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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What's on in London 2017

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £205  37% 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  21% 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 £70  36% 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

Near Charterhouse Square
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Now On
Victorian Santa's Grotto
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 2nd to 23rd December 2017
Charterhouse Square, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 4 minutes from Charterhouse Square
This Christmas, travel back in time at the Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands with the Victorian Santa's Grotto. Both grottos will be set ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Rattle
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th September to 22nd December 2017 - Various Times
Charterhouse Square, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Charterhouse Square
An exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle's musical life to date....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Not So Silent Nigh
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 11th December 2017 - 6.30pm
Charterhouse Square, 5 St Andrew Street, Holborn, EC4A | 7 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Live Music, Choir....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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
26 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Charterhouse Square
This gory Michelin-starred restaurant often slips into those "Best 50 restaurants in the World" lists - and it's not hard to see why. Although picky eaters ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Charterhouse Square

Near Charterhouse Square
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Charterhouse Square
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 | 8 minutes from Charterhouse Square
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
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from Charterhouse Square
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Charterhouse Square

Charterhouse Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Charterhouse Square
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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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
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Charterhouse Square
... More
 
 
 
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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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The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2018 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even higher in more developed countries. ...More

 
Victorian Santa's Grotto
Victorian Santa's Grotto
Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2017 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

This Christmas, travel back in time at the Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands with the Victorian Santa's ...More

 
Pulse
Exhibitions | Until 15th April 2018 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

A digital installation by Tekja collecting and visualising live data about London from Twitter....More

(Un) Common Currency
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

Alternative examples of monies used in London over the years, from 17th century trade tokens to today's Brixton Pound....More

Bonus Levels
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2018 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

This multimedia installation by visual artist Lawrence Lek imagines a future London through a series of play-able video games that ...More

Interlock: Friends Pictured Within
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

Artist Jonathan Munro and musician Anna Meredith's multimedia installation exploring Edward Elgar's Enigma Variations....More

Less Than Thirteen
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

A large-scale projected artwork, which interprets the movement of Sir Simon Rattle conducting Elgar's Enigma Variations, reducing his form to ...More

The People's Forest: Gayle Chong Kwan
Exhibitions | Until 18th March 2018 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

A contemporary visual art project which explores the history, politics, and people of London's ancient woodland, Epping Forest....More

Rattle
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2017 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

An exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle's musical life to date....More

John Akomfrah: Purple
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from Charterhouse Square

British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah presents his ambitious new installation, Purple. Being displayed at the Barbican Centre, the six-channel ...More

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Clementine's Christmas Special At Crazy Coqs
Comedy | From 19th December 

Crazy Coqs

Comedy, Musical....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Exhibitions | From 28th June 

National Portrait Gallery

Almost a decade after his death, and coinciding ...More

 
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Dance | From 9th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min's new work takes ...More

 
Carmen La Cubana
Carmen La Cubana
Dance | From 1st August 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by ...More

 
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Dance | From 29th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sixteen years after his first production, Kaash, talented choreographer and dancer Akram Khanis set for ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary, Shakespeare's Globe gets a new Artistic Director and three ...More

 
May in London 2018
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The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Theatre | From 5th February 

Peacock Theatre

With jaw-dropping stunts, tricks and contemporary artistry, Cirque Berserk! is back with its most famous ...More

 
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Foodie Events | On 8th February 

Hawker House

Foodism presents the first-ever National Pizza Day this ...More

 
Sadler's Wells Family Weekend
Sadler's Wells Family Weekend
Dance | From 30th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Spilling out into the foyer, the Family Weekend ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 2nd April 

Dominion Theatre

It wowed audiences and won the Radio 2 ...More

 
Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
All's Well That Ends Well
Theatre | From 11th January 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

After her "splendid" (The Guardian) production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2016, Caroline Byrne directs Annie Siddons' reimagining of Shakespeare's drama All's Well That Ends Well to the Globe's candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. ...More

Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Omer Tiroche Gallery
Attractions 

Mayfair art gallery with a focus on modern, post-war and contemporary art with exhibition spaces in London and Jaffa....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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