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142 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 8LX
 
 
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Sun-Thur: 17:00-00:00, Fri-Sat: 17:00-1:00
 

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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

Car Parks

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

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  41% 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 £83  30% 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 £64  26% 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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from EQ
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... 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
 
 
 
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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
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Ongoing
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 26th November 2016 to 29th January 2017
EQ, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 3 minutes from EQ
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magical tale is brought to life in a spellbinding collaboration between the Little Angel puppet theatre and storytelling masters, Kneehigh. This "rewarding, mature ...More
 
 
 
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Now On
Mary Stuart
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd December 2016 to 21st January 2017
EQ, Almeida Street, N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Following critical acclaimed productions of Uncle Vanya and Oresteia, associate director of the Almeida Theatre Robert Icke now presents an adaptation of Friedrich Schiller's Mary Stuart. ...More
 
 
 
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Oliver Reed: Wild Thing
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th to 28th January 2017 - 9.15pm
EQ, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Join the legendary hellraiser as he knocks back a few drinks and shares his incredible life story. Rob Crouch reprises his swaggeringly brilliant performance....More
 
 
 
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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
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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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
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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Sights and Attractions near EQ

The best museums, galleries, attractions near EQ
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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
 
 
 
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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
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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

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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
Pasha
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
301 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
North African cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
305-307 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ
Carluccio's are springing up all over the place, from Bluewater to Brent Cross, spreading the gospel of good fresh superior Italian food. Each restaurant is also ... 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
B&H Kitchen
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 20 minutes from EQ
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... 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
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from EQ
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 20 minutes from EQ
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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Richard Serra: NJ-2, Rounds: Equal Weight, Unequal Measure, Rotate
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2017 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 24 minutes walk from Eq

Three large-scale steel sculptures by the San Francisco-born artist, who was awarded the insignia of Chevalier de la legion d'honneur ...More

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Dance | Until 29th January 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Eq

Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ...More

 
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: The Red Shoes
Dance | Until 29th January 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Eq

One girl's dream to be the greatest dancer in the world lights the fuse on a fierce battle between two ...More

Jolie Holland And Samantha Parton
Concerts | On 17th January 2017 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Eq

The founding members of The Be Good Tanyas join forces to perform newly written originals, fresh arrangements of The Be ...More

Leroy Sanchez
Concerts | On 17th January 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Eq

The Spanish singer-songwriter plays indie-pop....More

Artist Talk: Tschabalala Self In Conversation
Exhibitions | On 17th January 2017 

Parasol Unit 1.73 miles from Eq

Literary & Education, Talk....More

Tschabalala Self
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Parasol Unit 1.73 miles from Eq

Expressive and dynamic paintings, sculpture, print and collages in this solo exhibition by the American artist....More

Strangers In Between
Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Eq

Tommy Murphy's critically acclaimed drama of friendship, sex and escapism follows the story of 16-year-old Shane as he leaves his ...More

Oliver Reed: Wild Thing
Theatre | Until 28th January 2017 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Eq

Join the legendary hellraiser as he knocks back a few drinks and shares his incredible life story. Rob Crouch reprises ...More

Turmoil
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

The Courtyard Theatre 2 miles from Eq

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