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This cocktail bar plays a blend of music with the focus on funky house. It's decked out with wooden floorboards, coloured sofas and poufs. Free entry.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2019

Discover what's on in London 2019 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2019 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  35% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 7 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  37% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 14 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £58  28% off
Central Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from EQ
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest EQ

Nearest to EQ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near EQ

EQ clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 20 minutes from EQ
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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Events near EQ

Near EQ
Now On
The Further Adventures Of The Owl And The Pussy-Cat
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th & 12th and 15th to 17th Nov 2019 - Various Times
EQ, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
Theatre, Children's Theatre....More
 
 
 
Now On
A Prayer For Wings
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th October to 23rd November 2019 - Various Times
EQ, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Sean Mathias's Swansea-set drama tells the story of Rita, who cares for her disabled mother without much social or emotional support. Starring Llinos Daniel, Alis Wyn ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Jerker
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th October to 23rd November 2019 - Various Times
EQ, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Robert Chesley's adult drama, set in San Fransico in the early 1980s, follows two men who conduct their relationship via phone sex....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near EQ

Near EQ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Studios
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
Just a few minutes walk from the Little Angel Theatre on Dagmar Passage, Little Angel Studios offer three studio spaces ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near EQ

The best museums, galleries, attractions near EQ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 2 minutes from EQ
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from EQ
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near EQ

The best shops and markets near EQ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near EQ

What are the best dining options near EQ London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from EQ
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Latteria
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
56-58 Essex Road, N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
A 1950s Milan diner sets the tone for the style of Latteria, an Italian restaurant in Islington from the same team behind ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pasha
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
301 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
North African cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near EQ

Near EQ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from EQ
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from EQ
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 20 minutes from EQ
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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Leisure near EQ

EQ gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 18 minutes from EQ
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Plonk Crazy Golf Hoxton
London > Leisure > Golf
177 Hoxton Street, N1 | 18 minutes from EQ
Created by a troop of film industry set designers, Plonk Crazy Golf has placed a series of seven mini courses around the capital. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 18 minutes from EQ
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near EQ

The best pubs near London EQ.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 6 minutes from EQ
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from EQ
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near EQ

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near EQ.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 7 minutes from EQ
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from EQ
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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A Prayer For Wings
Theatre | Until 23rd November 2019 

The King's Head 5 minutes walk from Eq

Sean Mathias's Swansea-set drama tells the story of Rita, who cares for her disabled mother without much social or emotional ...More

Jerker
Theatre | Until 23rd November 2019 

The King's Head 5 minutes walk from Eq

Robert Chesley's adult drama, set in San Fransico in the early 1980s, follows two men who conduct their relationship via ...More

Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2019 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Eq

The Estorick Collection provides the chance to witness the extraordinary sculptural talent of Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni in its new ...More

 
Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 12th November 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 6 minutes walk from Eq

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

Ingrid Michaelson
Concerts | On 12th November 2019 

Union Chapel 8 minutes walk from Eq

The American singer-songwriter performs her 1980s-tinged synth-pop....More

Larkins
Concerts | On 12th November 2019 

The Garage 11 minutes walk from Eq

Manchester-based collective performing indie-rock material....More

Doug Aitken: Return To The Real
Exhibitions | Until 20th December 2019 

Victoria Miro 12 minutes walk from Eq

A unified composition of sound, light, form and movement to dissect human relationships in an age dominated by technology, including ...More

Rayyane Tabet: Encounters
Exhibitions | Until 14th December 2019 

Parasol Unit 12 minutes walk from Eq

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TaxiWars
Concerts | On 12th November 2019 

The Lexington 15 minutes walk from Eq

Jazz-infused rock collective from Belgium....More

CommonAttackProtectionGeo
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2019 

129HRD 16 minutes walk from Eq

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Lightopia
Seasonal | From 22nd January 

