Cicada

 
 

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ADDRESS
132 - 136 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Farringdon, London EC1V 4JT 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday: 12:00-14:30,18:00-23:00. Sunday: 18:00-23:00
 
PRICES
Under £35
 

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CicadaCicada, the first of the Ricker restaurants, which has been open since 1996, is near to Smithfields Market in the buzzing Clerkenwell area. The restaurant, bar and private dining room have all been recently refurbished and the mix of strong design, fun and consistently good value pan-Asian food make it a winner all round. Expect typical treats of Asian cuisine: the best in dim sum, tempura, sashimi and futo maki as well as salads, curries, bbq and roast dishes and a selection of tempting desserts.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Caxton House NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Cardinal House NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Cicada

Near Cicada
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  39% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 2 minutes from Cicada
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 Rookery Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £102  24% off
Peters Lane, EC1M | 4 minutes from Cicada
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
 
 
 
Atelier EC1 Apartments By Bridgestreet
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  21% off
30 Greville Street, EC1N | 6 minutes from Cicada
Atelier EC1 by BridgeStreet is a new five star, environmentally friendly apartment development based in the heart of Londons thriving Jewellery Quarter, near the City of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ping Pong
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
1 Bread Street, City, London EC4M | 14 minutes from Cicada
The ancient art of Dim Sum, created for the 21st Century. The Ping Pong revolution started in Soho in May 2005 and these sleek black restaurants ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ping Pong Dim Sum
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
1 Bread Street, 1 Bread Street, , EC4M | 14 minutes from Cicada
The ancient art of Dim Sum, created for the 21st Century. The Ping Pong revolution started in Soho in May 2005 and these sleek black restaurants ... More
 
 
 
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New Culture Revolution
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
42 Duncan Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Cicada
... More
 
 
 
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Dining near Cicada

Near Cicada
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Benugo
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
116 St Johns Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Cicada
This the original branch of Benugo opened by Ben and Hugo Warner in 1998. Now its expanded into a high class chain of cafes with concessions ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Modern Pantry
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
47-48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, , Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Cicada
Anna Hansen hasn't moved far from her former employer Fergus Henderson - whom she worked with back in 1992 at The French Dining House Room - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pho
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
86 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Cicada
Supermarket or upmarket? Opinions are divided over this Vietnamese eatery; it’s not too busy a weekends yet but as word gets round lunchtimes are getting packed, ... More
 
 
 
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Itch Fm's 8th Birthday Jam
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 23rd August 2014 - 9pm-2am
Life, 2-4 Old Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V | 3 minutes from Cicada
...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th April to 17th August 2014
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 8 minutes from Cicada
The first major exhibition of the work of fashion's most theatrical of designers, Jean Paul Gaultier. More than 140 pieces will be on show in the ...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 | 9 minutes from Cicada
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
 
 
 
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Near Cicada
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 8 minutes from Cicada
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 | 8 minutes from Cicada
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 | 8 minutes from Cicada
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 Cicada

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Cicada
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 Cicada
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
The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R | 3 minutes from Cicada
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Cicada
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Cicada

The best shops and markets near Cicada
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Cicada
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Cicada
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 | 5 minutes from Cicada
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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Education near Cicada

Near Cicada
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Cicada
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
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Cicada
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 9 minutes from Cicada
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
 
 
 
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Cicada gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Cicada
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 6 minutes from Cicada
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from Cicada
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Cicada

The best pubs near London Cicada.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Cicada
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Cicada
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Cicada
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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Cicada clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Cicada
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 | 5 minutes from Cicada
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Cicada
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Cicada

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Cicada.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Cicada
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Cicada
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 7 minutes from Cicada
... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Itch Fm's 8th Birthday Jam
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The first major exhibition of the work of fashion's most theatrical of designers, Jean Paul Gaultier. More than 140 pieces ...More

 
Digital Revolution
Digital Revolution
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Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Cicada

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

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

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Cicada

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

 
Put Yourself Into Art: Workshop (Over 5s)
Kids Events | Until 25th August 2014 

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Cicada

Create a painting based on portraits....More

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

City of London 9 minutes walk from Cicada

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

 
Songs Proise
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th October 2014 

East Bloc 12 minutes walk from Cicada

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The Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2014 

Candid Arts Galleries 12 minutes walk from Cicada

A selection of works by contemporary artists and designers available to buy....More

Nick Singer
Concerts | On 23rd August 2014 

The Nightjar Bar 13 minutes walk from Cicada

The vocalist and his accompanying musicians performs easy listening and mainstream jazz numbers....More

 
 
 
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