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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

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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 £84  39% 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 £91  31% 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 £43  32% 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

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The Wurzels
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 14th December 2017 - 7pm
EQ, Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Seven-piece country, folk and pop outfit from Somerset, whose hits include The Combine Harvester and I Am A Cider Drinker....More
 
 
 
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All That Malarkey
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 18th December 2017 - 9pm
EQ, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Four classically trained singers led by their dynamic MD/pianist present a classical re-imagining of contemporary favourites, topped off with sketch mash-ups....More
 
 
 
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Beauty And The Beast
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th December 2017 to 6th January 2018 - Various Times
EQ, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from EQ
Fat Rascal Theatre presents its gender-reversed version of the classic fairy tale as a musical....More
 
 
 
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Near EQ
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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

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
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
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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
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
 
 
 
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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
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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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Go Noah Go!
Go Noah Go!
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 3 minutes walk from Eq

Set in the Caribbean, this adaptation of Go Noah Go! By John Agard takes a well known story and gives ...More

 
Beauty And The Beast
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

The King's Head 5 minutes walk from Eq

Fat Rascal Theatre presents its gender-reversed version of the classic fairy tale as a musical....More

King Tut - A Pyramid Panto
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

The King's Head 5 minutes walk from Eq

Charles Court Opera's pantomime set in Ancient Egypt....More

The Wurzels
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 5 minutes walk from Eq

Seven-piece country, folk and pop outfit from Somerset, whose hits include The Combine Harvester and I Am A Cider Drinker....More

The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Theatre | Until 27th January 2018 

Almeida Theatre 5 minutes walk from Eq

Magic, science fiction and fantasy collide in Anne Washburn's stage adaptation of stories from the cult TV series written by ...More

 
Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 14th December 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 6 minutes walk from Eq

Established stars and experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand-up for the first time....More

Arte Povera
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Eq

Fifty years after the first Arte Povera show, this exhibition looks at how it has informed the work of several ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Eq

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

Joe Lycett: Lols In Progress
Comedy | Until 14th December 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 10 minutes walk from Eq

Articulate storytelling and anecdotal humour as the acclaimed stand-up road tests new material....More

Macbeeth
Theatre | Until 16th December 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 10 minutes walk from Eq

Shakespeare's Scottish play gets a comedy reinvention by Red Squash Theatre....More

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Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into ...More

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Exhibitions | From 24th October 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents London's first comprehensive retrospective of Edward Burne-Jones in 40 years, showcasing 150 ...More

 
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Tate Modern

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The Donmar Warehouse

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The Second Violinist
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Concerts | From 6th September 

Barbican Theatre

The latest collaboration between Irish playwright Enda Walsh and composer Donnacha Dennehy, The Second Violinist ...More

 
Fun Home
Theatre | From 18th June 

The Young Vic

Winner of five Tony Awards, this is an electrifying musical version of Alison Bechdel's graphic novel which took America by storm. Fun House is derived from a comic that, according to The Observer (*spoiler alert*) ...More

Azzedine Alaia: The Couturier
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Exhibitions | From 10th May 

Design Museum

A major new exhibition at the Design Museum, ...More

 
Eloise Hawser: By The Deep, By The Mark
Exhibitions | From 31st January 

Somerset House

A new work by artist Eloise Hawser, By The Deep, By The Mark presents playful parallels between extraordinary feats or civil engineering and the workings of the human ...More

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June in London 2018
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Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
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The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
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The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

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Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
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