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Old Street Tube StationOld Street Underground station connects to the Northern line only.

During daylight hours the area around Old Street and further east in Shoreditch is pretty uninteresting, but as dusk arrives it comes alive with the sounds of clinking glasses and thumping beats. This is one of the best areas in London for a night out with a dangerously high concentration of bars and clubs. Sup on cocktails at the Hoxton Bar and Grill, funk like a cross-eyed chicken at the Strongrooms, or size up the phat beats at 333, Plastic People and Herbal. Here at LondonTown.com our favourite is Cargo; its enduring success is thanks to a policy of superb, eclectic music.


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Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £56† 34% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £127† 21% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £48† 29% off
Central Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Old Street 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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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 miles from Old Street 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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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 12 minutes from Old Street 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 | 25 minutes from Old Street 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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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 22 minutes from Old Street 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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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 24 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 29 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Thursday 25th May and Thursday 1st June 2017 - 11.59pm-6am
Old Street Tube Station, 256-260 Old Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Francesco Poggi and CASSIMM spin house and techno with weekly guests....More
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Belako
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 8pm-11pm
Old Street Tube Station, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Spanish pop four-piece, influenced by new wave and punk....More
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Friday 26th May 2017 - 8pm-2am
Old Street Tube Station, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
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The Nursery Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 6 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square as part of the Theatre Delicatessen building ... More
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The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
The Old Blue Last is a legendary pub and live music venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice - a ... More
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Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together within ... More
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71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
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Hoxton Square
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N1 | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Home to some of east London's hottest restaurants and bars. ... More
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Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 3 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Momosan Shop offers objects selected by Momoko Mizutani whose upbringing and experiences in Japan and the UK influence the selection of goods and events ... More
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Tokyobike Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 3 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to ... More
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Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... More
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Pinchito Tapas
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
32 Featherstone Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Old Street Tube Station
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Rotary Bar & Diner
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
70 City Road, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Old Street Tube Station
Open for 10 months only, Rotary Bar & Diner is a short-term venture from the Rushmore Group who also own Milk & Honey and The Player ... More
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Yum Bun
London > Restaurants >
31 Featherstone Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Old Street Tube Station
Yum bun is expected to open in March 2013. What started out as an East London market stall selling pork filled steamed buns is now expanding ... More
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 14 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
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The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
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The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Old Street Tube Station
For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ... More
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Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 1 minute from Old Street Tube Station
Good & Proper Tea are on a mission to change the way people think about and drink the humble cuppa. Having driven their crowd-funded mobile ... More
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Bounce Old Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
239-241 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
With 14 ping pong tables, a gin palace of a cocktail bar and open counter pizza restaurant, Bounce is a stylish place to enjoy table tennis. ... More
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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More

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Electric Wednesday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th July 2017 

Club Aquarium 2 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Francesco Poggi, CASSIMM and a host of weekly guests spin house and techno all night long....More

Belako
Concerts | On 24th May 2017 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 6 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Spanish pop four-piece, influenced by new wave and punk....More

The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 7th October 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 7 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

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Kick Out The Jams
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The Queen Of Hoxton 7 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

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Fried Sugar
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Cargo 7 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

The finest resident DJs spin hip hop and R&B each week....More

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Magnum Photos 8 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

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Akua Naru
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Village Underground 9 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

The boom bap and hip hop artist performs songs from her debut album The Journey Aflame....More

Isaac Julien: "I Dream A World" Looking For Langston
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Victoria Miro 9 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Large-scale and silver gelatin photographic works and archival material inspired by Julien's seminal work....More

Alice Neel: Uptown
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Paintings by the artist in an exhibition which focuses on a five decade period in which the artist lived and ...More

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