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Blackfriars Underground Station. Opened in 1870, this Zone 1 station serves the Circle and District lines.


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Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £88† 30% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
Grange St Paul's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £89† 41% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
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
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £78† 42% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
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
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Blackfriars Underground Station

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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 miles from Blackfriars Underground Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 19 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 19 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 10 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
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Events near Blackfriars Underground Station

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Podo: A Portrait Series By Matthew Joseph
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 25th April to 5th May 2019 - 10am-6pm
Blackfriars Underground Station, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
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Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of Memory
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 23rd January to 6th May 2019
Blackfriars Underground Station, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
A major exhibition of works by French painter Pierre Bonnard, a friend and contemporary Henri Matisse, known for his unconventional use of colour and his preference ...More
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Franz West
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 20th February to 2nd June 2019
Blackfriars Underground Station, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This winter, Tate Modern presents an extensive posthumous survey of Vienna-born artist Franz West. Known for bringing a punk aesthetic to the pristine spaces of art ...More
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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new releases, ... More
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
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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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
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Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ... More
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
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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Chinese Cricket Club
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
19 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Chinese Cuisine... More
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
101 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
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Education near Blackfriars Underground Station

Near Blackfriars Underground Station
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 11 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 12 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 13 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
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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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Gastropub... More
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Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
... More
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Doggett's Coat and Badge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Blackfriars Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Functional, multi-purpose pub whose saving grace is its excellent Southbank location and views of the river. Doggett's Coat and Badge could hardly be described as a ... More
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Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
A wine bar and shop selling wines directly from independent vineyards, Humble Grape opened its first wine bar and shop in Battersea ... More
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Lyaness
London > Nightlife > Bars
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Pioneering mixology maestro Ryan Chetiyawardana shook the industry as hard as he shakes his cocktails in 2018 when he announced the closure of his ... More
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Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
... More
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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 1 minute from Blackfriars Underground Station
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
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Middle Temple Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More

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Hip Hop Karaoke with Fourpure Brewery
Hip Hop Karaoke with Fourpure Brewery
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 20th July 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Hosted in partnership with Fourpure Brewery, Tate Modern is presenting a series of Hip Hop Karaoke evenings. Taking place on ...More

 
Dorothea Tanning
Dorothea Tanning
Exhibitions | Until 9th June 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Organised in collaboration with the Reina Sofía in Madrid, Tate Modern presents a major retrospective of Dorothea Tanning's work. Spanning ...More

 
Franz West
Franz West
Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

This winter, Tate Modern presents an extensive posthumous survey of Vienna-born artist Franz West. Known for bringing a punk aesthetic ...More

 
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of Memory
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of Memory
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

A major exhibition of works by French painter Pierre Bonnard, a friend and contemporary Henri Matisse, known for his unconventional ...More

 
Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

A free, year-long exhibition at Tate Modern, Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33 explores German art in the period ...More

 
Henry IV Part 1 or Hotspur
Theatre | Until 11th October 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Harry Hotspur aims to bring conflict to England because of a slight on his family, whilst Prince Hal is uninterested ...More

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

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

London may seem like a civilised place (unless you're on a crowded tube in rush hour) but, as Beasts of ...More

 
Downstate
Downstate
Theatre | Until 27th April 2019 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 11 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Coming to the National Theatre direct from its debut at Steppenwolf, Chicago, Downstate is a fiery and provocative new play ...More

 
Tartuffe
Tartuffe
Theatre | Until 30th April 2019 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Director Blanche McIntyre and writer John Donnelly present a new take on Moliere's comic masterpiece, Tartuffe, at the National Theatre. ...More

 
Downstate
Theatre | Until 27th April 2019 

National Theatre: Dorfman 11 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Following its world premiere in Chicago, Steppenwolf Theatre Company's staging of Bruce Norris's unsettling drama set in an Illinois home ...More

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Underbelly Festival

The Australian duo, Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood, present a darkly comic show, sharing tales of love and women, gin and secrets....More

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Underbelly Festival

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Half Moon Young People's Theatre

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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