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Angel Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
15 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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May in London 2016

The Regent's Park Open Air Theatre returns, opening with an adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild, and Photo London presents a special exhibition on legendary...

 
 
June in London 2016

Elbow lead singer Guy Garvey curates this year's Meltdown festival, Coldplay take to the stage at Wembley and the new Tate Modern opens in...

 
 
July in London 2016

The Royal Academy of Arts displays intimate portraits by David Hockney, Florence and the Machine, Take That and Beyonce perform live, and the Museum of...

 
 
October in London 2016

Blockbuster exhibition Picasso Portraits begins, Nicole Scherzinger joins Andrea Bocelli at The O2 and the London Restaurant Festival tickles your tastebuds,...

 
 
September in London 2016

Swoon over Pride and Prejudice at the Open Air Theatre, rock with Primal Scream at OnBlackheath and dip into design with the London Design...

 
 
What's on in London 2016

Find out the best London 2016 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2016 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  31% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 9 minutes from Gem
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 £69  32% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 15 minutes from Gem
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 £59  30% off
Central Street, EC1V | 21 minutes from Gem
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 Middle Eastern restaurants nearest Gem

Nearest to Gem
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Gallipoli Again
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
120 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gem
... More
 
 
 
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Dining near Gem

Near Gem
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ziloufs
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
270 Upper Street, N12UQ | 1 minute from Gem
Pan-Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fish & Chip Shop
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
189 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Gem
Since opening in June 2013, The Fish & Chip Shop in Islington has been giving diners an upmarket, quality fish 'n chippie. Owned by former CEO ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dolls House Islington
London > Restaurants >
181 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Gem
Quentin Blake style drawings and trompe l'oeil wallpapers drawn on with monochrome marker pen set the tone at The Dolls House, the second such venture from ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Gem

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Ry X
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 26th May 2016 - 7pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 | 2 minutes from Gem
Dream-pop courtesy of the Australian singer-songwriter and musician....More
 
 
 
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Haken
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 26th May 2016 - 6.30pm
The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 5 minutes from Gem
Progressive metal sextet hailing from London, with support from Special Providence and Arkentype....More
 
 
 
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Feint
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 26th May 2016 - 7pm-11pm
The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 5 minutes from Gem
The young drum'n'bass producer hailing from Manchester performs alongside the musician Fliwo, Phloem and Yelomic....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Gem

Near Gem
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gem
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Gem
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that shares ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gem
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Gem

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Gem
Angel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Islington Museum, Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gem
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from Gem
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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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gem
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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Shopping near Gem

The best shops and markets near Gem
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Gem
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Gem
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gem
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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Education near Gem

Near Gem
Centre for Homeopathic Education
London > Education > Medical Schools
First Floor, 243 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Gem
... More
 
 
 
Islington Student Support Section
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Gem
Student support ... More
 
 
 
William Tyndale School
London > Education >
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Gem
Islington primary school.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Gem

Gem gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Islington Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Gem
... More
 
 
 
Islington Float Tank
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gem
Floatation Therapy ... More
 
 
 
Healthy Living Centre
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
282 St Paul's Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Gem
Health Clinic... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Gem

The best pubs near London Gem.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gem
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gem
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 6 minutes from Gem
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Gem

Gem clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Albert & Pearl
London > Nightlife >
181 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Gem
Albert and Pearl is Angel's alternative after party venue. The venue boasts a number of attributes that allows it to stand out from the other Islington ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Gem
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 | 3 minutes from Gem
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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Meeting venue hire near Gem

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Gem.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 1 minute from Gem
... More
 
 
 
Estorick Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from Gem
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Gem
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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Walter De Maria
Exhibitions | Until 30th July 2016 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 24 minutes walk from Gem

Drawings and sculptures by the late artist, known for his minimal works with raw materials....More

Spring King
Concerts | On 26th May 2016 

Scala 24 minutes walk from Gem

The Manchester-based foursome performs its take on post-punk....More

Louisa Martin
Exhibitions | Until 29th May 2016 

Cubitt 25 minutes walk from Gem

Following research in the fields of atypical perception, the neuroscience of embodiment, and autism, the London-based multidisciplinary artist stages an ...More

The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 30th October 2016 

King's Cross Railway Station 25 minutes walk from Gem

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross ...More

 
Wild Card: Dotdotdot Dance
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 1.37 miles from Gem

Contemporary flamenco from the three dancers, flamenco. Magdalena Mannion, Yinka Esi Graves and Noemi Luz....More

Northern Ballet: 1984
Dance | Until 28th May 2016 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Gem

The company presents a re-imagining of the iconic novel by George Orwell, created by the guest choreographer and former Royal ...More

Robert Llewellyn
Exhibitions | On 26th May 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Gem

The presenter of Scrapheap Challenge presents his argument for the benefits of electric cars....More

Roman Mints & Katya Apekisheva
Concerts | On 26th May 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Gem

The violinist and pianist perform Leonid Desyatnikov's Wie Der Alte Leiermann For Violin And Piano, Schubert's Violin Sonata No 2 ...More

The Local Stigmatic
Theatre | Until 28th May 2016 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 1.49 miles from Gem

Working class sociopaths play a cruel and manipulative game with an innocent man in Heathcote Williams' disturbing and darkly comical ...More

Sculpture in the Garden
Exhibitions | Until 9th July 2016 

Pangolin London 1.5 miles from Gem

The gallery space is transformed into a formal garden, including trees and water features....More

 
 
 
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