The Grand Union  

 
 
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55 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 6HA
 
 
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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.

 

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

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Hoxton Overground Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
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Caxton House NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Cardinal House NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £105  33% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £185  39% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 5 minutes from The Grand Union
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  30% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 7 minutes from The Grand Union
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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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London 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
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Tavern
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Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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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 ... More
 
 
 
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London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 12th February to 26th July 2018 - 8pm
The Grand Union, 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Thursday 27th and Friday 28th December 2018 at 12.30pm and 2pm
The Grand Union, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from The Grand Union
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New Street Square, City, London EC4A | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
Just off New Fetter Lane, New Street Square is a quiet space in Holborn where you can shop and stop off for a bite to eat. ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Grand Union
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Smithfield Market
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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 ... More
 
 
 
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Farm Collective
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91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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2-3 West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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67-77 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Grand Union
This bustling warehouse conversion is packed out at every hour of the day, but still manages to find seats for everyone, and to offer quick service ... More
 
 
 
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63 Charterhouse Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Grand Union
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Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from The Grand Union
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
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12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The Grand Union
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Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from The Grand Union
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Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail 11 minutes walk from The Grand Union

More than 700 personal letters, trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland for 70 ...More

 
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BalletBoyz: Fourteen Days
Dance | Until 28th April 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 14 minutes walk from The Grand Union

Four choreographers and four composers are given just 14 days to create new dance pieces for the all-male ensemble, BalletBoyz, ...More

 
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Aldwych Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Grand Union

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2018 

Somerset House 16 minutes walk from The Grand Union

The World Photography Organisation stages a large-scale London exhibition showing the winning and shortlisted images of the 11th edition of ...More

 

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