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3 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 6DR
 
 
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Monday-Friday 11.30am-11pm, Saturday 10am-11pm, Sunday & Bank Holidays 10am-4pm
 

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Polpo SmithfieldSince launching the original Polpo in Soho's Beak Street in October 2009, Russell Norman and business partner Richard Beatty have expanded the brand at breakneck speed. With Polpo Smithfield, their sixth London restaurant (and the first outside Soho) launched in 2012, they have created a mini chain under the Polpo name - including Polpo Covent Garden and Polpo Notting Hill. All four offer the same Venetian style menu as the Soho restaurant, with mini pizzas and meatballs some of the signature dishes. Additionally, all Polpo restaurants now serve brunch, offering diners an Italian twist on the growing London trend. Feast on wild garlic, mushrooms and ricotta on toasted sourdough; soft poached egg and scafata; smoked salmon and scrambled eggs; and ricotta doughnuts with cinnamon sugar. This Smithfield branch has 70 seats in the main dining area, seating for 20 outside, and a Negroni Bar in the basement.

 

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £205  30% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 4 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £105  25% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  31% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 8 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
26 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Polpo Smithfield
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
12 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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Il Boteglio Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
60 Long Lane, Barbican, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
36-37 Greenhill Rents, Cowcross Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Polpo Smithfield
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Burger & Lobster
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
40 St John's Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Polpo Smithfield
This is the third branch of Burger & Lobster, following the success (see queues) of the original Burger & Lobster in Mayfair (opened in ... More
 
 
 
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Benito's Hat
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
12-14 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Polpo Smithfield
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 ... More
 
 
 
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Nicholas James
London > Shopping > Jewellery
16-18 Hatton Garden, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 8 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
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Fabric Nightclub
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Polpo Smithfield
Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global ... More
 
 
 
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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Polpo Smithfield
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
 
 
 
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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Polpo Smithfield
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
 
 
 
 

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Dance | Until 25th February 2019 

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Norwegian choreographer, director and award-winning playwright Alan Lucien Oyen takes on the challenge to create the second new full-length piece ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2019 

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Over 190 paintings, drawing, metal work, plaster casts and daguerreotypes that illustrates the artist's attitude to aesthetic beauty shaped by ...More

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