Central Street

ADDRESS
Central Street, Clerkenwell, Islington, London EC1V†

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  • Visitor Information

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.

LondonTown.com - Central Street Location Map

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

Further articles featuring Central Street on LondonTown.com

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...

What to do in London Throughout 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† 37% 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
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £60† 22% 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
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £47† 38% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 11 minutes from Central Street
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
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Events near Central Street

Near Central Street
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Nadia Sheikh
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 5pm-2am
Favela London, 91-93 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, EC2A | 11 minutes from Central Street
Pop rock singer-songwriter, with support from Tim Cronin, Elektrik Avenue, Sere Trouble and Carl-Philip Olander....More
Today Only
The Novel And Idealism: George Sand's Francois Le Champi (The Country Waif)
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 6pm-9pm
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 12 minutes from Central Street
Was George Sand's idealism peculiarly feminine?...More
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Printout: Relaunch
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 6.30pm-10.30pm
The Book Club, 100-106 Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 13 minutes from Central Street
A chance for reinvention, reinvigoration and fresh thinking....More
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Katy Moran
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

Parasol Unit 5 minutes walk from Central Street

Contemporary paintings showcasing the artist's practice over the past ten years....More

Eric Ranzoni
Concerts | Until 24th March 2015 

The Nightjar Bar 7 minutes walk from Central Street

The London-based pianist and singer-songwriter plays blues....More

Eat Chic Valentine's Day Chocolate Pop-Up @ Old Street Station
Leisure | Until 1st February 2015 

Old Street Station 8 minutes walk from Central Street

Eat chic puts a modern twist on the chocolate peanut butter cup and is popping up in Old Street Station ...More

Richard Alston Dance Company: Rejoice in the Lamb (Burning | Nomadic | Madcap)
Richard Alston Dance Company: Rejoice in the Lamb (Burning | Nomadic | Madcap)
Dance | Until 27th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 9 minutes walk from Central Street

A 20th anniversary celebration of the Richard Alston Dance Company featuring Benjamin Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb plus two new ...More

 
Fade Art Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2015 

Frameless Gallery 9 minutes walk from Central Street

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Sneak
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th May 2015 

XOYO 10 minutes walk from Central Street

Guest and resident DJs supply house and techno....More

The Liz And Dick Show
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 10 minutes walk from Central Street

Production based on real-life couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, with Lydia Poole playing Taylor and Ken McConnell playing Burton, ...More

Walead Beshty
Walead Beshty
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2015 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Central Street

The latest Curve commission sees London-born, Los Angeles-based artist, Walead Beshty transform the space by covering the vast 90-metre curved ...More

 
Chamberlin, Powell & Bon Architects
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2015 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Central Street

An exhibition of rare photographs taken by CP&B and watercolours by Powell. The first display in a series exploring the ...More

Chamberlin Powell And Bon Architects
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2015 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Central Street

The first display in a series exploring the architecture and design of the Barbican celebrates its architects: Peter 'Joe' Chamberlin, ...More

 

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April in London 2015
April in London 2015

Kristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen and Enda Walsh adapts Roald Dahl's The Twits for the Royal Court in ...More

 
London 2015: Small Museums
London 2015: Small Museums

Waterloo, forensics, cartoons and plants are among the varied subjects that will feature in exhibitions in London's small, specialist museums ...More

 
Tree
Tree
Theatre | Until 22nd February 2015 

Old Vic Theatre

The London premiere of Tree, a play about dissent, commitment, two people and a tree, "twinkles from one quizzically comic ...More

 
Valentine's Day Cooking for Two
Valentine's Day Cooking for Two
Seasonal | On 14th February 2015 

Billingsgate Seafood School

If dinner for two cooked by someone else seems all too easy and cliché this Valentine's Day, head to the ...More

 
Down with Dating - The Ultimate Anti-Valentine's Night
Down with Dating - The Ultimate Anti-Valentine's Night
Seasonal | On 11th February 2015 

The Phoenix

For singletons who don't swoon at mention of Valentine's Day and come out in a cold rash at the thought ...More

 
Dutch National Ballet: Cinderella
Dutch National Ballet: Cinderella
Dance | 8th July 2015 - 11th July 2015 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Dutch National Ballet company presents a brand new ballet influenced by the Brothers Grimm story of Cinderella and choreographed ...More

 
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Exhibitions | 19th May 2015 - 23rd May 2015 

Royal Hospital Chelsea

Held in the grounds of the Chelsea Royal Hospital since 1913, the Chelsea Flower Show, is the finest of the ...More

 
The Cocktail Trading Company Development Bar and Table
The Cocktail Trading Company Development Bar and Table
Opened Mid-January 2015 

Situated in the basement below Central & Co, on Great Marlborough Street, The Cocktail Trading Co Development Bar & Table, ...More

 
Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
Opened February 2015 

Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy continues the expansion of his Spanish food empire which began with Tapas Revolution in Westfield Shepherd's ...More

 
Duck & Rice
Opened End of January 2015 

Hakkasan and Wagamama founder Alan Yau opens 'Chinese gastropub' Duck & Rice on the Soho street famous ...More

 
 
 
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