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Islington Assembly Hall

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Came here to see Avatar and had a great night. The alcohol is stupidly expensive and not enough... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Nice venue

Came here to see Stone Broken. Nice small venue so you can really enjoy the music actually see the... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Daventry, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“gig venue”(4 reviews)
“highbury”(4 reviews)
“acoustics”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Town Hall Upper Street, London N1 2UD, England
+44 20 7527 8900
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Went to a seated concerted. It was all very civilised and no great queue for the bar, which was in a great location. Great facilities and lovely helpful staff. Will definitely go again.

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We saw one of the London International Burlesque Festival dates here and thought it was lovely. Very pretty place.

Thank Kelsey L
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Visited to watch/dance to Derek Ryan on St Patrick's night. The venue is NOT suitable for such an event. There is extremely limited seating on the dance floor level and most of this was reserved so you were left with no alternative but to use...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Came here to see Avatar and had a great night. The alcohol is stupidly expensive and not enough toilets for a sell out show, but it was ok.

Thank EmJay1989
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Came here to see Stone Broken. Nice small venue so you can really enjoy the music actually see the band. Bar prices are along the line of the local pubs, which is good.

Thank 207alanr
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 7.30, 30 mins after the announced door opening time. No chairs downstairs and upstairs cordoned of. Cold++. Queued for drinks and although it wasn’t a long queue, the service was slow. Expected an 8pm start but nobody knew when it might be....More

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Went the other weekend to see Nakho, as always he was great. Service was speedy, security staff were quick getting people into the venue no long waiting period, great when it is cold during winter. Inside bar staff were quick and helpful. Nice to see...More

1  Thank Travel_Marv
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Went twice this month to see Shabaka and then during the London Jazz Festival to see Ezra Collective. For accessibility, this Venue is near Highbury station - 7 mins walk - and on easy busy route from Kings Cross. Most of the security was polite,...More

1  Thank KitKat558
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Visited here two days ago to see Aldous Harding, who was great. The staff were friendly and efficient. The building itself is characterful. A few gripes, firstly being 5 foot 2 I was unable to see anything except the top of the performers head as...More

1  Thank roseyposey1983
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a fabulous night seeing Martine McCutcheon at the assembly hall. Venue amazing and staff spot on!

1  Thank chris m
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9 February 2018|
Response from KitKat558 | Reviewed this property |
Hmm, No answers yet. It all depends on your budget, my dear. London has everything from 5* St Pancras Station Renaissance Hotel to YHA to student dorm hostels. However London - and it being Zone 1, is EXPENSIVE. My... More