Old Street Tube Station  

 
 
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Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1Y 1BE
 
 
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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 £53  29% 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  38% 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 £53  39% 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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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Old Street Tube Station

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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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T.N.D.
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 15th, 22nd and 29th November 2018 - 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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Michael Peel: States Of Fear
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th November to 8th December 2018 - 12noon-5pm
Old Street Tube Station, 45 Coronet Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
...More
 
 
 
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Buffalo Boogie
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 16th, 23rd and 30th November 2018 - 8pm-2am
Old Street Tube Station, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Old Street Tube Station
Residents spin hip hop, R&B and disco....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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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
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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Shopping near Old Street Tube Station

The best shops and markets near Old Street Tube Station
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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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Restaurants near Old Street Tube Station

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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

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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Pubs near Old Street Tube Station

The best pubs near London Old Street Tube Station.
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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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Old Street Tube Station.
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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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Your Mum's House
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 20th December 2018 

XOYO 2 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Hip-hop, R&B, bass, future sounds and party bangers from resident DJs....More

T.N.D.
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th November 2018 

Club Aquarium 2 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Francesco Poggi and CASSIMM spin house and techno with weekly guests....More

Michael Peel: States Of Fear
Exhibitions | Until 8th December 2018 

Standpoint Gallery 5 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

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Throwback Thursdays
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 15th November 2018 

Cargo 7 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

DJs supply house, R&B, hip hop and commercial hits....More

Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Lady Celeste's Parisian Rooftop Bar
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Lady Celeste's Parisian Rooftop Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 5th April 2019 

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

This winter, step back in time to 1900s surrealist Paris at the Queen of Hoxton. The venue's legendary rooftop has ...More

 
Pablo Bronstein: London In Its Original Splendour
Exhibitions | Until 12th January 2019 

Bloomberg SPACE 8 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

This immersive new installation envelopes the gallery in a 3D-rendered wallpaper inspired by historic design and architecture. Bronstein's striking transformation ...More

Kelly Lee Owens
Concerts | On 15th November 2018 

Village Underground 9 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Electro-pop musician and producer from Wales....More

Heidi Bucher Survey Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 9th December 2018 

Parasol Unit 9 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

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Yayoi Kusama: The Moving Moment When I Went To The Universe
Exhibitions | Until 21st December 2018 

Victoria Miro 9 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

A major exhibition of new paintings, flower sculptures, a painted bronze pumpkin, the iconic My Eternal Soul series and a ...More

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo
Concerts | On 15th November 2018 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Old Street Tube Station

Sakari Oramo conducts the orchestra, with pianist Pavel Kolesnikov, soprano Lucy Crowe and the BBC Symphony Chorus, for the original ...More

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The Merry Wives of Windsor
Theatre | From 7th December 

Barbican Centre

The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of suburbia, wives and over-inflated egos at the Barbican. Fiona Laird directs the hilarious comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor, with ...More

French Winter Village by Grey Goose at The Langham
French Winter Village by Grey Goose at The Langham
Seasonal | From 21st November 

Roux at The Landau

Tucked away within the interior of the Langham ...More

 
Artesian
Artesian
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One of London's most glamorous hotel cocktail bars within one of London's oldest hotels, the ...More

 
London Welsh Centre
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A cultural and community centre on Grays Inn Road the London Welsh Centre has been promoting Welsh culture and language in London since 1937....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 2nd May 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs old ...More

 
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
Concerts | On 11th December 

The O2 Arena

The Grammy-winning American superstar returns with her best-selling pop and R&B hits in a seasonal ...More

 
Bjorn Again
Bjorn Again
Concerts | From 20th December 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

Considering they're a satirical parody of a certain successful Swedish pop outfit, Bjorn Again has ...More

 
Madness
Madness
Concerts | On 14th December 

The O2 Arena

Hailing from Camden, the ska septet reigned through the 70s and 80s comes to London. ...More

 
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Tell-Tale Heart
Theatre | From 5th December 

National Theatre: Dorfman

Anthony Neilson directs his own darkly comic and twisted thriller at the National's Dorfman Theatre. ...More

 
Cakes and Bubbles by Albert AdriĆ 
Cakes and Bubbles by Albert AdriĆ 
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Cakes and Bubbles is an all-dessert restaurant from ...More

 
Fabric NYE
Fabric NYE
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

Fabric Nightclub

For their final night of 2018, fabric invites a host of esteemed party specialists to ...More

 
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of My Memory
Exhibitions | From 23rd January 

Tate Modern

A major exhibition of works by French painter Pierre Bonnard, a friend and contemporary Henri Matisse, known for his unconventional use of colour and his preference to work ...More

London's New Year's Day Parade
London's New Year's Day Parade
Seasonal | On 1st January 

Parliament Square

American cop cars, miniature steamers and drumming bands ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. Two new musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton and Mary Poppins, ...More

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Cate Blanchett storms the stage, Catherine Tate arrives in the West End and Cirque ...More

 
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

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