Silk Street  

 
 
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Silk 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 Silk Street is Moorgate Railway Station which is about 3 minutes to the South East.

Silk Street is in the London area of City.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Barbican Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
2 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 33 Legion
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2017

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2017. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  33% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from Silk Street
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £28  31% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 7 minutes from Silk Street
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  23% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 10 minutes from Silk Street
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Silk Street

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The Guildhall School: Opera Scenes
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd March 2017 - 7pm
Silk Street, 1 Milton Street, Barbican, EC2Y | On Silk Street
...More
 
 
 
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The Guildhall School Faculty Masterclass: Rudolf Piernay
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 23rd March 2017 - 4pm
Silk Street, Silk Street, EC2Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
Literary & Education, Music Workshop....More
 
 
 
Today Only
The Guildhall School: Needlemakers' Prize
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 23rd March 2017 - 6pm
Silk Street, Silk Street, EC2Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Silk Street

Near Silk Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | On Silk Street
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk 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 | 2 minutes from Silk 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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Sights and Attractions near Silk Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Silk Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | 2 minutes from Silk Street
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you get ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So it ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Silk Street

The best shops and markets near Silk Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Silk 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
 
 
 
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Silk Street
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 7 minutes from Silk Street
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Silk Street

What are the best dining options near Silk Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chiswell Street Dining Rooms
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
56 Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
The brainchild of Tom and Ed Martin of ETM Group, responsible for award-winning London venues including The Gun, The Botanist, The Cadogan Arms and The White ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jugged Hare
London > Restaurants >
49 Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
Brothers Ed and Tom Martin, the duo behind well-loved London eateries The Gun, The Botanist and The Empress of India, opened their tenth London pub, The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
City Point, Ropemaker Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk 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 Silk Street

Near Silk Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Silk 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
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Silk 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
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 10 minutes from Silk Street
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Silk Street

Silk Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from Silk 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Silk 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 | 9 minutes from Silk 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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Silk Street

The best pubs near London Silk Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Silk 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Silk Street
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Silk 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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Silk Street

Silk Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Silk Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Burdock
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Montcalm Royal London House, 22-25 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 6 minutes from Silk Street
Burdock, the stylish bar within the Montcalm Royal London House hotel in Finsbury Square, is serious about its brews. For evidence look to the four overhanging ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Flight Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
2A Worship Street, EC2A | 6 minutes from Silk Street
Following on from the likes of Bounce and Swingers, social entertainment venue Flight Club continues the theme of sports within London bars, elevating the classic pub ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Silk Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Silk Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Silk 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Silk Street
... More
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Silk Street

Silk Street, Silk Stret
 
 

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Sussex Modernism: Retreat And Rebellion
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Two Temple Place 9 minutes walk from Silk Street

Over 120 works including paintings, sculpture, photography and film, by artists including David Jones, Eric Gill, Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, ...More

The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes
The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Doon Street Car Park 13 minutes walk from Silk Street

A life-size Batmobile, built from half a million LEGO bricks, is just one of the 120 models on display in ...More

 
Brandenburg Singers
Concerts | On 23rd March 2017 

St Bride's Church 15 minutes walk from Silk Street

A programme of choral celebration conducted by Robert Porter....More

Chapel Choir Of Selwyn College Cambridge And Onyx Brass
Concerts | On 23rd March 2017 

St Bride's Church 15 minutes walk from Silk Street

Michael Bawtree conducts a performance of Adam Gorb's Thoughts Scribbled On A Blank Wall, Thomas LaVoy's O Great Beyond and ...More

Music Of Our Time
Concerts | On 23rd March 2017 

St Bride's Church 15 minutes walk from Silk Street

Live Music, Choir....More

Marisa Merz & El Anatsui
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Silk Street

Sculptural installations highlighting artists' use of diverse materials and unusual techniques....More

Nam June Paik
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Silk Street

Rarely-seen work on paper and other key pieces, spanning 40 years of the artist's career and acquired through the artist's ...More

Pino Pascali
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Silk Street

Mark Godfrey curates an exhibition of works by one of the most important 1960s Italian artists, who favoured using steel ...More

Wolfgang Tillmans
Wolfgang Tillmans
Exhibitions | Until 11th June 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Silk Street

He started out in the early 1990s photographing clubbers for i-D magazine, in 2000 he won the Turner prize in ...More

 
Artist Room: Louise Bourgeois
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Silk Street

Provocative sculptures, drawings and writing of an autobiographical nature, addressing universal experiences such as birth, death, love, loss and fear....More

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Rick Stein, Barnes
Rick Stein, Barnes
Dining 

Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
Vintage Borough
Vintage Borough
Dining 

Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
parlez
parlez
Dining 

Friends Matt who runs The White Horse pub in Brixton and Louis who works for ...More

 
Lupins
Lupins
Dining 

Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Drinking 

Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
Dining 

Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
Dining 

Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

Quartieri
Quartieri
Dining 

Kilburn pizza restaurant comes from the guys who set up the famous Trianon Vomero pizzeria ...More

 
Radici
Radici
Dining 

An authentic Italian trattoria in Islington from celebrated chef Francesco Mazzei, chef patron of Sartoria ...More

 
Festival Embassy
Festival Embassy
Concerts | On 25th March 

The House Of St Barnabas

In the lead up to Bestival, The House of St Barnabas has partnered with the ...More

 
Mercer & Co
Mercer & Co
Dining 

Serving salt beef and cocktails in Islington's Chapel Market....More

 
Race Horse Company: Around
Race Horse Company: Around
Theatre | From 13th April 

Jacksons Lane Theatre

Charming circus show from the Finnish company....More

 
Prosecco Springs
Prosecco Springs
Foodie Events | From 14th May 

Oval Space

London already has festivals dedicated to wine, beer and coffee and now it's the turn ...More

 
Your East End
Your East End
Kids Events | Until 19th March 

Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Docklands invites Londoners to explore what the East End means to ...More

 
Robotics Easter Challenge
Robotics Easter Challenge
Kids Events | From 17th April 

National Army Museum

This Easter head to the newly reopened National Army Museum and see if you can ...More

 
The Poetry Brothel
The Poetry Brothel
Theatre | On 18th March 

The Betsey Trotwood

Offering more than just poetry, the Poetry Brothel is a unique and immersive event that ...More

 
Pocahontas And After: Cultural Day
Pocahontas And After: Cultural Day
Business Events | On 18th March 

British Library

This March, the British Library explores the historic ...More

 
All About Piano! Festival
All About Piano! Festival
Concerts | From 2nd May 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano ...More

 
The Piano Brothers
The Piano Brothers
Concerts | On 2nd April 

Cine Lumiere

The closing act of this year's All About Piano! festival....More

 
Betroffenheit
Betroffenheit
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Crystal Pite and actor-playwright Jonathon Young join forces to examine the ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
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Make the most of your precious time ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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