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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

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London Festive Lights

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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

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London Events 2014

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THE BEST

Hotels near The Gate

Near The Gate
The Rookery Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  39% 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  36% 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
 
 
 
The Montcalm At Brewery London City
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  39% off
52 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 7 minutes from The Gate
Set deep in the heart of London's financial district, a majestic edifice stands tall and grand building, a living embodiment of distinction, class and flamboyance. The ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest The Gate

Nearest to The Gate
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 10 minutes from The Gate
... 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
 
 
 
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Events near The Gate

Near The Gate
Ends Today
Letterpress Summer School: Course
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th, 10th and 11th July 2014 - 11am-6pm
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 10 minutes from The Gate
Make works using various presses, processes and techniques....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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ends Today
Curiosities From The Vaults
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st March to 11th July 2014
Bank of England Museum, Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 13 minutes from The Gate
After a three-month closure from January 1st, the Bank of England Museum will reopen with Curiosities From The Vaults, for which the museum will bring some ...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
Benito's Hat Farringdon opens early November 2013. Following the success (read queues) of their first restaurant in Fitzrovia, Benito's Hat are bringing their unique brand of ... 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 11th July 2014 

Fabric 2 minutes walk from The Gate

Drum'n'bass from Jack Beats, DJ Craze, Woz, Rattus Rattus, Mak & Pasteman, Ed Rush, Optical...More

Guildhall New Music Ensemble And Guildhall Sinfonia
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Gate

French conductor Diego Masson leads the ensemble and Sinfonia through Messiaen's Des Canyons Aux Etoiles....More

Digital Revolution
Digital Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Gate

The Barbican's big summer exhibition tackles the impact of digital technology in the arts since 1970 and considers how it ...More

 
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2014 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Gate

The first major exhibition of the work of fashion's most theatrical of designers, Jean Paul Gaultier. More than 140 pieces ...More

 
World Premiere Concert For Oboe and Strings
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

St Andrew's Church 6 minutes walk from The Gate

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Red Note Ensemble
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

St Andrew's Church 6 minutes walk from The Gate

The ensemble performs John Adams's Shaker Loops, Samuel Barber's Adagio For Strings, Judith Bingham's Oboe Concerto and The Hythe and ...More

Guildhall School Of Music & Drama
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

St Andrew's Church 6 minutes walk from The Gate

Piano student Hannah Watson performs Messiaen's Vignt Regards Sur L'enfant-Jesus (extracts), JS Bach's Preludes And Fugues From The Well-Tempered Klavier, ...More

Guildhall New Music Ensemble: Voices Behind The Class
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

Guildhall School Of Music And Drama 7 minutes walk from The Gate

James Weeks conducts the ensemble as they perform new works by Guildhall School composers, alongside Gesualdo's Transcriptions, and Salvatore Sciarrino's ...More

Guildhall New Music Ensemble And Guildhall Sinfonia
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

Guildhall School Of Music And Drama 7 minutes walk from The Gate

Diego Masson conducts the orchestras, with Alexander Wide on horn and pianist Alexander Soares as they perform Messiaen's Des Canyons ...More

Friday Lunchtime Concert
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

LSO St Luke's 9 minutes walk from The Gate

John Alley and Liz Burley perform piano duets....More

 
 
 
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