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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

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

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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 Calendar 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near The Gate

Near The Gate
The Rookery Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  21% off
Peters Lane, EC1M | 1 minute from The Gate
Filled with old fashioned touches like wood panelling, old paintings, stone flagged floors, claw foot baths and open fires, The Rookery has plenty of character. And ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  33% 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  31% 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
 
 
 
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part II)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Gate
Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part I)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Gate
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's production features "a major performance from ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 13 minutes from The Gate
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...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 are bringing their unique brand of Mexican food to Farringdon and the restaurant ... 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: Rinse FM Boxing Day
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th December 2014 

Fabric 2 minutes walk from The Gate

House music courtesy of guest DJs including Waze & Odyssey, Chris Lorenzo, Paleman, Tom Shorterz, P Money, Newham Generals, Plastician, ...More

The Paddington Trail
The Paddington Trail
Exhibitions | Until 30th December 2014 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from The Gate

Can you spot Paddington Bear? There are 50 statues of the inquisitive Peruvian bear, made famous by the books of ...More

 
A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from The Gate

A well-timed exhibition as the much-loved, well-mannered bear gets set for his big-screen debut, A Bear Called Paddington is a ...More

 
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from The Gate

Likely to be one of 2014's most popular exhibitions, Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London will be the largest ...More

 
Shoe Lane Library
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Shoe Lane Library 8 minutes walk from The Gate

Library with public access to books....More

Bill Viola: Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water)
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from The Gate

The first moving-image artwork to be installed in a British cathedral or church on a long-term basis comprises four colour ...More

Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands
Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Gate

Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings ...More

 
Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands
Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Gate

Matthew Bourne's magical dance production based on the classic Tim Burton film and featuring the beautiful and unforgettable music by ...More

The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
Theatre | Until 10th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Gate

A snowy stage sets the scene for an icy cold Christmas Eve, where the Little Match Girl paces the emptying ...More

 
The First World War and the Bank of England
The First World War and the Bank of England
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2015 

Bank of England Museum 13 minutes walk from The Gate

The First World War and the Bank of England, taking place at the Bank of England Museum, looks at the ...More

 
 

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Christmas Fishmongers in London

Smoked salmon is the traditional Christmas fish, popular not just for its flavour, but for the ease of preparation, and the ...More

 
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Christmas Sweets and Treats in London

Calling all sweet tooths. Tis the season to overdose on sugar and not feel terribly guilty immediately after scoffing ...More

 
Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel
Concerts | On 27th June 2015 

SSE Arena, Wembley

The New York-born singer-songwriter who will forever be known as the voice of Elsa in Disney's Frozen, performs hits and ...More

 
Cindermouse: Little Angel Theatre
Cindermouse: Little Angel Theatre
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

The Little Angel Theatre

A host of colourful glove and rod puppet characters travel to the land of mice where hardworking little Cindermouse, the ...More

 
McBusted
Concerts | 4th April 2015 - 5th April 2015 

The O2 Arena

Making the most of their surprise success after forming in early 2014, super group McBusted perform two nights at the ...More

RADIANCE: The Passion Of Marie Curie
RADIANCE: The Passion Of Marie Curie
Theatre | 4th February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Tabard Theatre

The French scientist Marie Curie embarks on a love affair with a married physicist, saving her from a deep depression ...More

 
The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Peacock Theatre

This staging of Raymond Briggs's The Snowman by Sadler's Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over and ...More

 
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Opened 28th November 2014 

Named after the 19th century English architect Sir James Pennethorne, the man who designed the Somerset House New Wing in ...More

 
The Ealing Park Tavern
Opened Mid December 2014 

One of Ealing's most historic pubs, the Ealing Park Tavern, re-opens in mid-December 2014 under new owners Tom and Ed ...More

Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opens 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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