Islington has nightlife for all ages and tastes. Home to the Screen on the Green, showing movie classics and the beautiful Almeida theatre, that has family, British and International productions. Islington has several theatres, bars, nightclubs and restaurants for your enjoyment. A huge range of cuisine is available from British gourmet gastropubs to Sushi, from Spanish tapas bars to Turkish grills, there is every cuisine you can think of. For those who want to play hard, pubs are open till late, with bars and nightclubs seeing you through to 5am for those who have stamina. For those who are looking for something a bit quieter or hidden gems, try the low key theatres and the private japanese Karaoke booths. Whether you want to have a quiet night at the pictures or party into the early hours, Islington has something to offer everyone.


Sadlers Wells theatre

Very famous UK theatre and UK’s leading dance house, uniquely dedicated to bringing the very best international and UK dance to London audiences

Hen and chickens theatre

A small pub venue where they have stand up comedy – some famous British acts started life here and often come back on surprise performances.

The Almeida theatre

Almeida Theatre, local theatre with an international reputation. A multiple award- winning 325 seat theatre based in Islington

The Kings head

‘London’s Little Opera House’ with a full and exciting programme of operas. OperaUpClose is resident at The King’s Head Theatre in Islington.

The Little Angel theatre

The home of English puppetry theatre (Ideal for families and kids)


Screen on the green

A legendary place in Islington that combines classic cinema with all the comfort and relaxation of an Everyman. There are sofas at this cinema with foot rests, you can order wine and watch an old classic – great fun!

Vue Cinemas at the N1 Centre

For the latest Blockbusters and new releases


Great list of the best here.

In addition – try 25 Canonbury Lane, Zilous, Keston Lodge, Wax Jambu (all on or just off Upper st)


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Many mid-range restaurants (price range £10-£30 for 2-3 courses & drinks with world cuisines) View restaurants in Islington