The Black Friar  

 
 
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174 Queen Victoria Street, City, London EC4V 4EG
 
 
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Open 11:00-23:00 Mon-Sat | 12:00-22:30 Sun | Food until 22:00
 

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St. Paul's Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Blackfriars Railway Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
 
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Snowhill NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  30% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 1 minute from The Black Friar
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
 
 
 
Grange St Paul's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  28% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from The Black Friar
Perfectly located in the heart of London's financial district, yet moments away from the delights of the West End, the Grange St Paul's mixes contemporary style ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  34% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 3 minutes from The Black Friar
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from The Black Friar
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from The Black Friar
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Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 2 minutes from The Black Friar
A wine bar and shop selling wines directly from independent vineyards, Humble Grape opened its first wine bar and shop in Battersea ... More
 
 
 
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Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead it's a cut above your ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
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Dr Johnsons Houses
London > Events > Tours  Dates: 1st January 2010 to 31st December 2016
Dr Johnson's House, 17 Gough Square, EC4A | 5 minutes from The Black Friar
A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and was both the home and workplace ...More
 
 
 
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Bill Viola: Mary
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th September 2016 to 31st December 2018
St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, EC4M | 5 minutes from The Black Friar
Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire aisle of Christopher Wren's magnificent cathedral ...More
 
 
 
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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from The Black Friar
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new releases, ... More
 
 
 
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Volupte Lounge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
9 Norwich Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 8 minutes from The Black Friar
Quirky, alternative cabaret club. From cream teas to secret organic cocktails, cabaret and comedy, Kuki La-Belle and Delores von Cotier’s cheeky club combines the naughty with the ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from The Black Friar
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
 
 
 
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Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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Fresh Collection
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
Bridge Chambers 171 Queen Victoria Station, City, London EC4V | 1 minute from The Black Friar
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
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Chinese Cricket Club
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
19 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 1 minute from The Black Friar
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
101 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from The Black Friar
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from The Black Friar
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International University of America
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Temple Chambers, Temple Avenue, Holborn, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from The Black Friar
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Inner Temple
London > Education > Law
Crown Office Row, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from The Black Friar
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Tranquility Pilates Centre
London > Leisure > Fitness
16-18 New Bridge Street, Tower Hamlets, London EC4V6AG | 1 minute from The Black Friar
Located at One Park Place on the Canary Wharf Estate, the Tranquility Pilates Studio looks out over the relaxing water of the Middle Dock. In addition ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from The Black Friar
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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Crowne Plaza The City
London > Business > Venue Hire
19 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 1 minute from The Black Friar
Rising from the very heart of the Square Mile, just across the river from Waterloo and at the centre of London's financial district, this attractive hotel ... More
 
 
 
The Society of Apothecaries
London > Business > Venue Hire
Apothecaries' Hall, Black Friars Lane, City, London EC4V | 1 minute from The Black Friar
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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from The Black Friar
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
 

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Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Black Friar

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Hobson's Choice
Hobson's Choice
Theatre | Until 10th September 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Marking the 100th anniversary of the first UK production of Harold Brighouse's classic comedy, Hobson's Choice comes to the Vaudeville ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Black Friar

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

 
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

 
Funny Girl
Funny Girl
Theatre | Until 8th October 2016 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress Sheridan Smith makes her much awaited return to the West End in 2016 to star ...More

 
The World Illustration Awards
The World Illustration Awards
Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Back for its 40th year, the World Illustration Awards exhibition returns to Somerset House this August to showcase over 50 ...More

 
 
 
 
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