Old Street  

 
 
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Old Street, Clerkenwell, Islington, London EC1V
 
 

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

The nearest station to Old Street is Barbican Tube Station which is about 5 minutes to the South .

Old Street is in the London area of Clerkenwell.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Pear Tree Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £205  41% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 5 minutes from Old 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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  33% off
Central Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Old 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 £125  42% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from Old 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
 
 
 
 
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Events near Old Street

Near Old Street
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London Symphony Orchestra: Strauss And Mahler
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 13th December 2017 at 7.30pm & Sunday 17th December 2017 at 7pm
Old Street, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
Sir Simon Rattle conducts a performance of Strauss's Metamorphosen and Mahler's Das Lied Von Der Erde. With tenor Simon O'Neill and baritone Christian Gerhaher....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Rattle
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th September to 22nd December 2017 - Various Times
Old Street, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
An exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle's musical life to date....More
 
 
 
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MinJung Baek
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 15th December 2017 - 7.30pm
Old Street, 1 Milton Street, Barbican, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Old Street
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Entertainment near Old Street

Near Old Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
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 | 6 minutes from Old Street
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 | 6 minutes from Old Street
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 Old Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Old Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Old 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
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Old 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
Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
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 Old Street

The best shops and markets near Old Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Old 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
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Old 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
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Old 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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Old Street

What are the best dining options near Old Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Look Mum No Hands!
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
49 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | On Old Street
This cycle repair shop crossed with a cafe is the perfect hang-out for two wheel enthusiasts. Combining coffee and cycling Look Mum No Hands! on Old ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clerkenwell Grind
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2-4 Old Street, EC1V | 1 minute from Old Street
Just down the road from the original Shoreditch Grind, behind a Grade II listed facade, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nusa Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Old Street
All the food sold from this small but excellent cafe, launched in 2004, is made on-site using natural and organic ingredients. You can tell it's good ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Old Street

Near Old Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Old 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 Old 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
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from Old 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 Old Street

Old Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Old 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
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Old 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
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 9 minutes from Old 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 Old Street

The best pubs near London Old Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Old Street
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Old 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 Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Old Street
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Old Street

Old Street 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 | 6 minutes from Old 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Old 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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Old Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Old 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 Old Street
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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 | 5 minutes from Old Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Old Street
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
 

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John Akomfrah: Purple
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

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

Basquiat: Boom for Real
Basquiat: Boom for Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Art Gallery 6 minutes walk from Old Street

This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Old Street

Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare's political thriller in which spin and betrayal unleash violent forces of resentment. With Andrew Woodall as ...More

MinJung Baek
Concerts | On 15th December 2017 

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama 7 minutes walk from Old Street

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Fabric
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 15th December 2017 

Fabric 7 minutes walk from Old Street

House and techno across two rooms courtesy of Patrick Topping, Butch, Alex Virgo and others....More

The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2018 

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Old Street

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 8 minutes walk from Old Street

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

 
Bluestocking Books London Bookshop Tour: Shoreditch Creative
Tours | On 15th December 2017 

Old Street Station 9 minutes walk from Old Street

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The 2017 London Children's Book Fair
Kids Events | Until 16th December 2017 

Parasol Unit 9 minutes walk from Old Street

Book workshop....More

Igloos at Aviary
Igloos at Aviary
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2018 

Aviary 10 minutes walk from Old Street

A high-altitude winter terrace pop-up, 10 floors above the City, Scandi styleigloos appear on the Aviary terrace, promising a rooftop ...More

 

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Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

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Exhibitions | From 24th October 

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The Second Violinist
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Concerts | From 6th September 

Barbican Theatre

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Fun Home
Theatre | From 18th June 

The Young Vic

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Exhibitions | From 10th May 

Design Museum

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Somerset House

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