Charterhouse Square  

 
 
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Charterhouse Square, Clerkenwell, Islington, London EC1M
 
 

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

The nearest station to Charterhouse Square is Barbican Tube Station which is about 2 minutes to the East.

Charterhouse Square is in the London area of Clerkenwell.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Barbican Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Cardinal House NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Caxton House NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  21% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 4 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  30% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  22% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 9 minutes from Charterhouse Square
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 Charterhouse Square

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London Symphony Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 4th December 2016 - 7pm
Charterhouse Square, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Charterhouse Square
John Adams conducts the orchestra to perform his piece, El Nino, featuring soprano Joelle Harvey, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano and counter-tenors Daniel Bubeck, Brian Cummings and ...More
 
 
 
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Cymbeline
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd, 8th, 10th and 15th to 17th Dec 2016 - Various Times
Charterhouse Square, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Shakespeare's erotic and politically charged study of marital discord and deception. Directed by Melly Still with Gillian Bevan as the first woman to play Cymbeline in ...More
 
 
 
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King Lear
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th November to 23rd December 2016 - Various Times
Charterhouse Square, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Gregory Doran directs Antony Sher as the ageing ruler unable to see beyond the lies of his eldest daughters in Shakespeare's tragic story of ignorance and ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Charterhouse Square

Near Charterhouse Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Charterhouse Square
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Charterhouse Square
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Charterhouse Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Charterhouse Square
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Charterhouse Square
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Charterhouse Square

The best shops and markets near Charterhouse Square
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Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Charterhouse Square
For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Charterhouse Square
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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Charterhouse Square

What are the best dining options near Charterhouse Square London?
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Malmaison Brasserie
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
18 - 21 Charterhouse Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Charterhouse Square
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Le Café du Marché
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
22 Charterhouse Mews, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Charterhouse Square
Le Cafe Du Marche is three restaurants under one roof - Le Cafe, Le Grenier and Le Rendezvous. Le Cafe is an elegent French restaurant on ... More
 
 
 
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Gaucho - Smithfield
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
93a Charterhouse Street, Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Charterhouse Square
The Gaucho Grill boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all of its London venues. The ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Charterhouse Square

Near Charterhouse Square
Museum of London Access & Learning
London > Education > Evening Classes
London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Courses in history, archaeology and creative writing... More
 
 
 
Rainbow Language in Business
London > Education > Language Courses
Gate House, St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Charterhouse Square
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A-Star Tutors
London > Education >
2nd Floor, 145-147 St John St, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Charterhouse Square
A-StarTutors provides a free online list of private home tutors by area. They also organise GCSE, AS and A2-Level revision courses at Imperial College. They also ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Charterhouse Square

Charterhouse Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Malmaison London
London > Leisure >
18-21 Charterhouse Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Charterhouse Square
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from Charterhouse Square
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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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 4 minutes from Charterhouse Square
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 Charterhouse Square

The best pubs near London Charterhouse Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Charterhouse Square
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Charterhouse Square
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Charterhouse Square
It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Charterhouse Square

Charterhouse Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Charterhouse Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 1 minute from Charterhouse Square
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Charterhouse Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Charterhouse Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Charterhouse Square
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Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Charterhouse Square
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Charterhouse Square
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
 
 
 
 

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 11th March 2017 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony ...More

 
The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | Until 1st January 2017 

Peacock Theatre 5 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

This staging of Raymond Briggs's The Snowman by Sadlers Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over, staged in the ...More

 
Traces Of War
Exhibitions | Until 18th December 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

The King's College London's final exhibition explores the relationships between war and the every day....More

A Civic Utopia: Architecture And The City In France, 1765-1837
Exhibitions | Until 8th January 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

An exhibition of architectural drawings of public building and public space in France....More

Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
Fortnum's Christmas Arcade
Fortnum's Christmas Arcade
Seasonal | Until 1st January 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

Back for a second year, the Fortnum & Mason Christmas Arcade transforms the West Wing of Somerset House into a ...More

 
Skate At Somerset House
Skate At Somerset House
Seasonal | Until 15th January 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

The grand 18th-century courtyard of Somerset House makes for a spectacular backdrop for one of the most popular ice rinks ...More

 
 
 
 
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