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Cannon Street Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Bank Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
2 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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

 
 
London Events 2018

Find out the best London 2018 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2018 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  38% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 3 minutes from The Don
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  38% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from The Don
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  29% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 8 minutes from The Don
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Folly
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
41 Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from The Don
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Harry's Bar 2
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
17 - 20 Ironmonger Lane, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from The Don
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Vertigo 42
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from The Don
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Dining near The Don

Near The Don
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Don Restaurant
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
The Courtyard, 20 St. Swithins Lane, City, London EC4N | Same location as The Don
Winner of the UK's Best Dish Awards 2005 for the Best Burger category.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Don Bistro & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
The Courtyard, 20 St Swithin's Lane, City, London EC4N | Same location as The Don
Tucked away in a tiny courtyard off a City sidestreet near Bank Station, the Don Restaurant and Bistro occupies the atmospheric old Sandeman Port cellars, where ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
123 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from The Don
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Don

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Ongoing
Lodge d'Argent
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 21st November 2017 to 28th February 2018
The Don, 1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 3 minutes from The Don
A festive favourite, Lodge d'Argent is a traditional French chalet-inspired space on the skyscraper terrace of City restaurant Coq d'Argent. The pop up has ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th July 2017 to 29th June 2018 - 10am-5pm
The Don, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 3 minutes from The Don
Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to name a few. It reflects on ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Don

Near The Don
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 5 minutes from The Don
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Don
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Don
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Don

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Don
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from The Don
One of Sir Christopher Wren's smaller masterpieces, this church has been immaculately restored. The central altar is by Henry Moore, and there is a magnificent organ ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from The Don
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions >
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 3 minutes from The Don
Running through the site of Bloomberg's new European headquarters , the covered pedestrian Bloomberg Arcade is home to a new concept from ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Don

The best shops and markets near The Don
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laduree Cornhill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
14 Cornhill , City, London EC3V3ND | 2 minutes from The Don
This famous French patisserie dates back to 1862, when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from southwest France, created a bakery at 16 rue Royale in Paris. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from The Don
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from The Don
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Don

Near The Don
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 17 minutes from The Don
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
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 18 minutes from The Don
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 18 minutes from The Don
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
 
 
 
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The Don gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from The Don
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 11 minutes from The Don
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
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from The Don
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Don

The best pubs near London The Don.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from The Don
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Don
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 10 minutes from The Don
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Don

The Don clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Bar One Cannon Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from The Don
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca City
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
21 Bloomberg Arcade, EC4N | 3 minutes from The Don
Bringing more than 200 wines to Bloomberg Arcade, the covered pedestrian walkway running through Bloomberg's new European Headquarters, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bedales at Leadenhall
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
55 Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 4 minutes from The Don
A hidden wine bar and vault found beneath the cobblestone alleys of Leadenhall Market. ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Don

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Don.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from The Don
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from The Don
... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 6 minutes from The Don
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Lodge d'Argent
Lodge d'Argent
Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2018 

Coq d'Argent 3 minutes walk from The Don

A festive favourite, Lodge d'Argent is a traditional French chalet-inspired space on the skyscraper terrace of City restaurant ...More

 
All's Well That Ends Well
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Don

After her "splendid" (The Guardian) production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2016, Caroline Byrne directs Annie Siddons' reimagining ...More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 8 minutes walk from The Don

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Votes for Women
Votes for Women
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from The Don

The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for ...More

 
Fatberg!
Fatberg!
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from The Don

This will make you think before you flush. Fatberg! puts the last remaining piece of the Whitechapel fatberg on display ...More

 
London Visions
London Visions
Exhibitions | Until 15th April 2018 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from The Don

See London through a crystal ball. The Museum of London presents London Visions, fantastical future scenarios of the city. Artists, ...More

 
Barnum
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Menier Chocolate Factory 11 minutes walk from The Don

Gordon Greenberg directs a revival of the razzle dazzle musical, which charts the rise of the greatest showman on Earth, ...More

Modigliani
Modigliani
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Tate Modern 11 minutes walk from The Don

This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of ...More

 
The Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX
The Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Tate Modern 11 minutes walk from The Don

Danish collective Superflex has been chosen to create this year's Hyundai Commission for Tate Modern's massive Turbine Hall. In the ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 11 minutes walk from The Don

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 

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London Landmarks Half Marathon
London Landmarks Half Marathon
Sporting Events | On 25th March 

Downing Street

A brand new half marathon through Westminster and ...More

 
Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

House of Illustration

This February, The House of Illustration presents the UK's first ever exhibition of graphic design from North Korea. Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK draws ...More

Friday Late: Future of Dating
Exhibitions | On 23rd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The latest Friday Late at the V&A looks at the Future of Dating. The free event looks at how the onslaught of dating apps has led to the ...More

DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

The O2 Arena

After a successful run in Paris, the DC ...More

 
Downing Street
Downing Street
Attractions 

Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and ...More

 
Amber
Dining 

Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean food is served against a backdrop of dusky pinks, ash wood tables and succulent greens at Amber, the all-day Aldgate East restaurant....More

Eat & Drink Festival
Eat & Drink Festival
Foodie Events | From 17th March 

Olympia London

Returning to Olympia London for its second year, the Eat & Drink Festival brings together ...More

 
SOMNAI
SOMNAI
Theatre | From 1st March 

Two Pear Tree Street

A brand new immersive experience from entertainment company dotdotdot, SOMNAI invites participants to delve into ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox presents The Planets
Concerts | On 29th September 

Barbican Centre

Opening the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 2018-19 season at the Barbicanwith a big bang, the orchestra joins forces with Professor Brian Cox and conductor Ben Gernon to take a ...More

London Sinfonietta
Concerts | On 24th March 

Kings Place

The London Sinfonietta performs pieces by Claude Debussy, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky and Henry Cowell in an exploration of Albert Einstein's 'thought experiments' on the space-time continuum. The influence of Einstein's ideas took music in ...More

Konditor & Cook
Konditor & Cook
Shopping 

The first Konditor & Cook shop, bakery and heart of the operation opened in 1993. ...More

 
Coraline
Coraline
Concerts | From 29th March 

Barbican Centre

The Barbican stages the world premiere of the Royal Opera's new production, Coraline, created by ...More

 
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
Concerts | From 29th March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Actress Fiona Shaw returns to direct the second ...More

 
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Article 

Whether it's an all-singing, all-dancing musical or ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
Article 

A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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