The Grand Union  

 
 
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153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1RA
 
 
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Mon to Wed 5pm-12midnight, Thu 5pm-1am, Fri 5pm-3.30am, Sun 12noon-12midnight
 

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The Grand UnionThere are several pubs dotted around town all called The Grand Union - and all of them owned by the same group, Canyon Entertainment Ltd. - set up by Adam Marshall and Adam Saword. Their six London sites are: Camden, Brixton, Twickenham, Islington, Kentish Town and Kennington. Each serves up a reliable formula of burgers and salads, beers and cocktails, in a comfy sofa-surrounded setting. The original Grand Union at 102-104 Camden Road backs onto the Grand Union Canal - hence the name, adopted by the other bars.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
12 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  25% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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 £69  38% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from The Grand Union
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 | 18 minutes from The Grand Union
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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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Grand Union
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Grand Union
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The Grand Union, Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 6th December 2016 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
The Grand Union, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th December 2016 - 7pm
The Grand Union, Compton Terrace, N1 | 5 minutes from The Grand Union
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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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Little Angel Theatre
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14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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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 The Grand Union
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 The Grand Union
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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 The Grand Union
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 The Grand Union
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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Fig & Olive
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151 Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Grand Union
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149 Upper Street, N1 | Same location as The Grand Union
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287 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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City Academy
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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Islington Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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Islington Float Tank
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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London > Leisure > Fitness
Syracusae, 134 Liverpool Road, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
Pilates, yoga, contact improvisation, belly dancing, action theatre, movement, dance and tango - it's all going on at Moving Arts Base in Islington for a reasonable ... More
 
 
 
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Almeida Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Almeida Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 5 minutes from The Grand Union
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