

The British Museum hosts its first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries in 2016, focusing on two ...More

 
Gallery Talk: Greek Myths
Exhibitions | On 27th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

With independent speaker Carolyn Perry....More

Sailor Jerry Hotel Street
Sailor Jerry Hotel Street
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2016 

The Well 23 minutes walk from The Lexington

If you're all rooftopped out, get yourself to The Well this summer for the Sailor Jerry Hotel Street pop-up, which ...More

 
Shakespeare in Ten Acts
Shakespeare in Ten Acts
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2016 

British Library 23 minutes walk from The Lexington

Telling the story of the changing nature of Shakespeare's reputation, Shakespeare in Ten Acts is the British Library's tribute ...More

 
In The Heights
Theatre | Until 30th October 2016 

King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from The Lexington

It started as a word-of-mouth sensation on Broadway back in 2008, now In The Heights is a Tony and Olivier ...More

The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 30th October 2016 

King's Cross Theatre 1.4 miles from The Lexington

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross ...More

 
The BFG in Pictures
The BFG in Pictures
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2016 

House of Illustration 1.65 miles from The Lexington

The latest exhibition at the House of Illustration showcases never before seen Quentin Blake illustrations of The BFG. Curated by ...More

 
Machine Gun Kelly
Concerts | On 27th August 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from The Lexington

American rap artist based in Ohio....More

They Drink It In The Congo
They Drink It In The Congo
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from The Lexington

Following on from his 2009 debut play Stovepipe about the Iraq War, Adam Bruce is back with another timely production. ...More

 
 
 
 
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