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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  37% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 £84  28% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 £60  37% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Nearest to Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo) clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 18 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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Pricked Out
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 27th March 2017 at 8.30pm & Wednesday 29th March 2017 at 3pm
Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo), 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Nicholas de Jongh's magic realist play delves into time past to pose questions about the one sensational love affair of William Shakespeare's life. Directed by Matthew ...More
 
 
 
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Piano Day 2017
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 29th March 2017 - 7pm-11pm
Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo), Compton Terrace, N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
An evening of piano, grime, jazz and dance with Bugge Wesseltoft, Trim, Matthew Bourne, Dead Light, Andrea Belfi and Neon Dance (Frankie J)....More
 
 
 
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Daylight Music
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 1st April 2017 - 12noon
Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo), Compton Terrace, N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
A relaxing session of music and cake featuring a diverse programme of artists....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The best shops and markets near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

What are the best dining options near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo) London?
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La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Pizza & Pasta ... More
 
 
 
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Le Mercury
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140A Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Mains for under £6 excellent value and a good atmosphere.... More
 
 
 
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Radici
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
30 Almeida Street, N1 | 1 minute from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Celebrated chef Francesco Mazzei, chef patron of Sartoria in Mayfair, has teamed up with D&D London to create Radici, an authentic Italian ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 18 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 19 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 20 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo) gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 17 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The best pubs near London Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo).
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo).
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 5 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Ben Haenow
Concerts | On 29th March 2017 

Scala 24 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The Croydon-born singer and X Factor winner in 2014, performs commercial soul and pop....More

Jesca Hoop
Concerts | On 29th March 2017 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The Manchester-based singer-songwriter from California performs a selection of her unique folk, blues, jazz, pop and experimental material....More

Daoiri Farrell & The Damien O'Kane Trio
Dance | On 29th March 2017 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

A double headliner featuring the Northern Irish folk musician and folk pop ensemble....More

D Double E
Music | On 29th March 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

East London's grime master, known for collaborative work with Wiley, Skepta and Katy B....More

Elger Esser: Morgenland
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Parasol Unit 1.73 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Photographic works taken in Lebanon, Egypt and Israel from 2004 to 2015 by the German artist....More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | Until 30th March 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

A mixed bill with experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand up for the first time....More

Pricked Out
Theatre | Until 29th March 2017 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Nicholas de Jongh's magic realist play delves into time past to pose questions about the one sensational love affair of ...More

Certified
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st May 2017 

EGG 2.03 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

House and grime courtesy of Certified DJs....More

Certified: 90s Vs 00s Special
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th March 2017 

EGG 2.03 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Two top DJs from the capital go head-to-head spinning the latest hip hop, house, R&B, garage, trap, grime, nostalgic and ...More

Hamlet
Hamlet
Theatre | Until 8th April 2017 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

After starring in Mary Stuart in late 2016, Juliet Stevenson returns to the Almeida stage this year to star in ...More

 

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Mozart's fourth opera, premiered when he was 14, is back on Jean Racine's story of jealous love and political intrigue....More

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema
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Ealing Filmworks

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema comes to Ealing Filmworks from 23rd March to 6th April 2017, ahead of the permanent Picturehouse cinema opening here in 2019....More

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In December 2016 construction of the Ealing Filmworks development began confirming the long-awaited cinema, operated ...More

 
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Following a successful pop-up restaurant in a shipping container in London Fields, Daniel Wilson and ...More

 
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Israeli chef Gome Galily, who has worked at ...More

 
The Commercial
The Commercial
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Herne Hill pub blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel ...More

 
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Rick Stein, Barnes
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Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
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Vintage Borough
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Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
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parlez
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Friends Matt who runs The White Horse pub in Brixton and Louis who works for ...More

 
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Lupins
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Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
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Comptoir Cafe & Wine
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Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
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Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
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Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

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