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18 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 4AY 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Barbican Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Cardinal House NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Caxton House NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring The Gate on LondonTown.com

 
August in London 2012

LolliBop Festival Regent's Park, NW1 4NR 17th August 2012 - 20th August 2012 A festival especially for the under-10s, LolliBop - "the big bash for little people" - returns to Regents...

 
 
London Festive Lights

Justin Bieber Westfield Christmas Lights Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre, E20 1EJ 7th November 2011 Teen pin-up Justin Bieber will turn on the Christmas lights at both...

 
 
Fireworks in London 2011

Saturday 5th November 2011 Guy Fawkes Night Across the whole of London fireworks will be set off on Saturday 5th November, Guy Fawkes night itself, from Southgate in the...

 
 
Fireworks in London 2011 by Area

West London Hammersmith and Fulham council are putting on just one fireworks display this year instead of the usual two. The traditional annual event is going ahead at ...

 
 
Free London Attractions

Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London Tower Hill, EC3N 4AB Unfortunately, it does cost to visit the famous and historic Tower of London, however visitors...

 
 
London's Best Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near The Gate

Near The Gate
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  28% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from The Gate
This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
 
 
 
Atelier EC1 Apartments By Bridgestreet
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  32% off
30 Greville Street, EC1N | 5 minutes from The Gate
Atelier EC1 by BridgeStreet is a new five star, environmentally friendly apartment development based in the heart of Londons thriving Jewellery Quarter, near the City of ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  27% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 9 minutes from The Gate
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
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Alternative Bars nearest The Gate

Nearest to The Gate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, EC1M | Same location as The Gate
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The Gate
As the less formal sister of the Bleeding Heart Restaurant, the Tavern has kept the brand's warm welcome, slick service and top nosh intact while presenting ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bounce
London > Nightlife > Bars
121 Holborn, EC1N | 7 minutes from The Gate
Paddles at the ready! Europe's first social ping-pong club has arrived in London and, quite brilliantly, is built in the exact spot that table tennis was ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Gate

The Gate clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Gate
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Gate
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fabric
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Gate
Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global reputation is founded on ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near The Gate

Near The Gate
Today Only
LBD
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 30th January 2015 - 9pm-2am
Life, 2-4 Old Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V | 5 minutes from The Gate
Kozber, Dubpoet and Oli_N spin house music....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Lambchop
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 30th January 2015 - 7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Gate
The Nashville group led by singer-songwriter Kurt Wagner, performs its 2000 album, Nixon, in full....More
 
 
 
Now On
Dogugaeshi
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th to 31st Jan 2015 - Various Times
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Gate
A mixture of video projection, puppetry and imagery are presented in this mime solo piece from theatre artist and puppeteer Basil Twist, who along with collaborator, ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Gate

Near The Gate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Gate
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Gate
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Gate
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Gate

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Gate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from The Gate
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum and Library of the Order of St John
London > Attractions > Museums
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Gate
This 16th century gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from The Gate
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near The Gate

The best shops and markets near The Gate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Gate
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from The Gate
For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard working folk start ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from The Gate
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near The Gate

What are the best dining options near The Gate London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
26 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | Same location as The Gate
This gory Michelin-starred restaurant often slips into those "Best 50 restaurants in the World" lists - and it's not hard to see why. Although picky eaters ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Burger & Lobster
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
40 St John's Street, EC1M | Same location as The Gate
This is the third branch of Burger & Lobster, following the success (see queues) of the original Burger & Lobster in Mayfair (opened in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Benito's Hat
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
12-14 St John Street, EC1M | Same location as The Gate
Following the success (read queues) of their first restaurant in Fitzrovia, Benito's Hat brought their unique brand of Mexican food to Farringdon and introduced a new ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near The Gate

Near The Gate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from The Gate
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 9 minutes from The Gate
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Gate
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Gate

The Gate gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from The Gate
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from The Gate
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 7 minutes from The Gate
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near The Gate

The best pubs near London The Gate.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Gate
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from The Gate
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Gate
It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Gate

