Central Street

ADDRESS
Central Street, Clerkenwell, Islington, London EC1V†

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Central Street in Islington. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Central Street is Old Street Railway Station which is about 8 minutes to the South East.

Central Street is in the London area of Clerkenwell.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Old Street Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Barbican Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Hoxton Overground Station
18 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Macclesfield Road NCP
2 minutes walk
Pear Tree Street NCP
2 minutes walk

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Major Nightclubs

Layo and Bushwacka vs Sancho Panza The End, WC1A 1JJ New Year's Eve, 31st December 2007 This fantastic club boasts one of the biggest, crispest sound-systems...

Fun for Singles

J'Adore the Players The Players club is one of the coolest Tuesdays in town, making use of The End's main room as well as the AKA...

London's Top Clubs

The Den and Centro 18a West Central Street, WC1A 1JJ For many, the real damage of this bleeding recession came when iconic club The End...

London's Best Events 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

THE BEST

Hotels near Central Street

Near Central Street
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £55† 24% off
Central Street, EC1V | 1 minute from Central Street
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £64† 38% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 5 minutes from Central Street
Located nearby to Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London, Citadines St Mark's is a 4-star apartment hotel that aims to accommodate business ... More
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £60† 29% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 8 minutes from Central Street
This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
THE BEST

Events near Central Street

Near Central Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance †Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 9 minutes from Central Street
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part II)
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 10 minutes from Central Street
Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part I)
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 10 minutes from Central Street
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's production features "a major performance from ...More
THE BEST

Entertainment near Central Street

Near Central Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Central Street
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Central Street
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Central Street
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Central Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Central Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Central Street
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Central Street
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white reportage ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from Central Street
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington, in ... More
THE BEST

Shopping near Central Street

The best shops and markets near Central Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 9 minutes from Central Street
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Central Street
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 10 minutes from Central Street
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
THE BEST

Restaurants near Central Street

What are the best dining options near Central Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fish Central
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
149 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Central Street
Fish & Chips ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Goswell Road Coffee
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
160-164 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Central Street
Goswell Road is in the heart of Finsbury full of media companies and dodgy council estates. Just the right mix for Street Coffee, so come ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Timberyard
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
61-67 Old Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from Central Street
Attempting to re-invent the coffee shop experience, Timberyard is a modern café that combines speciality tea, coffee and artisan food with the latest technology. Spread across ... More
THE BEST

Education near Central Street

Near Central Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Central Street
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
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Central Street
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
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from Central Street
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
THE BEST

Leisure near Central Street

Central Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from Central Street
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from Central Street
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from Central Street
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
THE BEST

Pubs near Central Street

The best pubs near London Central Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Central Street
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, , Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Central Street
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 6 minutes from Central Street
Off the beaten Old Street track, this surreal and spellbinding pub has obviously won a loyal following within months of opening. The friendly management are keen ... More
THE BEST

Nightlife near Central Street

Central Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 7 minutes from Central Street
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Central Street
For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, EC1M | 10 minutes from Central Street
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Central Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Central Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Central Street
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Central Street
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Central Street
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More

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Ewan Bleach
Concerts | Until 28th December 2014 

The Nightjar Bar 7 minutes walk from Central Street

The jazz multi-instrumentalist specialises in blues and jazz pieces from the 1920s and 1930s....More

Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands
Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 9 minutes walk from Central Street

Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings ...More

 
The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
Theatre | Until 10th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 9 minutes walk from Central Street

A snowy stage sets the scene for an icy cold Christmas Eve, where the Little Match Girl paces the emptying ...More

 
Last Night Of The Christmas Proms
Concerts | On 28th December 2014 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Central Street

John Rigby conducts the London Concert Orchestra for an evening of rousing classics culminating in a grand flag-waving British finale....More

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Central Street

Eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think ...More

 
The Sound Of Musicals
Music | On 28th December 2014 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Central Street

The London Concert Orchestra is joined by West End performers Kerry Ellis, Summer Strallen, Graham Bickley and Tim Howar for ...More

Fabriclive: Playaz Christmas Special
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th December 2014 

Fabric 11 minutes walk from Central Street

House music courtesy of Hype, Hazard, Pascal, Total Science, Foreign Concept, Original Sin, Taxman, Annix, Bass Brothers, Mistajam, Matt Jam ...More

The Rowan Martin Band
Concerts | On 28th December 2014 

Charlie Wrights International Bar 12 minutes walk from Central Street

The London-based singer-songwriter performs his original material accompanied by his musicians....More

A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from Central Street

A well-timed exhibition as the much-loved, well-mannered bear gets set for his big-screen debut, A Bear Called Paddington is a ...More

 
The Paddington Trail
The Paddington Trail
Exhibitions | Until 30th December 2014 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from Central Street

Can you spot Paddington Bear? There are 50 statues of the inquisitive Peruvian bear, made famous by the books of ...More

 
 

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May in London 2013
May in London 2013

Theatre is a hot ticket in May with the opening of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Simon Russell Beale ...More

 
Christmas Toy Shopping in London
Christmas Toy Shopping in London

From dolls houses to rocking horses, to ipads and Wiis, London's toy shops are brimming with all sorts of magical ...More

 
You Me At Six and All Time Low
You Me At Six and All Time Low
Concerts | On 14th February 2015 

The O2 Arena

British rock band You Me At Six co-headline with American pop punk giants All Time Low at the O2 this ...More

 
Measure For Measure
Measure For Measure
Theatre | 15th April 2015 - 25th April 2015 

Barbican Centre

Cheek by Jowl presents Measure for Measure at the Barbican this April. Hailed in Moscow as a 'shattering portrait of ...More

 
Frankie Goes To Hollywood: NYE at Maggie's
Frankie Goes To Hollywood: NYE at Maggie's
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Maggie's

With the dress code '80s and awesome', Maggie's is hosting a Frankie Goes to Hollywood party this New Year's Eve. ...More

 
FIA Formula E Championship
Sporting Events | On 27th June 2015 

Various Venues London

The world's first fully-electric racing series arrives in London this June. Launched in September 2014 and running through to June ...More

Missing
Missing
Theatre | 4th March 2015 - 21st March 2015 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

Acclaimed physical dance theatre company Gecko present Missing at the Battersea Arts Centre. The visceral performance looks at the warped ...More

 
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Opened 28th November 2014 

Named after the 19th century English architect Sir James Pennethorne, the man who designed the Somerset House New Wing in ...More

 
Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
Opened 1st November 2014 

Two years on from the ramen boom of 2012, when Bone Daddies ramen bar arrived in Soho with a bang, ...More

 
The Queensbury Kitchen
The Queensbury Kitchen
Opened 10th December 2014 

From the team behind The Queensbury gastropub and right around the corner from it, comes The Queensbury Kitchen, a moden ...More

 
 
 
 
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