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59 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 2SF
 
 
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Angel Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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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  26% 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 £70  33% 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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  24% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 19 minutes from The Kings Head
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Pubs nearest The Kings Head

The best pubs near London The Kings Head.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Robin Morgan: What A Man, What A Man, What A Man, What A Mighty Good Man (Say It Again Now)
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 18th February 2020 - 6.45pm-7.45pm
The Kings Head, 39 Queens Head Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
Quick wit and natural storytelling from the Have I Got News For You writer....More
 
 
 
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Harriet Kemsley: If Anything This Show Is Probably Too Ready (Work In Progress)
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 18th February 2020 - 9.30pm-10.30pm
The Kings Head, 39 Queens Head Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
Brutally honest and inventive wit from the star of Bobby And Harriet Get Married and 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown....More
 
 
 
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Morten Lava
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 18th February 2020 - 7pm
The Kings Head, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 7 minutes from The Kings Head
Alternative folk musician from Denmark....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Kings Head

Near The Kings Head
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bill Murray
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
39 Queens Head Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Kings Head
Six years after Angel Comedy first set up a comedy club above a pub in Islington's Camden Passage ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Restaurants near The Kings Head

What are the best dining options near The Kings Head London?
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Education near The Kings Head

Near The Kings Head
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Leisure near The Kings Head

The Kings Head gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Third Space Islington
London > Leisure >
15 Esther Anne Place, Islington Square, N1 | 3 minutes from The Kings Head
Luxury health club The Third Space has its sixth club and for the first time sees ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near The Kings Head

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Kings Head.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 8 minutes from The Kings Head
... More
 
 
 
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The Kings Head
... More
 
 
 
 

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Robin Morgan: What A Man, What A Man, What A Man, What A Mighty Good Man (Say It Again Now)
Comedy | On 18th February 2020 

The Bill Murray 2 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Quick wit and natural storytelling from the Have I Got News For You writer....More

Harriet Kemsley: If Anything This Show Is Probably Too Ready (Work In Progress)
Comedy | On 18th February 2020 

The Bill Murray 2 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Brutally honest and inventive wit from the star of Bobby And Harriet Get Married and 8 Out Of 10 Cats ...More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 18th February 2020 

The Bill Murray 2 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of laughter....More

Undetectable
Theatre | Until 7th March 2020 

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

Hunky dream boy Lex prepares to bed Bradley for the first time but both men face personal dilemmas between the ...More

The Six Wives Of Henry VIII
Theatre | Until 7th March 2020 

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

Craig Edwards directs Howard Coggins and Stu McLoughlin in Living Spit's cross-dressing comedy of questionable Tudor history and musical merriment....More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 18th February 2020 

Angel Comedy Club 3 minutes walk from The Kings Head

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

Morten Lava
Concerts | On 18th February 2020 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Alternative folk musician from Denmark....More

Stan Douglas: Doppelganger
Exhibitions | Until 14th March 2020 

Victoria Miro 11 minutes walk from The Kings Head

A looped narrative video installation displayed on two square-format, translucent screens, which can be viewed from both sides....More

Message In A Bottle
Message In A Bottle
Dance | Until 21st March 2020 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 12 minutes walk from The Kings Head

In a first-time collaboration between Sadler's Wells and Universal Music, Message In A Bottle is a brand-new dance show from ...More

 
Wrabel
Concerts | On 18th February 2020 

The Lexington 12 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Los Angeles-based pop singer songwriter Stephen Wrabel, who duetted with P!nk on her track 90 Days, with support from Verite....More

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Shazia Mirza: Coconut
Shazia Mirza: Coconut
Comedy | On 7th March 

Southbank Centre

Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up. Shazia ...More

 
Formafantasma: Cambio
Formafantasma: Cambio
Exhibitions | From 4th March 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

At the intersection of design, contemporary art and research, Italian design duo Formafantasma examines the ...More

 
Richard Alston Dance Company: Final Edition
Richard Alston Dance Company: Final Edition
Dance | From 7th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The final ever performances of Richard Alston Dance ...More

 
Hamlet
Hamlet
Theatre | From 30th March 

National Theatre: Dorfman

An energetic retelling of Hamlet for eight to 12 year olds, this hour-long introduction to ...More

 
Cutting Room
Cutting Room
Dining 

Cutting Room is a cute restaurant with live music in the basement bar downstairs....More

 
Mardi Gras at Pop Brixton
Mardi Gras at Pop Brixton
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th February 

Pop Brixton

A taste of New Orleans comes to London this February when Pop Brixton presents the ...More

 
London Dog Week
London Dog Week
Exhibitions | From 23rd March 

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Cuddle up with your favourite canine at special 'Pup-Up Shops' and 'Cuddle Clubs' popping up ...More

 
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A collection of contemporary venue spaces located in Westminster's Millbank Tower, an 118-metre high skyscraper ...More

 
George & Vulture
George & Vulture
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The tallest pub in London, the George & Vulture has stood tall against the changing ...More

 
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George & Vulture
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British cuisine....More

 
Chop'd City Point
Chop'd City Point
Dining 

Chop'd is a good salad, soup and breakfast place where food is freshly made each ...More

 
London Graphic Centre
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For artists and designers the London Graphic Centre has been a well known location in Covent Garden since the flagship store opened in 1996....More

Jean Dubuffet
Jean Dubuffet
Exhibitions | From 30th September 

Barbican Art Gallery

As part of the year-long Inside Out series, the Barbican Art Gallery presents a major ...More

 
Woman in the Window
Woman in the Window
Exhibitions | From 14th October 

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Completing the 2020 exhibition programme at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Woman in the Window looks at ...More

 
Club Golf
Club Golf
Sporting Events | From 19th February 

Coal Drops Yard

A crazy golf course inspired by the King's Cross rave culture of the '80s and ...More

 
Pancake Day at Ask for Janice
Foodie Events | On 25th February 

Ask For Janice

One of London's best pancake spots all year round, Ask For Janice is putting on a special menu for Pancake Day with both sweet and savoury options to ...More

GoBoat Paddington
GoBoat Paddington
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Explore London's canals in Camden, Little Venice and beyond on a self-drive boating from Paddington....More

 
The Conductor
The Conductor
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The Conductor is a Fullers pub and restaurant on Fleet Place in Farringdon serving indulgent ...More

 
The Lanesborough Club & Spa
The Lanesborough Club & Spa
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A subterranean sanctuary in the heart of central ...More

 
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Split across two levels, the vast 2,000 square metre Bulgari Spa is the crowning glory ...More

 
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