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Bank Tube Station
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
2 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  28% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 5 minutes from Metropolis
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 £86  38% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Metropolis
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  31% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 9 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Motoring nearest Metropolis

Nearest to Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Warr's Harley Davidson
London > Shopping > Motoring
611 King's Road, SW6 | 4.8 miles from Metropolis
When Captain Frederick James Warr founded Europe’s oldest Harley-Davidson dealership on the Kings Road in 1924, the flagship model was the ‘Silent Grey Fellow’ which retailed ... More
 
 
 
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The Romance of Rust
London > Shopping > Motoring
Impact Garage, Culmington Road, W13 | 9.7 miles from Metropolis
Now this really is a labour of love – when Rolls Royce trained engineer Lance McCormack set up shop on his own back in 1991, he ... More
 
 
 
Millenium City Garage
London > Shopping > Motoring
68-70 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 14 minutes from Metropolis
... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Metropolis

The best shops and markets near Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laduree Cornhill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
14 Cornhill , City, London EC3V3ND | 4 minutes from Metropolis
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 | 4 minutes from Metropolis
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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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Metropolis
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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Events near Metropolis

Near Metropolis
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London Bierfest
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 19th and Friday 20th October 2017
Metropolis, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, 16 Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from Metropolis
October welcomes the return of Bierfest as London takes on the traditional German Oktoberfest with this major corporate event. Expect gherkins, bratwurst, Bavarian bands and unlimited ...More
 
 
 
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Londinium: Hallucinatio
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th, 20th, 23rd and 24th Oct 2017 - 12noon-3pm
Metropolis, Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 6 minutes from Metropolis
Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More
 
 
 
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Meet Jenson Button
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 1pm
Metropolis, 1-3 Whittington Avenue, Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 7 minutes from Metropolis
2009 Formula One World Championship winner Jenson Button will be joining us in store to sign copies of his new autobiography Jenson Button: Life To The ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Metropolis

Near Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
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 Metropolis

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Metropolis
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St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from Metropolis
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
Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions >
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 2 minutes from Metropolis
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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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Metropolis

What are the best dining options near Metropolis London?
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Leon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
86 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Metropolis
Inside might look like a fast food joint - and the food is served in shoots, like McDonald's - but there the comparison ends. Rather than ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The India Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
21 College Hill, Cannon Street, City, London EC4R | 2 minutes from Metropolis
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
123 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from Metropolis
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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Education near Metropolis

Near Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from Metropolis
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 | 19 minutes from Metropolis
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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 19 minutes from Metropolis
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Metropolis

Metropolis 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 | 9 minutes from Metropolis
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 Metropolis
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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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 12 minutes from Metropolis
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Metropolis

The best pubs near London Metropolis.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 6 minutes from Metropolis
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 | 8 minutes from Metropolis
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
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Metropolis
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Metropolis

Metropolis 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 Metropolis
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 | 2 minutes from Metropolis
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
The Four Sisters Townhouse
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Groveland Court, Bow Lane, EC4M | 4 minutes from Metropolis
Falling somewhere between an old curiosity shop and a sumptuous Victorian gentleman's club, The Four Sisters Townhouse is an elegant, intimate cocktail ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Metropolis

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Metropolis.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 1 minute from Metropolis
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 7 minutes from Metropolis
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Alexander de Cadenet - Creations
Exhibitions | Until 3rd November 2017 

St Stephen Walbrook 2 minutes walk from Metropolis

Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More

Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2018 

Bank of England Museum 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to ...More

London Bierfest
London Bierfest
Exhibitions | Until 20th October 2017 

Old Billingsgate 6 minutes walk from Metropolis

October welcomes the return of Bierfest as London takes on the traditional German Oktoberfest with this major corporate event. Expect ...More

 
Romantics Anonymous
Romantics Anonymous
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 6 minutes walk from Metropolis

Emma Rice directs her own adaptation of a swoonsome musical based on the French-Belgian film Les Emotifs Anonymes, about a ...More

 
Londinium: Hallucinatio
Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2017 

Leadenhall Market 6 minutes walk from Metropolis

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Meet Jenson Button
Exhibitions | On 20th October 2017 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 7 minutes walk from Metropolis

2009 Formula One World Championship winner Jenson Button will be joining us in store to sign copies of his new ...More

Meet Jenson Button
Exhibitions | On 20th October 2017 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 7 minutes walk from Metropolis

Formula One legend, Jenson Button will be visiting our Leadenhall store to sign copies of his fantastic new autobiography Life ...More

Meet Jenson Button
Exhibitions | On 20th October 2017 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 7 minutes walk from Metropolis

The Formula 1 driver signs copies of his new autobiography Jenson Button: Life To The Limit....More

Blood Rite
Dance | On 20th October 2017 

Guildhall Yard 7 minutes walk from Metropolis

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Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 8 minutes walk from Metropolis

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

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Smoking Goat
Smoking Goat
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Opened in 2014, Soho dive bar and dining room Smoking Goat is a popular side ...More

 
Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Dining 

Ben Chapman, Brian Hannon and head chef Ali Borer open a second Smoking Goat, in ...More

 
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
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Shake Shack the modern day 'roadside' burger stand ...More

 
The Watch House
Dining 

A former spice factory near Tower Bridge has become a cool coffee shop, offering signature cocktails at night....More

The Watch House
Dining 

Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

The Watch House
The Watch House
Dining 

Chancery Lane coffee shop The Watch House becomes, from 5pm each evening, a cosy wine ...More

 
Claw Carnaby
Dining 

Claw Carnaby is the first bricks and mortar site for the seafood specialist....More

The Good Egg
The Good Egg
Dining 

Chefs Joel Braham, Alex Coppard and Oded Mizrachi repeat the success of their much-loved Stoke ...More

 
Bombay Bustle
Bombay Bustle
Dining 

The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home ...More

 
Picasso
Theatre | From 1st November 

The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

The Playground Theatre
The Playground Theatre
Entertainment 

200 seat Ladbroke Grove theatre house in a former bus depot....More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
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No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

The Grand, Clapham

The Grand, Clapham pays homage to the finest ...More

 
Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

Stylist Live
Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

Presented by Stylist Magazine, Stylist Live is back for its third year in 2017 and it has doubled in size since launching in 2015. Taking place at Olympia London, the event expects to welcome 21,000 ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie gets its London premiere this November at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Directed by Tom Littler, it will be the first West End staging of the play since ...More

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie
Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

MTV Europe Music Awards
Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

British Museum

With no known culture in the world or ...More

 
Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
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Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
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A much-loved tradition for locals and visitors alike, ...More

 
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Multi Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton comes to Victoria, Robert Lindsay reprises his role as ...More

 
 
 
 
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