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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The Lemon TwigsThe Lemon TwigsThe New York-born brothers Brian and Michael D'Addario, and band, perform lo-fi pop and alternative rock from their album, Go To School.2018-08-14T19:30:00+01002018-08-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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The Lemon Twigs
White Heat ClubWhite Heat ClubResident DJs spin the best indie, new and classic disco, leftfield pop and new wave edits.2018-08-17T23:00:00+01002018-08-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Nova TwinNova TwinThe bass-heavy South London grime duo collide urban sounds with metal and hardcore. With support from S***stick, I, Doris.2018-08-18T19:00:00+01002018-08-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Nova Twin
Age Of ConsentAge Of ConsentThe resident selectors spin sounds from the 1980s of all genres.2018-08-18T23:00:00+01002018-08-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Age Of Consent
The Joy FormidableThe Joy FormidableThe trio from Wales, comprising Ritzy Bryan, Rhydian Dafydd and Matthew Thomas, play alt rock.2018-08-22T19:30:00+01002018-08-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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The Joy Formidable
Treetop FlyersTreetop FlyersThe indie-folk band celebrate the launch of their third, eponymously named, album.2018-08-23T19:00:00+01002018-08-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Treetop Flyers
White Heat ClubWhite Heat ClubResident DJs spin the best indie, new and classic disco, leftfield pop and new wave edits.2018-08-24T23:00:00+01002018-08-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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White Heat Club
Caleb HawleyCaleb HawleyContemporary soul and R&B artist from Harlem, New York City. With support from Autumn Sherif.2018-08-25T19:30:00+01002018-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Caleb Hawley
Pop Never DiesPop Never DiesResidents celebrate the joys of contemporary pop.2018-08-25T23:00:00+01002018-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Pop Never Dies
Ye NunsYe NunsThe all-female outfit plays tribute to The Monks. With support from The Embrooks, The Shadracks.2018-08-27T19:00:00+01002018-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Ye Nuns

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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 73 37% 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 57 37% 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 92 31% 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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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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The Lemon Twigs
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th August 2018 - 7.30pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | Same location as The Lexington
The New York-born brothers Brian and Michael D'Addario, and band, perform lo-fi pop and alternative rock from their album, Go To School....More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English National Ballet: Lest We Forget
London > Events > Dance Dates: 20th to 29th September 2018
The Lexington, Rosebery Avenue, City, London EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
The English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We Forget, returns to Sadler's Wells this autumn. Presenting bold new pieces by ...More
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Carmen La Cubana
London > Events > Dance Dates: 1st to 19th August 2018
The Lexington, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by Tony Award-winner Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton), comes to Sadler's Wells this summer. ...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
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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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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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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Lamplighters
Theatre | Until 18th August 2018 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Lexington

Rogue Productions presents an interactive and improvised comedy, co-written between Neil Connolly and Dean Rodgers and performed by Connolly himself....More

Carmen La Cubana
Carmen La Cubana
Dance | Until 19th August 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by Tony Award-winner Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton), ...More

 
SpiceUp London
SpiceUp London
Exhibitions | Until 20th August 2018 

Business Design Centre 7 minutes walk from The Lexington

The biggest ever exhibition of Spice Girls memorabilia, SpiceUp London takes over the Business Design Centre this summer. The ultimate ...More

 
The Barrington Hippo
Theatre | On 14th August 2018 

Kings Place 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

A combination of music, storytelling and theatre about how hippos came to Britain....More

Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2018 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum ...More

 
Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Barry Ferns & Friends
Comedy | On 14th August 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

MC Barry Ferns invites favourite comics to perform longer sets....More

Voices from the Deep
Voices from the Deep
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

More than 700 personal letters, trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland for 70 ...More

 
Sublime Symmetry
Exhibitions | Until 28th October 2018 

Guildhall Art Gallery 10 minutes walk from The Lexington

Inventive ceramic works by revolutionary Victorian artist William De Morgan....More

Club 150 at Searcys St Pancras
Club 150 at Searcys St Pancras
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 9th September 2018 

Searcys St Pancras 10 minutes walk from The Lexington

This summer, the Searcys St Pancras Champagne Bar brings a taste of the South of France to London with the ...More

 

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Gasholders No. 11 is one of three gasholders, now in their new home north of Regent's Canal and next to Gasholder Park, known as the 'Siamese Triplet' because their frames are joined....More

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A drama set in Derbyshire in 1665 when plague strikes a village at war with ...More

 
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A mixture of jazz classics, unearthed treasures and ...More

 
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Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and ...More

 
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Eleanor Bergstein's stage adaptation of her hugely successful 1987 film screenplay features all the hits (Hungry Eyes, I've Had the Time of My Life, She's like the Wind) and the famous reassurance that "nobody puts ...More

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Claire Ptak started Violet Cakes as a market stall on Broadway Market before opening this cafe in Hackney in 2010 and in 2018 she was asked to make the royal wedding cake for Prince Harry ...More

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