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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  33% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 7 minutes from EQ Bar
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 £84  34% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 14 minutes from EQ Bar
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 £48  31% off
Central Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from EQ Bar
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 Bars nearest EQ Bar

Nearest to EQ Bar
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ Bar
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Nightlife near EQ Bar

EQ Bar clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ Bar
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 20 minutes from EQ Bar
The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
 
 
 
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Events near EQ Bar

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Brian Gittins
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 22nd May 2017 - 7.30pm-10.30pm
EQ Bar, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 4 minutes from EQ Bar
David Earl's creation - as seen on Ricky Gervais's Derek - offers character comedy and outrageous anecdotes....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Riverside
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 22nd May 2017 - 7pm-11pm
EQ Bar, Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from EQ Bar
The Polish progressive rock band set out on the Towards The Blue Horizon Tour with their original material....More
 
 
 
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DIY Watercolour
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 29th May 2017 - 6pm-7.30pm
EQ Bar, 66-67 Colebrooke Row, N1 | 5 minutes from EQ Bar
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More
 
 
 
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Near EQ Bar
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from EQ Bar
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 King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Sights and Attractions near EQ Bar

The best museums, galleries, attractions near EQ Bar
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 2 minutes from EQ Bar
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 | 3 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Shopping near EQ Bar

The best shops and markets near EQ Bar
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from EQ Bar
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near EQ Bar

What are the best dining options near EQ Bar London?
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Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from EQ Bar
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pasha
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
301 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ Bar
North African cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
 
 
 
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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
305-307 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ Bar
Carluccio's are springing up all over the place, from Bluewater to Brent Cross, spreading the gospel of good fresh superior Italian food. Each restaurant is also ... More
 
 
 
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Education near EQ Bar

Near EQ Bar
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from EQ Bar
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from EQ Bar
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 | 20 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Leisure near EQ Bar

EQ Bar gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 18 minutes from EQ Bar
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
Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 18 minutes from EQ Bar
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
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Pubs near EQ Bar

The best pubs near London EQ Bar.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from EQ Bar
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 6 minutes from EQ Bar
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
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from EQ Bar
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near EQ Bar

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near EQ Bar.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from EQ Bar
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 | 7 minutes from EQ Bar
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from EQ Bar
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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Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 3 minutes walk from Eq Bar

Adapted from the best selling children's book by Anna Kemp....More

Brian Gittins
Comedy | On 22nd May 2017 

The Old Queen's Head 4 minutes walk from Eq Bar

David Earl's creation - as seen on Ricky Gervais's Derek - offers character comedy and outrageous anecdotes....More

Riverside
Concerts | On 22nd May 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 5 minutes walk from Eq Bar

The Polish progressive rock band set out on the Towards The Blue Horizon Tour with their original material....More

The Treatment
The Treatment
Theatre | Until 10th June 2017 

Almeida Theatre 5 minutes walk from Eq Bar

Lyndsey Turner directs Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in Martin Crimp's The Treatment, a blistering contemporary satire about an enterprising ...More

 
Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Eq Bar

The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian ...More

Shoot From The Hip Improv Night
Comedy | On 22nd May 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 6 minutes walk from Eq Bar

The resident improv group introduces some of the best improv acts in the UK....More

Bastille
Concerts | On 22nd May 2017 

Union Chapel 8 minutes walk from Eq Bar

The Brit Award-winning indie-rock quartet from London, led by Dan Smith, performs its original material. Support Billy Bragg....More

Soft Kill
Concerts | On 22nd May 2017 

The Garage 11 minutes walk from Eq Bar

The post punk band from Portland Oregon perform songs from their album Choke. With support from Is Bliss....More

Milonga
Dance | Until 24th May 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 15 minutes walk from Eq Bar

Celebrated choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui presents an piece inspired by the late night milonga scene in the intimate bars of ...More

Jane Weaver
Concerts | On 22nd May 2017 

The Lexington 15 minutes walk from Eq Bar

Independent and resilient female experimental songwriter/sound-carrier....More

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Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Nora
Nora
Dance | From 1st June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

A programme of duets by renowned choreographers Lizz Aggiss's Bloody Nora!, Simon Tanguy's Digging, Jonathan ...More

 
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas & Ictus: Rain
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas & Ictus: Rain
Dance | From 13th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Dance set to Steve Reich's masterpiece, the minimalist ...More

 
Santa Maria Chelsea
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

Santa Maria Ealing
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened Santa Maria in Ealing....More

Nudie Jeans
Shopping 

Originated in Gothenburg, Nudie Jeans stocks raw and prewashed denim jeans made with 100% organic cotton denim....More

The Vincent
The Vincent
Drinking 

After transforming The Sebright Arms on Hackney Road from boarded-up pub into an East End ...More

 
Magpie
Magpie
Dining 

Modern British interpretation of traditional dim sum restaurants from the co-founders of Pidgin...More

 
Melrose Diner
Melrose Diner
Dining 

Americana diner classics with a twist - think lobster and prawn donuts - are served ...More

 
Made of Dough
Made of Dough
Dining 

London pizza pros Made of Dough, who have sold 100,000 pizzas at pop-ups and festivals, ...More

 
Tea Room
Tea Room
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy that pays homage to the food and culture of down town Hong Kong....More

 
Marble Arch Theatre
Marble Arch Theatre
Entertainment 

Pop-up theatre in Marble Arch specifically designed for Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated ...More

 
Our/London
Drinking 

Located in two adjoining arches underneath Hackney Downs train station, Our/London is a micro-distillery producing wheat based vodka....More

Best Places for Street Food in London
Best Places for Street Food in London
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London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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