The Harrison  

 
 
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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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Acoustic Folk HighwayAcoustic Folk Highway2017-02-26T19:00:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Irish Jam SessionIrish Jam Session2017-02-26T20:00:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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IMC International Acoustic ShowcaseIMC International Acoustic Showcase2017-03-03T19:00:00+00002017-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Klezmer Jam SessionKlezmer Jam Session2017-03-05T20:00:00+00002017-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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4Square4Square2017-03-08T19:30:00+00002017-03-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Eastern European Jam SessionEastern European Jam Session2017-03-09T20:00:00+00002017-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Free EventOn Soon
Eastern European Jam Session
Irish Jam SessionIrish Jam Session2017-03-12T20:00:00+00002017-03-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Irish Jam Session
Magnus LoomMagnus Loom2017-03-16T19:00:00+00002017-03-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Old Time & Bluegrass Jam SessionOld Time & Bluegrass Jam Session2017-03-19T20:00:00+00002017-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Free EventOn Soon
Old Time & Bluegrass Jam Session
Irish Jam SessionIrish Jam Session2017-03-26T20:00:00+01002017-03-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28  Harrison Street      WC1H 8JF
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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
 
 
Car Parks

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  25% 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 £71  29% 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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  33% 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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Smirnoff Winter Pride Music Festival 2017
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 25th February 2017 - 9pm-5am
The Harrison, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
There are four rooms covering electro, indie, pop, house, dance and R&B, with DJs including Guy Williams, Jamie Bull, Tommy Turntables, Neil Prince, Michelle Manetti and ...More
 
 
 
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Richard Serra: NJ-2, Rounds: Equal Weight, Unequal Measure, Rotate
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 24th and Saturday 25th February 2017 - 10am-6pm
The Harrison, 6-24 Britannia Street, WC1X | 5 minutes from The Harrison
Three large-scale steel sculptures by the San Francisco-born artist, who was awarded the insignia of Chevalier de la legion d'honneur by the French government in June ...More
 
 
 
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Festival Of Maps Family Day
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 25th February 2017 - 12noon-4pm
The Harrison, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from The Harrison
Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Harrison

Near The Harrison
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
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 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Restaurants near The Harrison

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
North Sea Fish Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Harrison
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 10 minutes from The Harrison
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Harrison

The Harrison gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Harrison

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
The Wedding Reception
Theatre | Until 29th April 2017 

Kingsway Hall Hotel 5 minutes walk from The Harrison

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Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Harrison

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
The Girls
The Girls
Theatre | Until 22nd April 2017 

Phoenix Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Harrison

Based on the true story, film and award-winning play Calendar Girls, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new British musical, The ...More

 
Tilted
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th March 2017 

The Borderline 7 minutes walk from The Harrison

The house DJs will be spinning indie, Britpop, alternative, rock, pop-punk, guilty pleasures, hip-hop, 90s and more all night....More

The Future Of Fashion Weekend
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2017 

The House Of St Barnabas 7 minutes walk from The Harrison

The Future of Fashion Weekend at the House of St Barnabas explores the challenges that the fashion world is currently ...More

 
The Future Of Fashion Weekend: Craft Salon
Exhibitions | On 25th February 2017 

The House Of St Barnabas 7 minutes walk from The Harrison

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

Below Stairs
Exhibitions | Until 4th March 2017 

Sir John Soane's Museum 7 minutes walk from The Harrison

The end of the seven-year restoration project at Sir John Soane's Museum is celebrated with Below Stairs, an exhibition which ...More

Max & Ivan: Our Story
Comedy | Until 4th March 2017 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Harrison

Sketch comedy from the Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees, directed by Tom Parry....More

Alfie Brown: Scissor
Comedy | Until 25th February 2017 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Harrison

The critically-acclaimed, London-based raconteur covers topics such as alcohol, the Middle East and our socialised collective sexual repression....More

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Taking place in the midst of award season, The Craft of Film at the Barbican ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 5th March 

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The House Of St Barnabas

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Prince Charles Cinema

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Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964....More

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Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

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MostArt Centre

Forward thinking electronic music

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The Tickled Bean Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 16th March 

MostArt Centre

Comedy, Musical....More

Gente de Cuba by Isabella Palumbo
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Exhibitions | From 26th March 

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A collection of street portraits made during Isabella ...More

 
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The Vaults, Arch 233

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be ...More

 
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Roundhouse

Funk and acid jazz outfit, fronted by lead singer Jay Kay, perform works from their ...More

 
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