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Holloway Road Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  28% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 14 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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  33% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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 £60  22% off
Central Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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 Underground Stations nearest Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Nearest to Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 2.3 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2.7 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2.8 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
 
 
 
 
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Travel near Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Near Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 2.5 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 25 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
The area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 28 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Highbury & Islington Tube Station

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Franklin Lake
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th February 2017 - 6.30pm
Highbury & Islington Tube Station, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
The five-piece band plays urban pop with support from Chloe Rose and Nous Boi....More
 
 
 
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Orgy
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th February 2017 - 7pm-10pm
Highbury & Islington Tube Station, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
The five-piece combo from Los Angeles, California featuring vocalist Jay Gordon, guitarists Carlton Bost and Creighton Emrick, bassist Nic Speck and drummer Bobby Amaro play industrial ...More
 
 
 
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Kinbrae
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th February 2017 - 12noon-2pm
Highbury & Islington Tube Station, Compton Terrace, N1 | 3 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
A laid back afternoon of beautiful, atmospheric music, performed by Scottish duo Kinbrae, Ben Chatwin and Kate Arnold....More
 
 
 
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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 | 10 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 12 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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 best shops and markets near Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 6 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
Second-hand... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Highbury & Islington Tube Station

What are the best dining options near Highbury & Islington Tube Station London?
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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
 
 
 
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Trullo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
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LeCoq
London > Restaurants >
292-294 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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Education near Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Near Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 24 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 25 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
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Highbury & Islington Tube Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 21 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Highbury & Islington Tube Station.
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 4 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 9 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Highbury & Islington Tube Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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Meeting venue hire near Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Highbury & Islington Tube Station.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Highbury & Islington Tube Station
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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Comedy Question Time
Comedy | On 25th February 2017 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Dan Patterson hosts a panel show where Hugh Dennis, Maureen Lipman, Simon Schama and Sindhu Vee answer topical questions....More

Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 1st April 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

Burn Down The Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 1st April 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Indie, soul, synth, ska and rock'n'roll courtesy of guests and residents....More

Cash: Johnny Cash Tribute
Music | On 25th February 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Frontman Ben Welburn pays tribute to the iconic singer and performer....More

Angel Comedy Pro Night
Comedy | On 25th February 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

None stop laughs from a top line up of professional and award-winning comedians Jake Howie, Nick Dixon, Nigel Ng and ...More

Villain
Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Tired of her highly paid sales job, Rachel makes a move into social work only to find herself involved in ...More

Sabajaq
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 25th February 2017 

EGG 2.03 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

Techno, house and soulful disco supplied in three rooms and The Loft by Pig & Dan, D-Unity, Vinicius Honorio, Alinka ...More

Hamlet
Hamlet
Theatre | Until 8th April 2017 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

After starring in Mary Stuart in late 2016, Juliet Stevenson returns to the Almeida stage this year to star in ...More

 
Shadowplay; The Definitive Joy Division Tribute + Manchester Tunes Night
Concerts | On 25th February 2017 

Hope & Anchor 2.29 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

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Kinbrae
Concerts | On 25th February 2017 

Union Chapel 2.35 miles from Highbury & Islington Tube Station

A laid back afternoon of beautiful, atmospheric music, performed by Scottish duo Kinbrae, Ben Chatwin and Kate Arnold....More

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