How To Find Us

Contact Us

Box Office
0207 609 1800 (2-6pm (Mon - Fri) / 12-6pm (Sat), Closed on Sundays, [email protected]
[email protected] (Mon-Fri)
Pleasance London

Carpenters Mews

North Road


N7 9EF



If you require any assistance in planning your journey here please email [email protected]

By Tube

Caledonian Road on Piccadilly Line (zone 2)

Turn left out the station and then take the first left up North Road. The theatre is then 100m up on your left.

By Bus 

We are well served by buses and several pass within easy walking distance of the theatre.

259 Kings Cross - Edmonton Green: nearest stop is outside Caledonian Road tube station - stop D (northbound) and A (southbound).

17 London Bridge - Archway: nearest stop is outside Caledonian Road tube station - stop D (northbound) and A (southbound).

91 Trafalgar Square - Crouch End: nearest stop is outside Caledonian Road tube station - stop D (northbound) and A (southbound).

274 Lancaster Gate - Angel, Islington: nearest stop is on Market Road - stop E (eastbound) and F (westbound).

153 Liverpool Street - Finsbury Park: nearest stop is on Westbourne Road - stop B (northbound) and C (southbound). Please note: this service stops approx. ten minute walk from the theatre, so plan your journey carefully if using the 153.

393 Clapton - Chalk Farm (via Stoke Newington and Highbury Corner): Stop right outside the theatre door!

N91 Trafalgar Square - Wood Green: nearest stop is outside Caledonian Road tube station - stop D (northbound) and A (southbound). 

For more details on bus services to the theatre please visit the Transport for London website.

By Train

Caledonian Road & Barnsbury Richmond - North Woolwich Overground service: the theatre is a 10-15 minute walk north up Caledonian Road from the station, but bus Nos. 259, 17, 91 and N91 northbound all stop outside the station.

Kings Cross/St Pancras Mainline Intercity, International and local services: either take the Piccadilly Line northbound one stop to Caledonian Road station or bus Nos. 259, 17, 91 or N91 northbound outside Kings Cross station.


By Car 

Metered parking is available on North Road during office hours (£0.82 per 10 mins, or £4.95 per hour, max. stay 2 hrs; 9:30am-4:30pm) and free parking is available in the evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

The Pleasance Theatre Islington is outside the Congestion Charge Zone.


Contact Us

Box Office
[email protected]
[email protected] (Mon-Fri)
Pleasance Courtyard (33)

Pleasance Courtyard

60 Pleasance



Pleasance Dome (23)


1 Bristo Square

Bristo Square



Pleasance at EICC (150b)

150 Morrison Street




If you require any assistance in planning your journey here please email [email protected]

Please note our Courtyard and Dome venues are only open during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

By foot

Approximate walking times from/to the Pleasance Courtyard:

8 mins - Pleasance Dome

9 mins - Bristo Square

10 mins - Royal Mile (Fringe Office)

13 mins - Waverley Station

15 mins - Assembly Hall

16 mins - Princes Street (Scott Memorial)

18 mins - Edinburgh Castle

Approximate walking times from/to the Pleasance Dome:

1 min - Bristo Square

8 mins - Pleasance Courtyard

8 mins - Royal Mile (Fringe Office)

11 mins - Waverley Station

11 mins - Assembly Hall

13 mins - Edinburgh Castle

15 mins - Princes Street (Scott Memorial)

Please note that all times quoted will vary depending on the time of day, the weather and how much of a hurry you are in!

By Car 

Finding parking space in Edinburgh at the best of times can be a challenge, and this is never more evident than during the Festival. Public transport is recommended wherever possible, and Edinburgh City Council run a number of Park & Ride schemes servicing the City Centre.).

There are numerous car-parks around Edinburgh city centre - the most convenient for the Pleasance sites is the NCP St Johns Hill (Viewforth Gardens off Holyrood Road, EH8 9UQ) with 297 spaces including 4 disabled bays. Telephone 0845 050 7080.

By Bus

Both the Pleasance Courtyard and the Pleasance Dome are well served by local bus services. The following all run along Nicholson Street (Festival Theatre), from which both the Courtyard and Dome are a very short walk (please note that all services run via North Bridge):

8 Muirhouse - Royal Edinburgh Infirmary, Moredon (via St. Andrews Square)

3/3A Birkenside or Mayfield - Wester Hailes (via Princes Street)

5 Oxgangs - Brunstane, Asda (via Meadowbank)

7 Newhouse - Ferniehill (via Leith Walk)

14 West Granton - Greendykes (via Leith Walk)

29 Silverknowes - Govebridge (via Princes Street)

30 Clovenstone - Musselburgh (via Princes Street)

31 East Craigs - Bonnyrigg Toll then Cockpen Rd or Polton Mill (via Princes Street)

33 Baberton - Hyvots Bank (via Princes Street)

37/37A Penicuik - Silverknowes (via Princes Street)

49 Portobello, Asda - Rosewell (via Leith Walk)

In addition the following services stop at Bristo Square and are convenient for the Pleasance Dome:

2 Gogarburn - The Jewel (via the Grassmarket)

41 Cramond - Craighouse Campus (via Princes Street)

42 Portobello - Silverknowes (via Princes Street)

Please note that most buses in Edinburgh require you to give them the exact fare and cannot give you change!

By Train 

The Pleasance Courtyard and Pleasance Dome are both a short walk or taxi ride from Edinburgh's Waverley station.

Taxi Drop-off points

Pleasance Couryard - on Pleasance, the road running alonside the entrances to the Courtyard (west of the venue)

Pleasance Dome - the Bristo Square bus stop on Lothian Street, a short distance to the front entrance (visible from the drop-off point)