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Welcome to our guide for the area around Black Friars Lane in City and County of the City of London. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Black Friars Lane is Blackfriars Railway Station which is about 2 minutes to the South .

Black Friars Lane is in the London area of City.

 

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

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Blackfriars Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Snowhill NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  39% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 1 minute from Black Friars Lane
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 £99  28% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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 £70  42% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 2 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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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Events near Black Friars Lane

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Ongoing
Bill Viola
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th September 2016 to 11th August 2018 - 8.30am-4.30pm
Black Friars Lane, St Paul's Churchyard, EC4M | 4 minutes from Black Friars Lane
The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a British cathedral, to coincide with the ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Bill Viola: Mary
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th September 2016 to 31st December 2018
Black Friars Lane, St Paul's Churchyard, EC4M | 4 minutes from Black Friars Lane
Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire aisle of Christopher Wren's magnificent cathedral ...More
 
 
 
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Jack Your Body LDN
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 2nd September 2017 - 12noon-6pm
Black Friars Lane, Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, Southbank, SE1 | 7 minutes from Black Friars Lane
Classic, funky and soulful house from the last 30 years from DJs Brandon Block, Jesse James, Billy Cocks and George Goodson....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Black Friars Lane

Near Black Friars Lane
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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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 | 7 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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 | 8 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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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Sights and Attractions near Black Friars Lane

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Black Friars Lane
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 4 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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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New Street Square
London > Attractions >
New Street Square, City, London EC4A | 6 minutes from Black Friars Lane
Just off New Fetter Lane, New Street Square is a quiet space in Holborn where you can shop and stop off for a bite to eat. ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Black Friars Lane

The best shops and markets near Black Friars Lane
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 6 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 8 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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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Restaurants near Black Friars Lane

What are the best dining options near Black Friars Lane London?
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
101 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 1 minute from Black Friars Lane
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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Chinese Cricket Club
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
19 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 1 minute from Black Friars Lane
Chinese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from Black Friars Lane
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Education near Black Friars Lane

Near Black Friars Lane
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 9 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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 Black Friars Lane
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 | 12 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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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Leisure near Black Friars Lane

Black Friars Lane gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Black Friars Lane

The best pubs near London Black Friars Lane.
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from Black Friars Lane
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Black Friars Lane
... More
 
 
 
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The Tipperary
London > Nightlife > Pubs
66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Black Friars Lane
Visit this pub and you'll soon find out it's really not a long way to Tipperary. In fact it's merely a ten minute walk (stumble) ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Black Friars Lane

Black Friars Lane clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 2 minutes from Black Friars Lane
A wine bar and shop selling wines directly from independent vineyards, Humble Grape opened its first wine bar and shop in Battersea ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Black Friars Lane
... More
 
 
 
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Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Black Friars Lane
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead it's a cut above your ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Black Friars Lane

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Black Friars Lane.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Middle Temple Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from Black Friars Lane
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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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Black Friars Lane
Opened by the Queen in 2002 and designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners Haberdashers' Hall was the first new livery hall in the Square Mile ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 4 minutes walk from Black Friars Lane

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

Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 4 minutes walk from Black Friars Lane

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

Between Man And Matter
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Black Friars Lane

Works providing an insight into the affinities between artists working in Japan, Europe and the United States, many of whom ...More

George Condo
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Black Friars Lane

Works by the American artist, encompassing both abstraction and figuration through painting and sculpture....More

Torn Papers And Walls Paper
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Black Friars Lane

Works by contemporary and abstract artists in response to the theme of Cities, featuring pieces by Mark Bradford, Gordon Matta-Clark ...More

Pino Pascali
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Black Friars Lane

Mark Godfrey curates an exhibition of works by one of the most important 1960s Italian artists, who favoured using steel ...More

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2017 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Black Friars Lane

Tate Modern hosts landmark exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, shining a bright light ...More

 
Fahrelnissa Zeid
Fahrelnissa Zeid
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Black Friars Lane

One of the first female artists to exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London in the late ...More

 
Alberto Giacometti
Alberto Giacometti
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Black Friars Lane

Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti, "one of the most highly regarded and distinctive artists of the last century" (The Guardian) "wowed ...More

 
Magdalena Abakanowicz
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Black Friars Lane

Soft sculptures reflecting an interest in biological systems, organic matter and regeneration, topics the artist has discussed with scientists in ...More

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Hassan Hajjaj: La Caravane
Exhibitions | From 5th October 

Somerset House

This October, Somerset House hosts a homecoming exhibition on British-Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj. The exhibition will showcase his vibrant fusion of contemporary cultures, which he has picked up ...More

Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Exhibitions | From 8th November 

Tate Modern

Tate Modern looks at the dramatic history of ...More

 
Modigliani
Exhibitions | From 23rd November 

Tate Modern

This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of the most memorable art of the 20th century, Modigliani continuously evolved his career, developing his ...More

Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
Exhibitions | From 15th November 

National Gallery

The National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland. Upon visiting Finland Gallen-Kallela fell in ...More

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Both the Marylebone and Clerkenwell Zetter Townhouses serve ...More

 
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Zetter Townhouse Marylebone Afternoon Tea
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Awarded Best Afternoon Tea at the Harden's London ...More

 
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Speakeasy bar Blind Spot at St Martins Lane ...More

 
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Luca Longobardi and chef Chris Denney, the pair behind 108 Garage, bring flavours from around ...More

 
108 Garage
108 Garage
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108 Garage has proven to be a big hit, with Fay Maschler giving the Notting ...More

 
Wyld Afternoon Tea, Mondrian London
Wyld Afternoon Tea, Mondrian London
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Take a step back in time with Mondrian ...More

 
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Inspired by its neighbour, The Science Museum, The ...More

 
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In September 2017 the 18-storey Royal Lancaster London - one of the best-known landmarks on ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea
Dining 

Swanky hotel One Aldwych takes inspiration from Roald ...More

 
Wait Until Dark
Wait Until Dark
Theatre | From 4th September 

Richmond Theatre

An edge-of-your-seat thriller from the hand of Frederick Knott, best known for writing Dial M ...More

 
Fever Pitch: The Opera
Concerts | From 22nd September 

Union Chapel

The first musical version of Nick Hornby's book Fever Pitch, which famously follows the ups and downs of life supporting Arsenal Football Club, is staged at the Union Chapel, in the heart of north London ...More

Joe Moran / Dance Art Foundation: On The Habit Of Being Oneself
Joe Moran / Dance Art Foundation: On The Habit Of Being Oneself
Dance | From 28th September 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre

See the world premiere of an experimental work ...More

 
BooManchu: The Wellness Festival Weekend
Sporting Events | From 23rd September 

Fu Manchu

Boutique cycling legends Boom Cycle have teamed up with cocktail bar Fu Manchu to present the BooManchu Wellness Festival Weekend. Running for one weekend, it invites guests to ...More

Chiswick Book Festival
Chiswick Book Festival
Exhibitions | From 14th September 

St Michael & All Angels Chiswick

A long weekend of literary discussions with the likes of Jeremy Vine, Clare Balding and ...More

 
Ink
Ink
Theatre | From 9th September 

Duke of York's Theatre

Following its successful debut at the Almeida, Rupert Goold's production of Ink, James Graham's "stingingly ...More

 
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