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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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St. Paul's Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Bank Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
4 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  25% 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 £98  26% 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
 
 
 
Grange St Paul's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  32% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 7 minutes from The Red Herring
Perfectly located in the heart of London's financial district, yet moments away from the delights of the West End, the Grange St Paul's mixes contemporary style ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anthologist
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
58 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Feliks Topolski: Drawing Debden
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st October 2018 to 31st July 2019 - 10am-5pm
The Red Herring, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 4 minutes from The Red Herring
...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Icebreaker
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 20th July 2019 - 7.30pm
The Red Herring, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Red Herring
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landings, the 12-piece contemporary ensemble founded by James Poke and John Godfrey in 1989 plays Brian Eno's Apollo ...More
 
 
 
Now On
London Threads: Carousel Textile Artists Summer 2019 Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd to 27th July 2019 - Various Times
The Red Herring, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Red Herring
The 20-strong group, inspired by experiences that connect them to the capital, display intricate stitchery, screen-printed images, hand-weaving, dyeing, patchwork and fabric manipulation using a wealth ...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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Red Herring
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The best shops and markets near The Red Herring
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 15 minutes from The Red Herring
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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The Red Herring 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 | 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 9 minutes from The Red Herring
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
The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 11 minutes from The Red Herring
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Red Herring

The best pubs near London The Red Herring.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 7 minutes from The Red Herring
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 9 minutes from The Red Herring
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
 
 
 
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The Red Herring clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Red Herring.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
... More
 
 
 
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Plaisterers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
One London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from The Red Herring
... More
 
 
 
 

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Beasts of London
Beasts of London
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from The Red Herring

From the soaring eagle to the infectious bacterium, Beasts of London shows the history of London, seen from the perspective ...More

 
AI: More Than Human
AI: More Than Human
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Red Herring

A major centre-wide exhibition presented in a festival style at the Barbican Centre, AI: More than Human delves into our ...More

 
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Barbican Art Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Red Herring

One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art ...More

 
Icebreaker
Concerts | On 20th July 2019 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Red Herring

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landings, the 12-piece contemporary ensemble founded by James Poke and John Godfrey ...More

Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus Christ Superstar
Theatre | Until 24th August 2019 

Barbican Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's seminal musical comes to the Barbican following two sell-out seasons at Regent's Park Open ...More

 
The Comedy Of Errors
Theatre | Until 23rd August 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Red Herring

The Lord Chamberlain's Men present Shakespeare's most riotous and farcical play, in which merchants, masters, parents, servants and a long-suffering ...More

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | Until 13th October 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Shakespeare's comedy-drama is directed by Sean Holmes with Peter Bourke as Oberon, Victoria Elliott as Titania, Ciaran O'Brien as Demetrius, ...More

Henry V Or Harry England
Theatre | Until 11th October 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Red Herring

The King leads his troops in war against the French as he lays claim to parts of France in the ...More

The Glasshouse at The Gherkin
The Glasshouse at The Gherkin
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2019 

Helix and Iris 11 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Sitting on the top two floors of the iconic London landmark, Searcys at The Gherkin - also known as Helix ...More

 
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Theatre | Until 13th November 2019 

The Hallmark Building 12 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Jeff Wayne's epic 1978 musical version of War of the Worlds has been brought to life as an immersive VR ...More

 

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The Foundling Museum

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William Blake
William Blake
Exhibitions | From 11th September 

Tate Britain

This autumn, Tate Britain showcases William Blake's work as he intended it to be shown ...More

 
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Allpress Espresso Roastery And Cafe

Pioneering coffee company Allpress Espresso, which started out as a coffee cart in New Zealand ...More

 
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Located within the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, the ...More

 
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With Market Halls, Arcade and Seven Dials Market opening in one year, food halls ...More

 
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Seven Dials Market
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Street food specialists KERB have taken on the entire space at St Thomas Neal's Warehouse, ...More

 
Pick & Cheese
Pick & Cheese
Dining 

Choose from over 25 different cheeses, brought to you on a conveyor belt at Pick ...More

 
Mythos: A Trilogy - Gods. Heroes. Men
Mythos: A Trilogy - Gods. Heroes. Men
Theatre | From 13th September 

London Palladium

Following on from his acclaimed book, Mythos: The ...More

 
Arcade Food Theatre
Dining 

On the ground floor of the Centre Point building, Arcade is a modern food hall featuring seven independent kitchens, a coffee and bakery counter, three bars, an outdoor terrace and 'The Loft', an incubation space....More

Paradise Soho
Paradise Soho
Dining 

It started out as a supper club at Balham's Brother Marcus but in 2019 Sri ...More

 
The Great British Beer Festival
The Great British Beer Festival
Exhibitions | From 6th August 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

Over 66,000 people flock to this massive celebration ...More

 
Fiesta de Mexico
Fiesta de Mexico
Foodie Events | From 26th July 

Guildhall Yard

Providing a taste of Mexico right in the heart of London, Fiesta de Mexico recreates ...More

 
Blank
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The Donmar Warehouse

Staged in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Clean Break theatre company, which works with women affected by the criminal justice system, Blank receives its full-length premiere at the Donmar Warehouse this autumn. The new ...More

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Theatre | From 16th August 

The Donmar Warehouse

After wowing audiences with The Octoroon at the National Theatre, American writer Branden Jacobs-Jenkins returns ...More

 
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The South Bank is a lovely spot for a Thames-side stroll in summer but if ...More

 
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