The Grand Union

 
 
ADDRESS
55 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 6HA 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Wed 12noon-12midnight, Thu-Sat 12noon-5am
 

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The Grand UnionThere are several pubs dotted around town all called The Grand Union - and all of them owned by the same group, Canyon Entertainment Ltd. - set up by Adam Marshall and Adam Saword. Their ten London sites are: Camden, Brixton, Twickenham, Islington, Kentish Town, Kennington, Farringdon, Camberwell Grove, Ravenscourt Park and Wandsworth. Each serves up a reliable formula of burgers and salads, beers and cocktails, in a comfy sofa-surrounded setting. The original Grand Union at 102-104 Camden Road backs onto the Grand Union Canal - hence the name, adopted by the other three bars.

 

LondonTown.com - The Grand Union Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Barbican Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Cardinal House NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Caxton House NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Near The Grand Union
The Rookery Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £117  24% off
Peters Lane, EC1M | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  30% off
30 Greville Street, EC1N | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  26% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest The Grand Union

Nearest to The Grand Union
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, EC1M | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
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Bounce
London > Nightlife > Bars
121 Holborn, EC1N | 4 minutes from The Grand Union
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Nightlife near The Grand Union

The Grand Union clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fabric
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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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Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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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Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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Events near The Grand Union

Near The Grand Union
Ongoing
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd July to 14th September 2014
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 8 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th June to 13th September 2014
Sir John Soane's Museum, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 3rd September 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
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Entertainment near The Grand Union

Near The Grand Union
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Volupte Lounge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
9 Norwich Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 8 minutes from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 8 minutes from The Grand Union
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Sights and Attractions near The Grand Union

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Grand Union
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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 | 4 minutes from The Grand Union
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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Shopping near The Grand Union

The best shops and markets near The Grand Union
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
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Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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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London > Shopping > Jewellery
16-18 Hatton Garden, Holborn, London EC1N | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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Restaurants near The Grand Union

What are the best dining options near The Grand Union London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithfield Bar and Grill
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
2-3 West Smithfield, EC1A | 1 minute from The Grand Union
On the south side of one London's historic meat market, Smithfields Bar and Grill serves a renowned selection of steaks in a reassuringly elegant British setting. ... More
 
 
 
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Smiths of Smithfield
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
67-77 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comptoir Gascon
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
63 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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Education near The Grand Union

Near The Grand Union
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 11 minutes from The Grand Union
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Leisure near The Grand Union

The Grand Union gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The Grand Union
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from The Grand Union
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Pubs near The Grand Union

The best pubs near London The Grand Union.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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 | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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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Meeting venue hire near The Grand Union

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Grand Union.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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
Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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The Big Wednesday Comedy Club
Comedy | On 3rd September 2014 

Charterhouse 3 minutes walk from The Grand Union

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Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Museum of London 6 minutes walk from The Grand Union

A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More

 
Digital Revolution
Digital Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from The Grand Union

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

 
Romeo And Juliet
Theatre | Until 7th September 2014 

Temple Church 10 minutes walk from The Grand Union

William Shakespeare's family tragedy set during a very hot summer in Verona, is directed by Ben Horslen and John Risebero....More

Books About Town: City Trail
Books About Town: City Trail
Kids Events | Until 15th September 2014 

City of London 10 minutes walk from The Grand Union

Take a pew alongside Bridget Jones on a painted bench as you search for 15 Books About Town benches on ...More

 
Peace Breaks Out! London and Paris in the summer of 1814
Peace Breaks Out! London and Paris in the summer of 1814
Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2014 

Sir John Soane's Museum 12 minutes walk from The Grand Union

The summer of 1814, following the exile of Napoleon to Elba, saw 'the English popping across the Channel like champagne ...More

 
Jo Fidgen Interviews Michael Pollan: Talk
Exhibitions | On 3rd September 2014 

London School Of Economics 13 minutes walk from The Grand Union

The influential thinker discusses his ideas on nature, culture and food....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 14 minutes walk from The Grand Union

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

 
Bring Up the Bodies
Bring Up the Bodies
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

Aldwych Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Grand Union

The Royal Shakespeare Company's new dramatisation of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning novels 'Bring Up the Bodies' and 'Wolf ...More

 
Wolf Hall
Wolf Hall
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

Aldwych Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Grand Union

Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning historic novels 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the Bodies' transfer from the Royal Shakespeare ...More

 
 
 
 
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