Metropolis

 
 
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Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R 2YB 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Cannon Street Tube Station
 
0 minutes walk
 
Bank Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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A Traditional London Picnic

In Town: Lincoln's Inn Fields & Phoenix Garden If you're looking for a relaxing, shady picnic spot in the heart of the metropolis, head for ...

 
 
A Traditional London Picnic

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Outdoor Drinking in London

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Museum of London

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Autumn Walks in London

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What's on in London 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Hotels near Metropolis

Near Metropolis
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  25% 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 £104  31% 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
 
 
 
Novotel London City South
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £86  24% off
53 61 Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 | 8 minutes from Metropolis
Opposite St Paul's Cathedral and right in the shadow of the Tate Modern Novotel is a short walk from the River Thames. With bright, airy rooms, ... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 , 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
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
 
 
 
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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Events near Metropolis

Near Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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Bastille Day Festival
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 13th July 2014
Borough Market, Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Metropolis
Bastille Day, 14th July, falls on a Monday this year so London celebrates France's national day with a free festival on Sunday 13th. Taking place at ...More
 
 
 
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The View From The Shard Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013
The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Metropolis
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
 
 
 
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Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | 12 minutes from Metropolis
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ...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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Monument Street, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from Metropolis
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a £4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling energetic ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from Metropolis
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried here. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Metropolis

What are the best dining options near Metropolis London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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, EC4R | 2 minutes from Metropolis
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 13 minutes from Metropolis
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Metropolis

The best pubs near London Metropolis.
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, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Metropolis
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, EC4V | 9 minutes from Metropolis
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Metropolis

Metropolis clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 5 minutes from Metropolis
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
If you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about ... 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
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Gaucho World Cup Screenings
Gaucho World Cup Screenings
Foodie Events | Until 13th July 2014 

Gaucho - City 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

Add a bit of class to your World Cup experience by enjoying the games with a side serving of steak ...More

 
Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
Theatre | Until 24th August 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 6 minutes walk from Metropolis

Eve Best, who played Wallis Simpson in the Oscar-winning film The King's Speech, returns to Shakespeare's Globe to play Cleopatra ...More

 
Bastille Day Festival
Bastille Day Festival
Exhibitions | On 13th July 2014 

Borough Market 8 minutes walk from Metropolis

Bastille Day, 14th July, falls on a Monday this year so London celebrates France's national day with a free festival ...More

 
Bastille Festival
Leisure | On 13th July 2014 

Borough Market 8 minutes walk from Metropolis

Bankside is hosting London's largest free Bastille Day Festival to celebrate France's national day with an extravaganza for food and ...More

Forbidden Broadway
Forbidden Broadway
Theatre | Until 16th August 2014 

Menier Chocolate Factory 9 minutes walk from Metropolis

Another rip-roaring night at the Menier Chocolate Factory as a cast of four - and their hard-working pianist - take ...More

 
Chloe Dewe Matthews: Tate Modern And You: Sunday Service
Exhibitions | Until 13th July 2014 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from Metropolis

Photographs and film documenting some of the many black majority churches based in Southwark, including Liberty House in Camberwell, focusing ...More

Robert Mapplethorpe
Robert Mapplethorpe
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from Metropolis

Photographs and self-portraits by the avant-garde American artist Robert Mapplethorpe are the subject of a free display at Tate Modern, ...More

 
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from Metropolis

In this exhibition of the work of Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Tate Modern ignores the artist's famous colourist paintings to focus ...More

 
Get Stuffed: Workshop (Over 5s)
Kids Events | On 13th July 2014 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from Metropolis

Make a digital historical doll....More

The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 13th July 2014 

The Shard 11 minutes walk from Metropolis

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

 
 
 
 
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