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59 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 2SF
 
 
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Angel Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  34% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from The Kings Head
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 £73  31% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from The Kings Head
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 £54  28% off
Central Street, EC1V | 14 minutes from The Kings Head
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 best pubs near London The Kings Head.
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
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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Nightlife near The Kings Head

The Kings Head clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | Same location as The Kings Head
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
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
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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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Kings Head
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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Southern Belles
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 23rd August 2019 at 7pm & Saturday 24th August 2019 at 3pm and 7pm
The Kings Head, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
Two one act plays by Tennessee Williams, And Tell Sad Stories Of The Deaths Of Queens and Something Unspoken, that were not produced in his lifetime ...More
 
 
 
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Target Man
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 23rd August 2019 at 9pm & Saturday 24th August 2019 at 5pm and 9pm
The Kings Head, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
Mark Starling's drama won the 2018 Mercury/Weinberger Future Voice Award and tells of a young footballer with a secret he can't share. Directed by Laura Jayne ...More
 
 
 
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YBN Nahmir
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 24th August 2019 - 7pm
The Kings Head, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 7 minutes from The Kings Head
The rapper Nicholas Simmons, who hails from Birmingham, Alabama, takes to the nation's stages with his original rhymes....More
 
 
 
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
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 Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Kings Head
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Kings Head

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Kings Head
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
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 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
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 Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 8 minutes from The Kings Head
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Kings Head

The best shops and markets near The Kings Head
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Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
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
 
 
 
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Jewel
London > Shopping > Jewellery
16 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Kings Head
A showcase for two jewellery designers Lesley Vik Waddell and Kirt Holmes, this is a very pretty little shop and is filled with deliciously frivolous trinkets ... More
 
 
 
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Latteria
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
56-58 Essex Road, N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
A 1950s Milan diner sets the tone for the style of Latteria, an Italian restaurant in Islington from the same team behind ... More
 
 
 
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Giraffe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
29-31 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
The family friendly Giraffe restaurants really appeal to their target audience: kids. But that doesn't mean adults won't enjoy their bright colours ... More
 
 
 
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Meat People
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-6 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Near The Kings Head
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 17 minutes from The Kings Head
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 17 minutes from The Kings Head
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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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The Kings Head
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
 
 
 
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The Kings Head gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from The Kings Head
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
 
 
 
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The Kings Head
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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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 17 minutes from The Kings Head
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Kings Head.
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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 Kings Head
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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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Kings Head
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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 8 minutes from The Kings Head
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Target Man
Theatre | Until 24th August 2019 

The King's Head 2 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Mark Starling's drama won the 2018 Mercury/Weinberger Future Voice Award and tells of a young footballer with a secret he ...More

Southern Belles
Theatre | Until 24th August 2019 

The King's Head 2 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Two one act plays by Tennessee Williams, And Tell Sad Stories Of The Deaths Of Queens and Something Unspoken, that ...More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 24th August 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 3 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of comedy at this flagship night....More

The Doctor
Theatre | Until 28th September 2019 

Almeida Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke directs Juliet Stevenson in the title role of a timely drama about a medic's duty ...More

Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th August 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

I'm Not OK-Pop
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th August 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from The Kings Head

A night of emo and K-Pop tunes....More

YBN Nahmir
Concerts | On 24th August 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from The Kings Head

The rapper Nicholas Simmons, who hails from Birmingham, Alabama, takes to the nation's stages with his original rhymes....More

Paolo Scheggi: In Depth
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 9 minutes walk from The Kings Head

An exhibition of neo-avant-garde paintings from the Italian artist who's known as one of the protagonists of Spatialism....More

Skin In The Game
Theatre | Until 14th September 2019 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Kings Head

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Nine Iranian Artists in London: The Spark Is You
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2019 

Parasol Unit 11 minutes walk from The Kings Head

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