Heads & Tails

 
 
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Barbican Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
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Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Cardinal House NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Hotels near Heads & Tails

Near Heads & Tails
The Rookery Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  30% off
Peters Lane, EC1M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
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  21% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from Heads & Tails
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  21% off
52 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 6 minutes from Heads & Tails
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 Wine Bars nearest Heads & Tails

Nearest to Heads & Tails
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 6 minutes from Heads & Tails
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Heads & Tails
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Heads & Tails

Heads & Tails clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
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
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
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 Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, EC1M | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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Events near Heads & Tails

Near Heads & Tails
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 | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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 | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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John Hegley And Friends At The Betsey
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 22nd December 2014 - 8.30pm-11pm
The Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from Heads & Tails
The London-based performance poet and comedian performs, with support from Lizzie Shirley, Jane Ireland, Diego Brown and The Good Fairy....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Heads & Tails

Near Heads & Tails
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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 | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Heads & Tails

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Heads & Tails
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
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 of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... 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 Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Heads & Tails

The best shops and markets near Heads & Tails
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Heads & Tails
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Heads & Tails

What are the best dining options near Heads & Tails London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
S&M Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
50 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
If you know what you want from a meal and what you want is good old, British sausages and mash then look no further than this ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Amico Bio
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
44 Cloth Fair, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
Head chef Pasquale Amico and his two cousins bring to you the first vegetarian-organic-Italian restaurant in London. The menu at Amico Bio is 100% vegetarian-organic, with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dose Espresso
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
69 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
Using organic milk and responsibly sourced coffee supplied by the Square Mile Coffee Roasters, Dose offers a welcome pit stop if you're in the vicinity of ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Heads & Tails

Near Heads & Tails
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 9 minutes from Heads & Tails
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 10 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Heads & Tails

Heads & Tails gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Heads & Tails
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Heads & Tails

The best pubs near London Heads & Tails.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
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
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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Meeting venue hire near Heads & Tails

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Heads & Tails.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
... More
 
 
 
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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
... More
 
 
 
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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

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

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

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

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

 
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

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

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

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

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

 
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

Eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think ...More

 
Walead Beshty
Walead Beshty
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2015 

Barbican Centre 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

The latest Curve commission sees London-born, Los Angeles-based artist, Walead Beshty transform the space by covering the vast 90-metre curved ...More

 
Henry IV (Part I)
Henry IV (Part I)
Theatre | Until 24th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's ...More

 
Cyril Moumen
Exhibitions | Until 24th December 2014 

Frameless Gallery 6 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

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

St Paul's Cathedral 8 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

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

St Paul's Christmas Carols & Services
St Paul's Christmas Carols & Services
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2014 

St Paul's Cathedral 8 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

Few places are better for traditional Christmas services and carols than St Paul's, the spiritual home of Great Britain. To ...More

 
 

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Santa's Grottos in London
Santa's Grottos in London

Everybody has fond childhood memories of visiting Santa's grotto for the very first time.This Christmas you can treat your ...More

 
London's Top Clubs

Occupying former theatres, railway arches, factories and warehouses, many of London's major clubs started out as illegal party venues, ...More

Christmas Market at Tate Modern
Christmas Market at Tate Modern
Shopping | Until 24th December 2014 

Tate Modern

After six years on the South Bank, the German Christmas Market has moved to Bankside, just outside Tate Modern, for ...More

 
Closer
Theatre | 12th February 2015 - 4th April 2015 

The Donmar Warehouse

Patrick Marber's Olivier Award-winning play, Closer, is revived on stage for the first time since its premiere back in 1997. ...More

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Concerts | On 10th March 2015 

The O2 Arena

The former Oasis songwriter and co-frontman, Noel Gallagher, will be dropping by the O2 Arena this March with his latest ...More

 
Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park
Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park
Concerts | 26th June 2015 - 4th July 2015 

Hyde Park

British Summer Time Hyde Park is back for its third summer in June 2014 with The Who, Paul Weller, Kaiser ...More

 
Harvey
Harvey
Theatre | 3rd March 2015 - 7th March 2015 

Richmond Theatre

The Pulitzer prize-winning comedy about Elwood P. Dowd, played by James Dreyfus, and his friendship with an invisible rabbit named ...More

 
Jago Restaurant
Jago Restaurant
Opened Early December 2014 

Jago, the Shoreditch restaurant with Southern European, Middle Eastern and Ashkenazi influences, is the first solo form Louis Solley ...More

 
Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
Opened 1st November 2014 

Two years on from the ramen boom of 2012, when Bone Daddies ramen bar arrived in Soho with a bang, ...More

 
Pisco Embassy
Pisco Embassy
Opened 21st November 2014 

The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks ...More

 
 
 
 
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