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Angel Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Canonbury Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
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 £84  33% 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 £91  42% 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 £47  30% 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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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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Kings Head
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
 
 
 
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Events near The Kings Head

Near The Kings Head
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Albion
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th October to 24th November 2017
The Kings Head, Almeida Street, N1 | 4 minutes from The Kings Head
Director Rupert Goold collaborates with writer Mike Bartlett for the first time since the award-winning King Charles III for a poignant drama about a woman searching ...More
 
 
 
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Ezra Collective
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 19th November 2017 - 7pm
The Kings Head, Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Kings Head
The award-winning ensemble born out of Tomorrows Warriors UK organisation for jazz music, play a mix of reggae, hip hop, jazz and Afrobeats....More
 
 
 
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The Eden House
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 19th November 2017 - 7pm
The Kings Head, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 7 minutes from The Kings Head
The collaborative musical project, initiated by Stephen Carey, performs its mixture of Goth and psychedelic originals. Skeletal Family and The Society support....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Kings Head

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

What are the best dining options near The Kings Head London?
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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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wenlock & Essex
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
18-26 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Kings Head
British 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
B&H Kitchen
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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
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
 
 
 
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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Go Noah Go!
Go Noah Go!
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Kings Head

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

 
Sleepyhead
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Michael Fowkes's sleepy tale about Dad, who longs for his baby to go to sleep so he can too....More

Ezra Collective
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 6 minutes walk from The Kings Head

The award-winning ensemble born out of Tomorrows Warriors UK organisation for jazz music, play a mix of reggae, hip hop, ...More

The Eden House
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from The Kings Head

The collaborative musical project, initiated by Stephen Carey, performs its mixture of Goth and psychedelic originals. Skeletal Family and The ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

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

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

Arte Povera
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

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

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

No Place Like Hope
Theatre | Until 25th November 2017 

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

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Parasolstice - Winter Light 2017: Robert Montgomery
Exhibitions | Until 25th March 2018 

Parasol Unit 11 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Martin Puryear
Exhibitions | Until 6th December 2017 

Parasol Unit 11 minutes walk from The Kings Head

A solo exhibition of works by the American artist that spans almost 40 years of the artist's career and presents ...More

Truse Stories Live
Kids Events | On 19th November 2017 

Rosemary Branch Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Literary & Education, Storytelling....More

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