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O2 Academy Islington

16 Parkfield Street
N1 0PS
+44 (0)20 7288 4400


3 out of 5 based on 33 reviews

Top 5 reviews of O2 Academy Islington

3.0 out of 5 20 December 2010
by Helen C.

3 words: club de fromage

Unfortunately, there are so many other words that i can't give this place more than 3 stars. I think I'm just a bit too old. I used to go here a lot though, for the cheese.

The whole place is slightly... sticky. Might be those over-priced jelly shots.

And it's in a shopping centre, and it always has a queue of goths outside it at 3pm, which can be...more

4.0 out of 5 30 May 2010
by Jenni D.

A guaranteed great night out is always to be found at Club de Fromage. I've seen the coolest indie kids and gloomiest goths cast of the shackles of oppression and throw some cheesy shapes to Rick Astley and Gina G.

But if you cringe at disco and hate the thought of pop - don't let my description above put you off. The kind of cheese they play is the finest camembert, rather than mouldy...more

4.0 out of 5 24 February 2010
by Corinna H.

I can't believe I'm actually admitting it, but I love their Club de Fromage night on a Saturday. Whenever I've ended up here after beginning the night fairly civilly I always wonder what/who/why/how?! whilst having a word with me, myself and I in the bathroom, but jokes aside I can say I've never had an uneventful night here.

Due to the fancy dress theme, from 80's to 'bad taste' (aren't...more

3.0 out of 5 3 October 2009
by Leon C.

The heavy bass-line beats at Underground Rebel Bingo, twinned with the hedonistic, cursing and yelling of the hosts, meant I massively enjoyed my first trip to the academy. The venue itself felt like a student bar, there was nothing classy about it, it simply was the kind of venue you can let loose.

As for the clientèle: There are a multitude of young ladies to gorge on who by all standards...more

4.0 out of 5 3 February 2009
by Chris R.

Went here for the Meetup Americans Abroad Super Bowl party. I was impressed with the size of this venue. Had a very big open dance floor, two easy access bars, a coat check downstairs (£2), and a decent sized stage. When you walk in, it looks kind of like a church basement but with bars.

Granted I was here with a bunch of other Yanks to watch the Super Bowl, but this was a great event. The...more