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Holloway Road Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
18 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  28% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 12 minutes from The Independence
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 £79  29% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 18 minutes from The Independence
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 £54  36% off
Central Street, EC1V | 24 minutes from The Independence
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
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Albion
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
10 Thornhill Road, Barnsbury, , Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Independence
Renowned for its delicious whole roast suckling pig and delightful rear bear garden, The Albion has become something of an Islington institution. Located on a small ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
1251 by James Cochran
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
107 Upper Street, N1 | 10 minutes from The Independence
James Cochran leaves his EC3 restaurant in the City to set up 1251 , a modern British restaurant where he showcases his ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from The Independence
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
 
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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from The Independence
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trullo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Independence
A superb addition to the Islington eating scene is Trullo, a homely neighbourhood Italian in Highbury in the mould of the River Café (but thankfully not ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LeCoq
London > Restaurants >
292-294 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Independence
Sisters Ana and Sanja Morris have twenty years of restaurant experience between them: Sanja co-founded Salt Yard Group and Ana ... More
 
 
 
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Paolo Scheggi: In Depth
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 14th September 2019 at 11am-6pm & Sunday 15th September 2019 at 12noon-5pm
The Independence, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from The Independence
An exhibition of neo-avant-garde paintings from the Italian artist who's known as one of the protagonists of Spatialism....More
 
 
 
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The Bed (Ages 18 Months-3 Years)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th September to 6th October 2019 - Various Times
The Independence, 1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Independence
Theatre, Children's Theatre....More
 
 
 
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The Bed (Ages 6-12 Months)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th September to 6th October 2019 - 9.45am-10.30am
The Independence, 1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Independence
Theatre, Children's Theatre....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Independence

Near The Independence
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 2 minutes from The Independence
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Independence
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
The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 2 minutes from The Independence
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Independence

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Independence
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from The Independence
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Independence
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 Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 10 minutes from The Independence
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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Shopping near The Independence

The best shops and markets near The Independence
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from The Independence
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 | 3 minutes from The Independence
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
Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Independence
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Independence

Near The Independence
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 11 minutes from The Independence
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
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from The Independence
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
Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 20 minutes from The Independence
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Independence

The Independence gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 17 minutes from The Independence
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
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from The Independence
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from The Independence
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Independence

The best pubs near London The Independence.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 4 minutes from The Independence
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Independence
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 Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Independence
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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Independence

The Independence clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Independence
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 | 7 minutes from The Independence
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
Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 10 minutes from The Independence
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Independence

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Independence.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 2 minutes from The Independence
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Independence
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 | 13 minutes from The Independence
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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Paolo Scheggi: In Depth
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 3 minutes walk from The Independence

An exhibition of neo-avant-garde paintings from the Italian artist who's known as one of the protagonists of Spatialism....More

The Dong With A Luminous Nose
Theatre | Until 10th November 2019 

Little Angel Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Independence

With a colourful cast of abstract and figurative puppets, this family show is an absurd take on Lear's nonsense classic ...More

Voldemort And The Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody
Theatre | Until 21st September 2019 

The King's Head 10 minutes walk from The Independence

Laura Elmes Productions presents a Harry Potter-themed musical comedy which reveals the surprising backstory of He Who Must Not Be ...More

World's End
Theatre | Until 21st September 2019 

The King's Head 10 minutes walk from The Independence

James Corley's romantic drama set in London during the war in Kosovo. Directed by Harry Mackrill....More

Stripped
Theatre | Until 16th September 2019 

The King's Head 10 minutes walk from The Independence

Bitter Pill Theatre presents Hew Rous-Eyre's dark comedy drama in which a young man volunteers to model nude for a ...More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 15th September 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 13 minutes walk from The Independence

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

Midlife Cowboy
Theatre | Until 6th October 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 16 minutes walk from The Independence

Tony Hawks Productions present a comedy musical that follows the fortunes of the members of the Swindon Country and Western ...More

Outsider Art Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 22nd September 2019 

Candid Arts Trust 17 minutes walk from The Independence

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Posy Simmonds: A Retrospective
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

House of Illustration 21 minutes walk from The Independence

The first major UK retrospective of the comic artist and graphic novelist includes early pastiches, cartoon strips for The Guardian ...More

Marie Neurath: Picturing Science
Exhibitions | Until 3rd November 2019 

House of Illustration 21 minutes walk from The Independence

Infographics and illustrated diagrams from the illustrated children's book series The Wonder World Of Nature and Wonders Of The Modern ...More

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Chelsea local, The Builders Arms on Britten Street, a landmark pub serving thirsty locals since ...More

 
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Theatre | From 19th September 

Coronet Theatre

Oscar-winning dramatist Christopher Hampton writes a shocking allegorical ...More

 
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
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Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, Inspired by ...More

 
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Soho, the gritty, colourful cousin to Mayfair, its well heeled neighbour, is continually captured on ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Don Pasquale
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Concerts | From 14th October 

Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera presents a new production of ...More

 
Birmingham Royal Ballet: Giselle
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

David Bintley and Galina Samsova's production of Coralli ...More

 
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A musical adaptation of Frank McCourt's best-selling 1996 ...More

 
Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

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Garden Museum

Discover the secret history of London's Royal Parks this winter with a new exhibition at the Garden Museum. Through the display of paintings, drawings and photographs from the likes of the Royal Collection Trust and ...More

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Sitting on the 10th floor of The Standard, London, Decimo is Peter Sanchez-Iglesias' first restaurant ...More

 
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