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Angel Tube Station
22 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Dalston Junction
10 minutes walk
Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
21 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
23 minutes walk

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 84 37% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 18 minutes from The Orwell
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
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 47 39% off
Central Street, EC1V | 25 minutes from The Orwell
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
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 127 36% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 25 minutes from The Orwell
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
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Alternative Nightclubs nearest The Orwell

Nearest to The Orwell
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Plastic People
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
147-149 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 26 minutes from The Orwell
Don't come to Plastic People expecting a stylish bar and the latest trendy cocktails. There's nothing fancy about this basement club, but what it does offer ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hackney Central
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Amhurst Road, E8 | 26 minutes from The Orwell
Hackney’s freshest venue is a converted railway station with a plush bar / restaurant on the ground floor and a nightclub upstairs. The kitchen serves excellent ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cargo
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 27 minutes from The Orwell
Cargo were pioneers of the multi-tasking MDF concept (that's Music-Dance-Food, not cheap fibreboard) and boast one of the most imaginative live music line-ups in the capital, ... More
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Nightlife near The Orwell

The Orwell clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dalston Roof Park
London > Nightlife > Bars
18 Ashwin Street, E8 | 11 minutes from The Orwell
On the roof of The Print House, a former factory for catalogues, crayons and pencils, sits Dalston Roof Park, an urban oasis four floors up over ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from The Orwell
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from The Orwell
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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Entertainment near The Orwell

Near The Orwell
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Servant Jazz Quarters
London > Entertainment > Live Music
10a Bradbury Street, N16 | 11 minutes from The Orwell
Despite the name, Servant Jazz Quarters is not strictly a jazz club. Instead you'll find music from many genres at this Dalston music venue which supports ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vortex Jazz Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
11 Gillett Square, N16 | 11 minutes from The Orwell
Though The Vortex has lost a little of its ramshackle charm in the relocation from Stoke Newington to Dalston, it remains the epitome of an underground ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Arcola Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | 11 minutes from The Orwell
This renowned community theatre is at the heart of Hackney and Dalston's flourishing arts scene, and one of the best places in London to see new ... More
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Sights and Attractions near The Orwell

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Orwell
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Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Orwell
Open School East opens in September 2013. Open School East is an art school and communal space, commissioned and funded by the Barbican and Create London ... More
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 10 minutes from The Orwell
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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Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 11 minutes from The Orwell
On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on its ... More
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Shopping near The Orwell

The best shops and markets near The Orwell
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The Peanut Vendor
London > Shopping > House and Garden
133 Newington Green Road, N1 | 8 minutes from The Orwell
The Peanut Vendors are Barny and Becky who scour bric-a-brac stalls, markets and auctions so you don't have to. Stylish furniture and accessories for the home ... More
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A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Orwell
Despite their nauseating name, A Furry World offers a first-rate range of services for your pet. Advertised as a holistic pet care service where the emphasis ... More
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Prick
London > Shopping >
492 Kingsland Road, E8 | 11 minutes from The Orwell
Prick, London's first boutique dedicated to cacti and other succulents, is the brainchild of Gynelle Leon, an award-winning photographer with a career in forensic science, finance ... More
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Sutton & Sons
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
356 Essex Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Orwell
This top-notch fish and chip shop started out in Stoke Newington in 1998 when Danny Sutton opened ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Salvation in Noodles, Dalston
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
122 Balls Pond, N1 | 4 minutes from The Orwell
Feeding London's love for Vietnamese food, Salvation in Noodles serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine inspired by modern ingredients and flavours in hip, minimalist surroundings. As well as ... More
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The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 5 minutes from The Orwell
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
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Near The Orwell
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 12 minutes from The Orwell
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 22 minutes from The Orwell
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 27 minutes from The Orwell
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 Orwell gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 8 minutes from The Orwell
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 12 minutes from The Orwell
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 22 minutes from The Orwell
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
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Pubs near The Orwell

The best pubs near London The Orwell.
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The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 5 minutes from The Orwell
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 7 minutes from The Orwell
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from The Orwell
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Orwell.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 12 minutes from The Orwell
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from The Orwell
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 | 20 minutes from The Orwell
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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Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 10 minutes walk from The Orwell

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 10 minutes walk from The Orwell

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

Truse Stories Live
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Rosemary Branch Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Orwell

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Dan Messore's Indigo Kid / Olie Brice
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The Vortex Jazz Club 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

Guitarist Messore's quartet features saxophonist Iain Bellamy, plus bassist Olie Brice leads a quintet with saxophonists Mike Fletcher and George ...More

London Jazz Orchestra
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

Scott Stroman directs the orchestra to perform an explosion of new work including pieces by Noel Langley, Pete Hurt, Robbie ...More

London Jazz Sessions
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th November 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

The London Jazz Jam session is hosted by guitarist Hannes Riepler and features his house band....More

Monika Werkstatt
Music | On 19th November 2017 

Cafe OTO 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

Gudrun Gut leads the German ensemble as they perform their experimental music material. Support from La Leif....More

Laraaji
Music | On 19th November 2017 

Cafe OTO 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

The multi-instrumentalist from Philadelphia performs his new age material. Support from Carlos Nino....More

Xposed
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Hen & Chickens Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Orwell

Full Disclosure Theatre present short plays revealing the naked and entertaining truths about queer life....More

Ezra Collective
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 12 minutes walk from The Orwell

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

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