The Red Herring  

 
 
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49 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V 7EH
 
 
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Monday to Friday: 10:00 - 15:00 & 17:00 21:00.
 
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Average main course price: £10
 

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The Red HerringFound in the heart of Gresham Street, The Red Herring is a city bar with a local pub ambience. With a dedicated Cellarman, The Red Herring showcases the Fuller's main ales, and guest ales are always available.

There is a separate brasserie, fully staffed and equipped with its own bar, and a traditional, seasonal menu awaits, with a strong focus on fresh, locally sourced produce.

 

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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £124  35% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 4 minutes from The Red Herring
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  33% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 7 minutes from The Red Herring
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  42% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 8 minutes from The Red Herring
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
 
 
 
 
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The Anthologist
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
58 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Telegraph
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
11 Telegraph Street, Moorgate, City, London EC2R | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
A great choice for hearty cuisine near Moorgate, The Telegraph offers a daily changing menu using fresh and seasonal ingredients. The fare ranges from traditional British ... More
 
 
 
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London Wall Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from The Red Herring
Restaurateurs Ben and Hugo Warner (the boys who first came to our attention with Benugo) are the duo behind the London Wall Bar & Kitchen, the ... More
 
 
 
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The Trading House
London > Restaurants >
91 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 1 minute from The Red Herring
Located on the site of the former Bank of New Zealand, The Trading House invokes the spirit of the East India Trading Company with 'hanging kebabs', ... More
 
 
 
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Tokyo City
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
Japanese cuisine. Booking advised for lunch. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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Harry's Bar 2
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
17 - 20 Ironmonger Lane, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th August 2020 to 24th January 2021 - Various Times
The Red Herring, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Red Herring
The first UK display of the Nigerian-American artist's work, comprising pastel and charcoal drawings that explore an imagined ancient myth, complemented by an immersive soundtrack composed ...More
 
 
 
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Jean Dubuffet
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th September 2020 to 17th January 2021
The Red Herring, Silk Street, EC2 | 6 minutes from The Red Herring
As part of the year-long Inside Out series, the Barbican Art Gallery presents a major exhibition on French artist Jean Dubuffet. Regarded as one of the ...More
 
 
 
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Sir Bryn Terfel With Britten Sinfonia
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 4th October 2020 - 8pm
The Red Herring, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Red Herring
Welsh bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel CBE performs a personal selection of music including Bach's cantata Ich Habe Genug and pieces by Finzi and Ivor Novello accompanied ...More
 
 
 
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Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Entertainment > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from The Red Herring
Part of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama , this is Grade II-listed building on Silk Street houses the Silk Street ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Red Herring
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 | 6 minutes from The Red Herring
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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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard is ... More
 
 
 
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The City Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
Learn about the square mile, the area's 800 year history, its people and its architecture, at The City Centre, where exhibitions, public events ... More
 
 
 
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 4 minutes from The Red Herring
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England ... More
 
 
 
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 1 minute from The Red Herring
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from The Red Herring
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from The Red Herring
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 12 minutes from The Red Herring
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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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 12 minutes from The Red Herring
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 13 minutes from The Red Herring
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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Ned's Club Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Ned London, 27 Poultry, EC2R | 3 minutes from The Red Herring
Centred around a 20-metre marble-lined swimming pool, Ned's Club Spa is a lavish subterranean space that invites both The Ned hotel guests and outside visitors ... More
 
 
 
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Puttshack Bank
London > Leisure > Golf
1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 4 minutes from The Red Herring
Putting a swing into your social life, Puttshack brings crazy golf into the 21st century with high tech equipment, blinging ... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from The Red Herring
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
 
 
 
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 7 minutes from The Red Herring
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from The Red Herring
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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The Conductor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Fleet Place, Farringdon, EC4M | 9 minutes from The Red Herring
The Conductor is a Fullers pub and restaurant on Fleet Place in Farringdon serving indulgent craft beer, cocktails, mocktails and premium non-alcoholic tipples. Food options ... More
 
 
 
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Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, St Paul's
London > Nightlife > Bars
130 Wood St, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Veeno St Paul's
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1st Floor One New Change, EC2V | 3 minutes from The Red Herring
Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing, and specialises in family grown Sicilian wine alongside authentic ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 1 minute from The Red Herring
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
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Plaisterers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
One London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from The Red Herring
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Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Red Herring

The first UK display of the Nigerian-American artist's work, comprising pastel and charcoal drawings that explore an imagined ancient myth, ...More

C-O-N-T-A-C-T
Theatre | Until 10th October 2020 

The Monument 9 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Use your own smartphone and headphones for the UK premiere of Mathilde Moulin and WEF Productions' immersive theatre and sensorial ...More

Dora Maurer
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

Tate Modern 12 minutes walk from The Red Herring

A year-long exhibition brings together some 35 works by the Hungarian artist, including graphic works, photographs, films and paintings created ...More

Hyundai Commission: Kara Walker
Exhibitions | Until 8th November 2020 

Tate Modern 12 minutes walk from The Red Herring

A large-scale installation by the New York-based artist, entitled Fons Americanus, transforming the Turbine Hall to reflect her concerns regarding ...More

Zanele Muholi
Zanele Muholi
Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2020 

Tate Modern 12 minutes walk from The Red Herring

This April, Tate Modern presents the UK's first major mid-career survey of South African visual activist Zanele Muholi. With a ...More

 
Andy Warhol
Exhibitions | Until 15th November 2020 

Tate Modern 12 minutes walk from The Red Herring

A major retrospective of the American pop artist's work, featuring well-known images such as the iconic pop prints of Marilyn ...More

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

The Shard 17 minutes walk from The Red Herring

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

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 26th September 2020 

The Shard 17 minutes walk from The Red Herring

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
An Evening With An Immigrant
Theatre | Until 15th October 2020 

Bridge Theatre 21 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams writes and performs his own immigrant story, told through poems, stories and anecdotes with ...More

Talking Heads: The Outside Dog & The Hand Of God
Theatre | Until 26th September 2020 

Bridge Theatre 21 minutes walk from The Red Herring

For the second double bill of Alan Bennett's monologues, originally broadcast on BBC One in June and now staged live, ...More

 
 
 
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