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The nearest underground station to EC1Y 2BQ is Old Street Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the North .

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Finsbury Square NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Clere Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What to do in London throughout 2017

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Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  23% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £128  41% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  41% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Guildhall School: Performance Craft Showing
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 6pm
EC1Y 2BQ, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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BBC Symphony Orchestra: Messiaen
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 7.30pm
EC1Y 2BQ, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Sakari Oramo conducts a performance of Messiaen's L'Ascension and Turangalila Symphony. With pianist Steven Osborne....More
 
 
 
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Textile Art By Gilda baron
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd to 27th May 2017 - Various Times
EC1Y 2BQ, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
An exhibition of the work of the renowned Textile Artist, the late Gilda Baron. The work exhibited shows her distinctive style, using a mixture of techniques ...More
 
 
 
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The Nursery Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square as part of the Theatre Delicatessen building ... More
 
 
 
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Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
The Old Blue Last is a legendary pub and live music venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice - a ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near EC1Y 2BQ

The best museums, galleries, attractions near EC1Y 2BQ
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Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 1 minute from EC1Y 2BQ
Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together within ... More
 
 
 
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71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
 
 
 
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Broadgate Ice Rink
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
London's longest-running outdoor ice rink, Broadgate Ice Rink, can be found between mid November and the end of February in Exchange Square, only a couple of ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near EC1Y 2BQ

The best shops and markets near EC1Y 2BQ
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Beach in the East
London > Shopping >
Lower Ground G, 123 Clifton St, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Fashion Creative Yasmin Sewell presents pop up shop Beach in the East in a disused Shoreditch swimming pool. Opened in late May, just in time for ... More
 
 
 
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Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Momosan Shop offers objects selected by Momoko Mizutani whose upbringing and experiences in Japan and the UK influence the selection of goods and events ... More
 
 
 
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Tokyobike Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to ... More
 
 
 
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L'Abat Jour
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
14 City Road, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from EC1Y 2BQ
Italian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Anakana
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
1 Olivers Yard, City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Formerly serving Indian cuisine, Anakana has switched to offering Thai street-food although the décor remains as vibrant and stylish as before with its spectra red theme. ... More
 
 
 
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Salvation Jane
London > Restaurants >
Unit 2, 1 Oliver's Yard, 55 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Describing itself as 'a little bit of Australia in Shoreditch', Salvation Jane is a 65 seater restaurant and bar which offers the kind of casual dining ... More
 
 
 
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Education near EC1Y 2BQ

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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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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EC1Y 2BQ gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 11 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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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Pubs near EC1Y 2BQ

The best pubs near London EC1Y 2BQ.
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The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
 
 
 
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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near EC1Y 2BQ

EC1Y 2BQ clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Burdock
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Montcalm Royal London House, 22-25 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Burdock, the stylish bar within the Montcalm Royal London House hotel in Finsbury Square, is serious about its brews. For evidence look to the four overhanging ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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Flight Club Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
2A Worship Street, EC2A | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
Following on from the likes of Bounce and Swingers, social entertainment venue Flight Club continues the theme of sports within London bars, elevating the classic pub ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near EC1Y 2BQ

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near EC1Y 2BQ.
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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | Same location as EC1Y 2BQ
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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Electric Wednesday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th July 2017 

Club Aquarium 4 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

Francesco Poggi, CASSIMM and a host of weekly guests spin house and techno all night long....More

The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 7th October 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 5 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

The Queen of Hoxton's seasonal rooftop parties have become a legendary addition to the capital's event calendar and this year ...More

 
Kick Out The Jams
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th May 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 5 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

Embark on a musical journey as DJs explore their vast physical and digital collections. Expect disco, soul, funk and reggae....More

BBC Symphony Orchestra: Messiaen
Concerts | On 24th May 2017 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

Sakari Oramo conducts a performance of Messiaen's L'Ascension and Turangalila Symphony. With pianist Steven Osborne....More

The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second ...More

 
Filthy Fanny Takes It Up The Pier
Leisure | On 24th May 2017 

The Crown and Shuttle 8 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

Food & Drink, Pop Ups....More

Akua Naru
Concerts | On 24th May 2017 

Village Underground 8 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

The boom bap and hip hop artist performs songs from her debut album The Journey Aflame....More

Belako
Concerts | On 24th May 2017 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 8 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

Spanish pop four-piece, influenced by new wave and punk....More

Fried Sugar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th December 2017 

Cargo 8 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

The finest resident DJs spin hip hop and R&B each week....More

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CLAW
CLAW
Dining 

Serving delicious British seafood, sourced from traceable and sustainable sources in Salcombe, Devon, in a ...More

 
WOLF II
WOLF II
Dining 

After 10 months at WOLF in Stoke Newington, chef Mattia Antonioni heads up WOLF II, ...More

 
Yolk
Yolk
Dining 

Yolk started as a longing for the perfect Eggs Benedict. Now the pop up has ...More

 
Finsbury Avenue Square
Finsbury Avenue Square
Attractions 

Surrounded by office buildings occupied by UBS, ICAP, ETX Capital and others, Finsbury Avenue Square ...More

 
Sonder Presents: NeverFolk
Theatre | From 1st June 

The Nursery Theatre

A collection of improvised stories of everyday lives....More

The Nursery Theatre
Entertainment 

From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square....More

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
Little Bird Battersea
Little Bird Battersea
Drinking 

Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine mirrors with ...More

 
Little Bird Chiswick
Little Bird Chiswick
Dining 

Owned by restaurateur Lorraine Angliss, Little Bird offers classy cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere....More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Santa Maria Chelsea
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

Santa Maria Ealing
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened Santa Maria in Ealing....More

Nudie Jeans
Shopping 

Originated in Gothenburg, Nudie Jeans stocks raw and prewashed denim jeans made with 100% organic cotton denim....More

Best Places for Street Food in London
Best Places for Street Food in London
Article 

London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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