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28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 8JF
 
 
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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 since 2004 by Londoner Paul Michelmore, the pub has an authentic feel as a friendly local with some good ales. The Harrison opened its basement to the public in April 2012 and has since become an important venue on the folk amd Americana live music scene hosting regular live music nights. They also put on jazz, comedy, storytelling, theatre, film and sporting events. Above the pub are four simple but stylish en-suite hotel rooms - three doubles and a triple (one double and one single bed) - offering travellers an alternative place to stay in King's Cross.

 

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Lost Horizons Present MIRILost Horizons Present MIRI2017-09-23T19:15:00+01002017-09-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Irish Jam SessionIrish Jam Session2017-09-24T20:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Emily & The SimonsEmily & The Simons2017-09-25T19:30:00+01002017-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Songwriter Circle With Panic Anchor, Katee Kross And Mick HarganSongwriter Circle With Panic Anchor, Katee Kross And Mick Hargan2017-09-30T19:00:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Songwriter Circle With Panic Anchor, Katee Kross And Mick Hargan
Klezmer Jam Session At The HarrisonKlezmer Jam Session At The Harrison2017-10-01T20:00:00+01002017-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Klezmer Jam Session At The Harrison
4Square4Square2017-10-02T19:30:00+01002017-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Apple Of My Eye And Charlie StottApple Of My Eye And Charlie Stott2017-10-03T20:00:00+01002017-10-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Apple Of My Eye And Charlie Stott
New Roots Presents Robert ChaneyNew Roots Presents Robert Chaney2017-10-05T19:30:00+01002017-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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New Roots Presents Robert Chaney
Martha Hill Young Team/ Autumnmusic/ Son Of JohanMartha Hill Young Team/ Autumnmusic/ Son Of Johan2017-10-07T19:30:00+01002017-10-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Martha Hill Young Team/ Autumnmusic/ Son Of Johan
Irish Jam SessionIrish Jam Session2017-10-08T20:00:00+01002017-10-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Underground Stations

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Judd Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £29  37% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 5 minutes from The Harrison
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £85  24% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from The Harrison
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  29% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 6 minutes from The Harrison
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 Pubs nearest The Harrison

The best pubs near London The Harrison.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | Same location as The Harrison
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 5 minutes from The Harrison
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Harrison

The Harrison clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
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
Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 5 minutes from The Harrison
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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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 19th September 2017 - 7.30pm
The Harrison, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
The alternative four-piece from London play dreamy indie riffs....More
 
 
 
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Pop Up Screens, Coram's Fields
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 11th August to 24th September 2017
The Harrison, 93 Guilford Street, WC1N | 5 minutes from The Harrison
No need to sit in a darkened cinema in summer, Pop Up Screens give Londoners the chance to see cinematic classics in the great outdoors. With ...More
 
 
 
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Gay UK: Love, Law And Liberty
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th September 2017 - 9.30am
The Harrison, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from The Harrison
From the trial of Oscar Wilde to the Same Sex Marriage Act, through personal testimony, public protest, art and culture, explore original manuscripts, rare printed items, ...More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
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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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The Harrison
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Harrison
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Harrison

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Harrison
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from The Harrison
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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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 5 minutes from The Harrison
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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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The Harrison
Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre it ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Harrison

The best shops and markets near The Harrison
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Harrison
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Harrison
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
 
 
 
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School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Harrison
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
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North Sea Fish Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Harrison
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras Grand - Searcys 1847, St Pancras International
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Upper Concourse Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
Opposite the champagne bar on the upper concourse of St Pancras International train station is the Grand Restaurant and Oyster Bar, stylishly modelled by Martin Brudnizki, ... More
 
 
 
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Karpo
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
23-27 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
Karpo, a restaurant owned by the Megaro Hotel and housed within a muraled King's Cross building which "looks like a self-consciously hip Dutch youth hostel" (Jay ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Harrison

Near The Harrison
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from The Harrison
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 8 minutes from The Harrison
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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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 9 minutes from The Harrison
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 Harrison gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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 | 6 minutes from The Harrison
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 10 minutes from The Harrison
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 11 minutes from The Harrison
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Harrison

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Harrison.
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from The Harrison
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 6 minutes from The Harrison
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Harrison
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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Flyte
Concerts | On 19th September 2017 

Scala 4 minutes walk from The Harrison

The alternative four-piece from London play dreamy indie riffs....More

Gay UK: Love, Law And Liberty
Exhibitions | Until 19th September 2017 

British Library 6 minutes walk from The Harrison

From the trial of Oscar Wilde to the Same Sex Marriage Act, through personal testimony, public protest, art and culture, ...More

Comics And Cartoon Art From The Arab World
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

British Library 6 minutes walk from The Harrison

Explore the art, history and significance of Arab comics, cartoons, caricatures and graphic novels through original examples taken from the ...More

Requardt & Rosenberg: DeadClub
Dance | Until 30th September 2017 

The Place 7 minutes walk from The Harrison

A contemporary piece exploring mortality, from the creators of Electric Hotel, Motor Show and The Roof....More

Touch Wood
Dance | On 19th September 2017 

The Place 7 minutes walk from The Harrison

A chance to view new works-in-progress by Botis Seva, Lola Maury, Lizzie J Klotz and Sivan Rubinstein....More

Oktoberfest at German Gymnasium
Oktoberfest at German Gymnasium
Foodie Events | Until 1st October 2017 

German Gymnasium 8 minutes walk from The Harrison

Perhaps London's most suitable location to celebrate Oktoberfest, the German Gymnasium is teaming up with Rothaus Brewery from the Black ...More

 
Nature Morte
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Guildhall Art Gallery 8 minutes walk from The Harrison

Nature Morte seeks to illustrate how leading artists of the 21st century have reinvigorated still life, a genre previously synonymous ...More

Usakos: Photographs Beyond Ruins: The Old Location Albums, 1920s to 1960s
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2017 

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 10 minutes walk from The Harrison

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Ruthless Science: The Mindset Of Nazi Medical Researchers
Exhibitions | On 19th September 2017 

The Wiener Library 10 minutes walk from The Harrison

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

Buildings That Fill My Eye: Architectural Heritage Of Yemen
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2017 

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 10 minutes walk from The Harrison

Exhibitions & Art, Architecture....More

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