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Welcome to our guide for the area around N5 1AB in Islington. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest underground station to N5 1AB is Arsenal Tube Station which is about 9 minutes to the North West.


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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 88 32% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 25 minutes from N5 1AB
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 70 42% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 31 minutes from N5 1AB
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 58 31% off
Central Street, EC1V | 36 minutes from N5 1AB
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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Entertainment near N5 1AB

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Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 9 minutes from N5 1AB
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 11 minutes from N5 1AB
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 11 minutes from N5 1AB
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
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Sights and Attractions near N5 1AB

The best museums, galleries, attractions near N5 1AB
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 14 minutes from N5 1AB
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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West Reservoir Centre
London > Attractions > Activities
Stoke Newington West Reservoir, Green Lanes, N4 | 16 minutes from N5 1AB
The purpose-built environmental education and watersports centre is a wonderfully tranquil place on the edge of the city. Based at a decommissioned reservoir in Stoke Newington, ... More
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Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 18 minutes from N5 1AB
A free to use, open access playground in Stoke Newington, Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground gives children aged 6 to 15 access to indoor and outdoor activities ... More
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Shopping near N5 1AB

The best shops and markets near N5 1AB
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Meek & Wild Fishmongers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
13 Highbury Park, N5 | 3 minutes from N5 1AB
The Highbury Barn shopping parade in north London is a foodie hot spot with La Fromagerie, a good butcher, and Meek and Wild, a top-quality fishmonger ... More
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La Fromagerie
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
30 Highbury Park, N5 | 4 minutes from N5 1AB
Consistently recognised and awarded for being a very special place to indulge your cheese addiction, La Fromagerie is one of the best cheese shops in London ... More
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 9 minutes from N5 1AB
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Restaurants near N5 1AB

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Iznik
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
19 Highbury Park, Highbury, N5 | 3 minutes from N5 1AB
This first-rate Turkish restaurant is brilliantly well-run - the elegant dining room, affable efficient service and imaculate presentation all add to the enjoyment of a meal ... More
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StringRay
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
36 Highbury Park, N5 | 4 minutes from N5 1AB
Traditional 14" thin crust pizzas and an a la carte menu. Daily gourmet specials like the choice of freshly cooked fish or seafood, variety of meat and ... More
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Farang
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
72 Highbury Park, Highbury, N5 | 5 minutes from N5 1AB
Having worked at Smoking Goat and Begging Bowl and launched successful stalls at Dinerama and Hawker House, Thai food master Seb Holmes finally set up his ... More
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Education near N5 1AB

Near N5 1AB
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 10 minutes from N5 1AB
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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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 23 minutes from N5 1AB
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 26 minutes from N5 1AB
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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Leisure near N5 1AB

N5 1AB gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Rowans Tenpin Bowl
London > Leisure > Games
10 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 15 minutes from N5 1AB
If you fancy showing off your Ten-Pin Bowling skills, slip on those special shoes and slide on down to Rowans Bowl in the heart of Finsbury ... More
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 15 minutes from N5 1AB
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
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Clissold Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Greenway Close, N4 | 16 minutes from N5 1AB
A pretty, local park, Clissold is more than worth a visit if you're in the north London area. Free from the crowds that often seep into ... More
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Pubs near N5 1AB

The best pubs near London N5 1AB.
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 13 minutes from N5 1AB
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 Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 14 minutes from N5 1AB
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Swimmer at the Grafton Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Eburne Road, N7 | 16 minutes from N5 1AB
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Nightlife near N5 1AB

N5 1AB clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 18 minutes from N5 1AB
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 | 19 minutes from N5 1AB
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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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 23 minutes from N5 1AB
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 N5 1AB

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near N5 1AB.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 14 minutes from N5 1AB
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 21 minutes from N5 1AB
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 | 26 minutes from N5 1AB
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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Black Mountain
Concerts | On 22nd October 2019 

The Garage 11 minutes walk from N5 1ab

The Canadian ensemble performs their psychedelic rock material....More

Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2019 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 14 minutes walk from N5 1ab

The Estorick Collection provides the chance to witness the extraordinary sculptural talent of Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni in its new ...More

 
Frankie Cosmos
Concerts | On 22nd October 2019 

Islington Assembly Hall 17 minutes walk from N5 1ab

New York-born singer-songwriter Greta Kline and her three-piece band perform dreamy anti-folk and indie-pop....More

Mother Must Die'!
Theatre | On 22nd October 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 18 minutes walk from N5 1ab

In Fantastic Garlands tale, sisters Jocasta and Jupiter plot their mother's murder....More

Late Night Horror
Theatre | Until 23rd October 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 18 minutes walk from N5 1ab

Chamber Piece Theatre bring a trio of disturbing stories to the stage....More

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Winter at Vinegar Yard
Winter at Vinegar Yard
Seasonal | From 25th October 

Vinegar Yard

Street food hotspot Vinegar Yard, which sits in the shadow of The Shard, is given ...More

 
Abigail's Bar
Abigail's Bar
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Abigail's Bar is a secret '70s cocktail den with a retro living room design inspired ...More

 
Other Side Fried
Other Side Fried
Dining 

The first bricks and mortar restaurant from fried chicken street food favourite Other Side Fried....More

 
Kin Cafe
Dining 

Founded by a father and son duo who wanted to create a comfortable, friendly space specialising in fresh and healthy food, Kin Café is a simple venue with strong principles....More

Temple of Seitan Camden
Dining 

Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

Temple of Seitan Hackney
Dining 

Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

Lele's
Lele's
Dining 

Set up by former Pop Brixton Marketing Director Valentina Fois, Lele's is a vegan café ...More

 
Folie
Folie
Dining 

Taking diners on a journey from Marseille to Portofino through to St Tropez and Nice, ...More

 
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
Dining 

A south London branch of the popular Rosa's ...More

 
Muse
Muse
Dining 

A new venture from acclaimed chef Tom Aikens, Muse offers every guest a chefs' table ...More

 
Sam's Riverside
Sam's Riverside
Dining 

Overlooking Hammersmith Bridge and part of the redeveloped Riverside Studios, Sam's Riverside is a glamorous ...More

 
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Concerts | On 12th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The Welsh singer's Christmas appearance at the Royal ...More

 
Snarky Puppy
Snarky Puppy
Concerts | On 14th November 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy Award-winning collective fusing rock, jazz and funk elements....More

 
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Concerts | From 21st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | From 1st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic ...More

 
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dance | From 14th November 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following the success of ETM: Double Down, performed ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac
Theatre | From 27th November 

Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a ...More

 
Halloween at King's Cross
Halloween at King's Cross
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Granary Square

Shining a light on the dance of the dead, the skeleton squad will rise from ...More

 
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Article 

The list of the World's 50 Best ...More

 
Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
Article 

The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Article 

Ten days of cocktails, over 35 pop-up cocktail ...More

 
Autumn 2019 in London
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Summer may be over but that isn't an excuse for hibernating - and why would ...More

 
 
 
 
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