Chiswick House and Gardens

A brand-new interactive light festival from the creators of the Magic Lantern Festival, Lightopia brings light installations, acrobats and musicians to Chiswick House & Gardens. The installations have been created using ancient Chinese lantern making ...More

Bourne & Hollingsworth New Year's Eve Fireworks Party
Seasonal | On 31st December 

B&H Garden Room

Floor-to-ceiling windows framing panoramic views of central London make the B&H Garden Room one of the best venues to see in the new year and the Bourne & ...More

Soho 2020: New Year's Eve at Boulevard Theatre
Seasonal | On 31st December 

Boulevard Theatre

London's newest theatre, Boulevard Theatre, will be inviting Londoners to celebrate New Year's Eve 'the old Soho way' with a special 1950's themed evening of entertainment. Some of ...More

New Year's Eve at Madison: 20/20 Vision
Seasonal | On 31st December 

Madison

Boasting a prime location on a rooftop overlooking St Paul's Cathedral, Madison is the perfect location to see in the New Year with the chance to enjoy spectacular ...More

Champagne and Chandeliers NYE Cabaret Show and Party
Seasonal | On 31st December 

Cafe de Paris

Add a dash of naughtiness to your New Year's Eve celebrations with the Champagne & Chandeliers NYE Cabaret Show and Party at Café de Paris. Miss Polly-Rae will ...More

Professor Green
Concerts | On 28th November 

The Forum

Hip hop, rap and grime artist Stephen Manderson from Hackney, who reached number one with the single Read All About It....More

The Candlelight Club New Year's Eve Party
The Candlelight Club New Year's Eve Party
Seasonal | On 31st December 

Secret Location

Take a journey back in time while celebrating ...More

 
New Year's Eve at The Gold Mansion
Seasonal | On 31st December 

Secret Location

Renowned for their exclusive and outrageous themed parties, The Mansion London will be hosting one of the capital's sexiest parties this New Year's Eve. Sticking to the tradition ...More

New Year's Eve at The Gherkin
New Year's Eve at The Gherkin
Seasonal | On 31st December 

Helix and Iris

See in the new decade atop one of ...More

 
The Prince of Egypt
The Prince of Egypt
Theatre | From 5th February 

Dominion Theatre

With new musical numbers and lavish sets, The Prince of Egypt brings a glittering production ...More

 
Plonk Crazy Golf Hoxton
Plonk Crazy Golf Hoxton
Sport 

Created by a troop of film industry set designers, Plonk Crazy Golf has placed a ...More

 
Mr Ji Soho
Mr Ji Soho
Dining 

Following a successful pop-up in Camden Samuel Haim, who's behind sustainable seafood restaurant Hook in ...More

 
Amazonico London
Amazonico London
Dining 

Owned by husband and wife team, Sandro Silva and Marta Seco - two of Madrid's ...More

 
Market Hall West End
Market Hall West End
Dining 

Market Halls' third and most ambitious site, the largest food hall in the UK is ...More

 
Bong Bong's Manila Kanteen
Bong Bong's Manila Kanteen
Dining 

Winners of My Million Pound Menu with BBQ ...More

 
VyTA Covent Garden
VyTA Covent Garden
Dining 

In the heart of Covent Garden - and with a stunning balcony overlooking the main ...More

 
Church of St Mary Aldermary
Church of St Mary Aldermary
Attractions 

The only surviving church by Sir Christopher Wren ...More

 
Ugly Butterfly
Ugly Butterfly
Dining 

All of the dishes at Ugly Butterfly, Adam Handling's restaurant with sustainability at its core, ...More

 
Megan's Kensington High Street
Megan's Kensington High Street
Dining 

Serving sunny Mediterranean food in their all-day cafes ...More

 
Puttshack Bank
Puttshack Bank
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Putting a swing into your social life and bringing mini golf into the 21st century, ...More

 
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
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Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
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The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
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Ten days of cocktails, over 35 pop-up cocktail ...More

 
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