Cowcross Street  

 
 
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Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, Islington, London EC1M
 
 

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

The nearest station to Cowcross Street is Farringdon Rail which is about 1 minutes to the West.

Cowcross Street is in the London area of Clerkenwell.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Barbican Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Caxton House NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Cardinal House NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2017

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2017 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2017 London events.

 
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The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  22% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from Cowcross Street
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
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  21% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 4 minutes from Cowcross Street
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  24% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 8 minutes from Cowcross Street
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 Cowcross Street

Near Cowcross Street
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Design At Central
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th to 30th Jun 2017 - Various Times
Cowcross Street, 33-35 St John's Square, EC1M | 3 minutes from Cowcross Street
Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Richard Sandling: PLUTO
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 3rd July 2017 - 7pm-10pm
Cowcross Street, 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 6 minutes from Cowcross Street
The award-winning comedian, poet and actor returns for one night only to reprise his Pluto Spoken Word Show, with support from Red Raw's absurdist femidom Sophie ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
2017 PEN Ackerley Prize with Decca Aitkenhead, Amy Liptrot and Lara Pawson
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 5th July 2017 - 7pm-8.15pm
Cowcross Street, 60 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 6 minutes from Cowcross Street
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Cowcross Street

Near Cowcross Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 5 minutes from Cowcross Street
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue that presents soul, funk, R&B and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Cowcross Street
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Cowcross Street
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Cowcross Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Cowcross Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Cowcross Street
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
New Street Square
London > Attractions >
New Street Square, City, London EC4A | 6 minutes from Cowcross Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Cowcross Street
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Cowcross Street

The best shops and markets near Cowcross Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Cowcross Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Cowcross Street
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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Nicholas James
London > Shopping > Jewellery
16-18 Hatton Garden, Holborn, London EC1N | 4 minutes from Cowcross Street
A trip to Hatton Garden is a rite of passage for any newly engaged couple but it can also be a confusing one. With so many ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Cowcross Street

What are the best dining options near Cowcross Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
26 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Cowcross Street
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lazybones
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Unit 5 , Cowcross Street , Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Cowcross Street
Inspired by slow cooking culture, Lazybones is a laid back restaurant and bar that serves hearty meat dishes. Diners can feast on pulled pork sandwiches, beef ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
101 Turnmill Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Cowcross Street
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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Education near Cowcross Street

Near Cowcross Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Cowcross Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Cowcross 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 8 minutes from Cowcross Street
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 Cowcross Street

Cowcross Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Cowcross Street
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
My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from Cowcross Street
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from Cowcross Street
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 Cowcross Street

The best pubs near London Cowcross Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Cowcross Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Cowcross Street
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 | 3 minutes from Cowcross Street
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Cowcross Street

Cowcross Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fabric
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Cowcross Street
Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Cowcross Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Cowcross 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 Cowcross Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Cowcross Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Cowcross Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 3 minutes from Cowcross Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Cowcross Street
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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Near Cowcross Street

 
 
 
Design At Central
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

Craft Central 3 minutes walk from Cowcross Street

Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More

Niall McDiarmid: Here And Now
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Cowcross Street

Photographic portraits of the people of London, taken over six years....More

Lady Lucy: Portraits for Services, Gifts and Favours
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Cowcross Street

A participatory art project, asking members of the public to offer a service, gift or favour to another museum visitor ...More

My Point Forward
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Cowcross Street

Blast Theory present a series of newly commissioned short films in this interactive exhibition....More

Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Cowcross Street

This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, ...More

 
Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila Rock
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2017 

Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from Cowcross Street

View the legendary photographer's work from Barenboim to U2 and from Rattle to Siouxsie Sioux....More

Little Women: The Musical
Theatre | Until 1st July 2017 

Bridewell Theatre 9 minutes walk from Cowcross Street

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Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Cowcross Street

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 9 minutes walk from Cowcross Street

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

Echoes Across The Century
Exhibitions | Until 16th July 2017 

Guildhall Art Gallery 9 minutes walk from Cowcross Street

Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More

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Part of the Ivy's brasserie style restaurants, this one has a rather good riverside location ...More

 
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