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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 £52  25% 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 £155  41% 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
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £112  42% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... 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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Words That Transform, Vibrate And Glow; 13 Paintings Inspired By The Lyrics Of Nick Cave
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th January to 8th February 2020 - 11am-6pm
Old Street Tube Station, 336 Old Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Angela Koulakoglou curates a multi-artist response to the songwriter's highly visual and poetic lyrics, with works by Emma Bennett, Daniel P Carter, Nadine Feinson, Maggi Hambling, ...More
 
 
 
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Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 15th October 2019 to 12th April 2020
Old Street Tube Station, The Montcalm Royal London House, 22-25 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
The sky-high igloos return to the Aviary terrace this year, taking the theme Skye-line Igloos in partnership with award-winning spirit Talisker Whisky from the Isle of ...More
 
 
 
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Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 24th October 2019 to 1st May 2020
Old Street Tube Station, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A | 7 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Follow the yellow brick road up to The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop this winter for its latest pop-up extravaganza, The Emerald City. Transforming the east London ...More
 
 
 
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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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Colours
London > Entertainment > Live Music
2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
On the former site of Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, Mothership Group - the team behind much-loved London venues The Queen of Hoxton and ... 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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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
London > Attractions >
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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The Magic Roundabout
London > Restaurants >
Old Street Roundabout, EC1Y | Same location as Old Street Tube Station
The demolition of Old Street roundabout has been slightly delayed so the Magic Roundabout is back for a final winter, remaining open until 1st January 2019. ... 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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Education near Old Street Tube Station

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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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London Shuffle Club
London > Leisure >
4 Ebor Street, E1 | 10 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... 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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Long Arm Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20-26 Worship Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
The flagship site of the Long Arm Pub & Brewery this Worship Street pub comes with its own brewery, set up by ETM founders ... More
 
 
 
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Old Street Tube Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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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The Time I Almost...
Comedy | On 21st January 2020 

The Book Club 5 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Seasonal | Until 12th April 2020 

Aviary 5 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

The sky-high igloos return to the Aviary terrace this year, taking the theme Skye-line Igloos in partnership with award-winning spirit ...More

 
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 1st May 2020 

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

Follow the yellow brick road up to The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop this winter for its latest pop-up extravaganza, The ...More

 
Chimpanzee
Theatre | Until 25th January 2020 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

In this extraordinary and heartbreaking puppet play by Nick Lehane, a life-sized chimpanzee escapes the despair of her captive existence ...More

Josef Herman
Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2020 

Flowers, Kingsland Road 10 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Lullabies For The Lost
Theatre | Until 31st January 2020 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 17 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Eight souls come together in their self created limbo to tell their secrets as they desperately try to escape. Whilst ...More

Kate Barron: Work In Progress
Comedy | On 21st January 2020 

The Bill Murray 17 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

New material from the award-winning Canadian comic....More

Olivia Lee: Losing Her Total F*cking Sh*t
Comedy | On 21st January 2020 

The Bill Murray 17 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

The stand-up presents a stage version of her controversial mindfulness album, elaborating on its themes....More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 21st January 2020 

The Bill Murray 17 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of laughter....More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 21st January 2020 

Angel Comedy Club 19 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

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

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