Farringdon Street

 
 
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Farringdon Street, City, London EC4A 
 

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

The nearest station to Farringdon Street is City Thameslink Station which is about 2 minutes to the South East.

Farringdon Street is in the London area of City.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Blackfriars Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
St. Paul's Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
City Thameslink Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Snowhill NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Farringdon Street

Near Farringdon Street
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  25% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 4 minutes from Farringdon 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
 
 
 
Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  29% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 4 minutes from Farringdon Street
Amazing brand new hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  29% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 5 minutes from Farringdon Street
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Farringdon Street

Near Farringdon Street
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 | 11 minutes from Farringdon 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
The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 1st February 2015
Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 13 minutes from Farringdon Street
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
Mamma Mia!
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th September 2012 to 25th October 2015
Novello Theatre, Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 13 minutes from Farringdon Street
Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the distant memories of carefree days and ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Farringdon Street

Near Farringdon Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Volupte Lounge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
9 Norwich Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 4 minutes from Farringdon Street
Quirky, alternative cabaret club. From cream teas to secret organic cocktails, cabaret and comedy, Kuki La-Belle and Delores von Cotier’s cheeky club combines the naughty with the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from Farringdon Street
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 8 minutes from Farringdon Street
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Farringdon Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Farringdon Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Temple Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, London EC4Y | 6 minutes from Farringdon Street
Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from Farringdon Street
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
 
 
 
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 6 minutes from Farringdon 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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Farringdon Street

The best shops and markets near Farringdon Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 3 minutes from Farringdon Street
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nicholas James
London > Shopping > Jewellery
16-18 Hatton Garden, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from Farringdon 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Farringdon 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 working folk start ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Farringdon Street

What are the best dining options near Farringdon Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
11 Holborn Viaduct, City, London EC1A | 1 minute from Farringdon 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
7 St Bride Street, City, London EC4A | 2 minutes from Farringdon 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
Apostrophe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
3 St Bride Street, City, London EC4A | 2 minutes from Farringdon Street
Apostrophe are a fast expanding chain of boulangerie / patisseries with a reputation for superb coffee which is their main stock in trade. Proprietor Amir Chen ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Farringdon Street

Near Farringdon Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from Farringdon 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 | 12 minutes from Farringdon 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
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 13 minutes from Farringdon Street
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Farringdon Street

Farringdon 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 Farringdon 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
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Farringdon Street
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from Farringdon 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 Farringdon Street

The best pubs near London Farringdon Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
London > Nightlife > Pubs
145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 3 minutes from Farringdon Street
Sprawling 17th century tavern with rabbit-warren of bars and a rich history. Steeped in history, this pub’s story stretches back through the reigns of fifteen monarchs. While ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Tipperary
London > Nightlife > Pubs
66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Farringdon Street
Visit this pub and you'll soon find out it's really not a long way to Tipperary. In fact it's merely a ten minute walk (stumble) ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Swan
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
108 Fetter Lane, Holborn, London EC4A | 4 minutes from Farringdon Street
Tucked into a quiet corner near Lincoln's Inn Fields, The White Swan is an absolute delight. The owners, Tom and Ed Martin, also run The Gun ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Farringdon Street

Farringdon Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bounce
London > Nightlife > Bars
121 Holborn, EC1N | 4 minutes from Farringdon Street
Paddles at the ready! Europe's first social ping-pong club has arrived in London and, quite brilliantly, is built in the exact spot that table tennis was ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Galadari
London > Nightlife > Bars
Crowne Plaza London - The City Hotel, 19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 5 minutes from Farringdon Street
A penthouse-inspired restaurant and bar with a stunning 88 metre rooftop terrace Galadari offers diners Japanese food and show-stopping views of St Paul's, No. 1 Blackfriars, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 5 minutes from Farringdon Street
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Farringdon Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Farringdon Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from Farringdon 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from Farringdon Street
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 6 minutes from Farringdon Street
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Fabriclive: Playaz Christmas Special
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th December 2014 

Fabric 5 minutes walk from Farringdon Street

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

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

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Farringdon 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 7 minutes walk from Farringdon Street

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

 
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Farringdon Street

Likely to be one of 2014's most popular exhibitions, Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London will be the largest ...More

 
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Farringdon Street

A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More

 
War, Art And Surgery
Exhibitions | Until 14th February 2015 

Hunterian Museum 9 minutes walk from Farringdon Street

This exhibition of War, Art And Surgery at the Hunterian Museum - part of the First World War centenary commemorations ...More

Dazzle@Oxo
Dazzle@Oxo
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

The gallery@oxo 10 minutes walk from Farringdon Street

If you're looking for something special and sparkly this Christmas, you might want to take a trip to the annual ...More

 
Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales For Young And Old (Over 8s)
Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales For Young And Old (Over 8s)
Theatre | Until 15th February 2015 

Bargehouse 10 minutes walk from Farringdon Street

Philip Wilson directs this immersive fairytale adapted from Philip Pullman's reimaginings of the Brothers Grimm, which shepherds the audience through ...More

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

Barbican Centre 11 minutes walk from Farringdon 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 11 minutes walk from Farringdon Street

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

 
 

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January in London 2015
January in London 2015

Cirque Du Soleil perform at the Royal Albert Hall, The Nether transfers to the West End and James McAvoy ...More

 
London Events Calendar 2012

Find out what's going on in London throughout 2012 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city ...More

The Seagull
Theatre | 19th June 2015 - 11th July 2015 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

The second production of the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre 2015 season, The Seagull begins with guests gathering at a ...More

Renato Guttuso: Painter of Modern Life
Exhibitions | 14th January 2015 - 4th April 2015 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

An exhibition of works by one of Italy's most widely respected modern painters. Toward the end of the 1930s, rebelling ...More

Citizen Puppet
Theatre | 3rd March 2015 - 14th March 2015 

The New Diorama Theatre

Blind Summit's election-themed Citizen Puppet is a verbatim puppet experiment looking at the lives of people on the political fringe ...More

Vault Festival
Vault Festival
Theatre | 8th January 2015 - 8th March 2015 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Returning for its third year, Vault Festival is a six-week arts festival in Waterloo's Leake Street tunnels featuring a wide-ranging ...More

 
All Time Low
All Time Low
Concerts | On 20th March 2015 

SSE Arena, Wembley

American pop punk band All Time Low come to Wembley Arena as part of a year-long tour to promote their ...More

 
Heddon Street Kitchen
Heddon Street Kitchen
Opened 8th November 2014 

Heddon Street Kitchen hit the headlines the day it opened, on Saturday 8th November 2014, as 100 diners failed to ...More

 
Bo Drake
Bo Drake
Opened 30th November 2014 

This casual-dining Korean restaurant is the brainchild of Jan Lee, alumni of the award-winning Roka, who grew up in his ...More

 
The Ealing Park Tavern
Opened Mid December 2014 

One of Ealing's most historic pubs, the Ealing Park Tavern, re-opens in mid-December 2014 under new owners Tom and Ed ...More

 
 
 
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