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Having been a public house since the early 1700s, The Canonbury Tavern has a rich history, with George Orwell, who lived in Canonbury Square, writing part of 1984 while sitting under the tree in the garden in the 1940s. The Islington pub was demolished and rebuilt in 1846 and in the early 20th century the top floor was removed due to a fire and never replaced, meaning the intriguing staircase leads to nowhere. Today, having escaped being turned into residential accommodation, the pub serves modern British food and boasts a great beer garden.

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Scotch Egg ChallengeScotch Egg ChallengeScotch Egg ChallengeA selection of London's leading chefs take to the kitchens with the aim of elevating the humble bar snack to new heights in a cook-off and blind tasting to find the nation's best Scotch Egg. Last year's winner Smoking Goat returns to defend its title, competing against Brat, the Holborn Dining Room, The Hero of Maida, The Wigmore and chefs from 22 2019-04-10T00:00:00+01002019-04-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Canonbury Tavern, 21† Canonbury Place† Islington† † N1 2NS
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PRICINGFree to attend, limited number of £15 VIP tickets
DATESWednesday 10th April 2019
A selection of London's leading chefs take to the kitchens with the aim of elevating the humble bar snack to new heights in a cook-off and blind tasting to find the nation's best Scotch Egg. Last year's winner Smoking Goat returns to defend its title, competing against Brat, the Holborn Dining Room, The Hero of Maida, The Wigmore and chefs from 22 ...†More about this event

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Holloway Road Tube Station
17 minutes walk
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Canonbury Overground Station
6 minutes walk
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Elia Mews Car Park
18 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
22 minutes walk

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £84† 38% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 13 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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 £86† 30% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 20 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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 £53† 37% off
Central Street, EC1V | 23 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 4 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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 | 4 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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The Haunting Of 47
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 19th to 23rd Mar 2019 - 7.30pm
The Canonbury Tavern, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 4 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
A radical reworking of Si Spencer's two previous plays for Unrestricted View, with a third act of totally new and original material to create a new ...More
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Huw Eddy & The Carnival
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Wednesday 20th March 2019 - 7pm
The Canonbury Tavern, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 6 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
Raucous indie-folk with hints of rock'n'roll and Americana, from the Leeds-bred four-piece....More
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Learn The Art Of Pyrography
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Thursday 11th April 2019 - 7pm-9.30pm
The Canonbury Tavern, 181 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 4 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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Little Angel Studios
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 5 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
Just a few minutes walk from the Little Angel Theatre on Dagmar Passage, Little Angel Studios offer three studio spaces ... More
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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 | 9 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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 | 9 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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 | 6 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 16 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 20 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 24 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 13 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 20 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 24 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 3 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 10 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 10 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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 The Canonbury Tavern
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 | 10 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 5 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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 | 14 minutes from The Canonbury Tavern
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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