Crown Tavern  

 
 
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43 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0EG
 
 
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Weekdays: 12noon-11pm; Sat-Sun: 10am-11pm
 

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Crown Tavern Hideaway snugs where Stalin and Lenin held secret meetings and real ales make the Crown Tavern a popular local on Clerkenwell Green. Delving back further into the history books, this is where Oliver Twist learnt to pickpocket in the classic Dickens' tale. But it's more than a musty old pub. Updated in 2016 with a new look and upstairs bar, t he beautiful, dimly lit pub has been refreshed with a menu of smoked salmon open sandwiches, salt beef Reuben with sauerkraut and hot cheddar, and beef pie in the evenings. On Sundays, roasts are served with all the trimmings. Hold a private party, for up to 30 people, in The Clock room and you'll be in the exact spot where Stalin and Lenin met in 1905 under the Conspirator Clock. For larger groups of up to 80, hire out the upstairs Apollo Lounge.

 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  36% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 1 minute from Crown Tavern
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
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49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 2 minutes from Crown Tavern
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18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Crown Tavern
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Crown Tavern, 10 Trinity Square, EC3P | 6 minutes from Crown Tavern
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113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 2 minutes from Crown Tavern
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Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Crown Tavern
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Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Crown Tavern
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Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Crown Tavern
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7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Crown Tavern
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41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Crown Tavern
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89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Crown Tavern
Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
 
 
 
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91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Crown Tavern
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30-31 Clerkenwell Green, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Crown Tavern
French-eclectic cuisine eaten in total darkness.Dining without the distractions, Dans le Noir? is basically just what it says it is - dinner "in the black". Emphasising ... More
 
 
 
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The Buckley Building, 49 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Crown Tavern
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45 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Crown Tavern
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Crown Tavern
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Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Crown Tavern
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Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Crown Tavern
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Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Crown Tavern
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12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Crown Tavern
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St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Crown Tavern
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The Enchanted Interior
Exhibitions | Until 14th June 2020 

Guildhall Art Gallery 6 minutes walk from Crown Tavern

Works by over 50 artists that draw upon the historic depiction of women in enclosed and ornate spaces, including contemporary ...More

Lagerfeld: The Chanel Shows
Lagerfeld: The Chanel Shows
Exhibitions | Until 20th June 2020 

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square 6 minutes walk from Crown Tavern

Get a glimpse into the unseen world of the late Karl Lagerfeld and his work at one of the world's ...More

 
Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
Exhibitions | Until 26th July 2020 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 10 minutes walk from Crown Tavern

The Barbican Centre presents the first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola with a new site-specific installation created ...More

 
Langlands & Bell: Degrees of Truth
Langlands & Bell: Degrees of Truth
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2020 

Sir John Soane's Museum 13 minutes walk from Crown Tavern

A major new exhibition at Sir John Soane's Museum, Langlands & Bell: Degrees of Truth puts the spotlight on contemporary ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 27th March 2021 

Fortune Theatre 18 minutes walk from Crown Tavern

One of the less well-known West End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 2nd May 2021 

Duchess Theatre 19 minutes walk from Crown Tavern

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 30th May 2020 

The Lyceum Theatre 20 minutes walk from Crown Tavern

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 20 minutes walk from Crown Tavern

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 
Untangling the Tracks
Untangling the Tracks
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2020 

London Transport Museum 20 minutes walk from Crown Tavern

The London Transport Museum looks at the history of the Thameslink train line with its new exhibition, Untangling the Tracks. ...More

 
Future Engineers
Future Engineers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 20 minutes walk from Crown Tavern

Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 

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