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Gate.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Gate
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from The Gate
Opened by the Queen in 2002 and designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners Haberdashers' Hall was the first new livery hall in the Square Mile ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from The Gate
... More
 
 
 
 

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Fabriclive
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Fabric 2 minutes walk from The Gate

Electronic dance music courtesy of Hype, Hazard, Pascal, Dillinja Valve, Grooverider, Sub Zero, Tyke, LTJ Bukem, Spectrasoul, Bryan Gee, Ant ...More

LBD
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Life 5 minutes walk from The Gate

Kozber, Dubpoet and Oli_N spin house music....More

Lambchop
Concerts | On 30th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Gate

The Nashville group led by singer-songwriter Kurt Wagner, performs its 2000 album, Nixon, in full....More

Friday Lunchtime Concert: Endangered Species
Concerts | On 30th January 2015 

LSO St Luke's 9 minutes walk from The Gate

Lunchtime concerts featuring the less-popular instruments of the orchestra; the bassoon, trombone, viola and percussion....More

Oliver's Dime Notes
Concerts | On 30th January 2015 

The Nightjar Bar 14 minutes walk from The Gate

The band plays authentic and raucous early jazz, stomp, and swing....More

Sarah Sze
Exhibitions | Until 28th March 2015 

Victoria Miro 14 minutes walk from The Gate

A series of installations by the American artist, exploring the measurement and construction of space, mass, time and volume through ...More

Bugged Out
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

XOYO 15 minutes walk from The Gate

A night of house music from Julio Bashmore, plus special guests....More

T.N.D.
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th January 2015 

Club Aquarium 15 minutes walk from The Gate

House and techno from Francesco Poggi and CASSIMM....More

Big Fish
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Club Aquarium 15 minutes walk from The Gate

Francesco Poggi, CASSIMM, Sagia and John Warren spin house music....More

Girls Club
Sporting Events | Until 30th January 2015 

Coram's Fields 16 minutes walk from The Gate

Regular, competitive matches and tournaments to support the network of girls' sports activities across London....More

 

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Alternative Afternoon Tea in London
Alternative Afternoon Tea in London

Afternoon Tea is one tradition that London has perfected and there are countless venues serving finger sandwiches, dainty cakes ...More

 
May in London 2015
May in London 2015

Bend It Like Beckham goes from screen to London stage in May 2015, just one of the LondonTown top ...More

 
Tree
Tree
Theatre | Until 22nd February 2015 

Old Vic Theatre

The London premiere of Tree, a play about dissent, commitment, two people and a tree, "twinkles from one quizzically comic ...More

 
Artful Badger's Love & Lightning Valentine's Ball
Artful Badger's Love & Lightning Valentine's Ball
Exhibitions | 13th February 2015 - 14th February 2015 

The Vaults, Arch 233

After the success of the Arts of Hearts Ball in 2014, the Artful Badger collective once again present a Valentine's ...More

 
February Half Term: Shadow Puppet Cinema and Storytime
Kids Events | 16th February 2015 - 20th February 2015 

London Transport Museum

This February half term the London Transport Museum introduces children aged 5 to 12 years to what was a brand ...More

Treasure Island (Over 10s)
Treasure Island (Over 10s)
Theatre | Until 8th April 2015 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

Seeing Treasure Island activates that "little spark of adolescent runaway that still hankers after adventure and treasure," so ...More

 
Cirque Berserk
Cirque Berserk
Kids Events | 9th February 2015 - 10th February 2015 

New Wimbledon Theatre

A highlight of Winter Wonderland in London's Hyde Park, Cirque Berserk comes to New Wimbledon Theatre in February 2015 following ...More

 
Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
Opened February 2015 

Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy continues the expansion of his Spanish food empire which began with Tapas Revolution in Westfield Shepherd's ...More

 
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Opened 5th January 2015 

High up on level 37 of 20 Fenchurch Street (Rafael Vinoly's top heavy building also known as the Walkie Talkie) ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opened 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden, occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
 
 
 
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