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Urban cool in Angel, London

Situated in north London bordered by Islington and Clerkenwell, Angel is one of the capital's most buzzing areas and stuffed full of eclectic restaurants, great pubs, cool shops and a vibrant arts scene. The iconic Camden Passage is famous for antiques markets plus great cafes and shops. For something more mainstream, Angel Central shopping centre has great brands under one roof, and you can admire the angel wings sculpture on the way in. Hungry or thirsty? Here you'll find anything from the perfect pint in one of the area's pubs, or great cafes including The Elk in the Woods or The Breakfast Club. Upper Street is well known for its eateries, such as Gallipoli for Turkish food and the renowned Ottolenghi.

Angel nightlife

The buzzing cultural atmosphere continues come nightfall with some brilliant nightspots, such as O2 Academy Islington, Electrowerkz or live jazz at Round Midnight. Catch free nightly comedy in Angel Comedy Club at The Camden Head pub or a film at one of Britain's oldest cinemas: The Screen on the Green. The Almeida Theatre is one of London's finest with a full programme of top-class plays.

Dare you take on The Crystal Maze?

Fans of the well-loved 90s show will love to try The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience, just a few minutes from The Angel tube station, where you can take part in the ultimate physical and mental team challenge. Looking for accommodation Near Angel? Travelodge London Kings Cross Royal Scot Hotel or Travelodge London Central Kings Cross Hotel are both great choices.